20 Things The Rich Do Every Day

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So what do the rich do every day that the poor don't do?
Tom Corley, on his website RichHabits.net, outlines a few of the differences between the habits of the rich and the poor:

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.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeff Schuman
    Interesting post and stats. "How Rich People Think" is a good read by Steve Siebold if anyone is interested.
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  • Profile picture of the author Stephen Root
    Hmm, interesting because there was only few things I don't do what the wealthy is suppose to be doing. I don't consider myself truly wealthy but good to know I at least share habits with the good folks upstairs
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  • Profile picture of the author James Fame
    Funny, because a majority of them are spot on. They might have something there.

    Except 7, 8 and 15. Hardly do them!

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  • Profile picture of the author Arun Chandran
    Fantastic post... But what are hbd calls?
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  • Profile picture of the author Aflex007
    hmm...reallygreat post my do do list just got bigger!
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  • Profile picture of the author AntonAtWork
    wow that is a great collection of stats! thanks for sharing...what are hbd calls?
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    i read this a week ago .. when the first response was someone who founf the list elitist and offensive..


    it a very good list
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  • Profile picture of the author AprilLemarr
    I love this list. I do some of these and am working on others.

    Thank you for sharing!
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  • Profile picture of the author rightknight
    Nice List! thanks for the post
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  • Profile picture of the author workdfitness
    I really enjoyed reading over this list. I thought it was right on and I am happy I am doing almost all of them now.
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    • Profile picture of the author IM Inc
      while it is an interesting read, I seriously question the stats.
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  • Profile picture of the author Augustine M
    A very comprehensive list indeed... Looks like the worst habits of the poor are eating junk food and watching reality TV!
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