Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Malaysia, Philippines reopen for travel

Another day – another border reopens. In the past two weeks, a slew of countries announced plans to reopen or relax border restrictions. This includes places that have maintained some of the strictest pandemic-related border controls in the world. The announcements come on the heels of a record-setting period of global infections. According to the … Read more

First-generation black wealth builders must put themselves first

Klaus Vedfelt | DigitalVision | Getty Images The wealth gap between black and white Americans has been persistent. That gap, of course, reveals the effects of accumulated inequality and discrimination. Despite certain gains in income and wealth for black families in America, white families often have a net worth up to 10 times higher. Discriminatory … Read more

The grandest mansions in France and Italy to buy, rent or visit

The Chateau de Chambord, in the Loire Valley region of France. DEA / C. SAPPA | De Agostini | Getty Images France and Italy are home to some of the most storied castles, palaces and grand homes in the world, ranging from Loire Valley chateaux to Sicilian strongholds and French Riviera mansions. Many are available … Read more