With More Millionaires Than Ever in the U.S., Here’s How You Can Make It

5th Apr 2019

Man on his computer with Secrets of the Self-made headline

Because we work with financial advisors and CPAs nationwide, we see a wide range of occupations that produce high income. And many of our entrepreneurial clients start their businesses as side gigs. In fact, the number of wealthy households in the U.S. reached a new high last year, one that’s equivalent to the population of Sweden. More than 10 million U.S. households qualify as millionaires, up 2.7% from 2018, according to a survey from the Spectrem Group. Here’s a roundup of secrets of the self-made, ranging from business disasters to daily habits for success to making your customers happy.

These Founders Sold Their Food Company for a Reported $100 Million. All They Had to Do Was Survive a Long Series of Business Disasters 

The married founders of Epic Provisions, a company that sells energy bars and snacks made from meat, share lessons from their many missteps growing the successful snack business. The company was sold to General Mills in 2016 for a reported $100 million. 

Via Inc 

How do you raise a genius? Researchers say they’ve found the secret to successful parenting

Award-winning journalist Tatsha Robertson and Harvard economist Ronald F. Ferguson, who analyzed 200 high-achieving adults and their parents,

explore how parents of successful children contributed to their achievements and the actionable insights from their child-rearing in a new book “The Formula: Unlocking the Secrets to Raising Highly Successful Children.”

Via CNBC

Spoil Your Customers and Make Deliveries the Best Part of Their Day, This Entrepreneur Says

The co-founders of Oxford Pennant, a design and manufacturing company, credit their success to happy customers and caring about their projects. 

Via Entrepreneur


Self-made Millionaire Shares Key Life Lesson: The Best Revenge Is to Live an Amazing Life

Self-made multimillionaire and serial entrepreneur Scott Galloway says that life’s hardships should not deter your life. “Success is a function of your resilience over your failure,” Galloway says.

Via CNBC Make It

What 11 Highly Successful People Do Right Before They Go to Bed

The key to a productive day is all about what you do the night before. Here are some routines highly successful people do every night before going to sleep.

Via Thrive Global

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