Companies & Businesses

Study to be a Billionaire

The title is not strictly accurate of course, but if you have ambitions to become a billionaire, you should seriously consider where to study. Authoritative sources state that although there are now well over 1500 billionaires in the world, almost …

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10 Companies With the Highest Total Share Values

You might say that the best way to grade companies would be based on their revenue or total assets, since they seem quite easy to understand. Unfortunately, this method doesn‘t work as well with giant, multi-billion dollar companies. Stock shares …

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Money From Sport – Not Only for Playing

Sportsmen and women are among the highest earning celebrities in the world, but not only directly from playing and winning, although this helps when weekly salaries in the $100,000s are seemingly quite common these days in football – both soccer …

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The Dangers of Travel!

Travellers beware! If you have plans to travel to South or Central America, the United States or South Africa, be warned – as many tourism experts say: ‘Do not travel alone!’. In these areas and countries are found the 50 …

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Air Pollution – Almost No-one Is Safe!

Air pollution is a frequently discussed topic worldwide – of course there are many elements which contribute to pollution overall, such as contaminated water, but unsurprisingly air pollution has the most serious impact on health standards of a large percentage …

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The Rockefeller Family

The Rockefeller name is synonymous with big business in the USA, and has been over a considerable period of time, ranking alongside Carnegie and perhaps Rothschild in wealth – the former also as a similarly self-made billionaire family, the latter …

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Establishment of The Rothschild Dynasty

For the last 250 years, the name Rothschild has been synonymous around the world with money, gold, finance, power – both political and industrial. Reactions to the name range from admiration and envy, to fear and disdain, for reasons just …

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The World’s Highest Paid Soccer Players

Of course ‘soccer’ is real football, and the world game. It is played in every country in the world, and in terms of actual players and spectators/fans is by far and away above all other (so-called) football codes in popularity, …

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The Real Net Worth Of Actors

How many ‘great’ actors can you name, and just what criteria do you use to justify your selections? Some actors are universally praised by critics and public alike for the talent they display in performing in certain roles, some by …

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Who wants to be a Billionaire? I don’t…

Bill and Melinda Gates created the “Gates Foundation” in 1994, and with Warren Buffett “The Giving Pledge” in 2010, both with the express purpose of distributing a sizeable percentage of their net worth philanthropically. Since 2010, around 200 potential benefactors …

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What’s in a Name – Money!

If marketing experts are correct – and the following list suggests that in many cases they certainly are – the name of a company can make or break it when it comes to marketing, and therefore sales of course. Many …

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Predictions as a Foot-In-Mouth Disease

Everyone has said something which they wish they hadn’t, usually quite soon after the unfortunate incident. Sometimes hindsight is required, but that is a very rare commodity, and therefore priceless. On the other hand, some predictions or opinions need a …

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World’s Worst Business Decisions

The Great Financial Crisis of 2008 is by no means the first such event, as collapses and depressions in companies, businesses, industries – even countries and effecting the world – have occurred at almost regular intervals throughout history. The difference …

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Investments of the Wealthy

Now you have made your billion dollars, or part thereof, how do you service your portfolio – what are the most attractive, efficient and/or long-lasting options for maintaining your wealth? Maybe you would like to learn a thing or two …

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