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I've heard about this book for years as it gets recommended often as required reading; especially for those who aspire to be financially independent and/or retired early (FIRE). I finally got around to getting my own copy and opened it up for the first time just this morning.

I believe it was originally published in '96 or '97 give or take. In this version (Amazon Kindle), there is a Preface written by one of the authors dated 2010. In it, he refers to the recent recession (which as I recall had started improving dramatically by then) and how most millionaires-next-door (MND) weren't heavily affected by it. He went on to say that most MND's had only 20 to 30% of their assets in stocks.

I found that kind of astounding considering I'd have never been able to step foot into this FIRE arena had I not invested heavily in stocks over the years.

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