I absolutely did not want to write this book.
First of all, writing a book is a real pain in the you-know-what. It takes months of brain-numbing work and scads of helpers to do research, verify stats, and make it all readable. By the time I finished my last book (Bank On Yourself: The Life-Changing Secret to Growing and Protecting Your Financial Future), I swore to my husband Larry that I would never, ever again set myself up for the stress of looming deadlines, the agony of the editor’s red pen, and the loss of so many weekends and so much sleep.
Nope. Never again.
Then the book hit the bestseller lists. (That was nice, and softened the pain a bit.) And we got a tremendous response from folks ...