It would seem pretty strange for Robert De Niro to get out a money clip in Goodfellas and hand over a credit card, but new statistics from the Payments Council show that cash payments are becoming less and less desirable, in comparison with the upward trend of digital transactions.
Lower prices for everything from flights to hotel rooms and rental cars have encouraged Americans to start spending again. The dramatic increase in the number of purchases has driven overall spending upwards as travel deal sites have become some of the web's most popular destinations.
America’s billionaires are an elite and diverse group of people who either through luck or hard work and strategy have managed to build fortunes that most of us will only ever dream of having. Have a look at how these individuals propelled themselves into the world of the ultra-wealthy and fantasize about what you’d do if you had billions to play with.