Hard Work, Thriftiness And Smart Investing

“Where did the wealth come from? Hard work, thriftiness and smart investing throughout her life …”

Seventeen Washington State community colleges will share in the $10 million estate amassed by Surprise Millionaire, Eva Gordon.  Raised on an apple orchard in EuEva Gordon (2)gene Oregon during the Great Depression, Mrs. Gordon knew what it was like to do without.  That’s why, when she later got a job as a trading assistant at an investment firm in Seattle, she learned all she could about investing and wealth accumulation.  

She squirreled away every extra dollar she could to invest in blue-chip stocks that would pay her handsome dividends in the years to come. And pay off they did.  Thanks to her early hard work, thriftiness and smart investing Mrs. Gordon was able to live her later years in comfort and leave quite a bit for some deserving institutions as well.

 

Surprise Millionaires In The News

magazine_reading_sitting-758x468 (2)I happened across an article recently regarding “Secrets Of Your Millionaire Neighbor” and decided to have a look. I was pleased to see that I agreed with almost all of the “secrets” they revealed.  The phenomenon of the  “Surprise Millionaire” seems to be working its way into the public discourse which I couldn’t be more happy about!

A Surprise For The Magnolia State

A quiet Mississippian who lived an ordinary life has left a wonderful gift to a struggling school district. His family states that he was just a simple man who wanted to help kids. I believe he was an extraordinary individual with a vision!

Meet Mr. Darrell Saucier: