Tag: independence

Consumption: Full Speed Ahead

By Sarah Fallaw on Jan 2nd, 2017 in Current Events, Lessons Learned

If part of your work involves educating others on how consumption can affect their ability to build and maintain wealth, looking for outside patterns of data and trends might be a way to bring an “ah-ha” moment to clients, children, friends, or family members. A string of articles in last week’s Wall Street Journal wove an […]

Wealth Means Independence, Self Determination and Control of One’s Life

By Thomas J. Stanley on Oct 21st, 2014 in Lessons Learned

Here is an extraction from a review of The Millionaire Next Door.  The writer [Mr. M] clearly understands the benefits of being wealthy.    My wife and I are self-made millionaires, and we followed the principles outlined in this book. Wealth means independence, self determination, and control of one’s life.  In the review Mr. M respond[ed] to one […]