Pop star Rihanna has just bought a Pacific Palisades estate that was on the market for $12 million, Trulia reports. The 11,000 sq ft, seven-bedroom mansion was built in 2010 and has an amazing elevated pool area. We hope the singer has better luck with this home than her last one; she listed her Beverly Hills mansion last year at a $2.4 million discount after filing a lawsuit saying the home was unlivable after it flooded during a rainstorm. ... Continue Reading »
If you want to have a great quality of life, move to Europe.The continent is home to 15 of the 25 cities with the best quality of life on consulting company Mercer's annual ranking. Vienna took the top spot, followed by Zurich. ... Continue Reading »
Daughter of Italian fashion mogul Aldo Gucci, and granddaughter of Guccio Gucci, the man behind eponymous fashion house, Patricia Gucci is selling her 23-acre Mountain Center, California estate for $9 million, according to The Wall Street Journal. The home that spans over 10,885 square feet has 10 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a guest house, tennis courts, a media room, pool, spa, and oddly, a large kennel. ... Continue Reading »
Whether you love them or hate them, there's no denying that all-inclusive hotels make travel easier. These hotels are one-stop destinations with food, entertainment, activities and accommodations all rolled into one price.rnrnFodor's recently revealed its 2012 Hotel Awards, which looked at the Best All-Inclusive Hotels. They also issued awards for hotels in several other categories, like New & Noteworthy, Global Icons, Trendsetters, and Trip of a Lifetime ... Continue Reading »
When someone who has done, and is continuing to do incredible things, what he has to say is worth a listen. We look at 20 Quotes from Bill Gates, the man who gave the world the epic phenomenon—Microsoft. ... Continue Reading »
When a Tibetan Mastiff sold for more than $1.5 million, it turned heads from around the world. It's not often that dogs sell for such high prices, but exotic pets are a different story. Genetic manipulation, inter-species breeding, and incremental birth rates keep the number of some exotic pets low, and prices high ... Continue Reading »
Forbes recently compiled a list of the most expensive weddings and included some of the more exorbitant gowns. While Jennifer Aniston and Tori Spelling spent over $50,000 on their gowns, Victoria Beckham, Melania Trump and Catherine Zeta Jones all had dresses worth six figures. Also, Kate Middleton's gown is worth enough to buy you a very large house ... Continue Reading »
Not every billionaire is a Scrooge - just think of Andrew Carnegie or Bill Gates. And while some of the 1 per cent still isn't prepared to part with chunks of their massive wealth, there is a growing rank of the richest people in the world who are. Wealth-X, a wealth intelligence firm, has just released a list of billionaire philanthropists from around the globe who are bound to be the next legendary givers to rival even Carnegie or Gates.rnrnThese charitable tycoons come from all different industries, including oil, retail, manufacturing, banking, real estate, and pharmaceuticals. They also hail from all around the globe, and together have a net worth just shy of $70 billion ... Continue Reading »
Although women make up a fraction of high-level corporate positions, those who've earned a spot at the boardroom table pull in salaries that more than rival their male counterparts. In the last fiscal year, among male (481) and female (19) CEOs at the 500 largest companies in America, women earned a median compensation of $11.1 million, while men earned $9.8 million, according to a study conducted by NerdWallet. That means women CEOs were paid 13 per cent more than men, though they made up just 16 per cent of corporate board positions. We've included data for total compensation, salary, bonus, stock and options. Here's a list of ten top female earners at America's biggest companies.... ... Continue Reading »
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