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You, Too, Can Live Like the Rich and Famous

If you’ve ever bought a Powerball lottery ticket and fantasized about how your life would be fabulous if only you would win, it may be comforting to know that some of the super-rich live pretty much the way you live right now. At least some of the time. Multi-millionaires and billionaires obviously have the capital to do whatever they want, wherever they want, as often as they want. Many, however, opt to live modestly, focusing on growing their businesses and maintaining their wealth instead of how to spend their money. Some ultra-rich celebrities shop at Walmart, Target and the Dollar Store, eat at McDonald’s, style their own hair, prepare their own meals, drive old cars, shop for cheap coach class travel and live in the same modest house they’ve owned for decades. A few well-documented examples: Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (net worth $82.3 billion) lives in…

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