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    Kevin Federline Wants $60K A Month In Child Support From Britney Spears

    Britney Spears' ex-husband and baby daddy, Kevin Federline, is at it again. He says he deserves more money from his successful ex to afford to care for Sean Preston and Jayden James when he has custody of them. KFed filed legal documents last week seeking a three-fold increase in child support. He is currently paid $20,000 a month by Spears. In the legal filing he stated that his income is "approximately $3,000 per month." Britney Spears is estimated to make $34 million this year. The current child support agreement Spears and Federline has dates back to 2008 when their sons were ...

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    Warren Buffett Has Raised $26M For Charity By Auctioning Off Lunches With Him

    If your bank account has ever looked a bit worse for wear, it's possible you've wondered to yourself how much extra scratch you could make by doing what Warren Buffett does and auctioning off lunch dates to the highest bidder. I don't know what figure you would come up with in those circumstances, but it's unlikely to be in the same field as Buffett. CNBC recently tallied up the total funds he's raised since starting this tradition almost 20 years ago: $26 million.It all started in 2000, when Buffett's late wife Susie came up with the idea to auction off ...

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    Carmelo Anthony Invests $5M In Nationwide Sports Bar/Pizza Chain

    If the name of South Bronx sports bar, The Ainsworth, rings a bell, it's probably because you saw one of the eight million internet articles about its new specialty, gold buffalo wings made with real gold. The pub chain's owners, Brian Mazza and Matt Shendell, are looking to strike on that notoriety while the iron is hot, and they're partnering with real estate company Somerset Hospitality Group to roll out a bunch of new locations nationwide, and heading up a new $5 million investment is NBA star Carmelo Anthony.The New York Post reports that the plan is for The Ainsworth to open ...

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    Roseanne Barr Just Cost Herself At Least $100 Million In Syndication Royalties And Future Episode Salary

    You've heard the story by now. Roseanne Barr posted an offensive tweet in which it proclaimed that former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett (who is black) was the result of the Muslim Brotherhood and planet of the apes having a baby. Ouch. Not smart. Why do we even have Twitter? Does anything good happen there?Not surprisingly, upon learning of the tweet, ABC canceled "Roseanne" pretty much instantaneously. It was not an easy decision. The enormous success of the rebooted Roseanne was the wind beneath ABC's wings that had taken them soaring to new ratings and revenue highs. But they had to ...

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    Richard Branson Says He's "Neck And Neck" With Jeff Bezos In Billionaire Space Race

    The term "space race" came about in the late 1950s and early 1960s, when the USA and the USSR were locked in a heated contest to see who could conquer space (or at least the moon) first. Now, we have a space race of our own, but rather than being between rival nations it's between rival billionaires. And according to a recent interview with one of those billionaires, the state of the race is "neck and neck" between Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos. It was the former who told the BBC's Yours and Yours radio program his opinion on how his efforts ...

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    Wolf Of Wall Street Jordan Belfort Still Owes His Victims $97.5 Million. Hasn't Made A Payment To Them In Years

    Jordan Belfort defrauded clients out of more than $200 million. He owes those victims $97.5 million but has only paid them less than $13 million in the 10 years since he got out of prison, despite the money he made for his memoir, the film adaptation of it, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, and the $9 million he earned from speaking engagements from 2013-2015. Where's the money, Belfort?Judge Ann Donnelly informed Belfort's attorney that he needed to set up a payment schedule for the money he has failed to pay into the victims' fund. At the time of the hearing, Belfort was ...

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    This Guy Became A Multi-Millionaire Thanks To…. Fake Dog Testicles

    Many successful business people will credit their success merely to identifying a need in the marketplace, filling it, and profiting accordingly. It sounds simple, but it's not so simple when you consider the case of Gregg Miller, the man who became a millionaire by finding and filling a need in the marketplace for artificial dog testicles.Miller is the founder of Neuticles, the company that's made him both a millionaire and a recent CNBC profile subject. Neuticles are silicone testicular implants that are designed to cosmetically maintain a dog's appearance following the neutering procedure, and Miller claims that it isn't just ...

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    Elizabeth Holmes And Theranos Were Reportedly Frauds From The Very Start

    It wasn't all that long ago that we were heaping praise on Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes for her revolutionary blood testing methods and her self-made billions. She was the youngest female self-made billionaire in history. Then she lost it all. And we do mean all. She lost the billions. She was banned from running a lab for a number of years. Now, it's gotten even worse. Her reputation is completely destroyed.The biotech company was in operation for 12 years before questions about its practices and suspicions about its authenticity surfaced. Now, it turns out that Theranos was a FRAUD from the start. ...

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    Jan Koum's Facebook Exit Leaves Him With Nearly Half A Billion In Stock

    Jan Koum became an instant billionaire when Facebook acquired his startup, WhatsApp, for more than $19 billion in 2014. It was an incredible accomplishment for an immigrant who grew up on food stamps. Earlier this month, Koum announced that he is leaving the company he built and also stepping down from Facebook's board of directors. His reasoning? Koum is reportedly upset that Facebook plans to weaken encryption and use personal micro-targeted data from the app for advertising. He has reportedly been clashing with Facebook management for months.On Tuesday, 2.5 million shares owned by Koum were vested. He held back about half of them ...

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    Elon Musk Plans To Tunnel Under L.A. And Thinks Flying Cars Could Be Killers

    Elon Musk is having a strange day. Not that that is unusual for him. After all, he's been known to take to Twitter to spout off on some truly bizarre theories. That's exactly what he did early Friday morning, when he posted an emoji of a snail on Twitter. That snail is a reference to how fast his company, The Boring Company, is able to tunnel under Los Angeles. Or, rather, how slow his company is moving. The Twitter thread went on to say:"His name is Gary & he's a snail. He taunts us with his speed … But The ...

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    Warren Buffett Is Being Trolled By A Cryptocurrency Company

    Warren Buffett has made his opinion about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies known. He doesn't believe they are a viable alternative to currency. In a recent interview with Yahoo Finance, he explained exactly why his conclusion is that paying for bitcoins does not represent an actual investment. Rather, he says doing so falls more accurately under the category of speculation:"If you buy something like a farm, an apartment house, or an interest in a business… You can do that on a private basis… And it's a perfectly satisfactory investment. You look at the investment itself to deliver the return to you. ...

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    Plastic Surgery Queen Jocelyn Wildenstein Files For Bankruptcy

    When Jocelyn Wildenstein divorced her art dealer husband Alec in 1999, she received a reported $2.5 billion settlement. That's all gone now. She has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.Jocelyn was born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1940. She grew up lower middle class. When she was 17-years-old she started dating the Swiss movie producer Ciryl Piguet and her life changed. She was introduced to the finer things, flew in a private jet, and moved to Paris with him at 19. In 1977, Jocelyn was introduced to billionaire art heir Alec Wildenstein by Saudi arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi on his 60,000-acre ...

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    Stan Lee Files $1 Billion Lawsuit To Get Rights To His Name Back

    The legendary comic book creator, Stan Lee, is suing the company he co-founded for $1 billion. He is alleging that POW! Entertainment stole his name, identity, and likeness while he was losing his vision and mourning over his wife's death. He further alleges that they did all of this just to be able to sell the company, Camsing International, which is based in Hong Kong.Lee is, of course, the brains and creativity behind Marvel Comics. He filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court on May 15th. The 95-year-old is claiming that POW!'s CEO Shane Duffey and co-founder Gill Champion did ...

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    There Are Far More Billionaires In The United States Than Anywhere Else In The World

    We live in the age of the billionaire. There are more billionaires than ever before. 2,754 to be exact. The United States has 25% of the world's billionaires living within its borders, even though it only has 4% of the global population. Despite the absolute explosive growth of billionaires in China and India recently, the U.S. has more billionaires than those two countries AND Germany combined. In the past year, the U.S. has added 60 billionaires. Four of the five richest people in the world are American. All American billionaires have a combined net worth of $3.2 trillion.These are the ...

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    By Jumping Up To The Premier League Today, Fulham F.C. Just Earned Team Owner Shahid Khan $125 Million

    When Shahid Khan moved to the United States at 16 to be an engineering student at the University of Illinois, he had no place to stay and just $500 to his name. That $500 represented his family back at home in Pakistan's entire combined life savings. Shahid worked as a dishwasher at night after class for $1.20 an hour to cover his expenses. He lived at the YMCA. Well, gone are the days of scraping by for a few dollars with no money in his bank account. Case and point? Shahid Khan essentially made $125 million TODAY thanks to the English ...

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