Tag: billionaires

Think real estate in New York is expensive? Check out this video from The New York Times on just how expensive owning a luxury home can be around the world. But if you’re keen on NYC property ownership, well, these prices have you covered too.

Not perfect people I’m sure, but there’s a very stark difference in the way billionaires in China act compared to their American counterparts. There seems to be a greater sense of helping the poor and giving back to the community as a whole.

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Remember that article from Fortune that I posted back in June about Bill Gates and Warren Buffet coming together to convince the world’s most wealthy individuals to give away their riches to charity? Well, the project dubbed The Giving Pledge seems to have struck a chord with many billionaires and now Gates and Buffet have […]

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John points to this awesome article in Fortune about the legacy and mindset that billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffet are trying to instill in other billionaires around the globe. Basically, they want billionaires to pledge at least 50% of their net worth to charity (either in their lifetime or at their death). They’d welcome […]