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How To Squeak By On $5 Million

For anyone having a hard time making ends meet on their income -- even millionaires -- there are ways that you can improve your financial condition.

Eat and Grow Rich: How you Can Become a Vegillionaire!

There are roughly 3 million millionaires in the U.S., and nearly everyone else has a plan to become the next one. But there are about 3% of Americans who may not even realize that they're already on the path to prosperity. What's giving their savings scenarios a leg up? They're vegetarians.

A Million Bucks Ain't What It Used to Be (But It Still May Be Enough)

If you ask Americans worth between $1 million and $5 million how rich they are, their answer will be "not very." That may make some of us chuckle, but the sad truth is that a million dollars today doesn't go as far as it did when we were young -- and it sure won't go as far when we're old.

Holiday Cheer: Dani Johnson's Trip from Homeless to Millionaire

The holidays can be difficult for people suffering financial and personal setbacks. Dani Johnson, who went from homeless to millionaire, has been there -- and talks with Laura Rowley about overcoming despair and finding hope as the holiday season approaches.

Some Actors Say 'Action!' on Higher Taxes for Wealthy

Before President Obama outlined his strategy Monday for America's millionaires to shoulder more of the tax burden, The Price of Fame asked show business types at the recent Toronto International Film Festival this burning question: Should celebrities and other wealthy people pay more in taxes?

10 Star Athletes Who Excelled at Losing Millions

We learned last week that former NFL star Chris McAlister, a three-time Pro Bowler, is broke and living with his parents after just a year out of the league. But he's hardly the first sports icon to blow through the cash in a flash. In his honor, here are our 10 favorite professional asset-annihilating athletes.

How Rich Is Rich? Where We Draw the Wealth Line

America has always had a love/hate relationship with its wealthiest citizens, and the Great Recession has only made it worse. The trouble is, while everybody knows that "the rich" are the enemy, it's hard to determine where exactly the line lies between salt-of-the-earth members of the middle class and the bloated plutocrats.

Become a Millionaire on a Minimum-Wage Salary

No, it's not easy, but if Grace Groner -- a secretary for 43 years -- could pull off the even more astonishing feat of amassing a $7 million fortune, then it is within the realm of possibility. In fact, Groner's strategy is about the only one with a shot at success. Read on to find out what she did.

How You Can Join the Ranks of the New Millionaires

Last year, the number of millionaires worldwide grew by 8.3%, and about one in a hundred American's qualifies as a "high-net-worth" individual. Wondering how you can join that demographic? It's not so far fetched: Just follow the advice of these fiscal big shots and you'll be on your way.