The Money Matter$ Collection
14 Actors, Authors, Athletes, And Artists (And One Scientist) Who Died Broke ... 368.5k VIEWS History is full of riches-to-rags stories about fallen stars and tragic historical figures who died dead broke - or close to it. Absurdly Priced Things Throughout History 36.8k VIEWS Economic bubbles aren't unique to the 21st century, nor are they related solely to real estate. The phenomenon, in which the ... The Most Ridiculous And Over-The-Top Status Symbols Throughout History 106.8k VIEWS Humans love to assert their social status through the use of recognizable, lusted-after symbols even when, objectively speaking, ... 12 Times Currency Was Rendered Almost Worthless (and Why) 30.7k VIEWS Some of the worst inflation in history has coincided with war, as several of the worthless (or nearly worthless) currencies on ... 18 Things You Could Buy For One Dollar In 1900 138.3k VIEWS Although 99-cent stores and extra value menus would seem to disagree, a person with only a dollar doesn't have a whole lot ... Health Issues Throughout History That Made People Think You Were Rich 180.2k VIEWS Sometimes it feels like the rich get the best of everything: better cars, clothes, food - but do they get better diseases? ... Times the Economy Was on the Verge of Total Collapse 7.2k VIEWS In the coming months and years, the term “economic recession” may become all too applicable to Americans' daily lives. How Teeth Have Indicated Status Throughout History 16.3k VIEWS A pearly-white smile wasn't always the status symbol it is today. In fact, people in the past frequently blackened or ... 'Self-Made' Historical Figures Who Were Actually Already Rich 3k VIEWS If there's one thing people love, it's wildly wealthy people who started with nothing. The rags to riches story is timeless and ... This Random Flower Became The Bitcoin of the 1600s And Almost Destroyed An ... 2.6k VIEWS When Bitcoin came screaming back into the public consciousness in late 2017, there was a lot of talk about whether or not ... 11 Historic People Who Had Crazy Last Wills 54k VIEWS Some last wills and testaments shatter family bonds, particularly when vast sums of wealth get left to the family dog and not to ... The 'Nigerian Prince' Scam Is Actually 200 Years Old 11k VIEWS Email scams remain a fact of life in the digital era. While spam filters do an admirable job of keeping the more dangerous ones ... The Most Unbelievably Excessive Homes In US History 5.3k VOTES While many of us stress about rent or mortgage, medical bills, and whether or not we can swing a vacation, the titans who ...