609 Rich List 2017: Six surprising ways to make money

Speech Materals

If you want to get rich fast, then donning a pinstriped suit and heading for the City has traditionally been seen as the most straightforward path to wealth.

Unsurprisingly this year’s ranking of the UK’s richest 1,000 people by the Sunday Times continues to be dominated by financiers, hedge funders and property tycoons.

Yet delve a bit deeper and the list reveals some less obvious ways to become one of the super-rich.

We look at six of the career choices which you wouldn’t typically bet on to bring in the big bucks.

1. Egg Farming
2. Pet Food
3. Crumpets (bakery)
4. Soap
5. Packaging
6. Market Trader

I – Word Understanding
Donning – wearing / putting on (clothing)
Crumpets – a round soft unsweetened bread resembling a muffin

II – Have Your Say
1. What do you think is the best way to get rich?
– Employment vs business
– Investment vs savings
2. If you were to invest your money, would you rather invest it on stocks or real estate?
3. If you were to enter into business, which business would you like to do?

609 Rich List 2017: Six surprising ways to make money

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