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Starting From The Bottom: Billionaires Who Were Once Poor

Wealth tends to create more wealth, but a rich background is not the only way to the top. Some of the world’s wealthiest people started out dirt poor. All from humble beginnings, these 15 people not only climbed to the…

Research States That Money Will Make You Less Sad, But Not Necessarily Happy

Benjamins won’t necessarily make you any more optimistic or flourish in times of hardship, but it sure as heck will make life’s hardships suck a little less. Yup, that’s the conclusion of a scientific study that the University of British Columbia conducted,…

One57 Breaks A New Record With The Sale Of $100 Million Apartment

Manhattan’s record for priciest condo sale was broken today yet again with the closing of a $100.5 million purchase of a penthouse at Gary Barnett’s One57, according to property records filed with the city today. The sale was announced in…

Unbelievable! CoffeeMeetsBagel Turned Down $30 Million On Shark Tank From Mark Cuban

What would your reaction be if Mark Cuban offered you $30 Million for your company knowing that you’re not making any profit yet? Well, while everyone might have jumped all over that opportunity and cashing in big, these three female entrepreneurs…

Have $1 Million To Spare? Buy This Ardbeg Whiskey From Space!

What do you think a whisky matured in space would taste like? Well, your thoughts can now become a reality thanks to an innovative Scottish distillery. In 2011, a groundbreaking study blasted off into space. Ardbeg teamed up with US based research company NanoRacks…

Have $30,000 To Spare? Check What It Can Get You When Flying Emirates A380 First Class

Planes are places of class distinction. Money, rather than lineage, divides the line between gentry and nobility, upper and middle classes. So, spiting birth and upbringing and connections and achievement, if you round up $29,055.80, you can fly round-trip, SFO…

Queen Of Booty: Sara Blakely Turned $5,000 Into A Billion Dollar Company

They don’t call her the Queen of Booty for nothing! Sara Blakely, the quintessential female entrepreneur is not only a maverick for turning $5,000 into a billion dollar company, but she is also the role model every entrepreneur should look…

You Are What You Wear: What wearing These 12 Luxury Brands Says About You

We all know that style is a way to say who you are without having to actually speak. And while we all do our best not to buy into the world of materialism (both literally and figuratively), many of us…

Meet The Middle East’s Richest 20 Businessmen (Photos)

The Middle East may be known as the No-man’s land where conflicts and wars have been shaping the region for centuries. The Middle East is home to the war-torn Iraq, ISIS, Al Qaeda, The Syrian regime, Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the…

The World’s Most Expensive Yachts (Pictures)

Bigger, Better, Faster… these are the words the world’s richest have on their shopping list whenever they go on their multi-million dollar shopping sprees. But when it comes to Yachts, the ultimate expression of wealth and success, there is no…

6 Traits You Must Have To Be A Successful Business Leader

A while ago, I had an opportunity to attend a live event hosted by Darren Hardy, mentor to CEOs & high-performance entrepreneurs, a bestselling author and publisher of SUCCESS Magazine. Today’s read will be perfect for you if you’re looking for…

Is It Ok To Steal? Yes, If You’re Making Things Better

The common understanding out there about success is that you have to come up with the next big thing. You have to be creative, innovative in order to bring to the table a winning product that will make you a…

Greed Is Good, Greed Works: Why Accumulating Every Opportunity Is Your Secret Path To Success

By now, pretty much all of us have come across Gordon Gekko’s famous speech: “Greed is good.” Now while many perceived this “socially immoral” speech as despicable and generally vile, few really understood the powerfulness behind his words and why,…

You’re A Billionaire, You Just Don’t Know It Yet

We’re all born billionaires, yes. It might sound crazy but hear me out. The only true wealth that we, as individuals, have, is time. If you strip Bill Gates off his money he will still know how to become rich…

Completely Nuts Or Genius? This Guy Turns Down $1 Million To Follow His Passion

If I walked up to you right now and gave you a choice: either $1 Million for you to stay in NYC for a year, or to move away to pursue your passion, would you chose to have the money…

You Are Not Ready To Be Successful And Here Is Why

Everyone dreams about success, wealth, fame and power. There is hardly anytime we don’t spend imagining how awesome it would be to be the Mark Zuckerberg of our time, or the Kennedy of our generation. Success sounds good, feels good,…

Turn Down For What? Why Being Bold Is The Ultimate Secret To Becoming Successful

Being successful is hard, tiring, and sometimes impossible. At least that’s how we all perceive it because we hear about so few who have mastered the art of success that we think we´ll never be able to be part of…

Have $95 Million To Spare? Here Is The Best View You Could Buy In New York

Sometimes people just can’t understand why you would need so much money. They don’t comprehend how a billionaire would spend his bucks or what on earth you could buy to burn through your $500 million in a lifetime? 100 Lamborghinis? 35…

Most Of These Tech Billionaires Have One Thing In Common: Dropouts

Forbes’ recent list of the world’s top Billionaires didn’t bring much surprises. Everyone expected the Tech geniuses to top that list off with their stakes in their ever growing multibillion dollar companies. We’re talking about the likes of Facebook, Uber,…

Happy Rosh Hashanah: 9 Top Jewish Billionaires

We thought of wishing the Jewish people a happy Rosh Hashanah in a very unique way, and that’s by reminding Jews how well they’re doing and how awesome they are when it comes to business. You guys rock there is…