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PostHeaderIcon Important Lessons From The Millionaire Next Door

When we think of the rich, we often picture the affluent living in mansions, driving expensive foreign cars and lavish vacations as portrayed by the media, but our perception of the affluent has been distorted by high consumption driven advertisements and Hollywood. Based on years of extensive research, Dr. Thomas J. Stanley and Dr. William D. Danko, discovered that people who live in expensive neighborhoods across the United States have actually very little wealth. Their book, The Millionaire Next Door, surprisingly reveals that those with great wealth, the multi-millionaires, could be one of your neighbors who lives in the same modest house for years and drives an old sedan. How could this be? Well, looks can be deceiving and it’s unfortunate that our society associates wealth and success with appearance, but this is an ineffective indicator of a person’s net worth (assets minus liabilities).

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PostHeaderIcon Learn To Earn – A Book review (Highly recommended for newbie investors)

A lot of people oftentimes would ask me this question – How should I start investing ? I would often tell them that learning to invest takes time and that an investing rule of the thumb is never invest in what you don’t know know or understand. This could be well said about investing itself. Never start investing if you don’t understand what it is all about.

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