The secrets of wealthy people

Three basic truths can help you make and preserve wealth, says David C Stevenson.

I’ve just finished writing a book about the secrets of wealthy people, which involved talking to a lot of investors, wealth managers, and entrepreneurs. My findings? The sad fact is that there is no single secret. But there do seem to be three basic truths about making and preserving wealth.

The first is that most wealthy people don’t make their money from investing: they just work bloody hard, and invest wisely. Secondly, they are willing to take lots of risk, as long as they have [...]

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