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    • Yosemite
    • 16.10.10 | 16:23 (IST)

    They spend absolutely nothing. They save everything. There is also the element of opportunity. They are there at the right place at the right time. Then, when everything is absolutely the cheapest, they buy but only selectively. If they get married, they aim to marry richer than themselves. They never marry down. They seem like they never get sick. They never buy presents. They don't share wealth with family members except their immediate children and even then, if they help out their kids, the kids have to return the money with interest. If they attain enough wealth, they give large sums to charity, but mostly for purposes of tax write-offs. But mostly, they work hard. They would never stop to feed a dog or a homeless cat. I feed them all the time. That's why I'm broke. I would never marry just for money. Someone really has to be willing to really suffer, because I am awful to live with. I never can turn down a homeless cat or a piece of junk I see laying around. I don't get rid of things. I am a pain in the arse. If I have one dollar in my pocket, it's just itching to get out. On top of it all, I'm nuts and see dead people. How could anybody stand for that? That's why I'm broke! LOL!

    from the article: Israel’s tycoons must invest to the benefit of the entire economy
    First published 12:49 16.10.10 | Last updated 12:49 16.10.10
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