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How Ordinary People Become Millionaires

‚ÄúThere is much revenue in economy, and no revenue is sufficient without economy.‚ÄĚ — Benjamin Franklin

This week’s Barron’s tells the story of Stephanie Mucha, who at age 97 recently gave away $3 million to charity. Despite never earning more than $23,000 a year at a medical center in Buffalo, New York, she has a net worth of $6 million.

Did she hit the lottery? No, she and her husband lived frugally and invested prudently on their own. In 1964, they bought 50 shares of Medtronic, the maker of cardiac pacemakers, which now is worth nearly half a million dollars.

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How Ordinary People Become Millionaires

This week‚??s Barron‚??s tells the story of Stephanie Mucha, who at age 97 recently gave away $3 million to charity. Despite never earning more than $23,000 a year at a Medical Center in Buffalo, New York, she has a net worth of $6 million.

‚??There is much revenue in economy, and no revenue is sufficient without economy.‚?Ě — Benjamin Franklin

This week‚??s Barron‚??s tells the story of Stephanie Mucha, who at age 97 recently gave away $3 million to charity. Despite never earning more than $23,000 a year at a medical center in Buffalo, New York, she has a net worth of $6 million.

Did she hit the lottery? No, she and her husband lived frugally and invested prudently on their own. In 1964, they bought 50 shares of Medtronic, the maker of cardiac pacemakers, which now is worth nearly half a million dollars.

Read more stories about normal people becoming millionaires at Eagle Daily Investor.

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Mark Skousen is a college professor, prolific author and world-renowned speaker. He‚??s made his unique sense of market and investment trends known and respected in the financial world. With a Ph.D. in economics and a focus on the principles of free-market capitalism and ‚??Austrian‚?Ě economics, Mark Skousen has often gone contrary to the crowd in his investment choices and economic predictions ‚?? and has often been proved right.

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