The Millionaire Next Door

By: Stanley, Thomas J. And Danko, William D.

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"Why aren't I as wealthy as I should be?" Many people ask this question of themselves all the time. Often they are hard-working, well educated middle- to high-income people. Why, then, are so few affluent. For nearly two decades the answer has been found in the bestselling The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy, reissued with a new foreword for the twenty-first century by Dr. Thomas J. Stanley. According to the authors, most people have it all wrong about how you become wealthy in America. Wealth in America is more often the result of hard work, diligent savings, and living below your means than it is about inheritance, advance degrees, and even intelligence. The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth. You will learn, for example, that millionaires bargain shop for used cars, pay a tiny fraction of their wealth in income tax, raise children who are often unaware of their family's wealth until they are adults, and, above all, reject the big-spending lifestyles most of us associate with rich people. In fact, you will learn that the flashy millionaires glamorized in the media represent only a tiny minority of America's rich. Most of the truly wealthy in this country don't live in Beverly Hills or on Park Avenue-they live next door.

Title: The Millionaire Next Door

Author Name: Stanley, Thomas J. And Danko, William D.

Categories: Royalty & the Rich, Business/Investment,

Edition: 27th Printing.

Publisher: Atlanta, Longstreet: 1998

ISBN Number: 1563523302

ISBN Number 13: 9781563523304

Binding: Cloth & Boards

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 000913

Description: 258 pp., several tables and appendices. Two researchers from the State University of New York find that most U.S. millionaires are self-employed people leading middle class lives and practicing thrift. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Keywords: WEALTH. CLASS. MILLIONAIRES. AFFLUENCE.