Take a Break from Fiscal Year End Stress for 9 Outrageous Ways People Made Millions!

Have all vacation requests been denied as the clock on the wall is counting down days, hours, minutes and seconds until 11:59 p.m. June 30th?

Call it research on prospective donors. Call it market research for that one alum who is always pitching a crazy idea. Call it what you like but take a five-minute mental vacation to check out a few ridiculous ideas that made people ridiculously rich below and view the full list here!

Pet Rock
 Pet Rock by Gary Dahl – estimated profits of $15 million in the first six months 
 Snuggie by Scott Boilen – estimated profits of $200 million       

Beanie Babies

Beanie Babies by H Ty Warner – estimated profits of $3-6 billion

We hope the end of your fiscal year is shaping up nicely.

By Kevin Bauman, Director of Philanthropic Initiatives, Capture Higher Ed