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russell lester

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What would you do if you inherited fifty million dollars, from your fathers estate of one billion dollars?

I have a belief that inheriting a billion dollars doesn't encourage investment, while inheriting smaller amounts does so by way of a poll I am asking what you would do if you inherited 50,000,000$ of 1,000,000,000$ what would you do.


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    Jan 26 2013: so basically everyone would either spend it or invest it? well if thats the case what economic benefit is there in encouraging the passing of large fortunes from one generation to the next , by large I mean more than 100,000,000 dollars, which seems in the usa to be a large percentage of the people who control the majority of our nations money. What are the numbers do you think on how many estates of more than 100,000,000$ are passed on each year?

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