Recently Gates and Buffett held a conference urging billionaires to donate half their wealth to charity. Though I’m all for helping people out, I find it hard to believe anyone who has accumulated such massive wealth to simply hand over their bank accounts.
I can’t help but think about Gate’s buying out Homer Simpson.
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You can read up on Warren Buffett’s pledge here. His argument is that even if he gave away 99% of his wealth, his day-to-day life would not change. Money that is doing nothing for him now can instead be used for charity. I think that’s a pretty good deal for everyone. He’s a really cool guy.