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Rinkins Report: Nation's First Black Billionaire Talks Diversity and Prosperity

Zach Rinkins | Posted 10.23.2014 | Business
Zach Rinkins

Robert L. Johnson is an American success story by any measure. Born in Mississippi and raised in Middle America, Johnson made a name for himself in the nation's capitol and ascended to the heights of big city capitalism on his own terms.

3 Simple Ways to Think Like a Billionaire

Max Ogles | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Max Ogles

There are thousands of tiny shortcuts that our brains take, but with the right practice we can train ourselves to think slowly and avoid these mental misjudgments. In particular, successful people often develop their own simple strategies.

Don't Ask Sheldon Adelson for a Job

Betty Liu | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Betty Liu

Recently, I went to visit casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson in Hangover City. I mean, Las Vegas. His folks invited us out to hear him speak at the Uni...

Inside Hawaii's Most Exclusive Billionaire Neighborhood

www.forbes.com | Posted 04.18.2014 | Hawaii

For the average tourist a trip to Hawaii might involve a crowded Honolulu beach, some fruity drinks, perhaps a flower lei. But for those with bigger b...

An Urgent Letter to Australian Billionaire Andrew Forrest

Robert J. Benz | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Robert J. Benz

A proposal to eradicate slavery by the year 2100 is one that makes more sense. It gives time to institutionalize solutions and allows them to germinate organically.

Bernie Sanders: Citizens United Is Creating An 'Oligarchic Form Of Society'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke out against the rise of the wealthy in United States politics from the Senate floor Thursday, saying the rise of the...

Retired U.S. Air Force Major General Chris Adams: The Cold War -- Then and Now?

Soul Dancer | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Soul Dancer

If history is our teacher, what have we learned regarding the cold war? According to Chris Adams, a published cold war historian, we've much to learn ...

The New App a Secret Agent Would Love

Nir Eyal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Nir Eyal

A quick glance provided the context for the meeting, notes from previous encounters, and often times contained personal information.

The App of God: Getting 100 Million Downloads Is More Psychology Than Miracles

Nir Eyal | Posted 10.19.2013 | Technology
Nir Eyal

How did YouVersion come to so dominate the digital word of God? It turns out there is much more behind the app's success than missionary zeal.

Does the Internet Depend on the Survival of Bitcoin?

Max Keiser | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business
Max Keiser

The market capitalization for Bitcoin has exceeded $1 billion so people are asking: What's next? We can see the growth pattern for adoption of this ...

Shoe Designer Is A Billionaire?!

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 01.04.2013 | Small Business

Tory Burch, the fashion designer who popularized $200 ballet flats, is officially a billionaire. The 46-year-old designer added nine zeros to her ...

Billionaires... They're Not Like You And Me

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 06.28.2012 | Money

Billionaires could be a dying breed in the United States--but not so in China. The country saw a 20 percent increase in the number of households with ...

10 Things Billionaires Don't Want You To Know

Linda McQuaig | Posted 07.30.2012 | Books
Linda McQuaig

If today's rich have shown unusual talent, it's mostly been a talent for rigging the rules in their own favor. So let's take a quick look at ten billionaires and some things they probably don't want you to know about them.

PHOTOS: Inside The World's First $1 Billion Home

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 05.21.2012 | World

The first pictures showing the interior of what is believed to be the world's most expensive residence have been made public in Vanity Fair magazine. ...

Super-Rich Australian Commissions Titanic II

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 06.30.2012 | Business

CANBERRA, Australia -- An Australian billionaire said Monday he'll build a high-tech replica of the Titanic at a Chinese shipyard and its maiden voyag...

New Billionaire Index Reflects Competing Social Forces

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

Bloomberg's daily identification of the top billionaires could reinforce a trend where these individuals, and many others, allocate a growing portion of their wealth in a manner that helps society as a whole.

Billionaire Links KKK With Public Education

Randy Turner | Posted 04.13.2012 | Education
Randy Turner

In the middle of a speech in which he demanded an end to teacher tenure, retired billionaire Rex Sinquefield unleashed the following bombshell: The K...

Couple Faces Foreclosure In 'World's Richest Apartment Building'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.26.2011 | Business

Millions of Americans have lost their homes as a result of the foreclosure crisis. But not until now has one of those stories involved what author Mic...

George Soros: Country Leaving Euro Currency 'Probably Inevitable'

Posted 08.26.2011 | Business

VIENNA - Billionaire investor George Soros thinks a country will eventually exit the euro zone and urged policymakers on Sunday to come up with a ...

George Soros: Europe 'Making A Mistake' By Waiting On Debt Crisis

Posted 08.14.2011 | Business

OSLO - The chances of positively resolving Europe's serious debt problems are decreasing from day to day as authorities focus on "buying more time...

Who Wants to Date a Billionaire?

Tiffany Ap | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tiffany Ap

I was walking in Beijing when a woman called out, "Pretty girl, are you single?" She worked for a company called the Golden Bachelor Dating Agency, which finds matches for "high-caliber men."

Weekly Audit: Crashing the Koch's Billionaire Caucus

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Oil barons Charles and David Koch held their annual billionaires' summit in Palm Springs on Sunday, Na...

From Changing Diapers to Buying Your Own Island

Natalie Pace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Natalie Pace

When I first divorced, I, like most people, was overwhelmed with financial crises. With two houses to support (my ex's and mine), our expenses had do...

Financial Fitness and Physical Fitness

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Most of us want to be physically fit, but very few of us are. The same holds true with financial security. As my father (and many others) used to say, "A lot of people want to go to heaven but no one wants to die to get there."

Why Did Democrats Sweep California? Ask Meg Whitman

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

You could almost hear Meg Whitman's campaign coming off the rails the day she became "tough as nails" on undocumented immigrants.