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Federal Reserve's 2014 Economic Household Well Being Report


  • Sixty-five percent of respondents report that their families are either “doing okay” or “living comfortably” financially, compared to 62 percent in 2013.
  • Forty-seven percent of respondents say they either could not cover an emergency expense costing $400, or would cover it by selling something or borrowing money.
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The Truth About Rising Prices & Family Wealth

 First Time Home BuyersFor Buyers

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released a report revealing that the growing wealth gap in this country has been impacted by the recent increases in real estate values coupled with the drop in homeownership rates. 459 more words

For Buyers

Student workshop on "Family Business Groups"

Last week, more than 15 HSG-students who are all interested in “family dynasties around the world” came together to a workshop organized by PhD student Max Groh, Thomas Zellweger, and myself. 223 more words

Family Firm

Book Review - Family Wealth

Family Wealth: Keeping It in the Family by James E. Hughes, Jr. (New York: Bloomberg Press, 2004)

I particularly appreciate how this book viewed family wealth beyond just financial assets, including what the author considered the most valuable family assets – human & intellectual capital. 114 more words

How to Prepare Your Heirs to Receive, Protect and Grow Their Inheritance

When we think of vast family wealth, most of us know the name Cornelius Vanderbilt, the railroad and shipping scion of one of the richest families in America in the 19th century. 326 more words

Estate Planning

The Idea of Family Wealth - Ep. 38 Weekly Wealth Digest

VictoryIndependence, Sep 10, 2014

This topic is absolutely foreign to the middle class, and even many high income earners. I myself have never experienced it;, my education comes directly from speaking with wealthy individuals and observing some of the richest families in history.


Clinton: I Don't Need My Husband 'To Defend My Record'

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded to her husband’s defense of her comments on wealth, saying the thought was “sweet,” but she doesn’t need anybody to defend her own record. 213 more words