Stop Acting Rich

  • by Thomas J. Stanley
  • Narrated by Fred Stella
  • 8 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

With the current financial crisis, high unemployment, and tight credit, you may be saying to yourself: "Who is acting rich these days? We're barely making ends meet." The reality is that the recession may have caused us to take a breather, but every indication is that we will pick up right where we left off when gentler economic winds blow again. Before you spend another dime, listen to this audiobook and understand how to become rich instead of acting rich.It all starts with where you live. Live in a prestige neighborhood and you will spend more on everything from your car to your watch. Real millionaires understand that living in communities where their neighbors have less net worth than they do naturally leads to spending less. It's easier to be rich when keeping up with the Joneses hardly costs anything. Life satisfaction comes not from cruising down the highway in a chunk of your net worth, but from having the financial resources to choose - to spend time with family and friends, to volunteer, to pursue interests. Best-selling author of The Millionaire Next Door and The Millionaire Mind and leading authority on the wealthy, Dr. Thomas Stanley uncovers the truth that few people become rich by way of a high income, and even fewer high-income people are truly rich. The good news is that almost anyone can become wealthy - even without a super high income. Just stop acting...and instead start living like a rich person.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Good book

Lots of statistics and facts....... Great for my inner nerd. Recommended to someone who wants to really analyse the motive behind their spending on certain products
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- Oluwakemi Agunbiade

Could be shorter

Would you try another book written by Thomas J. Stanley or narrated by Fred Stella?

Only an Abridged version


What could Thomas J. Stanley have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Make it shorter


Any additional comments?

The book makes excellent points. All the points are excellent but they are laboured.

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- The BoatBuilder

Book Details

  • Release Date: 28-09-2009
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio