How come I am not wealthy?

In the introduction to The Millionaire Next Door, a question is asked in the voice of the reader: How come I am not wealthy? The authors state: Many people ask this question of themselves all the time. Often they are hard-working, well-educated, high-income people. Why, then, are so few affluent? As I am rereading The Millionaire Next Door, as many of you are, I’m reminded of the reason the work of defining wealth in America,[…]