Tag: auctioneers

Millionaires 10 X the Norm? Auctioneers

By Thomas J. Stanley on Dec 15th, 2011 in Studying the Wealthy

Why do I profile auctioneers?  It began almost by accident.  Pouring over the Census data during several preceding economic downturns, I noticed that there was a large concentration of high income producers among full time, professional auctioneers.  Historically, their income seems to vary in the opposite direction of the American economy in general.  What I have found is that because […]

Good Business in Bad Times

By Thomas J. Stanley on Nov 30th, 2010 in Current Events

An article recently crossed my desk which indicated that donations to noble causes by the affluent had declined significantly during the latest economic malaise.  If your job is to raise money for one or more of these causes, how should you respond to this news?  It’s logical to assume that your business will decline parallel to the overall trend.  This is […]