Tag: satisfaction

Millionaire U.

By Thomas J. Stanley on Dec 17th, 2009 in Mentor's Corner, Other

What did I discover from my first national survey of millionaires in 1980? Just over one-half (53%) of these wealthy respondents graduated from college. What about 30 years later? The large majority (90%) of millionaires today are college graduates holding at least a bachelor’s degree. The same proportion applies to those with multimillions including decamillionaires.  It […]

The Millionaire Life: Beyond Those Next Door

By Thomas J. Stanley on Oct 20th, 2009 in Studying the Wealthy

Why did I write The Millionaire Mind? Because many of those who read The Millionaire Next Door felt that the “frugal” millionaires profiled there were too monk-like! I refer to the millionaires in The Millionaire Mind as 27-percenters, i.e. only 27 percent of those people who live in homes valued at $1 million or more are […]

Stop Acting Rich Preface Part II

By Thomas J. Stanley on Sep 24th, 2009 in Books and Publications

Why is it that some people worth $10 million, $20 million, $30 million own few or no luxuries whatsoever?  They know that satisfaction in life is not a function of what you can buy in a store. As you will come to learn in these pages, these people were conditioned by their parents to live […]