Tag: Inherited Wealth

$1M Income Producers: 5.5% Receive Trust/Estate $$

By Thomas J. Stanley on Feb 7th, 2012 in Studying the Wealthy

It has come to my attention that there are quite a few reporters and columnists who read my blogs in search of data and ideas for their future endeavors.  And I take that as a compliment.  Of course not all of these people agree with my revelations!  But, as best I can, I just objectively count […]

What Percent of Your Neighbors Inherited Their Wealth?

By Thomas J. Stanley on Feb 24th, 2011 in Studying the Wealthy

In Stop Acting Rich, I stated that “the greatest detriment to building wealth is our home/neighborhood environment.  If you live in a pricey home and neighborhood, you will act and buy like your neighbors. . . the more affluent the neighborhood the more its residents spend on almost every conceivable product and service.  We take […]