9 Reasons Why You Should Become a Billionaire

Justin Timberlake as Sean Parker
Justin Timberlake portrays Sean Parker in The Social Network

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In the words of Sean Parker’s character portrayed by Justin Timberlake from The Social Network, “A million dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A billion dollars.”That got us thinking, of course a billion dollars would be cool! But why exactly?

The mansions and luxury cars are obvious, but there are TONS of other awesome perks that come with earning 10-figures.

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title=”You’ll get on the cover of Sports Illustrated without even trying”
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  • Own the team
  • Or have court-side tickets

Either way, you’re bound to end up in the background of a photo-op at some point.”
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title=”Very attractive people will suddenly be in your league”
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title=”You could run for public office”
content=”Well, you don’t exactly have to be a billionaire to run, but having name recognition and additional funds probably doesn’t hurt either.

If that fails at least you will have your reality show to fall back on.”
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title=”People will genuinely care what you say”
content=”And you can say whatever you want! Even if it makes no sense, people will listen.”
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title=”You’ll have your very own safe haven/vacation spot”
content=”Forget about a mansion in the Hamptons. And a farm can be pillaged by riff raff if there’s an apocalypse. Not to worry: you’ll own a private island.”
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title=”You could actually be batman, a billionaire superhero”
content=”Who wants to drive around town in the bat-mobile killing villains?

Dunna dunna dunna dunna Batman!
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title=”You can change millions of lives for the better”
content=”A guilt-free ego boost (as if you need one).

It’s also a nice tax break.”
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title=”Want To Know More Reasons For Why You Should Be A Billionaire?”
content=”Check out the 20 most awesome toys of billionaires here >>
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