There are no complete answer to question: what makes people rich. But, some researchs try to answer this separately.

  1. Conscientiousness is your wife’s personality
  2. You exercise regularly
  3. Active in sport 
  4. You are not smoking
  5. Conscientiousness is also your personality

If you have five of them, you have better chance to be rich, says in 95% confidence level.

What makes this research great? Because it uses use data from more than 7,000 households that randomly chosen to represent Australia population.

What makes this research great? Because it uses use data from more than 12,000 individuals that randomly chosen to represent US population.

What makes this research great? Because it uses use data from more than 2,000 individuals and observed for more than 22 years.

What makes this research great? Because it uses use data from more than 8,000 individuals and observed in 4 waves for more than 14 years.

What makes these research great? Because they observe change of subjects over very long time periods.