A seven-figure donation from your beloved to the school of your choice and your kids are in the door, even if they're no smarter than grapefruit. We scoured the how-to-marry-rich literature and talked to society watchers, upscale matchmakers and wealth experts. Unfortunately, those who had already made it to Fat City refused to say how they got there. Fortunately, the ranks of those who are filthy rich, if not quite in the billionaire stratosphere, are increasing daily.
And we pored over divorce news to see how spouse No. "I am just not telling," said one billionaire's wife over her cellphone before hanging up. Marrying a billionaire is not beyond your grasp, as long as you're willing to work hard toward your goal. According to Merrill Lynch and Cap Gemini, a consulting company, there were 85,400 ultrahigh net worth individuals (UHNWIs) in 2005, the most recent year for which data were collected.
Consider the more pragmatic bonuses of the good life.
No more scrimping and scraping to make your annual Roth IRA contribution.
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