Is the middle class “jealous” of the financially successful people? Is Gina Rinehart, the world’s richest woman correct in saying they drink, smoke and socialize instead of working to earn their fortune?
Rinehart’s words may be a little harsh and hurtful. But maybe she has a point. When it comes to the rich and their fortune, the separation is more than just money. It’s also in the mentality. As “How Rich People Think” author Steve Siebold explains it, “[The middle class] tells people to be happy with what they have,” he said.
Quite tellingly, the average people think money is the root of all evil. The rich, on the contrary, believe poverty is the root of all evil.
If you’re of the average ilk and are ready to secure a more financially successful future for yourself, though, it’s time to listen to how the truly rich did it. Here are 10 strategies that they have used to get ahead.