It’s important to choose a spouse carefully, it seems. According to the book that I’m reading, “The Millionaire Next Door”, it mentioned that for a large proportion of the millionaires that they had interviewed, their spouse are more frugal than them. The constant complain about their spouse is that they can’t get them to spend money!

The book mentioned about having quality offense and quality defense when playing this game of financial freedom. One of the couple, usually the male, would play good offense. They would go out and earn a lot of income. It’s mentioned that most of these millionaires interviewed have higher household income than average too – so that’s the offensive side. The spouse, usually the wife, would stay at home and play quality defense. They are the ones who would manage the household, making sure that as a whole family, they not only stay within budget …