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What $17 billion can get you

Fidelity Investments’s Abigail Johnson could buy a bunch of stuff with her $17 billion nest egg.

Andrew Innerarity/Reuters/File 2010

Fidelity Investments’s Abigail Johnson could buy a bunch of stuff with her $17 billion nest egg.

With a net worth of $17.2 billion, Fidelity Investments’ Abigail Johnson is by far the wealthiest person in Massachusetts, and number 23 on Forbes’s list of the 400 richest Americans. That’s a lot of mutual fund fees.

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Johnson, who now runs Fidelity Financial Services, is the likely successor to her father, Edward “Ned” Johnson III. At 83, Johnson remains the Boston company’s chief executive, scraping by on a mere $9.3 billion.

For most people, even imagining that kind of money is difficult. To make it easier, here are some ways to help you comprehend a $17.2 billion portfolio.

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