As you may have heard, Bill Gates asked the wealthiest people in the world to donate 50% of their money to charities. Their income varies but even the “low” earners should be able to manage on half of 1.6 billion. Gee, I’d be happy to accept such a paycut!
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Our favorite charity-worker Bill Gates has successfully signed up 38 billionaires to give away half of their wealth to those less fortunate, in what could be the largest-scale philanthropic work ever.
Thirty-four U.S. billionaires pledged Wednesday to give away at least 50 percent of their wealth to charity as part of a campaign by investor Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates.