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Do wealthy couples have fewer money conflicts? Truth is, money doesn't solve problems, and can even create some. But by learning to communicate openly about money, new couples who both bring wealth into a relationship can build strong, lasting partnerships.
High-end luxury handbags and accessories are fetching high prices in a growing secondhand market. The most expensive handbag ever sold at an auction for more than $300,000. Learn more about what characteristics to look for and how to invest for the best returns.
Philanthropy allows individuals to make a difference by supporting the causes they value the most. Selecting the specific charities to support, however, can pose a challenge.
Choosing an executor for your estate or acting as one for someone else is a big responsibility. Find out everything you need to know about executors.
The biggest problem the equity market now faces is that good news (e.g. falling unemployment, strong wage growth, record small business sentiment, etc.) has become bad news. Here's why.
Banking internationally offers U.S. citizens many benefits including diversification, better returns, access to opportunity and more. Learn more about the benefits of offshore banking and what you'll need to open a foreign bank account.
International investing can be an important strategy for diversifying your investment portfolio, but it also comes with a unique set of challenges.
BBVA Chief Investment Strategist Marc Wenhammar talks about guiding clients through the market noise so they can hear the tempo.
Whether you're getting ready to put your home on the market or upping your luxury game for your own enjoyment, here are the hottest, must-have amenities high-end homeowners are adding and homebuyers are demanding.
Planning is key to problem-free international travel. Here's a handy checklist to help you plan and prepare for a seamless overseas adventure.
Christie's asked leading specialists, gallerists and dealers for their advice on making that first foray into the contemporary art market. Here are their 10 tips:
No one wants to take a pay cut when they retire. Maintaining your lifestyle after retirement is possible, but it takes proper planning and discipline. Things to consider: your retirement goals, healthcare and long term costs, your investment risk tolerance. Check out our guide to ensure you're prepared.
Don't underestimate the value of art and antiques when buying insurance coverage. Here are some tips to consider to protect valuables.
The profile of your stemware can have a big impact on the taste of what's inside. Experts reveal the best vessels for everything from bubbles to Barolo.
Six tips from Christie's specialists Angelina Chen and David Warren on pearls, which have captivated both Eastern and Western collectors for centuries.
Fine wine is often both an investment and a passion. Here are five ways to store your bottles so they are properly preserved.
Christie's silver department offers expert advice on the best ways to maintain the precious metal's sparkle. Get tips for silver care here.
Starting a wine cellar? Wine experts Charles Foley and Noah May offer pointers on everything from choosing the right vintages to the options for storage.
Whether it's a vintage Omega or a rare Patek Philippe, Christie's watch specialist Eric Wind offers 10 tips for keeping your timepiece in top condition.
David Warren of Christie's Auction House gives 5 tips for making smart buys.
Buying and fixing vintage cars as a passion and an investment is picking up speed.. Here is what you need to know about the growing trend.
Vibrant, colorful hardstones were as prized in the ancient world as they are by jewelry designers today. Here are six of the top stones.
Want to avoid commercial flights and fly private? Turns out there are plenty of options, from renting a seat or a plane to buying a jet.
From fitbits to mood trackers to spending monitors, lifelogging technology is enabling us to quantify everything we do.
In the market for a yacht? Here is what you need to know about getting a marine loan from BBVA.
It can be difficult for art collectors to know whether to sell or donate when it's time to clear some space. Get tips to navigate this financial decision.
Christie’s in-house Champagne expert Tim Triptree on top vintages, niche growers, and how to store a collection.
Passing heirlooms to the next generation can require sensitive negotiations and careful planning. Here are tips and ideas for minimizing conflict while also making sure your family treasures stay in the family.
Learn more about the significant responsibilities and potential risks of inheriting wealth.
Get tips, ideas and suggestions for building a legacy estate home today that your family will cherish and keep for multiple generations. Read about how to find the right location, select an architect and prepare to pass the home to your heirs.
Are you looking to maintain investment income for yourself while making an impact on the community? Learn more about the positive and negative aspects of a trust to help you make an informed decision.
A volatile market can spook anyone nearing retirement. How can you preserve your wealth without letting emotions get the best of you? Follow this plan.
It's hurricane season so remember proper insurance coverage is key to protecting your collectibles and valuables from any natural disaster. Make a list, inventory your valuables, and start exploring coverage today.
Transferring ownership of a family business can be tricky. Our checklist of financial considerations for family business succession planning can help.
Affluent women face unique challenges compared to their male counterparts when it comes to preparing for their golden years.
Affluent investors tend to become increasingly influenced by their emotional biases, which can often lead them astray. Learn more about biased investing.
Being a child in a financially comfortable family certainly has benefits — but it comes with pressures too. Here are some ways to help your children find their own path.
Life insurance can be an integral part of succession planning for a small or family-owned business.
Keeping the family farm in the family takes more than just a written will. A succession plan ensures not just the transfer of property but helps prepare your heirs to take on the job.