Tag: Goodwill

An Unexpected Lesson in Frugality

By Thomas J. Stanley on Aug 24th, 2010 in Lessons Learned

 Harry and his wife are among members of the Balance Sheet Affluent crowd.  Even so, Harry never expected that one day his daughter would dramatically change her retail clothing store patronage habits.   His daughter, a college freshman, was home from school one weekend.  On Saturday, Harry asked her if she would help him deliver a carload of give aways […]

To the Point – Stop Acting Rich

By Thomas J. Stanley on Aug 19th, 2010 in Studying the Wealthy

In my latest blog, Mr. K mentioned that his frugal wife buys some of her clothes at Goodwill.  Do you think that Ms. K is the only person who has a few dollars in the bank and shops at a thift store?  Au contraire! Take, for example, the case of Mrs. Point and her husband.  I […]