The Millionaire Next Door

Thomas J Stanley, William D Danko A fascination book, and high on many lists of finance books I’ve come across. It’s pretty dated, so the figures won’t be accurate any more, but the central message certainly is. Essentially, the authors studied many millionaires, and analysed many attributes. The key take …

Lifestyle Inflation

I’d never thought of this one, written about several times by Mr Money Moustache. We are all prone to it, encouraged by surround-sound marketing and easy credit. Most of us spend what we earn. We get a pay rise, so we spend a bit more. We have a windfall, which …

10 Things The Rich Do That The Poor Don’t – Why You Are Still Broke

Just watched an excellent YouTube video, 10 Things The Rich Do That The Poor Don’t – Why You Are Still Broke https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nr76bupxjco. The Shoe example may have some flaws, but it makes a valid point about looking for opportunities rather than seeing challenges. Something I’m trying to get MUCH better …

Quick quote

I like this, found in Youtube’s comment of all places. Not somewhere you want to spend too much time… Best Rule for Spending: “If you can’t buy it Twice, you can’t afford it”