Rags to Riches: Motivating Stories of How Ordinary People Acheived Extraordinary Wealth
Who wants to be a millionaire? Who doesn't? From magician to manufacturing magnate, financial columnist to real estate investor, poet to college dropout, here are the profiles of 17 ordinary people who started with nothing-and became millionaires! These are stories of people who overcame poverty or in some cases middle class lifestyles to single-handedly beat overwhelming odds and achieved financial success. They may not all be household names, but their stories can serve as an inspiration to us all.
Praise for Rags to Riches:
"The most extraordinary thing about Rags to Riches is that it affirms how ordinary people have this tremendous, innate ability to achieve success and generate wealth if they put their minds to it."
"Rags to Riches: Motivating Stories of How Ordinary People Achieved Extraordinary Wealth" goes well beyond the quick-fix guru guidebooks to explore effective, long-term strategies that systematically build wealth. It's fascinating, candid look at how every day, people reach their goals by turning challenge into opportunity."
"A fascinating and instructive collection of biographies."
"Now readers everywhere can discover what Palm Beach Daily News readers have learned: Gail Liberman and Alan Lavine know everything there is to know about personal wealth-how to get it and how to grow it. Gail's weekly column in our paper tells affluent readers how to manage their fortunes. This book takes a step back and tells readers, in the words of millionaires who've been there and done it, how to acquire a vast personal fortune."