Michael L. Weinstein, a former legal counsel for the Reagan White House, helped defend Ross Perot in his spat with General Motors. Later he was on the "Oprah Winfrey Show" after he founded Find Dad Inc., a company with a toll-free number (800-PAY-MOMS) for tracking down deadbeat dads.

Jack Ben Ezra earned his nest egg as a corporate finance executive at Dean Witter and "retired" in his 30s to mow the lawn and play with his kids.

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