The Millionaire Next Door
The Millionaire Mind
Thomas Stanley, PhD, author of the bestsellers and , has studied affluent Americans for more than 25 years. As a result of his research, he has identified some "foundation stones to success" for millionaires:
Know that our economy rewardsâ€”and will continue to rewardâ€”success factors such as hard work, personal integrity, and focus.
Have the courage to take some financial risks in life. And learn how to overcome defeat, as well.
Choose a spouse who is honest, responsible, loving, capable, and supportive. These are characteristics that are compatible with success.
Search and negotiate aggressively when buying a house. Choose one you can easily afford.