You know what must be nice? Being rich from the moment youâ€™re born and never having to worry about money â€“ not even for a second! Incredibly, some people get to live this life, and itâ€™s a life that the majority of us will never be able to understand.
Thereâ€™s no denying that the rock and roll lifestyle is volatile, and so are the people who find themselves living it. As a result, it seems like you hear stories about once-famous musicians going broke every other day.
When youâ€™re a famous person, people automatically assume that youâ€™re rich. However, converting fame (or success in business) into long-term sustainable wealth is much easier said than done.
Economists joke that a recession is when your neighbor loses his job; a depression is when you lose your job. Economic downturns are no laughing matter however, and can have very real and long-lasting negative impacts on our society.
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The storyline about a famous athlete blowing the fortune they made during their playing days is almost commonplace. In a lot of cases, the athlete is someone in the middle of the pack in terms of talent who is trying to maintain a lifestyle they feel is part of being a superstar (i.e. one involving expensive cars, a huge mansion and other unnecessary items).
When researching a college or university to attend after high school, the price tag isnâ€™t supposed to have an impact on where you choose to go. After all, your post-secondary education sets the path for your career and life choices after graduation.
In the last 30 years, the amount you can lose at a casino has increased dramatically. Casinos are always prepared to loan people money to get them hooked, before calling in their debt almost as soon as they leave the casino floor.
We love us some NBA, donâ€™t we? Incredible athletes, insanely fast action, a tremendous atmosphere and experience. Off the court, however, some of our highflying favorites are scraping along in the financial gutter