The Richest Person by Country, Ranked

Not only is Bernard Arnault the wealthiest person in all of France, but he’s the richest person in the world. The team at Madison Trust recently analyzed and utilized data from the Forbes Real-Time Billionaires List to determine this ranking of the countries around the world ranked by the net worth of their richest person.According … Read more

The Most Taxed State in America: A Study

The United States tax system is an outdated, complex and ever-changing nightmare that can be difficult to understand and navigate. The good thing is, that the taxes collected are used to fund needed public services in education, healthcare, defense, and more (think of the roads you drive on everyday.) One state well-known for its high … Read more

The 50 Countries With the Richest Citizens

There are a lot of different ways to measure wealth, from assets, savings, and investments. How do you measure the wealth of individual countries? The team looked at data from Credit Suisse’s annual Global Wealth Databook and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development to determine which countries around the world have the highest median wealth.  … Read more

The 50 Nations With the Most Gold

For many years throughout history, countries followed a monetary system called the gold standard, which meant that each country’s currency was linked to a fixed amount of gold. The gold standard is no longer used, but many countries around the world still have metric tons of gold in their reserves. The International Monetary Fund keeps … Read more

How Much Life Insurance Coverage People Are Most Likely to Get, By Age

Have you started thinking about life insurance policies? Have you already started investing in one? Even if you’re young, you may want to start thinking about your options. If you are healthy, you may get better rates in your 20s than when you get older. Investing in permanent life insurance rather than term life insurance … Read more