The donation from Resnick and his wife, Lynda — to build a sustainability center, fund immediate research and enrich an endowment expected to spin off $20 million a year — is the second-largest to an American university.
Continue Reading Billionaires Lynda and Stewart Resnick Donate $750-million Gift to Caltech for Climate Research.

Billionaires Lynda and Stewart Resnick Donate $750-million Gift to Caltech for Climate Research.

Lynda Resnick, Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, middle, and Stewart Resnick in the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis surface science lab at Caltech.  (Photo: Caltech)   It did not escape…

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Continue Reading Meet ‘Canada’s Warren Buffett, ‘The 90-year-old billionaire who drives a Toyota pickup truck around his hometown and owns a $25 million yacht

Meet ‘Canada’s Warren Buffett, ‘The 90-year-old billionaire who drives a Toyota pickup truck around his hometown and owns a $25 million yacht

Jim Pattison is Canadas Warren Buffett – Photo – Phillip Chin/Getty Images     Jim Pattison, who has a reported net worth of $5.9 billion, has been called “Canada’s Warren Buffett.” Like…

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 Record billionaire wealth creating new power families

Record billionaire wealth creating new power families

The world’s 2,158 billionaires collectively increased their wealth from $1.4 billion last year to $8.9 billion—the largest absolute increase in billionaire wealth history. A total of 199 billionaires were created…

Warren Buffett may have inadvertently helped fund the lavish lifestyle of a couple as part of what the FBI calls an $800 million "Ponzi-type" scheme
Continue Reading Warren Buffett is the world’s third-richest man — see how the notoriously frugal billionaire spends his fortune

Warren Buffett is the world’s third-richest man — see how the notoriously frugal billionaire spends his fortune

Billionaire Warren Buffett – Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc   Warren Buffett, America’s third-richest man, has increased his net worth by around $10 billion in the past year, according…

A Man Of 3 Worlds: The Russian-American Billionaire Giving Millions To U.S. and U.K. Universities

Len Blavatnik, the Ukrainian-born and Russian-raised billionaire businessman with a net worth of $17.9 billion, says he has given away $500 million to charity so far, mostly to world-renowned universities…

Continue Reading Why Real Change Won’t Come From Billionaire Philanthropists

Why Real Change Won’t Come From Billionaire Philanthropists

Jeff Bezos is donating money to fund schools and homelessness initiatives. Mark Zuckerberg is giving 99 percent of his Facebook shares to charity. The wealthy get high praise for donating…

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Continue Reading Richest People In The World (Top 20) – Week of April 22-28, 2018

Richest People In The World (Top 20) – Week of April 22-28, 2018

    Week of April 22-28, 2018 – The Worlds Richest Man, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, 54, is still holding the top position with $122 billion, even after a loss of…

Continue Reading The Top 20 Billionaires – For The Week April 1-7, 2018

The Top 20 Billionaires – For The Week April 1-7, 2018

The Top 20 Billionaire Wealth Index List For The Week April 1-7, 2018 — The Billionaires Wealth Index List is a daily ranking of the world’s richest people. Details about…

Continue Reading Clinton vs Trump Foundations – See Who They Gave To And How Much – Compare Their Giving

Clinton vs Trump Foundations – See Who They Gave To And How Much – Compare Their Giving

Find out which foundation does more for humanity.

Continue Reading Billionaire Suspends $1 Million Prize Given To Schools – After Review

Billionaire Suspends $1 Million Prize Given To Schools – After Review

Eli Broad, the Los Angeles-based billionaire philanthropist known as the only person to found two Fortune 500 companies in different industries, has suspended a prize his foundation has given annually…