Aspiring Millionaires

What’s behind the high number of aspiring millionaires in the US? The answer: there is no one answer. Different people have different motivations. Often people have a desire to be successful and they measure that success in net worth, financial terms. Others want to experience financial freedom and enjoy real security that releases the tether to a job. Still others crave flexibility and personal freedom they believe millions can provide.

Who wants to be a millionaire

(Photo is courtesy of the Disney/ABC show, “Who wants to be a millionaire?”)

The path you take has something to do with your answer to the question, “How bad do you want it?” If you crave security over all else, your answer is, “Somewhat”. Hence, the best road for you as an aspiring millionaire is to work your full time job and invest in real estate, the stock market, or build an internet based business in the evenings and on weekends, or something else along these lines. This way you still have job security and a relatively sure means of paying the bills while you build your portfolio. If you really do want it bad but you have a family or others to support and you absolutely need the paycheck, then use all your free time to pursue one of these avenues. Learn as much as you can and quickly put it into practice. What makes the difference is not what you know, but what you do with what you know…

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About Tiffany C. Wright - The Resourceful CEO

Tiffany C. Wright is the author of “The Funding Is Out There! Access the Cash You Need to Impact Your Business” and “Solving the Capital Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses.” She is the founder of The Resourceful CEO, which helps owners of small/medium-sized businesses prepare their businesses for sale. Tiffany has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, sits on non-profit boards and serves as a business mentor with the Cherie Blair Foundation.
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