From boring to Bond: home security gets a 007 upgrade

by Victoria Craig Jul 10, 2019
Some people shell out up to $200,000 on luxury panic room doors.
A panic room hidden inside a home.
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A new report finds more big donors are giving big money to big institutions, but ...

by Renata Sago Nov 20, 2018
What does this mean for the overall nonprofit sector, which is made up of small groups, too?

Time magazine may have time on its side now

by Amy Scott Sep 17, 2018
With new billionaire owners in the wings, the iconic publication will have breathing room to focus on its future.

A brief look at the richest heiresses and self-made women in the world

by Barbara Platts Jul 20, 2018
Gender inequality even exists in the world's three comma club.
Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, one of the richest women in the world 
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Shelf Life

Billionaires will have to duke it out to dominate outer space

by Kai Ryssdal Apr 6, 2018
Private companies, not governments, are leading the quest to put people in space.
The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on Feb. 6, 2018, on its demonstration mission. 

The 'bring your own billionaire' election

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Aug 4, 2015
If you're running for president, it helps to have someone wealthy by your side.

How many billionaires are there in the world?

by David Brancaccio Apr 6, 2015
It might be fewer than you think.

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What a billion dollars buys you this week

by Marc Sollinger May 30, 2014
There have been a lot of billion dollar deals in the past couple days.

A short history of the billionaire

by Christopher Buckley May 8, 2014
In his new book of essays, "But Enough About You," Christopher Buckley delves into history's forgotten billionaires.

Are paper billionaires real billionaires?

by Marketplace Contributor Aug 6, 2012
Facebook's falling stock price has knocked the company's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, off the top 10 tech billionaires list. But he's still worth a lot.

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