Millionaire Next Door Stories

Are You a Threezy or a Millionaire?

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jul 16th, 2009 in Millionaire Next Door Stories

A reader recently sent me this note about one of his clients . . . Hello, Tom: A client of mine, Fred – A Millionaire Next Door Type, is a tire dealer . . . claims he has three kinds of customers: onezys, twozys, and threezys. When a buyer walks into Fred’s store. . . […]

A “Detailing” Millionaire

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jul 7th, 2009 in Millionaire Next Door Stories

The following is a letter I received a few years ago from a true “Millionaire Next Door”… I am a 39 year-old Californian who is writing to let you know that I think your books, The Millionaire Next Door and The Millionaire Mind are right on the money.  Please excuse my spelling and penmanship.  I […]

Update from November 2011

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 1st, 1970 in Millionaire Next Door Stories

Dr. Stanley, Sorry if this is repetitive, but not sure last update went through. We dropped you a line about three years ago. At that time we were earning 240k and owned a home we purchased for 190k. Since that time a lot has changed (for the better). We added a son to our family, […]

Pastor and His Wife, A Teacher: On Building Character and Wealth

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 1st, 1970 in Millionaire Next Door Stories

My wife (public school teacher) and I (pastor) have become millionaires (yes, without even figuring equity in our home) in our mid-late 40s while being salaried workers and with her taking nine years off from teaching/salary to stay at home with kids. We’ve had no inheritance or windfall. Moreover, we have consistently given about 20% […]

Long Time No See

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 1st, 1970 in Millionaire Next Door Stories

Lunch?

Millionaire Public Servants Next Door

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 1st, 1970 in Millionaire Next Door Stories

Dear Dr. Stanley: Count me among your many fans who has read both The Millionaire Next Door and The Millionaire Mind many times. These books were foundational to developing productive budgeting, saving and investing habits. As I grow older (I am 50 and my wife is 42) my fondness for your books becomes deeper and […]

Networking with Millionaires

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 1st, 1970 in Millionaire Next Door Stories

Mr. Stanley you are a Genius, I found this audio series and The Millionaire Next Door book to be great. You really hit the nail on the head. Please help and give me some direction. My day time job is with a national health club organization. I have a photography business and would like to […]

Any future publications?

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 1st, 1970 in Millionaire Next Door Stories

Hi, I purchased your book “The Millionaire Next Door” and want to say I really, really like it! I also wanted to know if you plan to publish an updated book. Reason I ask this, is that since 1996 a lot has changed with the economy and it would be fascinating to see if the […]

The Millionaire Mind

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 1st, 1970 in Millionaire Next Door Stories

Dr. Stanley, I’ve read the Millionaire Next Door and the Millionaire Mind and I loved them both. I just finished the Milionaire Mind. The book spoke to me because although I am not a Millionaire . . . I plan to be. I am like your main character, the Millionaire next door . . . […]

Nelson Paramus

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 1st, 1970 in Millionaire Next Door Stories

My condolences to the family. Tom mentored me in 1990, where he discussed part of Networking with The Affluent about me. The world has lost a great man, I will miss you Tommy!!!