Ask Dr. Notebook

Q. I don't see what all the fuss is about the bachelor on Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire? In today's economy a few million is chump change. How do I snag the guys with the Bill Gates bucks?

A. Only Bill Gates has as much money as Bill Gates, and he's happily married. His former Microsoft partner Paul Allen is the country's richest single guy (at a cool $40 billion) but also its greatest recluse. Larry Ellison of Oracle ($13 billion) and Yahoo's David Filo ($3.7 billion) have girlfriends. Randolph A. Hearst is worth $1.6 billion, but his age (84)...

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