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20 Things the Rich Do Every Day

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

Tom Corley, on his website RichHabitsInstitute.com, 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 four days a week. 23% of poor do this.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

7. 70% of wealthy parents make their children volunteer 10 hours or more a month vs. 3% of poor.

 

8. 80% of wealthy make Happy Birthday calls vs. 11% of poor.

 

9. 67% of wealthy write down their goals vs. 17% of poor.

 

10. 88% of wealthy read 30 minutes or more each day for education or career reasons vs. 2% of poor.

 

11. 6% of wealthy say what’s on their mind vs. 69% of poor.

 

12. 79% of wealthy network five hours or more each month vs. 16% of poor.

 

13. 67% of wealthy watch one hour or less of TV every day vs. 23% of poor.

 

14. 6% of wealthy watch reality TV vs. 78% of poor.

 

15. 44% of wealthy wake up three hours before work starts vs. 3% of poor.

 

16. 74% of wealthy teach good daily success habits to their children vs. 1% of poor.

 

17. 84% of wealthy believe good habits create opportunity luck vs. 4% of poor.

 

18. 76% of wealthy believe bad habits create detrimental luck vs. 9% of poor.

 

19. 86% of wealthy believe in lifelong educational self-improvement vs. 5% of poor.

 

20. 86% of wealthy love to read vs. 26% of poor.

Dave Ramsey is way to Jebusy for my taste but his financial advise is pretty spot on, my wife and I have been doing his plan for while and we do alright.

http://www.daveramsey.com/blog/20-things-the-rich-do-every-day

 

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Some power points from the list that I always practice, though I am not wealthy but am considered so by the entitlement crowd,

 

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

 

 

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

 

9. 67% of wealthy write down their goals vs. 17% of poor.

 

10. 88% of wealthy read 30 minutes or more each day for education or career reasons vs. 2% of poor.

 

12. 79% of wealthy network five hours or more each month vs. 16% of poor.

 

17. 84% of wealthy believe good habits create opportunity luck vs. 4% of poor.

 

18. 76% of wealthy believe bad habits create detrimental luck vs. 9% of poor.

 

20. 86% of wealthy love to read vs. 26% of poor.

 

IN other words, I am a firm believer in that you personally have a great deal of influence on your so called "luck",

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