John Templeton, one of the most successful investors of all time, saved himself approximately $100 million in taxes in 1992. Templeton sold his successfully money management business that year, but the IRS had no legal claim to collect. You see, Templeton is a highly spiritual man and is immensely wealthy. And he’s also extremely philanthropic, as he plans to have given nearly all his money away before he leaves us. But John Templeton, as successful a man as you’ll find anywhere, made an interesting choice along the way.