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21 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About Warren Buffett

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.13.2014 | Money
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A lot has been written about the Oracle of Omaha, from his famously prescient investments to his near-mythical origin story. But there are still a lot of things the general public doesn't know about Warren Buffett.

Warren Buffett Gives Single Largest Charitable Contribution

Associated Press | Posted 07.16.2014 | Impact

AP/HuffPost OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett has given several charities Berkshire Hathaway stock worth more than $2.8 billion as part of his pl...

Winner Of Warren Buffett Charity Lunch Auction Can Ask The Billionaire (Almost) Anything

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 06.01.2014 | Impact

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Before billionaire businessman Warren Buffett started auctioning off private lunches to benefit the Glide Foundation, he was skep...

Warren Buffett Is Super Excited About A Giant Cutout Of His Face

AP | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fans of investor Warren Buffett can now buy oversized cutouts of his head to wave around in public. Fathead usually makes cuto...

America's 10 Top Givers Are...

Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact

They want to put an end to insidious diseases and improve underserved schools. They’re giving millions to save the environment and to making sure th...

Sweet! Buffett Auctioning All-You-Can-Eat Candy Tour For Charity

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 09.28.2013 | Impact

OMAHA, Neb. -- Billionaire Warren Buffett is auctioning off an all-you-can-eat tour of the See's Candy factory in California to benefit an education n...

Buffett Donates Big To Gates Foundation

AP | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact

OMAHA, Neb. -- Billionaire Warren Buffett is giving five charities more than $2.6 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. stock as part of his overal...

WATCH: Bono Serenades Buffett At Philanthropy Awards Event

AP | Posted 06.06.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Billionaire Warren Buffett's giving is being recognized by a group of his fellow philanthropists. Buffett received a lifetime achievement...

Want A Lunch Date With Warren Buffett? Pay Up

Huffington Post | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business

Apparently, lunch with Warren Buffett is a highly coveted affair, as bidding for the 14th annual Glide Foundation eBay auction ramps up this week. ...

Top U.S. Donors Of 2012 Not All 'Old White Men' For Once

Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact

UPDATED: Tues. Feb. 12, 1:50 p.m. EST If the word "philanthropy" conjures up solely images of stodgy foundations and out-of-touch donors, it may be...

Warren Buffett Reveals He Donated A Bajillion Dollars In 2012

AP | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett gave Berkshire Hathaway stock worth $21.6 million away in the second half of 2012. Buff...

Major Charity Gifts Drop 30% In 2012

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

Major charity gifts in the United States dropped 30 percent in 2012 from the previous year, the Chronicle of Philanthropy reports. According to th...

Buffett: Cap On Charitable Deductions Won't Change Giving By Even A 'Penny'

www.cnbc.com | Posted 11.28.2012 | Impact

With "fiscal cliff" discussions going on in Washington, non-profits are already in combat mode over the potential for a cap or limit on charitable tax...

Happy Birthday Mr. Buffett! Here Are 13 Adorable Photos Of You

Posted 08.30.2012 | Business

Our favorite Coke-drinking, newspaper-tossing billionaire turns 82 years old today. To celebrate, Warren Buffett announced that he's upping his contri...

Buffett's Wonderful Birthday Present

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett is celebrating his 82nd birthday by giving each of his three children a big present: about $600 million worth of hi...

Warren Buffett Gives Huge Donation To Bill Gates Foundation

Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact

UPDATED: June 10, 2012; 9:13 a.m. EST Warren Buffett is continuing to make good on his promise to donate most of his $44.1 billion to charity. ...

Warren Buffett: My Extra Money Would Be More Useful To Others

Posted 06.07.2012 | Business

Warren Buffett is out there again talking about how he has too much money. The billionaire investor explained to a crowd of more than 1,000 on Wed...

Warren Buffett Reveals Huge Donations To Mystery Charities

AP | Posted 03.27.2012 | Impact

OMAHA, Neb. -- Billionaire Warren Buffett donated stock in his company worth $41.6 million to eight unnamed charities during the second half of 2011. ...

The Giving Pledge: Which Wealthy Families Are Joining Buffett And Gates? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates have pledged to give the majority of their fortunes to charity -- and have asked other wealthy ...

40 Wealthy Families Pledge To Donate Their Money

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

SEATTLE — Forty wealthy families and individuals have joined Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett in a ...

Warren Buffett Donates $2 Billion In Berkshire Hathaway Shares To Charities

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett has given away 512,169 Class B shares of Berkshire Hathaway stock to three charitable foundations, in keeping with his plan to give awa...