Making a Mint Overnight

COVER STORY

"I can smell the Ferrari now," chants a fresh crop of instant multimillionaires

Of all the possible values of human society, one and one only is the truly sovereign, truly universal, truly sound, truly and completely acceptable goal of man in America. That goal is money, and let there be no sour grapes about it from the losers.

—C. Wright Mills, The Power Elite

There are many ways to attain great wealth. It can be done legally or illegally, through personal effort or inheritance or marriage. Luck can play a role; so can skill, brains,...

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