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City Life

I Tried Twice to Like Dîner en Blanc, but It’s Truly an Elitist Display Philly Doesn’t Need

Full disclosure: I like nice things. Being a young Black gay man in a world that generally makes it a point to deny me such […]

Business

10 Philadelphia-Area Billionaires on the Forbes 2019 Billionaires List

Forbes just released its accounting of the world’s billionaires for 2019, and 2,153 people made the cut. The number actually represents a decline, however: The […]

Business

The Philly Region Is Home to a Surprising Number of Six-Figure Earners

The Philadelphia metro area ranks high nationwide for its number of six-figure earners, according to a new study from the financial technology company SmartAsset. The […]

Business

Penn Produced the Most Billionaires on Forbes 400 Richest List

This month, Forbes released its annual look at the richest people across the country. For 2018, the minimum net worth to join the group of […]

City Life

How Michael Rubin, Meek Mill’s Billionaire Bestie, Got Woke

“Did you see what’s on his phone? That’s the most pathetic thing I’ve ever seen.” Michael Rubin is wrestling with Joel Embiid in a losing […]

Business

Philly Makes List of Places Where You Can Earn Six Figures and Still Be Broke

A six-figure income definitely doesn’t work the same in every city, and a new study from price comparison and financial education website MagnifyMoney reveals the […]

City Life

Being Rich in Philly Sure Doesn’t Look Like It Used To

“Let me tell you about the very rich,” F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote in his short story The Rich Boy. “They are different from you […]

City Life

This Is The Real Reason the Paradise Papers “Scandal” Upsets You

By now you’ve heard of the “Paradise Papers” scandal, right? In case you haven’t, the story, which came out last week, revolves around a trove […]

Business

Here’s How Much Is Required to Be Considered Wealthy in Philadelphia

Charles Schwab recently released the results of its first-ever Modern Wealth Index survey, which assessed the thoughts and attitudes that 500 Philadelphia residents have about […]

City Life

OPINION: We Can No Longer “Agree to Disagree” About White Privilege in America

As the hand-me-down celebration known as Black History Month settles, I’m reminded of the legacy of my ancestors and the inheritance that has historically been […]