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There Are Still Rich People

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Ryan d'Agostino wrote his new book, Rich Like Them, after traveling to some of America's wealthiest zip codes, knocking on doors, and asking the people who answered how they made their millions. And while the economic climate has changed since he went on his adventure, there's still something to be gleaned from the advice shared by the wealthy people d'Agostino spoke to in researching his book. He joined us in the GOOD News studio to talk about the book and the economy. To read more about d'Agostino and Rich Like Them, check out GOOD's Q&A with him here.

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