Worldwide, the rich are definitely getting richer. How bad is it? A recent Oxfam report, An Economy for the 1%, highlights just how stark wealth inequality has grown across the globe. Let's take a look at some of the highlights from the report and learn why the growing gulf between rich and poor is bad for everyone.
The differences between the rich and the poor go beyond their pocketbooks. The psychology of the rich is different than the psychology of the poor. The big question might be, are they born or made?
Feminism brought women into academics, the professional world and other male-dominated arenas, but has yet to transform the world of executive leadership. Of the Fortune 500 CEOs, only 21 are women.
Does the full-throttle lifestyle of the rich and famous make one burn out a little faster? A study that examined New York Times obits concluded exactly that, finding that folks who found a mix of notoriety and success tend to die younger.