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We have certain preconceptions about the world’s wealthiest people. As this Business Insider article points out, though, many of these preconceptions are false. For example, although many people believe that the richest people in the world inherited there money, the truth is that 65% of the richest people in the world are self-made.
We also tend to believe that the super-rich technorati are all young. In fact, the average age of the richest people in tech is fifty-four. Moreover, only about 3.5% of the world’s super-rich population went to an Ivy League school. Interesting, no? See the rest at the full article.
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