Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 5:44 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

If you could experience life as a billionaire for one day, what would you most look forward to: the VIP treatment, the opportunity to spend as much as you want on luxury, or would you seek opportunities to help others and make a difference?

From the Occupy Wall Street movement to reality TV to Bloomberg’s daily ranking of billionaires, fascination with the uber-rich has only increased, even as the effects of the Great Recession are still being felt.

So with a desire to “walk a mile in their Ferragamo loafers,” New York Times reporter Kevin Roose wondered what it would be like to be a billionaire for a day.