Category: money

Although the show FRIENDS ended 13 years ago, it still brings $1…

Although the show FRIENDS ended 13 years ago, it still brings $1 billion for Warner Bros. every year in royalties. The six main cast member get 2% of that syndication income i.e. $20 million every year doing absolutely nothing.

The Wachowskis asked Warner Brothers for $80 million to make The…

The Wachowskis asked Warner Brothers for $80 million to make The Matrix but only got $10 million approved. They decided to spend all of that money on the opening sequence. They showed it to the Warner executives who were so impressed that they gave them their original budget.

If you started with 1¢ and doubled your money every day, it…

If you started with 1¢ and doubled your money every day, it would only take 28 days to become a millionaire.

Day 1: $.01
Day 2: $.02
Day 3: $.04
Day 4: $.08
Day 5: $.16
Day 6: $.32
Day 7: $.64
Day 8: $1.28
Day 9: $2.56
Day 10: $5.12
Day 11: $10.24
Day 12: $20.48
Day 13: $40.96
Day 14: $81.92
Day 15: $163.84
Day 16: $327.68
Day 17: $655.36
Day 18: $1,310.72
Day 19: $2,621.44
Day 20: $5,242.88
Day 21: $10,485.76
Day 22: $20,971.52
Day 23: $41,943.04
Day 24: $83,886.08
Day 25: $167,772.16
Day 26: $335,544.32
Day 27: $671,088.64
Day 28: $1,342,177.28

According to a 2008 study, men who prefer women with large…

According to a 2008 study, men who prefer women with large breasts tend to be less financially secure.

Worldwide, women earn US$18 trillion but spend US$28 trillion.

Worldwide, women earn US$18 trillion but spend US$28 trillion.

Arnold Schwarzenegger once said “Money doesn’t make…

Arnold Schwarzenegger once said “Money doesn’t make you happy. I now have $50 million, but I was just as happy when I had $48 million.”

Photograph by Martin Schoeller via mensjournal

A man was sent a letter offering him a credit card but he…

A man was sent a letter offering him a credit card but he didn’t like the terms. So he altered the contract to include unlimited credit at 0% interest which the bank automatically accepted but then tried to void his card. He sued the bank for not sticking to terms of the credit contract and won.

Over 50 of the largest life insurance companies in the US are…

Over 50 of the largest life insurance companies in the US are being sued for not paying claims on millions of policies. In many cases the insurers knew the client was deceased and continued collected premiums via policy loans which would cause them to lapse over time.

Photo : Pictures of Money/flickr

Michael Jackson’s estate continues to earn more than $100…

Michael Jackson’s estate continues to earn more than $100 million annually, peaking at $825 million in 2016.

Photo : Zoran Veselinovic/wikimedia

Keanu Reeves gave away almost all of his earnings from the…

Keanu Reeves gave away almost all of his earnings from the Matrix (~£50 million) to the special effects team, turning them all into millionaires. “Money is the last thing I think about. I could live on what I have already made for the next few centuries” — he said.