Category: money

During the time of the Great Depression, a banker convinced…

During the time of the Great Depression, a banker convinced struggling families in Quincy, Florida to buy Coca-Cola shares which traded at $19. Later, the town became the single richest town per capita in the US with at least 67 millionaires.

During the time of the Great Depression, a banker convinced…

During the time of the Great Depression, a banker convinced struggling families in Quincy, Florida to buy Coca-Cola shares which traded at $19. Later, the town became the single richest town per capita in the US with at least 67 millionaires.

There is a group of wealthy individuals that see movies on…

There is a group of wealthy individuals that see movies on release day in their own home theaters. It costs $100k to join and $4k/month membership. It is called the Bel Air Circuit. (source)

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There is a group of wealthy individuals that see movies on…

There is a group of wealthy individuals that see movies on release day in their own home theaters. It costs $100k to join and $4k/month membership. It is called the Bel Air Circuit. (source)

Photo : dsilt.com

Elvis Presley’s manager sold “I Hate Elvis”…

Elvis Presley’s manager sold “I Hate Elvis” badges as a way to make money from people who weren’t buying Elvis merchandise.

Movie theatre popcorn is sold at a 1275% markup.

Movie theatre popcorn is sold at a 1275% markup.

One of China’s Richest Men Jack Ma, buys 28,000 acres of…

One of China’s Richest Men Jack Ma, buys 28,000 acres of U.S. wilderness to protect it from the logging and mining industries, and turn it into a wildlife sanctuary.

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The bailiff on Judge Judy makes $1 million a year.

The bailiff on Judge Judy makes $1 million a year.

The bailiff on Judge Judy makes $1 million a year.

The bailiff on Judge Judy makes $1 million a year.

A teenager, Peter Roberts invented a quick-release ratchet. He…

A teenager, Peter Roberts invented a quick-release ratchet. He sold his patent to Sears for $10,000 who said that the invention was not worth very much and then went on to make $44 million selling the ratchet. He sued them for fraud and was awarded $1 million.

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