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Private Jet Operators Refuse to Fly Despite Receiving Offers of Up to $150,000

May 12th, 2020

Coronavirus-related travel bans have affected much of the world and airline travels, but the super rich are now getting hit by something that has never affected them before. Private jet operators are now refusing to travel even when being offered buckets of money if the travel is against the law. The laws are changing on a daily basis, with some countries banning foreign travel altogether, and others banning travel to or from specific countries. Operators say that the majority of the desired travel is one way, with passengers intending on staying in place once they get somewhere as opposed to... Read More

Multi-Millionaires Holed Up in New Zealand While Fleeing Coronavirus

May 1st, 2020

Rich Americans, unlike the rest of the middle class, had an escape plan in place for any worldwide disaster long before the coronavirus began driving the rich out of New York and elsewhere in droves. New Zealand is a hotspot for doomsday survival plans for the mega rich; it’s far enough away from most civilization to avoid human contact but provides all of the luxuries the rich are accustomed to. The shelters in New Zealand can easily go as high as US$8 million with additional features like luxury bathrooms, game rooms, shooting ranges, gyms, theaters and surgical beds. Bunkers have also... Read More

The Rich vs. The Poor in the Fight Against Coronavirus

April 25th, 2020

Income inequality is becoming even more of a sore spot as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on the economy and jobs, effectively wiping the slate and putting us all back in the recession from a decade ago. Many who were living paycheck to paycheck are hovering over a bank account login desperately waiting for a stimulus check or and unemployment check to pay their bills. The rich, on the other hand, have overwhelmingly been unaffected, though they are not immune to the virus. In population dense cities like New York, areas such as Queens have disproportionate number of positive case in a cramped immigrant... Read More