Book Review

Tweet The traditional view of achievement assumes that results come from a combination of talent and desire. Therefore, when you fail, it must be because you are not talented enough or that you don’t want it bad enough. However, failure also occurs when talent and desire are abundantly present — but optimism is missing! Why […]


Is The Key To Wealth Found In A Book?

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on September 24, 2009

in Book Review,Success Principles

Tweet I often scan the business and finance section at our bookstore for new book covers. Virtually every week, I find new titles. Row upon row of money books. How many ways can money be discussed? Which one holds the key to wealth and financial freedom? More importantly: If the answer to wealth is revealed […]


Tweet Brian was tired of making other people wealthy. He no longer felt in control of his earnings as an employee. One day not too long ago, Brian Schwartz told his wife that he wanted to quit his 9 to 5 job and become his own boss. Brian, the primary bread winner for his family, […]


Tweet How do we learn about money? 80% of parents surveyed believe that schools provide classes for their children on money management and budgeting. (source) Sorry to break the bad news, Mom and Dad — your kiddos probably aren’t learning personal finance in school. Our school system requires English, math and science, but not a […]


Debt Is Slavery

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on June 8, 2009

in Book Review,Debt Reduction

Tweet I was a typical naive college freshman, relishing my first day on campus. Lining the hallways of the crowded student center, financial companies competed obnoxiously for our attention. “Apply for your first credit card and you could win a brand new TV!” “Step right up! We’ll make it easy for you to buy things […]


Simple Prosperity: Finding the Sweet Spot

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on March 10, 2009

in About Me,Book Review,Inspiration,Interviews

Tweet David Wann is a writer, filmmaker, and speaker on the topic of sustainable lifestyles. He’s coauthor of the book Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic, a best seller that’s now in nine languages. Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle is Wann’s vision of a lifestyle that’s immune to Affluenza, and his book in […]


Suze Orman’s 2009 Action Plan

by Millionaire Mommy Next Door on January 8, 2009

in Book Review,Debt Reduction,How To Guide

Tweet Suze Orman outlined her 2009 Action Plan today on the Oprah Show. For the next week, you can download her new book for free or order a print copy of Suze Orman’s 2009 Action Planat Amazon for $9.99. Here are the notes I took from the show today: Tell the truth. Take an honest […]