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  How to Make Wealth
Wealth is what people want, and if people aren't using your software, maybe it's not just because you're bad at marketing.
Until a few centuries ago, the main sources of wealth were mines, slaves and serfs, land, and cattle, and the only ways to acquire these rapidly were by inheritance, marriage, conquest, or confiscation.
This is an interesting sort of wealth to study, because it is the kind that prevents you from starving.
www.paulgraham.com /wealth.html   (8454 words)

  
 Carnegie.Gospel of Wealth
In monarchical countries, the estates and the greatest portion of the wealth are left to the first son, that the vanity of the parent may be gratified by the thought that his name and title are to descend to succeeding generations unimpaired.
As to the second mode, that of leaving wealth at death for public uses, it may be said that this is only a means for the disposal of wealth, provided a man is content to wait until he is dead before it becomes of much good in the world.
This policy would work powerfully to induce the rich man to attend to the administration of wealth during his life, which is the end that society should always have in view, as being that by far most fruitful for the people.
www.swarthmore.edu /SocSci/rbannis1/AIH19th/Carnegie.html   (3566 words)

  
 :: WHAT DOES WEALTH MEAN TO YOU? :: Barclays Wealth
If you have wealth, or aspire to become wealthier, most of these things will pass through your mind at different stages of your life.
Barclays Wealth has gathered together some of the shrewdest and wisest minds from the Barclays Group and beyond; people experienced in not just the ‘hows’ of wealth, but the ‘whys’.
Barclays Wealth is the wealth management division of Barclays and operates through Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries.
www.barclayswealth.com   (274 words)

  
 FURMAN: ANDREW CARNEGIE, WEALTH
the estates and the greatest portion of the wealth are left to the first son, that the vanity of the parent may be gratified by the thought that his name and title are to descend to succeeding generations unimpaired.
So likewise in regard to the use or abuse of its surplus wealth, or to generous, freehanded coöperation in good public uses, or to unabated efforts to accumulate and hoard to the last, whether they administer or bequeath.
The best minds will thus have reached a stage in the development of the race in which it is clearly seen that there is no mode of disposing of surplus wealth creditable to thoughtful and earnest men into whose hands it flows save by using it year by year for the general good.
alpha.furman.edu /~benson/docs/carnegie.htm   (3512 words)

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