5 things that prove rich people are cheap

Warren Buffett is worth more than $70 billion, but he often doesn’t act like it — and neither do many other affluent Americans.

The documentary “Becoming Warren Buffett” that aired recently on HBO TWX, +0.22% shows Buffett, the CEO of Bershire Hathaway BRK.A, +0.00%BRK.B, -0.02% , eating breakfast each day at McDonald’s MCD, +1.08% . Each morning, he asks his wife to set out $2.61, $2.95 or $3.17, which determines which breakfast he gets.“When I’m not feeling quite so prosperous, I might go with the $2.61, which is two sausage patties, and then I put them together and pour myself a Coke,” he says in the film.

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