What My Rich Uncle Taught Me About the Power Of Money

Everything I learned about money, I learned from my wealthy uncle.

The Material Support Of “Deadbeat” Dads

“Deadbeat dads” spend as much on their children as parents in formal child-support arrangement, but prefer to support by providing provisions like food and clothes rather than via cash.

The Toll It Takes To Work Weddings

I volunteered weekly in a church’s soup kitchen, serving meals to adults who slept in their cars or in the woods. That night, I scraped plate after plate of expensive seafood into black garbage bags.

What We’re Reading: Supreme Wealth; The Cost Of Hogwarts; And More

Turns out that the justices on the Supreme Court are way richer than you think they are. Or some of them are, at any rate; others are juggling credit card bills and dental payments.

Tell Jeb Bush How Many Hours You Already Work

Maybe Jeb would find it really helpful if everyone wrote their name, their age, and how many hours they work a week on a postcard and mailed it to his campaign headquarters.

Dear Mom, Your Child’s Better Off If You Go To Work

Calling out stay-at-home parents is a social sin in posh neighborhoods.

The Richest Kids At Your College Majored In English

If you’re at college and you need a loan, ask an English major.

2016 Presidential Contenders, Ranked By Richness

The one thing we know for sure? The next inhabitant of the Oval Office will be rich.

How Much You Earn Could Be Determined By Your Height

When we prefer tall people and pay them more, what we might really be reacting to is the fact that they are the products of a) good genes, and b) a careful upbringing by affluent parents.

Don Draper’s Class-Traveling Adventures And My Own

The rise of Don’s character is stratospheric: he leaps from a whorehouse and an outhouse to mistresses and Madison Avenue.