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Monk-Like Discipline

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Many aspiring millionaires apply monk-like discipline to their campaign to attain wealth, relentlessly depriving themselves of normal creature comforts.

It never ceases to amaze me the amount of money young people are able to scrape together. Of course, it helps greatly to have a job with a dynamite salary. The midwesterners in this article have been able to afford a large home while staying well within their single-salary means. They drive an older, reliable cars and don’t seem to always desire the latest, greatest things.

Published or updated July 16, 2003. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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avatar Darren R. Sussman

But, again, look at some key factors. They have good salaries, and they live in the mid-west where the price of things like big houses is far less expensive. It’s tougher to do those things (like, save money) when you live in the northeast.