About the Author
Dr. Thomas J. Stanley began studying the affluent in 1973. His coauthored best-selling book, The Millionaire Next Door
, released in 1996, has sold 2,000,000 copies. 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
. In 1999, he published The Millionaire Mind
, which explored America's financial elite and how they became so. The Millionaire Mind
has sold 750,000 copies. The author 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.