Vanity Fair sent their very own Nick Carraway — an observant, penniless everyman named A. A. Gill — into the gilded world of the extremely, painfully, incomprehensibly rich. He discovered that many are suffering from a new psychological disorder he has dubbed "Perfection Anxiety" the ennui of the most vulgarly wealthy people. After... More »
Note: This article is from J.D. Roth, who founded Get Rich Slowly in 2006. J.D.’s non-financial writing can be found at More Than Money, where he recently wrote about how to be happy. After six months of work, my guide about becoming the Chief Financial Officer of your own life is ready for launch! Be [...]
Born and raised in Rome, Dino Margiotta has always been fascinated by the city’s winding cobblestone streets, famous sights and rich history. His love for his hometown inspired him to pursue a Ph.D. in history from the University of Rome. Show More Summary
Paul Jarvis is a Web designer and bestselling author, who’s obsessed with nature and hairless rats. His latest book, Everything I Know, is a guide to freelancing as a creative professional. People assume that if they’ve heard of you, you must be raking it in. Show More Summary
London is a big city with a rich history, containing a population of more than 13 million people. I fell in love with it when I worked there as a motorcycle dispatch rider for more than 15 years, and it's a love affair that continues today. Even though I haven’t lived in London since the late '90s, I still know where to go on a big night out. Show More Summary
A portion of a C3 review... The Nintendo 3DS Guide to the Louvre is a very rich app that succeeds quite well at what it attempts to provide, but proves to be a bit hard to use at first. It is fairly easy to imagine people who are uneasy...Show More Summary
Rich Smith at City Arts has stitched together a list of not to be missed off-site readings at AWP. There are so many great events going on, a curated users guide like this is very much appreciated it. Smith writes: This week, upwards of 10,000 writers will descend on Seattle to attend The Association of [...]
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The key to clean waterways and sustainable fisheries is to follow nine guiding principles of water management, says a team of Canadian biologists. Fish habitats need waterways that are rich in food with places to hide from predators and lay eggs, according to the framework published today in the journal Environmental Reviews. read more
The 1% as victims? That’s Rich. [Washington Post] “House Republican leaders released a long-awaited set of principles Thursday to guide the chamber’s debate on immigration, a balancing effort aimed at drawing a majority of Republicans...Show More Summary
Going abroad to study Arabic is one of the best ways to learn the language. With a vibrant culture and a rich intellectual heritage, Morocco is naturally a destination of choice for students from across the globe. What follows below is a guide for those looking to go there to study Arabic and Qur??n. Show More Summary
We've briefly looked back at the excellent Valentine’s City of New York: A Guide Book, a popular travel handbook from 1920 that covered everything from the city's public schools to etiquette to where the rich people lived. It also included a chapter on the other boroughs, namely Brooklyn. Here's what we learn, in their words: [ more › ]
In the Dec. 16, 2013 issue of Forbes magazine, the editors offer their list of "365 Ways To Get Rich" with their 2014 Investment Guide. #100 on the list is this suggestion: "Profit from stock market volatility: Buy into a VIX futures fund and use wild, seemingly irrational swings as buying opportunities."
Note: This article is from J.D. Roth, who founded Get Rich Slowly in 2006. J.D.’s non-financial writing can be found at More Than Money. This year, I learned a lot about money. I think the biggest breakthrough I had in 2013 was to connect the ideas of personal and financial independence. I spent a week [...]
In the business of taste-making, holiday gift guides provide an important moment for celebrities with lifestyle brands to communicate their style. But given that celebrities tend to be super rich, are they really the best people to turn...Show More Summary
At a loss for what to purchase for a friend who already has a Bulgari watch, a Birkin bag, and a closet filled with Chanel? Well, have we got something for you, with an emphasis on the ridiculous in “ridiculously rich.” We’ve got the beat on what to buy for your closest, coolest, most prosperous [...]
The holidays are upon us, which means newsstands are filled with publications pushing luxury goods in the form of "gift guides." Tallying up the total cost of these guides from major magazines, the consensus is this: Magazine editors think you are rich. So rich. So. So. Rich. Yet Gallup reports... More »
Rendering via Robb Report Rightfully earning a spot on the Robb Report's annual guide to the craziest, most astronomically expensive gifts of the year is this totally bonkers "personalized multi-sport backyard stadium" designed by Populous, the firm behind the new...
The built-in speaker(s) on your computer, smartphone, tablet, or iPod don’t do your audio justice, especially if you want to enjoy full, rich sound or share your music with people more than a few feet away. So along with good headphones...Show More Summary
It's time for my annual men's gift guide. I've picked a small group of favorites from the many gift ideas out there. What will you be buying the man (men) in your life? Prada Amber Homme Gift Set- This is a rich amber scent that's also relatively soft. Show More Summary