More depressing facts for you, actually depending on how you may want to look at this it may be a positive for you.
The Forbes List just unveiled its annual list of men and women raking in the big bucks. However, like we would have expected even the rich have felt the pinch this year - here's some startling facts:
In 2008, there were 1,125 billionaires, this year there are just 793 people rich enough to make the list
This is a 30% decline from a year ago
Of the 1,125 billionaires who made the 2008's ranking, 373 fell off the list - 355 from declining fortunes and 18 who died.
There are 38 newcomers, plus three moguls who make a re-appearance on the list after regaining their 10-figure fortunes (we guess they're smiling)
This is the first time since 2003 that the world has had a net loss in the number of billionaires.
Boo-bloody-woo! Cry me a river for not making this year's list.