Current Events

Success Through Giving

By Thomas J. Stanley on Aug 13th, 2009 in Current Events

The recent passing of Eunice Kennedy Shriver jogged my memory about the first and only time I had the pleasure of meeting this extraordinary woman.  We were both main platform speakers at the Million Dollar Round Table’s (MDRT)national convention of 14,000 superstars from the insurance industry.  The MDRT is the trade association composed of the […]

Millionaires on “The Herd”

By Thomas J. Stanley on Aug 11th, 2009 in Current Events

Last Thursday (August 6, 2009), I was listening to Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio.  I consider him to be the best and brightest radio host in America.  I also admire him because he has been saving 40% of his income every year since he started working.  Mr. Cowherd pointed out that 92% of the millionaires […]

A Bitter Lesson

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jul 10th, 2009 in Current Events

From the news reports that I have read about the Madoff scandal, most of the people who were highlighted lost all or nearly all of their wealth through investing with Mr. Madoff.  What if these same clients had an investment portfolio similar to that of the typical millionaire in America? Then less than 30% of […]