In 2016, a legal secretary died at the age of 96. Her niece, who came to put her affairs in order had an 'OMG' moment. She found out her aunt was worth over 9 million. Apparently, over time, the woman monitored her bosses investments and matched him move for move, in amounts she could afford. She dressed modestly and took the subway everyday. She left over 8 million for scholarships for New Yorkers.
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A frugal legal secretary from Brooklyn, who rode the subway to one law firm for 67 years, quietly amassed a fortune. At 96, she left $8 million for college scholarships. https://t.co/1GsZHmehKK— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 6, 2018