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Why You Will Be Poorer Than Past Generations

Why You Will Be Poorer Than Past Generations

It was once easy for people to live within their means. Our parents and grandparents may have earned a low income by today’s standards, but they were able to buy a lot more with it than many people can buy with their income today. In a 2016 article, Guardian finance editor Patrick Collinson shares some …

How Rich Would Rockefeller Be Today?

How Rich Would Rockefeller Be Today?

When the young John D. Rockefeller looked up to his father as a kid he might not have seen much to admire, but it was his pop’s sketchy nature that could have been the catalyst to John becoming insanely wealthy. His father once said, “I cheat my boys every chance I get. I want to …

Why Are Ferraris So Expensive?

Why Are Ferraris So Expensive?

It’s the ultimate symbol of wealth, or douchebaggery depending on your personal tastes. Ferraris have been world renowned as the top luxury sports car brand in the world for almost eight decades, and the tell-tale sharp angles of its most modern high end models are impossible to miss. Ranging from a few hundred thousand dollars, …

Money & Debt: Crash Course World History 202

Money & Debt: Crash Course World History 202

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to make it rain. We’re going to talk about money, the stuff that makes the world go ’round. I’m not very good at making it rain. MFTP: Mr. Green! Mr. Green. I’m sorry, but money doesn’t make the world go round. …