“I now pronounce you man and wife. You may kiss the bride.” These words are said thousands of times every day, all over the world. But when the honeymoon is over, things will soon get back to the ordinary life. Even to the richest people on the world. Here’s a top 10 most expensive divorces ever!
The following billionaires have so much money that they don’t even have the time to spend it. They belong to the richest people on the planet. And they have one thing in common. They are the richest women in the world.
Writing a book can be a hell of a job. You’ve got to come up with a fascinating plot or a nice piece of relevant scientific research. And once it’s finished, you don’t have a clue if your hours, days, months or even years of tough labour will pay out. That’s where the publisher comes in. The largest publishing companies publish thousands of titles on an annual basis.
The average person is spending about one third of his or her life on work. It looks like a fair deal: you give time to deliver or to produce something and in return you get paid to do things you like to do with the rest of your life. The trick is to find a job that you love to do or one that is making so much money that you can resign from it easily, once you’ve reached your personal financial targets. Or just accept the fact that working is a part of life. If you love to work, then you’ll probably love to work in the countries in the next list. How many hours are spent on work on an annual basis? Check these countries by annual working hours!
It is still very well possible to stash your savings under your mattress or in an old sock. As a matter of fact many people do. Maybe because the money isn’t earned legally, maybe because people don’t trust the banking system. Trust is fundamental when it comes to banking. And despite the fact that banks have been criticized a lot for their bonus structures and risky investments, people still go to the bank for their mortgages, their credit cards, their savings or the daily cash withdrawal. What are the largest banks of the world in terms of assets? Here’s a top 10 list of world’s largest banks!
In times of economic crises it is always wise to invest your hard earned money in objects that keep their value. Gold, real estate, oil or coffe, those all work. But of course art is an even better option. Because no matter how tough the going gets, people will always enjoy a nice painting. Here’s our top ten list of most expensive paintings.
Businesses purchase competitive businesses to grow or to get rid of a competitor. In the last decade we haven’t seen many large deals due to economic uncertainty. But in the late nineties valuation of shares seemed practically limitless. Take a look at the top 10 deals mergers and acquisitions:
Investing can be quite risky. These billionaires know how to make money, regardless of the economic climate. Why not start a hedge fund or doing something in investment and scrap those billions (B) together?
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Working out is good for you. Being a professional athlete can be even better. Consider the salaries of the top athletes in the world. Here are the top 10 best paid sportsmen in the world in 2011, according to Forbes:
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