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9 Millionaires and Billionaires With Surprisingly Frugal Habits

Money Talks News Logo By Gael F. Cooper of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 10: Maybe you think that if you were a Bill Gates-level billionaire, you would:  Sleep on a golden bed with diamond-studded pillows. Dine only on gourmet meals prepared by a personal chef. Wear each article of clothing just once before discarding it.   Perhaps Gates does some of those things — I’ve never been invited over, although he lives only 15 minutes from me. But delve into biographies of the super-rich, and you will find that many of them don’t live like the Rich Kids of the Internet. They have the trappings, sure — enormous homes, fancy cars, hired help and private jets. But a slice of the mega-wealthy practices thrifty habits. Following is a look at some ways famous rich people keep money in their wallets. It’s not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter. Sponsored: Earn $20 in less than 30 seconds Earn extra money by using Rakuten (formerly known as Ebates) — a site that gets you cash back at more than 2,500 stores. As a bonus for joining Rakuten, you’ll earn $20 when you sign up using our link and spend at least $20 shopping online through Rakuten within the first 90 days. Start earning cash back and claim a free $20 bonus today.

9 Millionaires and Billionaires With Surprisingly Frugal Habits

Maybe you think that if you were a Bill Gates-level billionaire, you would:

  • Sleep on a golden bed with diamond-studded pillows.
  • Dine only on gourmet meals prepared by a personal chef.
  • Wear each article of clothing just once before discarding it.

Perhaps Gates does some of those things — I’ve never been invited over, although he lives only 15 minutes from me.

But delve into biographies of the super-rich, and you will find that many of them don’t live like the Rich Kids of the Internet.

They have the trappings, sure — enormous homes, fancy cars, hired help and private jets. But a slice of the mega-wealthy practices thrifty habits.

Following is a look at some ways famous rich people keep money in their wallets.

It’s not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

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