George Soros is a highly recognized Philanthropist. George was born in 1930 in Hungary and went through a lot of hardships after more than 500,000 Jews were murdered. His family suffered security problems due to lack of appropriate identity papers. They had to conceal their background and helped others in doing that same thing. Soros helped his people to resist against every evil force that was attacking his own parents and siblings.

George has voluntarily given out over 12 billion of his wealth to needy families out there. He has supported organizations and individuals. Many people have gained accountability, freedom of expression and transparency through his projects. Read his profile at Forbes.

In 1970, George came up with his own hedge fund called Soros Society Foundations. This is a network of projects, partners and network of foundations that operates in more than 100 countries to date. In other words, this project reflects about George Soros’ mind. Through his intelligent thinking, many schools have benefited with scholarships. A few years later, he helped in bringing about great ideas about Communist Eastern Bloc. He provided photocopiers to print texts that during that time. Know more on investopedia.com about George Soros.

George is also the founder of European University. In fact, exchange of ideas has been made from that time to date. This has resulted to expansions of his philanthropy in the United States of America. Lawyers and paralegals have been presented by this great politician. Marginalized groups and University students have been provided with school fees and personal needs fund. Some of the independent organizations are European council of foreign relations, international crisis group, and institute for economic thinking.

Fighting the world’s most intractable problem is a commitment that George Soros has not deleted from his mind. Soros has worked and reached more than his own foundations. His hobbies are traveling and meeting problems of people and organizations in several parts of this Universe.

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Warren Buffet says that the population of the United States is facing a financial epidemic of sorts as the global trend showcase that most of the people do not have retirement planning that is sufficient. Warren Buffet also feels that the investment options available these days are far too volatile than previously and that people need to check where they are putting their money.

He is so confident that there is a huge contrast between the S&P 500 index fund and the hedge funds that he wagered $1 million on the bet that he can potentially generate better returns from the passive index fund than from the top five hedge funds in the market.

Tim Armour, one of the most prominent financial executives in the United States and the CEO and Chairman of Capital Group, has the same feeling about the financial market as Warren Buffet. A graduate in economics from the Middlebury College, Tim Armour joined Capital Group in an associate program in 1983. Today, Tim Armour has over 38 years of experience in the finance sector and all of these years he has stuck by with the Capital Group, which is one of the biggest financial companies in the country.

Capital Group has over $1.4 Trillion in assets under management and has collaborated with many international players in the finance sector under the leadership of Tim Armour, which includes the Samsung Asset Management from South Korea. Tim Armour continues to look for new opportunities to help Capital Group grow and expand, and penetrate new markets.