While global financial meltdown and double-dip recessions have left many of us counting the pennies, it seems that the streets of London are still paved with gold for some.
The UK capital is home to more multimillionaires than any other city in the world according to new figures.
London boasts a staggering 4,224 'ultra-high net worth' residents - people with a net worth of more than $30million, or £19.2million.
Millionaires playground: London boasts the highest number of individuals worth more than £19million in the world
Super-rich: Areas such as Knightsbridge, picture, Mayfair and Kensington, where property prices are particularly expensive, are home to many of London's super-rich
Wealthy: London is now home to a staggering 4,224 multi-millionaires