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 33.7 million households worldwide with $1 million or more in total net worth—a […]

Global Financial Literacy: 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 diversification, the ability of income to stay on par with spending (or vice vers […]

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 are, while equatorial areas like the middle of South America and pretty much all of […]