What is Bill Gates’ net worth?

bill-gatesQ. How much is Bill Gates worth?

Adam answers:

Bill Gates’ net worth goes up and down, since much of his wealth is still in Microsoft stock, whose price changes daily. As of this writing, his net worth is estimated to be between $80 billion and $90 billion.
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Can I pay my mortgage with a credit card?

cardsQ. Can I pay my mortgage with a credit card to get the card rewards?

Adam answers:

Mortgage lenders will not let you pay your mortgage directly with a credit card. You can use a workaround to pay with your credit card, but this will entail a fee that is usually higher than the amount of rewards you would receive. For example, if you use the third-party service Plastiq (or another service that charges similar fees), you can pay your mortgage with credit, but you’ll pay a fee of at least 2.5% of the mortgage amount, which is more than any credit card will give you in rewards.
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Is AA a cult?

aaQ. I’ve heard people say that Alcoholics Anonymous is a cult? Is there any truth to that?

Adam answers:


Alcoholics Anonymous has a program to help people stop consuming alcohol, but it does not attempt to control them in the way that some cults do, and it does not have a powerful leader that AA members are expected to worship or otherwise venerate.
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Is AA free?

Q. Are Alcoholics Anonymous meetings free or do I have to pay to join?

Adam answers:

A.A. meetings are free. As the Alcoholics Anonymous site says: Continue reading

Does Plato’s Closet offer coupons?

platos-closetQ. Where can I find Plato’s Closet coupons?

Adam answers:

Plato’s Closet does not offer coupons on a company-wide basis. Occasionally a Plato’s Closet franchise will offer a coupon or discount on a local level, but that is up to the franchise owner, and a local Plato’s Closet coupon will usually only be accepted at that single store.

When searching for Plato’s Closet coupons online, you will quickly find that large coupon sites have pages suggesting they have such coupons, when in reality there are none and it is simply a come-on to get you further into their site.

How old is Dr. Oz?

dr-ozQ. When was Dr. Oz born?

Adam answers:

Dr. Mehmet Oz was born June 11, 1960, which makes him 56 years old as of this writing.

Which Audis are diesel?

Q. Which Audi vehicles are diesel or offer a diesel engine?

Adam answers:

Currently no Audi vehicles offer diesel engines. Audi is owned by Volkswagen, and its cars are part of the emissions scandal in which special software was loaded onto the vehicles in order to run the cars in such a way as to pass emissions tests. Continue reading

Does Bing have email?

Q. Does Bing offer e-mail accounts? Like, could I have a me@bing.com address?

Adam answers:

No, Bing does not offer email accounts, so no me@bing.com for you. Continue reading