- Millionaires often drive used cars, which they buy and don't lease.
- They live in homes they can afford, with less square footage and fewer amenities. Most of their neighbors, in fact, aren't millionaires.
- More than 50% of U.S. millionaires never got an inheritance.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Evidence is mounting that the more wealth you've accumulated, the more likely it is you use online coupons to save a few bucks at the local retailer. This isn't a new theory -- just one that's substantiated more and more these days. The idea that millionaires are actually quite thrifty was the basis for the 1998 best-selling book The Millionaire Next Door, by Thomas Stanley and William Danko. Its research said: