Stop Acting Rich: ...And Start Living Like A Real Millionaire

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Wiley, Jul 12, 2011 - Business & Economics - 292 pages
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The bestselling author of The Millionaire Next Door reveals easy ways to build real wealth

With well over two million of his books sold, and huge praise from many media outlets, Dr. Thomas J. Stanley is a recognized and highly respected authority on how the wealthy act and think. Now, in Stop Acting Rich ? and Start Living Like a Millionaire, he details how the less affluent have fallen into the elite luxury brand trap that keeps them from acquiring wealth and details how to get out of it by emulating the working rich as opposed to the super elite.

  • Puts wealth in perspective and shows you how to live rich without spending more
  • Details why we spend lavishly and how to stop this destructive cycle
  • Discusses how being "rich" means more than just big houses and luxury cars

A defensive strategy for tough times, Stop Acting Rich shows readers how to live a rich, happy life through accumulating more wealth and using it to achieve the type of financial freedom that will create true happiness and fulfillment.

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Review: Stop Acting Rich... and Start Living Like a Real Millionaire

User Review  - M. James Airey - Goodreads

A book that will change your perspective about the true rich, and those who merely 'appear' rich aka posers. The author provides plenty of data and research to elaborate his main points, which gives ... Read full review

Review: Stop Acting Rich... and Start Living Like a Real Millionaire

User Review  - Frank Deschain - Goodreads

It's a great examination of the mindset of millionaires(generally frugal) but his writing is sometimes overly technical and muddled together. Still a great book, it just gets a bit tiring. It has to be read in short sessions or burnout is reached. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Thomas J. Stanley is the bestselling author of The Millionaire Mind and The Millionaire Next Door, which have sold more than 3 million copies worldwide. A recognized authority on the lifestyles and behaviors of the affluent,Dr. Stanley is frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, and other major publications. He has appeared numerous times on the Today show, 20/20,and Oprah. Visit Dr. Stanley at

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