Tag: statistics

Help Stomp Out Adultery: Drive a Hyundai!

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jul 9th, 2013 in Current Events

The following are extractions from an article recently published in Automotive News. After you have read them, what might you conclude? Married people who drive an Audi are the [automobile] industry’s biggest adulterers, according to a British Web site that helps them do it.  The site, IllicitEncounters.com, which proudly describes itself as “the U.K.’s leading married dating […]

Fantasies of Wealth; Misinterpreting the Data

By Thomas J. Stanley on May 14th, 2013 in Lessons Learned

A couple recently asked me about the relationship between home ownership and net worth. They are contemplating buying their first home.  “In your books, Tom, you mention that nearly all millionaires are homeowners . . . approximately 95%.”  Most homeowners, however, are not millionaires.  And no one is going to hand you a check for seven figures when you close […]