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People/Planet/Profit: The Impassioned Identities of Petter Stordalen

Mar 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Petter Stordalen is not a name that many Americans know well, except in hotel and hospitality circles. But in Scandinavia, especially in Norway, his name is almost a household word. He has taken the renowned Norwegian hard work ethic to astonishing... Read More

Where To Send the Kids to School—The Top 20 Universities in the World For Producing Millionaires

Nov 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

In case you were wondering where to send your children to college, or just want to check for your own alma mater, Business Insider has curated a list of the top 20 universities in the world for producing millionaires.

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Get Business Advice From Bill Gates on LinkedIn

Jun 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

The saying goes, "If you want to be the best, you must to learn from the best." And if billions of dollars, worldwide success, entrepreneurial drive and philanthropic spirit are of any interest to you, then Bill Gates is here to help. This morning, the Microsoft mogul joined a prestigious group of business professionals, including Deepak Chopra, Richard Branson and Martha Stewart, all ready to dish out advice and talk about their personal experiences to members of LinkedIn, according to Mashable.com.... Read More

Who Are The Billionaires In Every Country?

Apr 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

We all know Bill Gates is the richest person in the U.S. and Gina Rinehart is the wealthiest in Australia, but what about all the other billionaires in between? In every major country there is someone carrying the burden of extreme wealth and Forbes was nice enough to put together a cohesive list so we can all see who to be envious of and call for a loan. There are a record number of billionaires in the world right now, totaling a net-worth of $5.4 trillion, with Carlos Slim Helu and his family topping the list at $73 billion and close to 80 affluent others at the bottom with a measly $1 billion each. To get the full run-down on each person, their exorbitant net worth, and country they monetarily dominate, go to Read More

Billionaires Show Off Their Philanthropic Sides

Sep 28, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Bill Gates has been seen as the archangel of billionaires over the years, donating $28 billion to date to deserving charities and organizations. But in between dropping serious cash on the necessities—flashy cars they don’t drive, houses they never live in and clothes they probably look ridiculous in—plenty of other billionaires around the world are throwing certain percentages of their earnings to those in need.... Read More

Weird Billionaire Buys

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

The question is always being thrown around: “If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would buy?” The normal answers: a house for my parents; a private jet to travel the world; my favorite professional sports team. The world’s billionaires didn’t make their heaps of cash playing scratch offs, but they certainly know how to indulge in some interesting guilty pleasures — because if money can’t buy extravagant, unnecessary nonsense, what is it good for?... Read More

A Very Different Billionaires Club

Mar 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Robb Young  |  3 Comments

It's now official. The number of billionaires and their combined wealth has surpassed pre-recession levels, setting new records in the process.... Read More

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