5 Habits That Will Make You Happy…

Money Magazine Interview

Many obstacles stand in the way of personal success. Tom Corley shares these obstacles with Kate Santichen of Money Magazine  and provides five tips to get keep yourself above the water.

Love what you do. 

Live below your means. 

Don’t get distracted from your goal.

Have a positive outlook. 

Have healthy habits. 


16 Rich Habits

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What separates the wealthiest among us from the poorest?

Learn about the 16 habits that will help you reach and maintain your wealth potential.

How to Raise a Future Millionaire

The values and habits you instill in your children can help them grow up to be wealthy.

Learn about what habits you need to instill, and how to do it!

CBS News: Rich Habits Interview with Lisa Hughes

Do you take long lunches?  Relax by visiting social media sites or gossiping with friends?

Learn about the rich habits that can transform your life!

The Dave Ramsey Show: Interview with Tom Corley

Dave Ramsey Blog: 20 Things The Rich Do Every Day

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So what do the rich do every day that the poor don’t do?

In this radio interview, best-selling author Tom Corley outlines a few of the differences between the habits of the rich and the poor:

1. 70% of wealthy eat less than 300 junk food calories per day. 97% of poor people eat more than 300 junk food calories per day. 23% of wealthy gamble. 52% of poor people gamble.

2. 80% of wealthy are focused on accomplishing some single goal. Only 12% of the poor do this.

3. 76% of wealthy exercise aerobically 4 days a week. 23% of poor do this.

4. 63% of wealthy listen to audio books during commute to work vs. 5% for poor people.

5. 81% of wealthy maintain a to-do list vs. 19% for poor.

6. 63% of wealthy parents make their children read 2 or more non-fiction books a month vs. 3% for poor.

7. 70% of wealthy parents make their children volunteer 10 hours or more a month vs. 3% for poor.
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Yahoo! Financially Fit: Daily Habits of the Wealthy

If you think becoming rich is about luck, think again. It may have more to do with how you spend your day, beginning with the hour you wake up.

Financial planner Tom Corley spent five years observing more than 350 “rich” and “poor” people, how they live, work and even sleep and captured them all in his book, “Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals.” He defined “wealthy” as earning at least $160,000 annually and holding at least $3.2 million in assets. “Poor” was income under $30,000 a year and less than $5,000 in assets. [Read more…]