Chuck Feeney, the founder of the Duty Free Shoppers Group, is no public figure — some might not even know his name and what he is famous for. Mr. Feeney has given away his entire $7.5 billion fortune to charity and he doesn’t own a car or a home; he wears a 15-dollar Casio watch and shabby clothes. He could easily be mistaken for a tourist on vacation. Since the 1980s, he has given away his fortune to humanitarian and educational causes, thus dedicating his life to helping people throughout the world.
We decided to share with you this great philanthropist’s pearls of wisdom that reflect his attitude toward both money and life in general.