Tag: glittering rich

Corvettes in Blue Blood Estates?

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 21st, 2014 in Studying the Wealthy

In Stop Acting Rich I profiled the glittering rich:  people who generate extremely high incomes, have a vast amount of wealth at their disposal, and spend accordingly on high prestige cars, mansions, etc.  No matter what they spend their money on, though, it is just a fraction of their overall net worth.  These people are […]

Tax Cheats in Super Cars?

By Thomas J. Stanley on Mar 19th, 2013 in Current Events

This respondent edited the printed screener, wrote outside the boxes: “I don’t own a Ferrari, I own three!  . . . Rolex? I have three plus . . .Breitling, Cartier, Movado, Omega, Tag Heuer . . . (wine collection) 2,000 bottles.” Mr. Multiplinski, aka Mr. M, was first profiled in Stop Acting Rich. But it is […]

Makes of Cars. . . Even the Glittering Rich

By Thomas J. Stanley on Nov 10th, 2011 in Studying the Wealthy

John, a financial advisor, is relocating to a south Florida affluent enclave.  He sought my advice concerning the “ideal” motor vehicle that he should acquire.   John, who values the millionaire next door concept, is seeking “special dispensation.”  He is fearful that he will alienate prospective clients by driving a dull normal make of car. Countless times people […]