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Top 7 Places to Strike it Rich in North America

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Striking it rich in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Albuquerque, Austin, Bentonville, Dayton, Denver, Omaha, Racine and Tacoma

According to an article in Forbes Magazine, these are the birthplaces of firms that created 17 of the top 25 personal fortunes in a recent year's FORBES 400 list.

Microsoft, Dell, Wal-Mart ... is there something about these particular cities that encourages innovation? State-of-the-art brain power? Just plain old good luck?

Who can say?

Just the same, we don't recommend that you move to one of these places and wait for inspiration. It's probably a good idea to have a good idea before you go.

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