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Frugal Secretary Dies at 96, Leaves an 'Oh My God' Moment

Sylvia Bloom surprised everyone with the $9M fortune she'd amassed, then donated

(Newser) - When Sylvia Bloom died at the age of 96 in 2016, her niece experienced an "oh my God" moment. "I realized she had millions and she had never mentioned a word," says Jane Lockshin, also the executor of Bloom's estate. More than $9 million, in fact,... More »

Guess Who Else's Secretary Pays Higher Tax Rate?

White House says Anita Decker Breckinridge pays higher rate than Obama, pushes Buffett Rule

(Newser) - Turns out Warren Buffett's secretary isn't the only one paying a higher tax rate than her rich boss: Anita Decker Breckenridge, the president's own secretary, pays a "slightly higher" tax rate on her $95,000 salary than the 20% Obama paid on his $790,000 , reports... More »

Warren Buffett's Secretary: No Comment

His assistant doesn't want to talk about her taxes

(Newser) - President Obama's deficit-cutting plan has put "Warren Buffett's secretary" smack in the middle of the "class warfare" debate—and she doesn't sound all that thrilled to be there. Annie Lowrey of Slate reached Buffett executive assistant Debbie Bosanek by phone today. "I'm sorry,... More »

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