Tag: BMW

Help Stomp Out Adultery: Drive a Hyundai!

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jul 9th, 2013 in Current Events

The following are extractions from an article recently published in Automotive News. After you have read them, what might you conclude? Married people who drive an Audi are the [automobile] industry’s biggest adulterers, according to a British Web site that helps them do it.  The site, IllicitEncounters.com, which proudly describes itself as “the U.K.’s leading married dating […]

Wedding Bells, BMWs and Minivans!

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jun 2nd, 2011 in Mentor's Corner

I recently received an inquiry from “Bill”: One topic I’d like to see Dr. Stanley blog about sometime is in marriage situations where one spouse comes as a balance-sheet affluent and the other is income affluent. I’ll be married in a few months and we’ll be in that situation. I’m an engineer, she’s a lawyer, […]

Cars: More Opinions than Makes and Models

By Thomas J. Stanley on Feb 18th, 2010 in Current Events

An excellent article in The Wall Street Journal  by Alex P. Kellogg, “BMW Touts ‘Joy,’ Value in New Ads,” Saturday/Sunday, February 13-14, 2010, highlights the changes in the advertising themes of several prestige manufacturers of automobiles. It seems that status is out and satisfaction, value and physical properties are being emphasized.  Acura is now touting […]