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simple living can yield millions in savings

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Many people who lead simple-living lifestyles are millionaires. Their wealth is the result of hard work, perseverance, planning and self-discipline.
By Janet Luhrs

Many people already lead simple-living lifestyles and don’t know it. And many of them are millionaires. Proof can be found in the best-selling book, “The Millionaire Next Door,” by Thomas Stanley and William Danko. You’d never guess that the subject of millionaires could have anything to do with simple living, but it does.

Compulsive Savers versus the Rest of Us

The millionaires in this book were not born wealthy, nor do most of them have high-level, exotic jobs. What they do have are simple lifestyles! It’s the simple lifestyles, not the big paychecks that turned these people into millionaires. According to the book, their wealth is the result of hard work, perseverance, planning and most of all, self- discipline.

So why aren’t all of us hard-working souls rich?
Answer: We regularly and continually give our money away to oth…