Wealth

Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Block Island are classic New England islands. Framed by white sand beaches, these photogenic locations are dotted with Victorian architecture and Federal-style brick mansions built by sea captains and industrialists who profited from the once-thriving whaling trade. Lighthouses, dramatic bluffs and windswept dunes complete the alluring picture that keeps tourists coming
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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the Apple Watch during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, June 3, 2019. REUTERS/Mason Trinca Mason Trinca | Reuters The Apple Watch outsold the entire Swiss watch industry in 2019, according to a new report. Market research firm Strategy Analytics estimates that Apple shipped 30.7 million
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The image of Phuket as a cut-price destination for backpackers and budget-conscious retirees is long out of date. Phuket has now become a favorite vacation destination for the world’s wealthiest individuals, many of them arriving on super-yachts. Yachts are becoming a common sight in Phuket. Asiandelight It started when the Amanpuri resort opened and spearheaded
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The Hudson River Valley has long attracted city dwellers trying to escape New York. The beautiful region — an 150-mile stretch from the northern tip of Manhattan to Albany — features abundant forests, fertile farmlands and dramatic views of the pristine Hudson River. Hudson Valley is popular in the autumn, but the winter — shown
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A new study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School finds that Sen. Bernie Sanders’ proposed wealth tax on the richest Americans will generate $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion less than what the campaign claims. The results, if accurate, could undercut the critical funding needed to support his plans to develop public health care, education
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“We have contact,” revealed the ranger to the seven wildlife enthusiasts standing at the foot of Mount Sabyinyo, an extinct volcano in the Rwandan Virunga Mountains. An excited murmur spread through the group as they stood waiting in the morning sun. “Let’s go,” said a porter, as he climbed over the stone fence. The tourists
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Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism announced in 2001 it was developing a program to highlight the most beautiful and culturally-rich towns in the country. With more to offer than just beach resorts, ports of call and salt-rimmed margaritas, Mexico focused on the small towns and villages that best represent regional traditions, history, festivals and food. The
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The Internal Revenue Service headquarters in Washington, D.C. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Every budget cycle, members of Congress solemnly promise to better fund the Internal Revenue Service so it can do its job of collecting taxes and serving the taxpayer. And once again, Congress has done the opposite. According to an analysis
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