Continue Reading How The 1% Give to Charity

How The 1% Give to Charity

  Millions of Americans will open their wallets for good causes on Giving Tuesday, which falls on Nov. 27, but like most money-related activities, the rich do their charitable giving…

Continue Reading What billionaires want: The secret influence of America’s 100 Richest

What billionaires want: The secret influence of America’s 100 Richest

In recent years, investigative journalists have also brought to public attention Charles and David Koch, mega-donors to ultra-conservative causes. But given the great prominence of several left-of-center billionaires, this may merely seem to right the balance, filling out a picture of a sort of Madisonian pluralism among billionaires.

Paul Allen’s Sister Jody Named Executor, Trustee of Late Billionaire’s Estate

The task of overseeing the disposition of Paul Allen’s estate, likely the largest in Washington state history, will fall to his sister, Jody Allen. Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft and…

Paul Allen is also known as the co-founder of Microsoft Inc.
Continue Reading The Late Paul Allen's $26 Billion Estate Will Take Years to Unravel

The Late Paul Allen's $26 Billion Estate Will Take Years to Unravel

The late Paul Allen (right) of Vulcan Aerospace – Photo: Vulcan Aerospace Paul Allen’s family office will live long and prosper. The billionaire’s vast holdings at Vulcan Inc. — with…

Paul Allen’s death leaves many questions around what’s likely the largest estate in Washington history

The empire Paul Allen built in the 35 years after he left Microsoft has few equals in size or in local impact on the city and region that he loved….