Tag: stock market

The Top Ten Assets Owned by Millionaires

By Thomas J. Stanley on May 28th, 2013 in Studying the Wealthy

Americans are constantly bombarded by the news media that uses the term “the market,” i.e. the market is up, the market is down, it is a good time to invest in the market.  With the current surge in the stock market it is easy to forget that it’s not the only market in our economy.  […]

Stocks: Not the Only Bull Market

By Thomas J. Stanley on Apr 23rd, 2013 in Mentor's Corner

A recent newspaper headline proposed that “the best way to get rich is the stock market.”  Building wealth via stocks or other investments is akin to growing trees.  You can’t grow oak trees if you don’t have enough money to buy acorns.  So, suggesting that the stock market leads to wealth is putting the cart […]