Frugality is In, Says Tracker of the Wealthy | KCET
Frugality is In, Says Tracker of the Wealthy
Sure, it's not exactly SoCal-specific; not exactly a think tank; and at five-weeks-old, not exactly breaking news...
But still, TTLA couldn't resist passing along a few of the insights from the March 15,2009 edition (Vol. 105, No. 3) of The Wealth Report (Motto: "Leading Edge Insights into the World of the Wealthy"), a publication of the Manhattan-based Luxury Institute (Motto: "The Knowledge of Luxury, The Luxury of Knowledge").
With the permission from Milton F. Pedraza, Luxury's CEO, below are the excerpted reprints of a few of the Report's observations. The analysis, the Report says, is based on surveys conducted of 500 Americans with an average net-worth of $3.9 million:
More information, and a raft of "WealthSurveys," are available for purchase via the Luxury Institute's site.
After the screening, KCET Cinema Series host Pete Hammond conversed with director Fernando Ferreira Meirelles (City of Gold), and writer Anthony McCarten.
All around the United States is a 100-mile border zone where one can be searched and one's things seized. Policies way beyond what the constitution allows is regularly implemented. Artists drew on select sites. Here's what they realized.
Created by policymakers in the 1940s, the border zone extends 100 miles inland from the nation’s land and sea boundaries and houses nearly two-thirds of the U.S. population. It's also where the 4th amendment rights of the people have been subverted.
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