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What Sticks With Kids? Your Money Behaviors

How can we teach children to adopt some of the same behaviors and decision-making skills that millionaires next door have when it comes to managing finances? Is there a book, checklist, or blog that will ensure that children will magically adopt saving, spending, and other related behaviors that will set them along the path to …

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Relief Spending, Personality, and Planning

The long-term consequences of the global economic shut-down are, at least for now, unknown. But we can see some short-term implications that should cause us to pause, reflect, and plan when it comes to our future financial state, even if we outsource the financial planning task to others. For example, unemployment levels in the United States …

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Help Wanted? An Interview Guide for Hiring Financial Professionals

Amid any chaotic market or environment, many of us will seek professional advice, especially when it comes to achieving financial goals. Companies like Fidelity are hiring new staff and advisors to take on the increase in prospective clients who now want financial advice. We have anecdotal evidence of this increase at DataPoints, where many advisors have …

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Onward

Dear Faithful Readers and Fans, Thank you for continuing to read and respond to the blogs and publications associated with my father’s work. For the last four years you’ve allowed me the honor to continue writing for and posting on his blog, and I have been thankful for the opportunity to share my thoughts and …

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On Becoming The Next Millionaire Next Door

Is it possible to build wealth on your own? If you thought that becoming a millionaire next door today was impossible, I hope you can learn a bit more about the behaviors it takes to achieve financial success before deciding so. Here are a few more reviews and insights into The Next Millionaire Next Door.  …

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Shopping on Black Friday

Black Friday Perspectives from Millionaires

Black Friday, from both a marketing and psychological perspective, was of great interest to my father, so much so that we included a question about it on the last survey we conducted on wealthy Americans for The Next Millionaire Next Door. Below is a roundup of some of the writings he and later I published …

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Early Reviews for The Next Millionaire Next Door

The buzz is building around The Next Millionaire Next Door. Thank you to everyone who has responded with orders, reviews, and words of encouragement. And, many thanks to those of you who are requesting copies at your local independent bookstores and libraries. Below are a few links to reviews and press: The Dave Ramsey Show: …

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An Update on “The Book”

On October 1, the book my father and I began writing several years ago will, at long last, make its appearance on bookshelves. The title is The Next Millionaire Next Door, and it focuses on what it will take for this (or any) generation to achieve lasting financial success. Our research revealed (and thus our writing focused on) themes …

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Building Wealth & Minding Your Own Business

One of my students gave a presentation on how to use goal-setting theory to reach financial freedom and at the end he said, “but you’ll never save money if you don’t MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS,” and this really stuck with me.  In the Twitterverse yesterday, one of my fellow industrial-organizational psychology friends retweeted this quote …

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