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Hillary Clinton Net Worth $34.9 MILLION
San Francisco Sentinel ^ | 15 December 2007

Posted on 12/15/2007 6:13:01 PM PST by COUNTrecount

WHAT SHE’S GOT

Cash and Bonds: $30.1 million

Life Insurance: $140,000

Retirement Funds: $33,000

Alternative Investments: $248,000

Houses: $5.9 million

Mortgages: $1.5 million

WORTH: $39.9 MILLION

2006 Income: $12.1 million

WHERE SHE GOT IT

When Bill Clinton first ran for President in 1992, Hillary provided most of the couple’s income working for the Rose law firm in Little Rock; he earned only $35,000 a year as governor of Arkansas.

Although she takes in $165,200 a year as a senator, these days Bill is breadwinner-in-chief. His presidential pension is $201,000 a year, and he grabbed a $12 million advance for his 2001 memoir, “My Life.” (Her “Living History” won an advance of $8 million and $7 million in royalties.)

But it’s been Bill’s great gift for gab that has really feathered the Clintons’ nest. He earned an astounding $41 million speaking to groups and corporations in the first six years since he left office. Standard fee: $150,000. The fact that he may be married to the next President can only burnish his star power.

WHERE IT GOES

Until May 2007, the Clintons had cash and a blind trust. When Hillary launched her campaign, however, she (and Mitt Romney) had to “unblind” the trust to comply with Executive Branch rules, so the contents became public. The Clintons’ money was spread among 190 mostly large-cap stocks from A (Abbott Labs) to Y (Yahoo) with a sprinkling of New York State and U.S. bonds.

Jason Mirsky of RiskMetrics assessed the portfolio as aggressive but not foolish. A Black Monday event, he says, would have lost the Clintons about 16.5 percent of their portfolio’s value.

Anxious about potential conflicts, the Clintons sold everything but the U.S. bonds. Allan Roth of Wealth Logic estimates the move cost $500,000 to $1.8 million in taxes. “They have done their fair share to shrink the budget deficit,” he says.

HOW SHE COULD DO BETTER

The Clintons’ cash hoard leaves them exposed to inflation, says Roth. Federal and state taxes put them in the 40 percent bracket, so the after-tax net on a 5 percent yield would be only 3 percent.

The Clintons should invest half their money in the stock market, using broad index funds to avoid conflicts of interest. If they set up a new blind trust, they should confine themselves to 30 to 50 securities.

“With the old portfolio,” says Mirsky, “they had a lot of fragmented positions that didn’t do much but add to their transaction costs.”


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Eight years ago the Clintons couldn't get a mortgage for their house in Chappaqua.How much unreported $$$ do they have?
1 posted on 12/15/2007 6:13:02 PM PST by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount
This is someone who has NEVER had a real job.

Doesn’t anyone wonder how it is these two grifters have come into that much money?

2 posted on 12/15/2007 6:15:00 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: COUNTrecount

It is just amazing what a life of “service” to the little people can do for your portfolio.


3 posted on 12/15/2007 6:15:38 PM PST by Bahbah
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To: COUNTrecount
How much unreported $$$ do they have?

Since you asked...

Clinton Library Got Funds From Abroad: Saudis Said to Have Given $10 Million

That'll give at least some idea what the Toon Foundation's worth. And it's unbefreakinglievable.

4 posted on 12/15/2007 6:16:06 PM PST by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: COUNTrecount
I had Shrimp Hunan for dinner. I like Chinese.
5 posted on 12/15/2007 6:17:49 PM PST by socialismisinsidious ( The socialist income tax system turns US citizens into beggars or quitters!)
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To: COUNTrecount
I think I am going to puke. What has she done to EARN $35 million? Nothing. Seems socialism pays well to the commies. For someone who hates capitalism so much, they aren’t doing too damned bad are they?
6 posted on 12/15/2007 6:18:03 PM PST by RetiredArmy (Better prepare, come Nov 08, we have a Marxist Commissar President and Marxist Congress.)
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To: COUNTrecount
How much unreported $$$ do they have?

That's in the Red Ledger - not the Blue Ledger they show to the IRS.

7 posted on 12/15/2007 6:18:41 PM PST by Old Sarge (This tagline in memory of FReeper 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub)
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To: Bahbah

‘servicing the people’ can be very lucrative, it seems.


8 posted on 12/15/2007 6:18:50 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed ... ICE’s toll-free tip hotline —1-866-DHS-2-ICE ... 9/11 .. Never FoRGeT)
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To: COUNTrecount
1 Chinese yuan = 0.135689 U.S. dollars
..thats ah....ah....errr, anyone got their calculator handy?
9 posted on 12/15/2007 6:19:54 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: RetiredArmy
For someone who hates capitalism so much, they aren’t doing too damned bad are they?

And they remind people every time they open their mouths...which is crass and tacky, just like they are.

10 posted on 12/15/2007 6:21:17 PM PST by Bahbah
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To: NormsRevenge

And they did’nt earn any of it, it was stolen or given to them under the table.


11 posted on 12/15/2007 6:24:16 PM PST by chiefqc
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To: Doogle

290,555,292 Yuan.


12 posted on 12/15/2007 6:25:01 PM PST by Rb ver. 2.0 (Global warming is the new Marxism.)
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To: BenLurkin
Doesn’t anyone wonder how it is these two grifters have come into that much money?

Those two certainly knew how to use the Presidency to their best advantage. They may not have been rich when they moved into the White house, but they were determined to be rich after they moved out. It's not hard, really. Especially if you are as unscrupulous as the Clintons.

13 posted on 12/15/2007 6:25:09 PM PST by Route66 (America's Main Street - - - Fred D. Thompson / Consistent Conservative...The One with Gravitas)
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To: mewzilla
Just in time for election season....

Clinton Foundation raised more than $135M last year, assets over $200 million

Donations to the William J. Clinton Foundation jumped by nearly 70 percent since 2005, when the nonprofit raised more than $80 million. Contributions to the library have tripled since 2003, the year before Clinton's museum and archives opened in downtown Little Rock, Ark.

I'll just bet they have...

14 posted on 12/15/2007 6:26:43 PM PST by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: COUNTrecount

Maybe by cashing out a lot, she can invest in that Nigerian investment that she got in her e-mail.


15 posted on 12/15/2007 6:27:10 PM PST by Mark (REMEMBER: Mean spirited, angry remarks against my postings won't feed even one hungry child.)
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To: COUNTrecount
NEWSWEEK: AL GORE NOW WORTH MORE THAN $100 MILLION

[Since 2000, according to published reports, the former veep has transformed himself from a public servant with around $1 million in the bank to a sparkling private consultant with a net worth estimated to be north of $100 million. He’s a senior adviser to Google, a board member at Apple and now a newly minted general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the Silicon Valley venture-capital firm that made billions investing early in Netscape, Amazon and Google.]

http://www.newsweek.com/id/71011

16 posted on 12/15/2007 6:29:28 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: Brad from Tennessee

A carbon credit trading economy will make Gore billions.


17 posted on 12/15/2007 6:33:16 PM PST by Rb ver. 2.0 (Global warming is the new Marxism.)
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To: COUNTrecount
...he earned only $35,000 a year as governor of Arkansas

That's all??? Is Arkansas really that freaking poor? 15 years later, in 2007, as a Private First Class stationed in Germany, I make about $28,800 a year. We haven't had that much inflation!!

P.S.: I just realized, thanks to being in Germany, I now make more money than I did in my civilian job of four years ($24,648). Cool. Hey, and if you add in my signing bonus I received a few months ago of $7,000, then that would put me over Bill Clinton's $35,000. Plus, I'm supposed to get promoted in a month, too...

Not trying to brag, just thinking out loud.

18 posted on 12/15/2007 6:33:20 PM PST by tlj18 (Huckacide - the new kamikaze weapon. Defuse it while you have a chance!!!)
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To: mewzilla
S E N A T O R (D - NY) Hillary Clinton

Link to personal finance filings in on the left of the screen.

19 posted on 12/15/2007 6:33:25 PM PST by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: chiefqc
The Clintons’ money was spread among 190 mostly large-cap stocks...

I guess Hillary! forgot how to make 100 times her money doing commodities trading.

20 posted on 12/15/2007 6:36:23 PM PST by glorgau
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To: COUNTrecount

most of their lives on the government dole.

bob dole, that is!

/s


21 posted on 12/15/2007 6:38:37 PM PST by ken21 ( people die + you never hear from them again.)
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To: BenLurkin

Doesn’t anyone wonder how it is these two grifters have come into that much money?”

GRIFTERS: A perfect description of all the Clinton’s...


22 posted on 12/15/2007 6:44:51 PM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: mewzilla
And from 2004, the PRC, and another donation...

Bill Clinton helps launch search engine

23 posted on 12/15/2007 6:48:05 PM PST by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: COUNTrecount

Imagine how rich she would be if she put it all into playing cattle futures!


24 posted on 12/15/2007 6:48:08 PM PST by cookcounty (Ja-pan Jack Murtha, The ex-Marine who thinks Okinawa is on his Middle East map.)
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To: COUNTrecount
...and then there are the Suisse banks...
25 posted on 12/15/2007 6:49:58 PM PST by bannie
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To: Rb ver. 2.0
“A carbon credit trading economy will make Gore billions.”

Al Gore is chief lobbyist for U.S. institutions and investors who are already buying up carbon units overseas at depressed prices. Once the U.S. joins the new treaty those carbon credits will go way up in value. They can be sold to U.S. utilities and manufacturers. California and nine other states are formulating a carbon trading system.

US INVESTORS WILLING TO TRY CARBON EMISSIONS TRADING
11 Dec 2007

US investors believe carbon emissions trading is the best way of obtaining exposure to the climate change theme, despite the country not establishing a federal program on the issue.

More than a third, 40%, of the 150 participants at UK bank Barclays Capital’s US commodities investor conference in New York last week said carbon trading would be their preferred way into the environmental markets.

http://www.financialnews-us.com/?page=ushome&contentid=2349366287

26 posted on 12/15/2007 6:54:43 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: COUNTrecount

$34.9 Million. When she leaves this world, she’ll leave just as she entered it - with nothing. It will just be a lot hotter.


27 posted on 12/15/2007 6:55:46 PM PST by yorkie ( For God so loved the world........................ that He didn't send a committee.)
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To: potlatch


Meltdown for Hillary?


28 posted on 12/15/2007 6:56:54 PM PST by devolve (---- - Hey Boone! - My bonus check is late again! -)
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To: COUNTrecount
Federal and state taxes put them in the 40 percent bracket

I'd like to see them be forced to give it all up to the Federal Government. It would serve them right. I begrudge no one their wealth, with the exception of the Clintons.

29 posted on 12/15/2007 6:57:19 PM PST by Hardastarboard (DemocraticUnderground.com is an internet hate site.)
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To: COUNTrecount

or in hilliarys case about 258 mil. in Chinese currency


30 posted on 12/15/2007 6:58:03 PM PST by RckyRaCoCo (sing after me......de-por-ta-tion cha-cha-cha)
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To: COUNTrecount

How much did they steal out of the White House when they left?


31 posted on 12/15/2007 7:00:03 PM PST by kempo (I)
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To: Bahbah
“It is just amazing what a life of “service” to the little people can do for your portfolio.”

Exactly. I really have a hard time listening to the Clintons tell the rest of us how to be virtuous.

32 posted on 12/15/2007 7:03:07 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: COUNTrecount
How did the Clintons become multi-millionaires with no visible means of support?


33 posted on 12/15/2007 7:10:29 PM PST by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: Rb ver. 2.0

34 posted on 12/15/2007 7:50:13 PM PST by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: COUNTrecount
Retirement Funds: $33,000

I find that to be a shocking amount.

35 posted on 12/15/2007 7:57:16 PM PST by Patriotic1 (Dic mihi solum facta, domina - Just the facts, ma'am)
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To: COUNTrecount

Who says that crime doesn’t pay?


36 posted on 12/15/2007 8:01:30 PM PST by CASchack
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To: RetiredArmy
I’ll give HRC this: if she has $35 million dollars, she did something to earn them. HOWEVER, will we ever hear that she HAS this money? Or we will we hear much baloney about how HRC is middle class?
37 posted on 12/15/2007 8:06:44 PM PST by utahagen
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To: COUNTrecount

Remember the scandal of Reagan’s $2 Million for a speaking tour of Japan? And it was all spent on his care the last ten years of his life.


38 posted on 12/15/2007 8:30:05 PM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: COUNTrecount
earned an astounding $41 million speaking to groups and corporations in the first six years since he left office.

The kind of activity that the democrats crucified Ronald Reagan over.

Hypocrites.
39 posted on 12/15/2007 8:39:24 PM PST by reagan_fanatic (Ron Paul put the cuckoo in my Cocoa Puffs)
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To: devolve

Good post. Her face erodes when extra large, lol.


40 posted on 12/15/2007 8:48:48 PM PST by potlatch ("Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we might as well dance!")
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To: bannie
.and then there are the Suisse banks...

Wasn't Vince Foster in charge of that???

41 posted on 12/15/2007 8:53:31 PM PST by danamco
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To: COUNTrecount

I really don’t give a sh!t what this b!tch and her traitor husband are worth. After all, Bill never misses an opportunity to tell us he’s rich. Isn’t it funny though that “an evil, selfish” insurance company paid out the settlement to Paula Jones? Guess she should have waited until the bastard was out of office...


42 posted on 12/15/2007 8:56:32 PM PST by blake6900 (THIS SPACE FOR RENT)
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To: potlatch

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Erosion?

I’ll have to heck that out -


43 posted on 12/15/2007 10:00:25 PM PST by devolve (---- - Hey Boone! - My bonus check is late again! -)
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To: BenLurkin

YOUR tax dollars at work!! I checked off the “no” box for “Tax Dollars For Hillary” on my last tax return, didn’t you?
Hang on, I’ll be right back, someone’s scratching on my bathroom window...


44 posted on 12/15/2007 10:00:49 PM PST by Atchafalaya
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To: devolve

Lol, well her face was bad to begin with. That original picture was not sharp and clear.


45 posted on 12/15/2007 10:02:51 PM PST by potlatch ("Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we might as well dance!")
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To: BenLurkin

YOUR tax dollars at work!! I checked off the “no” box for “Tax Dollars For Hillary” on my last tax return, didn’t you?


46 posted on 12/15/2007 10:06:00 PM PST by Atchafalaya
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To: BenLurkin

This is a woman who turned $1,000 into 100,000 overnight when she was in Ark. How can you ask where these shrewd investors got their money?


47 posted on 12/15/2007 10:12:42 PM PST by purpleraine
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To: BenLurkin

Ben, they get the money from us, us being 50% of the citizen’s of the US that pay to hear/support the rhetoric they provide.

Scares the living shit out of me that so many take the bait.
I’m not fooling now.


48 posted on 12/15/2007 10:17:22 PM PST by Atchafalaya
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To: COUNTrecount

Shrillary: “Hey, Bill, don’t you think that ‘public service’ is a lot better than cattle futures??”

Bill: [musing to himself] “Shrillary, baby, if you knew how much p*ssy I’m scoring these days, you’d know that all the money is just a part of the good life now!”


49 posted on 12/15/2007 10:20:12 PM PST by Enchante (Democrat terror-fighting motto: "BLEAT - CHEAT - RETREAT - DEFEAT - REPEAT")
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To: BenLurkin

BTW, Gore is estimated to be worth around 80-100 million, and this is before his carbon credit company (read:SCAM) kicks in for his enrichment with our tax dollars.


50 posted on 12/15/2007 10:22:31 PM PST by Atchafalaya
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