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The Household CFO: Success Factors & Leading Through A Crisis

By Sarah Fallaw on Apr 2nd, 2020 in Current Events, Psychology and Careers, Studying the Wealthy

Leading a household through a global pandemic is not a role most of us anticipated having during our lifetimes. Working from home alongside a makeshift school or managing household duties in addition to virtually caring for loved ones is only part of the changes many households are finding themselves experiencing. The new configuration of life, […]


Coming Soon

By Sarah Fallaw on Feb 26th, 2020 in Current Events

We’re excited to share that The Millionaire Next Door site is almost here. Add yourself to our mailing list, and be among the first to learn about our relaunch.


Onward

By Sarah Fallaw on Feb 28th, 2019 in Current Events

Dear Faithful Readers and Fans, Thank you for continuing to read and respond to the blogs and publications associated with my father’s work. For the last four years you’ve allowed me the honor to continue writing for and posting on his blog, and I have been thankful for the opportunity to share my thoughts and […]


On Becoming The Next Millionaire Next Door

By Sarah Fallaw on Feb 6th, 2019 in Books and Publications, Current Events, Studying the Wealthy

If you thought that becoming a millionaire next door today was impossible, I hope you can learn a bit more about the behaviors it takes to achieve financial success before deciding so. Here are a few more reviews and insights into The Next Millionaire Next Door.  MarketWatch’s Review of The Next Millionaire Next Door The […]


Black Friday Perspectives from Millionaires

By Sarah Fallaw on Nov 23rd, 2018 in Current Events, Mentor's Corner, Psychology and Careers, Studying the Wealthy

Black Friday, from both a marketing and psychological perspective, was of great interest to my father, so much so that we included a question about it on the last survey we conducted on wealthy Americans for The Next Millionaire Next Door. Below is a roundup of some of the writings he and later I published […]


What Millionaires Do Post-Election Night

By Sarah Fallaw on Nov 7th, 2018 in Current Events

By becoming engrossed in ongoing competitions, you’re necessarily taking time and emotional energy from something else: your business or education or some other productive activity. The Next Millionaire Next Door One of the keys to economic success is focusing your cognitive and emotional energy towards valuable activities: managing and caring for your household finances, improving […]


Early Reviews for The Next Millionaire Next Door

By Sarah Fallaw on Oct 23rd, 2018 in Books and Publications, Current Events, Studying the Wealthy

The buzz is building around The Next Millionaire Next Door. Thank you to everyone who has responded with orders, reviews, and words of encouragement. And, many thanks to those of you who are requesting copies at your local independent bookstores and libraries. Below are a few links to reviews and press: The Dave Ramsey Show: […]


Millionaire Status: Why So Many Men?

By Sarah Fallaw on Oct 19th, 2018 in Books and Publications, Studying the Wealthy

More than anything else, our research findings related to becoming economically successful on our own have more to do with behaviors related to saving, spending, investing, and planning than characteristics that we cannot control, or have little choice over, like how we were raised. We’ve even seen, through the research we’ve conducted at DataPoints, that […]


An Update on “The Book”

By Sarah Fallaw on Aug 15th, 2018 in Books and Publications, Current Events, Studying the Wealthy

On October 1, the book my father and I began writing several years ago will, at long last, make its appearance on bookshelves. The title is The Next Millionaire Next Door, and it focuses on what it will take for this (or any) generation to achieve lasting financial success. Our research revealed (and thus our writing focused on) themes […]


Building Wealth & Minding Your Own Business

By Sarah Fallaw on Dec 7th, 2017 in Current Events, Lessons Learned, Mentor's Corner, Psychology and Careers

One of my students gave a presentation on how to use goal-setting theory to reach financial freedom and at the end he said, “but you’ll never save money if you don’t MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS,” and this really stuck with me.  In the Twitterverse yesterday, one of my fellow industrial-organizational psychology friends retweeted this quote […]