Membership comes with just two requirements: You must be worth at least a billion dollars and be willing to give half of that away. - CBS News

The Giving Pledge: A new club for billionaires

Membership comes with just two requirements: You must be worth at least a billion dollars and be willing to give half of that away. - CBS News

Interesting article. Cool and informative. Check it out ladies. Forbes--I'm not Democrat or Republican: I Vote Entrepreneur

I'm Not Democrat Or Republican: I Vote Entrepreneur

Interesting article. Cool and informative. Check it out ladies. Forbes--I'm not Democrat or Republican: I Vote Entrepreneur

Warren Buffett:   "In 2006, I made a commitment to gradually give all of my Berkshire Hathaway stock to philanthropic foundations. I couldn't be happier with that decision. Now, Bill and Melinda Gates and I are asking hundreds of rich Americans to pledge at least 50% of their wealth to charity. So I think it is fitting that I reiterate my intentions and explain the thinking that lies behind them. First, my pledge: More than 99% of my wealth will go to philanthropy during my lifetime or at…

Warren Buffett: "In 2006, I made a commitment to gradually give all of my Berkshire Hathaway stock to philanthropic foundations. I couldn't be happier with that decision. Now, Bill and Melinda Gates and I are asking hundreds of rich Americans to pledge at least 50% of their wealth to charity. So I think it is fitting that I reiterate my intentions and explain the thinking that lies behind them. First, my pledge: More than 99% of my wealth will go to philanthropy during my lifetime or at…

Eye on the Giving Pledge

Eye on the Giving Pledge

Warren Buffett's Idea Of Heaven: "I Don't Have To Work With People I Don't Like"

Warren Buffett's Idea Of Heaven: "I Don't Have To Work With People I Don't Like"

Forbes Billionaires cover - Sara Blakely  #spanx #itsmyjourney http://www.forbes.com/sites/clareoconnor/2012/03/07/undercover-billionaire-sara-blakely-joins-the-rich-list-thanks-to-spanx/

Undercover Billionaire: Sara Blakely Joins The Rich List Thanks To Spanx

Forbes Billionaires cover - Sara Blakely #spanx #itsmyjourney http://www.forbes.com/sites/clareoconnor/2012/03/07/undercover-billionaire-sara-blakely-joins-the-rich-list-thanks-to-spanx/

The Giving Pledge campaign, created in 2010 by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, invites the world’s 1,600 or so billionaires to pledge at least half of their wealth to philanthropies.  As of 2014, only 122 of the world’s billionaires have joined in the Giving Pledge. Nearly a third of these 1,600 billionaires are Americans.

The Giving Pledge campaign, created in 2010 by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, invites the world’s 1,600 or so billionaires to pledge at least half of their wealth to philanthropies. As of 2014, only 122 of the world’s billionaires have joined in the Giving Pledge. Nearly a third of these 1,600 billionaires are Americans.

One of the biggest donors to the Democratic party, Feeney took the "Giving Pledge" created by Bill & Melinda Gates, vowing to give away everything in the Atlantic Philanthropies coffers by 2020. The philanthropist's goal is to become flat broke before death. Feeney flies coach, wears a $15 watch, and doesn't own a house/car. When asked why he gave everything away, he replied, "I simply decided I had enough money."

One of the biggest donors to the Democratic party, Feeney took the "Giving Pledge" created by Bill & Melinda Gates, vowing to give away everything in the Atlantic Philanthropies coffers by 2020. The philanthropist's goal is to become flat broke before death. Feeney flies coach, wears a $15 watch, and doesn't own a house/car. When asked why he gave everything away, he replied, "I simply decided I had enough money."

A short history of the Pledge of Allegiance.  Good, except they credit Eisenhower for adding "under God" to the Pledge.  The Knights of Columbus lobbied for this addition.

A short history of the Pledge of Allegiance. Good, except they credit Eisenhower for adding "under God" to the Pledge. The Knights of Columbus lobbied for this addition.

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