To dream of making a fortune represents freedom and power to do what you want anytime you want. Something wonderful that it allows you to do it whenever you want. An achievement that pays you long term respect or power. You may have been the best at something for a very long time. It may also reflect strong relationships or friendships that can always been relied on.
To have and squander it may reflect big opportunities that you feel you’ve wasted.
Dreaming of someone from the past that made may reflect your feelings about your youth or important accomplishments from your past.