Category: Richest People In The World

Here you can find the stories of the world’s richest people. See how they has made their fortunes…

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The Habits Of The Wealthiest People

Why do some people have money, while some others struggle to make enough for a living during their entire life? Why are there wealthy and poor people, and why some people will never get rich? Although there are no easy answers to these questions, there are some major differences between the poor and the riches. The guys from www.business-management-degree.net compiled an interesting infographic on which you can clearly see how differently both of the groups approach some of the most ordinary things in our life, like watching TV. The infographic is based on research made by Thomas Corley, who interviewed...

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A Short History of Mark Zuckerberg

A Short Biography On May 14th, 1984, Mark Zuckerberg was born in the small White Plains town, in New York. He was the fourth child of Karen Kempner and Edward Zuckerberg, who already had three girls. This was how all began… Currently, Mark is only 32 and his net worth by the year 2019 was estimated at $64 billion. But the fact that he is one of the youngest billionaires is the less interesting one. The cool stuff here is actually his startup story, telling how a kid became the founder and later the CEO of one of the most...

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Who Are The Greatest Investors Of All Times – Infographic

Investing is a cool way to make so much money, that even your wife won’t be able to spend for a lifetime. However, it’s not that easy to be a successful investor, those who made it really big are only a few and a great way to enhance your chances of catching up with them is to learn from their experience. The Internet is full of information about the greatest investors of all times. You can find some cool articles on the matter on this site, by checking our famous investors’ stories section of the site. On this post, you can enjoy...

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How Is World Wealth Spread Among People? The World Wealth Pyramid

What is your net worth excluding your primary home? If you are wondering what actually ‘net worth’ means, this is the wealth you own excluding all of your liabilities. This is the amount of money you would have if you sold all of your assets and paid down all of your debt. The calculation is pretty easy and everybody could, at least tentatively, assess her net worth right on the moment. So, how much is it? Do you have more than $10 000 of net worth? This doesn’t seem much, but did you know that 68.7% of all people in...

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13 Bill Gates Facts You Probably Never Knew About

Bill Gates is one of the super successful entrepreneurs of our century, he’s one of the founders of Microsoft, and also one of the biggest owners of shares in the company. He started with nothing and eventually managed to build one of the biggest software companies in the world which is valued at $1.02 TRILLION (2019). Thus, Microsoft became one of the first companies to pass the threshold of 1 billion US dollars of market capitalization. He is not only very rich and successful but also he is smart and a very cool guy whom I admire a lot. While...

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10 Top Billionaires Give Advice To Entrepreneurs

There is no doubt that billionaires are the most financially successful people. Their fortunes prove that very well. Also, there are just 1 645 billionaires in the world (by the time this post was written). This number, compared to the number of all the people on Earth, is extremely small. Billionaires are just 0.000000023% of the population or 1 billionaire in 4.4 million people. These guys have really made it big, and this is why it can be very helpful for any entrepreneur to learn from their experience. In the following infographic, you can see the best advice from some...

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John D. Rockefeller’s Amazing Biography – How He Got Rich

John Davison Rockefeller was one of the wealthiest men in the world. John started from scratch as he was born on 8 July 1839, in Richford, NewYork, into a family with modest earnings. He was the second to the eldest child. William Avery Rockefeller, his father, had a farm and used the product for trading. His mother, Eliza Davison, was very strict in terms of raising them up. It is very dissimilar to his happy-go-lucky father. In 1853, his family migrated to Cleveland, Ohio after residing in Oswego, New York for many years. John finished his secondary education in Ohio....

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How To Make A Lot Of Money? Here Is How Millionaires Do It

Being rich is cool, isn’t it? But there is something even cooler… Being extremely rich is extremely cool! Probably many of you have asked yourselves the question ‘How can I get rich?‘ or ‘How did those billionaires make their extremely large fortunes?’… Not only how you can make money, but how to make a lot of money. You’ve come to the right site for the answers. On BusinessIdeasLab you can read the stories of some of the most successful people in the business world. And here in this post is a kind of a more general answer to these questions…...

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Wealth Inequality In America Has Been Getting Stronger For The Last 70 Years

The richest are getting richer and the poorest are getting poorer. Everybody knows about this and many things that this is a flaw in the modern economy, but surprise… this is not something new at all. Things have been so for many many years and this is not going to stop anytime soon. Contrariwise, the inequality has been getting progressively stronger. According to a recent research made by two guys named Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, not even the top 1% by wealth acquire the most of the income in The United States, it’s the top 0.01 percent of the...

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Jan Koum – From Living On Food Stamps To A Billionaire

This is one amazing story proving that anything is possible in America. This is the amazing story of Jan Koum, who yesterday closed a $19 billion deal selling WhatsApp to the social networking giant Facebook. Jan, who just a few years ago was hardly making the ends meet, became one of the richest people in the world. He is believed to have around 45% of WhatsApp, which sets his net worth to $6.8 billion. Who Jan Koum Is Jan Koum was born in a small village in Ukraine 37 years ago. Was the only child in the family. His father...