Tag: financial independence

Option 3 for Stop Acting Rich: Part I

By Thomas J. Stanley on Feb 4th, 2010 in Lessons Learned

Ms. K.S. recently e-mailed me: Should I buy a home/condo or rent an apartment?  I’m moving to a large metro area where the cost of housing is very high.  My annual income is about $70k.  Will buying help my chances of becoming wealthy someday? I’m not sure if I can afford to buy [a home]. […]

Enjoy the Journey to Wealth

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 12th, 2010 in Lessons Learned

How do I categorize millionaires who inherited all or most of their wealth?  I do not consider them to be fortunate. Actually, I think of them as being deprived. They were deprived of the great pride, joy and satisfaction derived from building one’s own fortune. Countless millionaires have told me that it is the journey to wealth […]