The Benjamin by Chris Jones
Unless you’re more of a player than we think you are, that new hundred-dollar bill coming this fall won’t wind up in your pocket very often. But it may be America’s most popular export, the most coveted bill in the world. And the story of the new hundred — still made by hand with ancient tools — is the story of American money itself.
A selection of lots from the ‘Motorcars’ session of Bonham’s Quail Lodge Auction.
How American Rich Kids Bought Their Way Into the British Elite by Angela Serratore
The Poorest Rich Kids in the World by Sabrina Rubin Erdely
Why did the heirs to one of the largest fortunes in America grow up horribly neglected and abused?
The Long Con: How The Manziels Conquered America by Timothy Burke
A portrait of the .00001%
Markets In Turmoil As Price Of Money Skyrockets To $90 A Dollar
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“Please help me raise 500 million dollars so that I can accomplish my dream of becoming SUPER rich.”
A home contractor working on his own for the first time, found a copy of the 1938 Action Comics #1—”The most important comic book in the history of comic books”—stuffed in a wall while doing renovation. What followed was excitement and a heated argument with his wife’s aunt during which she grabbed the comic book. When he went to take it back, she held on, and the cover ripped, downgrading “the comic book’s condition to a 1.5 on a 10-point scale.” In-laws, they’re the worst.
The asking price for Copper Beech Farm, a 12 bedroom 50 Acre Waterfront Estate in Greenwich, Connecticut. The property includes two islands, walled gardens, a 75 foot pool with hot tub, a beach, a grass tennis court, a greenhouse, a stone carriage house and a cottage.