25 Americans Who Gave Most Money In 2013, Lorre White

The Americans Who Gave Away The Most Money In 2013 1. Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Total:$992.2 million Recipients: Silicon Valley Community Foundation Who gave away the most money of any American last year? Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, 29, and wife Priscilla Chan, 28, who donated nearly $1 billion to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. That gift made up a sizable chunk of the $7.7 billion the top 50 Americans gave away to philanthropic causes in 2013, according … [Read more...]

“Three Things I’ve Learned From Warren Buffett”, Bill Gates

I’m looking forward to sharing posts from time to time about things I’ve learned in my career at Microsoft and the Gates Foundation. (I also post frequently on my blog.) Last month, I went to Omaha for the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. It’s always a lot of fun, and not just because of the ping-pong matches and the newspaper-throwing contest I have with Warren Buffett. It’s also fun because I get to learn from Warren and gain insight into how he thinks. Here are three … [Read more...]

What People Don’t Know About Lorre White, ‘The Luxury Guru’

What People Don't Know About Lorre White, 'The Luxury Guru' To most people, Lorre White is an international personality who regularly appears on television, radio and every conceivable form of digital media as “The Luxury Guru.” In this role, she shares her expertise about living a luxurious lifestyle to a mass audience. Her following is large and diverse, from royals and billionaires to those who aspire to live the luxury life to others who just want to look at big, beautiful … [Read more...]

Warren Buffet on Congressional Reform Act of 2012

Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC, offers one of the best quotes about the debt ceiling: "I could end the deficit in 5 minutes," he told CNBC. "You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election. The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified! Why? Simple! The people demanded it. That was in 1971 - before … [Read more...]

Lorre White reports – ‘The Collected Wisdom of Warren Buffett’

Lorre White reports: Warren Edward Buffett (/ˈbʌfɨt/; born August 30, 1930) There is no greater advertisement for the potent combination of formidable intelligence, commonsense, consistency and self-discipline than Warren Buffett. Tap Dancing to Work, Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966 – 2012, a collection of articles about and by Omaha’s most famous citizen, drawn from an archive of Fortune magazine that spans almost half a century, is a wonderful reminder of those … [Read more...]

Buffett to host high-profile fundraiser for Obama

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Warren Buffett will host a fundraiser for President Obama next month in New York City, the Berkshire Hathaway CEO told CNNMoney on Thursday. With the 2012 election season just around the corner, the campaign to put Obama back in the White House for a second term is well underway -- and it's not unusual for the campaign to boost the president's drawing power by allowing him to share the stage with a well known benefactor. 259 9 Print Billed … [Read more...]

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