Wealthy habits…..

The 20 items below are not from me but parroted from Dave Ramsey who was quoting a book by Tom Corley at RichHabits.net . However, they are quite interesting and very insightful. Note how many of these habits are NOT linked to money. They actually drive towards behaviors and character, not money itself.

  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.
  8. 80% of wealthy make hbd calls vs. 11% of poor
  9. 67% of wealthy write down their goals vs. 17% for poor
  10. 88% of wealthy read 30 minutes or more each day for education or career reasons vs 2% for poor.
  11. 6% of wealthy say what’s on their mind vs. 69% for poor.
  12. 79% of wealthy network 5 hours or more each month vs. 16% for poor.
  13. 67% of wealthy watch 1 hour or less of TV. every day vs. 23% for poor
  14. 6% of wealthy watch reality TV vs. 78% for poor.
  15. 44% of wealthy wake up 3 hours before work starts vs.3% for poor.
  16. 74% of wealthy teach good daily success habits to their children vs. 1% for poor.
  17. 84% of wealthy believe good habits create opportunity luck vs. 4% for poor.
  18. 76% of wealthy believe bad habits create detrimental luck vs. 9% for poor.
  19. 86% of wealthy believe in life-long educational self-improvement vs. 5% for poor.
  20. 86% of wealthy love to read vs. 26% for poor.

…..Dan at aslowerpace dot net

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