EXOGEN July 13, 2014 THE REALITY OF WEALTH
Many spend their life looking for and wanting wealth.
Here is the reality once you get it......................
1. How many cars can you buy?
2. How many homes can you buy?
3. How many vacations can you take?
4. How much shopping can you really do?
The reality of wealth is once you get it you can only put it back in the SYSTEM and do the following.
1. Create Change
2. Help Others
3. Do projects that help the economy
4. Give Back
5. Help the less fortunate
6. Start businesses that create jobs
7. Help & Start Non Profits
8. Do Humanitarian Projects
9. Impact your city & community
10. Start Foundations
11. Participate in philanthropy projects
12. Leave a Legacy For Future Generations
13. Help charity organizations
Some large individual bequests: Note: These are nominal values and have not been adjusted for inflation
$31 billion from Warren Buffet to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (initial value of the gift)
$9 billion from Chuck Feeney to Atlantic Philanthropies
$2 billion from Azim Premji to the Azim Premji Foundation in 2010.
$1 billion from Ted Turner to the United Nations
$540 million from John D. Rockefeller to the Rockefeller Foundation and various other Rockefeller Charities, over the course of his life.
$500 million from T. Boone Pickens to Oklahoma State University.
$500 million from Walter Annenberg to public school reform in the United States
$350 million ($7 billion in modern terms) from Andrew Carnegie in 1901 who distributed most of his wealth to good causes, including the building Carnegie Hall New York City.
$424 million from managers of the Reader's Digest fortune to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
$350 million from Michael Jackson who distributed most of his wealth to good causes, and who supported over 39 charity organizations. He was listed in the Guinness Book Of World Records for the "Most Charities Supported By a Pop Star"
$350 million from Yank Barry and his Global Village Champions in food, education and medical supplies to the needy around the World from 1990 to the present.
$225 million from Raymond and Ruth Perelman, parents of Ronald O. Perelman, to the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2011.
$200 million from Joan B. Kroc to National Public Radio in 2003
220 million from Phil and Penny Knight (co-founder of Nike) to Oregon Health and Science University
$100 million from Mark Zuckerberg to Mayor Cory Booker for the Newark, New Jersey public schools.