Frugal Billionaire – People love stories about supposedly penny-pinching billionaires

Frugal Billionaire You may have heard that Warren Buffett, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway whose net worth is somewhere around $87 billion, lives in a modest house he bought in 1958 for just $31,5000. Or that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg drives a stick-shift Volkswagen GTI. Maybe you’ve seen those articles floating around about how Bill Gates, who was once the wealthiest man in the world, wears …

Work Life Balance

Work Life Balance – personal and professional pursuits are a “circle” not Balancing act

Work Life Balance Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says he believes the term “work-life balance” is a “debilitating phrase.” Bezos revealed that one of the top pieces of advice he offers new Amazon employees is that they shouldn’t view the two as a strict trade-off. Instead, Bezos thinks of his personal and professional pursuits as a “circle” rather than a balancing …

Richest

Richest – The richest people on each continent, including Antarctica (sort of)

Richest   Jeff Bezos’s vast wealth reached unchartered territory recently when it topped $105.1 billion. That takes the Amazon AMZN, +1.75%   founder’s fortune above the $100 billion that Microsoft’s MSFT, +1.87%  Bill Gates was worth at the peak of the dot-com bubble in 1999.     Richest We know all about those guys, but a look at this map from cost-estimating website HowMuch.net reveals some names you might not …