The Richest Woman in America

| July 30, 2010

When I was doing my research for The Richest Man in Town, I uncovered only four women who qualified as the richest self-made person in their town, and I visited the 100 largest towns in America. It wasn’t exactly a ringing endorsement that women were shattering the glass ceiling of wealth creation, but it certainly [...]

Where do the Rich Live?

| April 9, 2010

You might be thinking Greenwich, Connecticut, Grosse Pointe, Michigan or Jupiter Island, Florida, but you have to travel much farther west to find the greatest concentration of the really rich according to the latest data from the IRS. Teton County, Wyoming (Jackson Hole), is the richest county in America according to the latest analysis from [...]

The Status and Happiness Link

| March 26, 2010

The richest man or woman in town is a very happy human being. In my book, I closely correlated self-made success and its resultant wealth with happiness. I said this book proves that money does indeed, buy happiness. Along my journey of writing the book and interviewing these great American success stories though, I often [...]