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Why it Costs More to Be a Woman By Farnoosh Torabi, Yahoo! Finance | Financially Fit – Thu, Feb 14, 2013 The state of California found, on average, that women were paying a markup of about $1,351 that men weren't having to pay for the same goods and services," she says. "We looked at women cross the country...and found that on average women pay $151 billion in extra fees and markups that men don't have to pay." Read More Posted February 16, 2013 File Money
. Ex-mayor's $1 billion gambling woes stun San Diego By ELLIOT SPAGAT | Associated Press – Fri, Feb 15, 2013.
Former mayor gambles away fortune, then starts stealingChannel_8_SanDiego Videos 2:56Former mayor Maureen O'Connor entered a deferred prosecution Thursday, acknowledging she stole millions …
O'Connor, 66, once had a personal fortune that her attorney estimated between $40 million and $50 million, inherited from her husband of 17 years, Robert O. Peterson, founder of the Jack in the Box Inc. fast-food chain. She is now virtually broke, living with a sister.
She won about $1 billion from 2000 to 2009, according to winnings that casinos reported to the Internal Revenue Service, but lost even more. Iredale said her net gambling losses topped $13 million. Read More
Associated Press/Plinio Lepri, File - FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2004 file photo, Pope John Paul II gives his blessing to father Marcial Maciel, founder of the Legion of Christ, during a special audience at the Vatican.
Pope Benedict XVI took over the Legion in 2010 after a Vatican investigation determined that Maciel had sexually molested seminarians and fathered three children by two women.
Following a decision Thursday Feb. 14, 2013, by the Rhode Island Supreme Court, documents have been unsealed related to a lawsuit contesting the will of Gabrielle Mee, who left $60 million to the Legion. (AP Photo/Plinio Lepri. Read more
The World's Youngest Billionaires By Brian Solomon | Forbes
There are 1,426 billionaires in the world this year. They are the wealthiest of the wealthy. But only 23 members of this elite list are under 40 years old, with that exciting combination of money and youth.
Those 23 have a total of $68 billion between them. Eight come from the technology sector, including four from social networking giant Facebook. Nine come from the United States, the rest from countries abroad. Three are newcomers to the billionaire ranks. Read the full list below (ordered from youngest to oldest).Read More Filed Money