Soldier of Finance: Take Charge of Your Money and Invest in Your Future by Jeff Rose, CFP
“They had not done anything spectacular. In the beginning, every time they got a paycheck, they bought some savings bonds. As time went on, they branched out into a few stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Now they lived comfortably off their pensions and never pulled money from their investments. Totaling their assets, we discovered they had accumulated over $1 million. In the case of this couple, they had almost too much patience. They put money away steadily and paid no attention to it. They retired, and didn’t even know how rich they were!” (page 143)
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