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Barack Obama's Big Payday from Speaking Engagement

Former US President, Barack Obama, is expected to receive $400,000 from a speech at Cantor Fitzgerald Photo Credit: Jose Luis Magana/AP Former US President, Barack Obama, is expected to receive $400,000 from a speech at Cantor Fitzgerald

[VIDEO DISCUSSION] Why are so many people upset with Barack Obama making money?

When word got out that former President Barack Obama will receive $400,000 for a speaking engagement via Wall Street firm, Cantor Fitzgerald, it rubbed some people the wrong way.

Even we raised an eyebrow when we learned that the Obamas will receive $60 million for their memoirs.