Brendolyn Marie

George Soros Life and Career

Over the years, a lot of people around the world have started to listen to George Soros. He is often right on matters of both finance and politics. Both of these areas are something that he is passionate about. His life is a great story, where he rose up from poverty to be one of the richest people in the world. Although not everyone agrees with his strong political views, no one can doubt the passion for which he works. If you want to learn more about investing, he is a great person to listen to. One of the best things about him is that he is not scared to speak about issues that are in the economy. Many people today struggle with speaking the truth on something that they feel is true in many areas.

George Soros

From the time that he started in business, George Soros has wanted to achieve a high level of success. Even with being one of the richest people in the world, George Soros is still field by his passion to help others. There are a lot of ways that he can add value to the lives of other through his investing advice. He believes that most people are not prepared for an economic collapse like we had a decade ago. If you are struggling with your finances, this is one of the most important things for you to remember. There are economic cycles that come around every couple of years. Now is the time to start preparing for these issues before it is too late. Over time, you can protect yourself from these things if you are ready and willing to take action at the right time.

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Politics

George Soros is very involved in the world of politics. He has the money to help change elections throughout the world. With his worldview, he believes that the federal government should do everything it can to help others in their life and career. Over time, he has proven to want to make the world a better place through the policy changes that he is proposing. The issue is that he is working on investing for the future in a variety of areas. Now is the time to start learning from him in order to better your finances in the coming years.

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Dick And Betsy Give Their Donations And Their Hearts To Charities

Betsy and Dick Devos have become known for making extremely large political donations. They have also donated almost $139 million to charities throughout their lives. In 2015 the couple donated $11.6 million to charities. They are a large part of a family dynasty that has been a part of Republican politics for numerous decades. Originally led by Rich Devos the Amway foundation has given $104 million to charities which put the elder Devos along with his four children on America’s Top Givers list. The list is sponsored by Forbes and the Devos’s are in 24th place.

 

The Devos family has donated $133 billion in their lives and this is approximately a quarter of their total assets. For Betsy and Dick their philanthropy is focused on education. More than $3 million was donated in 2015 for education. This was a total of 26 percent of their donations for the year. An additional $357,000 was donated to educational reform. Their main priority is the improvement of education. They feel the current educational system is far from the ideal of the American dream and the ones who suffer the most are children who are growing in certain zip codes.

 

Dick feels the educational system is failing because it is designed for one size fits all. He says despite the amazing administrators and teachers there is not a system effective enough to make them truly effective. A lot of Dick and Betsy’s donations have been for schools located in Michigan. These include the Detroit Charter School Company New Urban Learning, the Compass College of Cinematic Arts in Grand Rapids, the Northwood University in Midland, and the Ferris State University in Big Rapids. They have also been responsible for donations to the Michigan-based charter school advocacy group which the couple started and the Lansing-based Great Lakes Education Foundation.

 

Betsy and Dick Devos are trying to provide help directly to the people who need it the most. Betsy specifically gives her support to areas specializing in accountability, supervision, adult support and academic rigor. They have supported Potters House as well as Grand Rapids Christian Schools for a very long time.

 

The couple started the first aviation themed school in the country five years ago. The school is located on the Gerald R. Ford International Airports grounds. They not only write checks for the school every year but were responsible for donating the first plane for the school as well. They support the yearly fundraiser held by the school and have brought in Apollo astronauts and George W. Bush as speakers.