Money

  • Dmitry Rybolovlev Coughs Up Biggest Divorce Settlement in History

    Dmitry Rybolovlev Coughs Up Biggest Divorce Settlement in History

    You might not be familiar with the name Elena Rybolovelva, but as the ex-wife of Russian oligarch and billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, she’s broken a world record that’s more valuable than most. She has been awarded the largest divorce settlement in the history of the modern world—exactly 4,020,555,987 Swiss francs and 20 centimes, which comes to […]

  • 9 Things You Might Not Have Known About Bitcoin

    9 Things You Might Not Have Known About Bitcoin

    For several months whenever I read or heard the word “Bitcoins” I assumed it was a reference to those coins that Mario is always grabbing. But it turns out that actually isn’t the case – Bitcoin is a real currency, albeit one in the very early stages of its existence. So there’s a lot of […]

  • The UK’s Most Expensive Rental Property: $325,000 a Month (Pics)

    The UK’s Most Expensive Rental Property: $325,000 a Month (Pics)

    Rent: it’s a pain, right? Well, no matter how high your rent has gotten, it’s a safe bet that you’re not paying as much as what it costs to live in this penthouse in London‘s Hyde Park neighborhood. That would be about $325,000 in American dollars. For that amount of money you get five bedrooms […]

  • California Couple Finds $10 Million in Gold Coins

    California Couple Finds $10 Million in Gold Coins

    Warning: Reading this story will possibly render you unable to ignore trash you see on the side of the road. That’s because one California couple, walking on their Sierra Nevada property, found some gold coins in old rusty cans that turned out to be worth around $10 million! The couple, who understandably wish to remain […]

  • 22 Things You Can Actually Buy with Bitcoins

    22 Things You Can Actually Buy with Bitcoins

    Up until now, anything you’ve heard about bitcoins has been pretty abstract. Whether you’ve read a news article trying to explain exactly what bitcoins are—basically just a new form of completely digital, non-government regulated currency—or a few stories about how people are making money trading bitcoins, chances are you haven’t taken the new 21st century […]

  • 60-Foot Diplodocus Skeleton Sold for Almost $800,000

    60-Foot Diplodocus Skeleton Sold for Almost $800,000

      Dinosaur skeletons are generally thought to be the province of museums, but a 60-foot diplodocus skeleton recently went up for sale to the highest bidder, courtesy of the family of palaeontologist Raimund Albersdoerfer. The skeleton, nicknamed “Misty,” is one of only six diplodocus skeletons in the world, making its eventual price of almost $800,000 […]

  • Snapchat CEO Turns Down $3 Billion Cash Offer from Facebook

    Snapchat CEO Turns Down $3 Billion Cash Offer from Facebook

    In news that will likely make your head swim no matter how much money you have (or don’t have) in the bank, Evan Spiegel, the co-founder and CEO of Snapchat, the popular (but, it should be noted, completely revenue-free) photo messaging app reportedly turned down a $3 billion cash acquisition offer from Facebook. Spiegel is […]

  • 9 Things Your Should Know About Exchange Trade Funds (ETFs)

    9 Things Your Should Know About Exchange Trade Funds (ETFs)

    You’ve got the job! You’ve got the money coming in! Now it’s time to invest this proud little purse! While the exchange-fueled field grows upward and outward, a lot of investment brokers are searching for the next big thing in terms of getting their fix for a sure deal at closing time. But it stands […]

  • Apple Is Now The Most Profitable Brand In The World

    Apple Is Now The Most Profitable Brand In The World

    In the race to be the biggest, most profitable and most powerful brand on the planet, Apple has finally overtaken the previous champion for the last 13 years, Coca-Cola. The news comes courtesy of Interbrand (check them out here), a firm that specializes in tracking the progress of various companies in the fiscal world. According […]

  • ‘Forbes’ Lists The 20 Richest Artists In Hip-Hop (Photos)

    ‘Forbes’ Lists The 20 Richest Artists In Hip-Hop (Photos)

        The people at Forbes magazine have done what they do best and assembled a list of the 20 wealthiest hip-hop artists for the 2013 fiscal year. The list starts with Diddy, of all people, who earned $50 million in 2013, mostly due to a successful endorsement deal with Cîroc Vodka. The list goes […]