UK Wealth

How to Think Your Way to Prosperity

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Shifting the way we think allows us to overcome and learn from our past mistakes. This change in perspective may empower us to take appropriate action to change our life for the better. Sometimes it's important to dig deep into our subconscious mind to discover where we have limiting and self-defeating beliefs so that we can replace them with more positive ones.

Happiness Matters More Than Wealth, Say Majority of People

Dr Mark Williamson | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Mark Williamson

For too long, we've defined progress mainly in economic and material terms. It's now time for a new vision for the 'good society' - where we put wellbeing ahead of wealth and focus more on the things that really matter.

Osborne 'Helps Richest Fifth' Of Britons With Tax Change

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has agreed to raise the 40p income tax threshold following complaints that the Tories needed to help the "middling professionals" affec...

Who Needs to Be a Millionaire?

Megan Hughes | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Hughes

In a recent interview in the Observer, Vince Cable admitted that he '[doesn't] understand why people need a million quid a year'. He isn't the first to question the growing divide between rich and poor, but he is one of the most high-profile politicians to do so in recent times...

Healthy as the New Wealthy

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

I often end my yoga classes with this thought: If you are feeling strong, in good health and at peace then take a moment to have gratitude for how rich you are. For it is only he who has a healthy body and sound mind who can truly consider himself a wealthy being.

Let Them Eat Cake!

Dr Steve McCabe | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK
Dr Steve McCabe

Davos, as it is commonly called, provides a valuable opportunity for some of the 2,500 delegates to meet at the numerous 'black tie' parties and other lavish events laid on so that they can agree business deals that will add to their personal fortunes. For political leaders it is a chance to hobnob with the 'great and good' and, perhaps, to agree on policies that will garner some votes at the next election.

Tiny Elite Who Could Fit Onto This Bus Are As Wealthy As 3.5 BILLION Poorest

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The richest 85 people in the world, who could fit onto a single double-decker bus, have just as much wealth as the poorest half of world. The shock...

10 Tips For Success From The REAL Wolf Of Wall Street

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The controversial new movie Wolf of Wall Street is hitting UK cinemas, a three-hour financial romp that depicts the rise and fall of maverick American...

Blair Made HOW Much In His 'Best Year Yet'?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Tony Blair has banked over £13 million to mark his most financially successful year since stepping down as prime minister. Blair's wealth, includi...

Are Beautiful People Better At Business?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Beauty appears to be the secret for wealth, two male economists from the University of Wisconsin have found in a new study after rating chief executiv...

Children Of '60s And '70s To Rely On Inherited Wealth

PA | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK

The children of the 1960s and 1970s will only be better off than the previous generation when they retire due to inherited wealth, a leading economic ...

LOOK: 10 Ludicrously Expensive Christmas Gift Ideas

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK

Christmas is coming. Black Friday has passed and shops are likely to be out of stock soon. People may worry if they haven't got their Christmas pr...

The Future Is Ours to Decide: Putting Our Mouth Where Our Money Is

Kester Brewin | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Tech
Kester Brewin

Clearly, the technologies that gadgets such as Glass employ are stunning. But we must not then be stunned by them. Because it is possible to have such tools, does not mean that we should adopt them.

Spending Cuts 'Deeper For Northerners'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Politics

Poor areas across England and Scotland have suffered larger budget cuts of around £100 per head than affluent ones, a new study has found. The res...

Asa Bennett

How 'Stonkingly Rich' Is BoJo? | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has admitted to wondering what his life would be like if he was "stonkingly rich". Writing in the Telegraph today about how much the ...

Why is the Middle Class Becoming Poorer? Because of the Transfer Economy!

Dr Mark Esposito | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Dr Mark Esposito

In the past 30 years, if we look at a country like the US, which can be considered the most visible democracy on earth, about 50% of the country's GDP was transferred from the bottom 90% of the taxpayers to the richest 1% of the Americans. This happened in front of everyone's eyes, in popularly elected governments and freedom of speech.

'Yes I Own A £2 Million Flat, It Doesn't Mean I'm Rich'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK

Yan Assoun, head of an $8 million-a-year banking firm, insisted that he had no money and could not pay his ex-wife's legal fees in a divorce case, des...

How Many Shares In UK Firms Are Foreign-Owned?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

More than half (53.2%) of shares in listed UK firms are now owned by foreign investors for the first time on record. The size of foreign investmen...

Here's China's Richest Person, He's Now Worth £14bn

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK

Wang Jianlin has become the richest person in China, after seeing his personal fortune double over the last year to $22 billion (£14 billion). Th...

How to Get Rich by the Time You're 50

Katie Morley | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Morley

But a growing number of us are getting impatient. We don't want to wait until we're nearly 40 to be a property owner. No. We want to be rich, or at least financially comfortable, by the time we're middle aged - which means we need to make things happen much quicker.

Cameron's Mask of Anarchy Is Slipping, But Can the Men and Women of England Reclaim Their Lost Liberty?

James Elliott | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Politics
James Elliott

To defeat the coalition of privilege and achieve real liberty, including freedom from poverty and want, we must commit to challenging the wealth of the few at the top who exploit the many below.

Bill Gates Is The World's Richest Man (Again)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Tech

Bill Gates is now officially the world's richest man. Again. According to Bloomberg the Microsoft founder recently dethroned the Mexican telecoms b...

What the Rich List Taught Me About Family Values

Hugh Bassett | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Hugh Bassett

It's hard to answer why flicking through a giant book that is essentially 'what amount of paper people who are shinier than you have' is so wildly addictive. You can lose a good few hours furiously looking up how much Victoria added to the Beckham pile through her fashion business this year (£30m), or exclaiming with surprise that the latest woman to marry Paul McCartney is independently wealthy (£150m to be exact, who knew?).

Musings: The Passion Index

Freya Simms | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Freya Simms

A recent wealth report published by the international property company Knight Frank pitches alternative assets or investments of passion against the more traditional investment portfolios and is a very interesting read.

Remember Rich Kids of Instagram? Meet China’s Heiress Of Bling

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK

A Chinese heiress appears to be launching a one-woman effort to take on those Rich Kids of Instagram by splashing evidence of her immense wealth on a ...