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Understanding the Challenge: The Need to Begin

Wealth and the PADD Approach

You need to understand one thing up front: this is not a book about how to get rich quickly (although if you follow the advice given in these pages, you may very well become rich). Rather, this is a book about slowly and consistently becoming wealthy.

Wealthy, as defined by Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, is the state of “having wealth” or becoming “extremely affluent.” There is no mention of actual money in this definition, but most people can’t become wealthy without also being rich. In other words, the amount of dollars you have (either in your pocket or invested ...

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