Habits of the Rich and Poor

Habits of the Rich and Poor

There are certain things we do as people everyday that become our habits every single day.  Our habits are the most powerful things we can change about ourselves that allow us to change our destiny.  Below is a list of Habits of the Rich and Poor. Take a look and see which side you fall under.  What category do you fall in? Maybe it’s time to start changing something?

1Watch Less TV

67% of the rich watch one hour or less of TV every day vs. 23% of the poor.

2Watch Less Reality TV

6% of the rich watch reality TV vs. 78% of the poor.

3Eat Less Junk Food

70% of the rich eat less than 300 junk food calories per day. 97% of the poor people eat more than 300 junk food calories per day. 23% of the rich gamble. 52% of the poor people gamble.

4Have Goals

80% of the rich are focused on accomplishing some single goal. Only 12% of the poor do this.

5Make Happy Birthday Calls

80% of the rich make Happy Birthday calls vs. 11% of the poor.

6Write down their Goals

67% of the rich write down their goals vs. 17% of the poor.

7Read 30 Minutes or more each day

88% of the rich read 30 minutes or more each day for education or career reasons vs. 2% of the poor.

8Exercise More

76% of the rich exercise aerobically four days a week. 23% of the poor do this.

9Listen to Audio Books while Commuting

63% of the rich listen to audio books during commute to work vs. 5% of the poor people.

10Keep a To-Do List

81% of the rich keep a to do list vs. 19% of the poor.

11Force their children to read books

63% of the rich parents make their children read two or more non-fiction books a month vs. 3% of the poor.

12Force their children to volunteer

70% of the rich parents force their children volunteer 10 hours or more a month vs. 3% of the poor.

13Not Saying what’s on their mind

6% of the rich say what’s on their mind vs. 69% of the poor.

14Network with people

79% of the rich network five hours or more each month vs. 16% of the poor.

15Wake up Earlier

44% of the rich wake up three hours before work starts vs. 3% of the poor.

16Teach their children success habits

74% of the rich teach good daily success habits to their children vs. 1% of the poor.

17Believe Good Habits create opportunity luck

84% of the rich believe good habits create opportunity luck vs. 4% of the poor.

18Believe Bad Habits create detrimental luck

76% of the rich believe bad habits create detrimental luck vs. 9% of the poor.

19Believe in self-improvement

86% of the rich believe in lifelong educational self-improvement vs. 5% of the poor.

20Love to Read

86% of the rich love to read vs. 26% of the poor.

Source: Dave Ramsey and Entrepreneur


21Habits of the Rich and Poor

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Habits of the rich people vs poor people