About the Author
Dr. Thomas J. Stanley began studying the affluent in 1973. His coauthored New York Times best-seller, The Millionaire Next Door, was released in 1996, and has sold over 2,500,000 copies worldwide. Thomas followed his first book with Marketing to the Affluent, ranked among the ten outstanding business books by the editors of Best of Business Quarterly. His second New York Times best-seller, The Millionaire Mind, explored America¿ s financial elite and how they became so when it came out in 1999. The author, who lives in Atlanta, holds a doctorate of business administration from the University of Georgia in Athens and was formerly a professor of marketing at Georgia State University.