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No Degree—And No Worries

Some of the most successful chief executives in the business world did not graduate from college. Though the reasons differ (some didn't have the option to attend school while others dropped out to build their businesses) they all have excelled in the marketplace. Here's a list of some of the top earners without a degree.

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Combining Captive Insurance Companies With Estate Planning

Business owners may find many benefits from establishing captive insurance companies (you have to have insurance anyway, right?) with their estate planning. Randy Fox explains the ins and outs of establishing such a company and the future benefits that it can bring you -- for example, transferring wealth without making taxable gifts.

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Being There

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Richard Friedman, Carpenter & Co. CEO, has two homes in Tortola, two homes in Aspen, and a plush pad on Martha's Vineyard where presidents have vacationed. For Friedman, the trick to buying second homes is always following your heart -- and never having to pack.

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CEO Compensation Report 2011

Do companies really pay for performance? ChiefExecutive explores the questions that board compensation committees and shareholders are asking: how do you link short and long-term pay to performance while neither overpaying nor underpaying the CEO?

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The Silver-Spoon Dilemma

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A number of high level CEOs have experienced public parenting woes. Often times the children of successful parents lack the same drive that got their parents to the top of the corporate ladder. So, when it comes to parenting, can success and wealth actually work against you?

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