India’s Richest


Carlos Slim Helu

Carlos Slim Helu might have made it to the top of the Forbes List the second time in running but he is hardly known in India.Other than a few brief news pieces there has hardly been anything written about him in the Indian Press.

Now here is a man from an emerging economy who has made it to the top of the world rich list.The first to have done so.

His parents were successful in trade and business and so his family was well to do.But he multiplied the family fortune manifold by his own efforts.He was the 5th of 6 children and his father died when he was just 13 years old.However even before that his father gave him a good grounding in business skills especially in book keeping.Carlos made his first investment on his own in government bonds when he turned 13.  Read more of this post

10 Ways To Get Rich

What better person to tell you how to become wealthy than one whose name  is a long term fixture on the Forbes List?Here are Warren’s tips on how to get rich,put together by Alice Schroeder: Read more of this post

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