Monthly Archives: January 2016

Millions of Millionaires

Here’s a quick factoid quiz: which country around the world has the most millionaires? How many total millionaires are there in the world today? According to the 6th annual Credit Suisse Global Wealth Index, measured in dollar terms, there are … Continue reading

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Global Financial Literacy: The Haves and Have-Nots

A new survey by the S&P organization—the S&P Global FinLit Survey—measured financial literacy across a wide spectrum of countries around the world. More than 150,000 randomly selected individuals in 140 countries were asked to answer five multiple-choice questions regarding investment … Continue reading

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Superstars Sleep like a Babies

Have you ever wondered how successful people get it all done? Apparently, they don’t skimp on their sleep in order to find extra hours in the day. But they do seem to get up earlier than the rest of us, … Continue reading

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Where the Jobs Are

Your daughter or grandson wants to get hired right out of college, without a lot of job hunting. So what degree should you recommend that they pursue? Recently, the National Association of Colleges and Employers published a list of the … Continue reading

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Where the Action Is

When you look at the geographic map of the world, you’re actually looking at several major distortions. First, unless you’re looking at a globe, the map will show Antarctica, Greenland, Iceland, Canada and Australia as much larger than they actually … Continue reading

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The Future is Coming Faster Than You Think

You’ve probably seen at least a few episodes of Star Trek, the science fiction TV show that went through several iterations that included Mr. Spock and Mr. Data—and, more importantly, starships that travel around the galaxy in comfortable style. The … Continue reading

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