By Sarah Pachter
Aish Hatorah Resources 

The Home Depot billionaire's secrets of success

 

Bernie Marcus

Bernie Marcus grew up dirt poor. Now he's giving away his fortune.

Bernie Marcus is passionate about giving all his money away.

The Home Depot founder is a signatory of "The Giving Pledge," a group of billionaire philanthropists who have committed to giving the majority of their money away to charity, during their lifetime or posthumously.

Bernie has established a foundation which works tirelessly to support various causes. After he dies, he wants it dissolved and all his money to be given away within 20 years.

The billionaire was born just before the Great Depression, into abject poverty. Her...



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