Thomas J. Stanley is an American writer and business theorist. He is the author of several award winning books on America's wealthy, including the New York Times’ best sellers The Millionaire Next Door and The Millionaire Mind. He received a doctorate in business administration from the University of Georgia. He was on the faculty of the University at Albany, State University of New York. He taught marketing at the University of Tennessee, University of Georgia and Georgia State University (where he was named Omicron Delta Kappa's Outstanding Professor).
Marketing to the Affluent, McGraw-Hill, 1988, ISBN 0-07-061047-9Selling to the Affluent, McGraw-Hill, 1991, ISBN 0-07-061049-5Networking with the Affluent and Their Advisors, McGraw-Hill, 1993, ISBN 0-07-061048-7The Millionaire Next Door, Longstreet Press,1996, ISBN 978-1563523304The Millionaire Mind, Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC, 2000 ISBN 0-7407-1858-4Millionaire Women Next Door, Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC, 2004, ISBN 0-7407-4532-8Stop Acting Rich: And Start Living Like A Real Millionaire, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2009, ISBN 0-4704-8255-9
America's Affluent, American Demographics 1984Investment Management and the Affluent Customer, The Bankers Magazine 1984The Response of Affluent Consumers to Mail Surveys, Journal of Advertising Research 1986How to Network with Affluent Client Prospects, Marketing for Lawyers 1993How to Live Like a Millionaire, Reader's Digest , originally published as Why You're Not as Wealthy as You Should Be, 1993Ways to Add Value for Clients, Journal of Accountancy 1994The Doctor who Manages his Own Investments Has a Fool for a Client, Medical Economics 2000