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America's Most Secretive Billionaire?

America's Most Secretive Billionaire?

He's worth $11 billion and hauls his fortune in unmarked trucks. Read More »

What An Instagram Co-Founder Did After Becoming Superrich

What An Instagram Co-Founder Did After Becoming Superrich

By Alyson Shontell On April 9, 2012, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger sold their 13-person startup, Instagram, to Facebook. Facebook purchased the photo filter app 18 months after its launch for $1 billion: $300 million in cash, the rest in Facebook stock. What has the year been like for Systrom since selling... Read More »

The Super-Rich: 5 Multi-Millionaires Explain Why They Keep Working

Income inequality is now at its highest levels since the Great Depression, and as this gap has grown, so have our fantasies of the idle rich, from the Kardashians to "Real Housewives." But many of the mega-rich have gotten mega-richer, with no plans to quit for a life of gentle tanning. Writing for Forbes,... Read More »

Why World's Youngest Self-Made Billionaire Shuns Life Of Luxury

Why World's Youngest Self-Made Billionaire Shuns Life Of Luxury

By Marcus Wohlsen SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Dustin Moskovitz is by many accounts the world's youngest self-made billionaire. But the 27-year-old isn't sipping champagne in the Caribbean. Instead he's thrown himself back into San Francisco's startup mix, even... Read More »

5 Things A Billionaire Can Teach You About Job Hunting

5 Things A Billionaire Can Teach You About Job Hunting

By John Sumser Life is good if you are Reid Hoffman. The self-made billionaire was a part of the founding team at PayPal. He took his winnings from that expedition and went on to found LinkedIn. Hoffman knows what success is. I'd like to tell you that I've been chumming around with him; that in his jet... Read More »

Blue Collar Billionaires

Blue Collar Billionaires

Not every American billionaire attended an Ivy League school, or even went to college. There is a select group of "Blue Collar Billionaires" who may prefer driving pick-ups to cruising in luxury sedans. From humble beginnings they started their fortunes with sweat equity in, mostly, blue-collar industries. Read More »

5 Famous Billionaire Dropouts

5 Famous Billionaire Dropouts

By Jane Lee and Helen A. Coster from Forbes.com Be cool -- stay in school, the saying goes. Recent reports show that a rising number of college graduates are topping off their resumes with $135,000 law degrees in hopes of getting ahead in the post-recession economy. But one look at this Forbes list of... Read More »

Computer Glitch Makes Man Billionaire for a Minute [Video]

Computer Glitch Makes Man Billionaire for a Minute [Video]

If someone looks at their bank account and sees nine digits, you'd think they'd be happy. But when Otelo Vizcaino saw $999.99 million in his checking account, he panicked. The website manager for Ripley Entertainment Inc. was the victim of a computer glitch, one of many digital hiccups that have spread a lot... Read More »

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