Appearing on The Balancing Act, James Ward Discusses the Simplicity of Creating Wealth

The Balancing Act host Danielle Knox talks with Wealth Virtues author James Ward on how the virtues of Ben Franklin can help keep that resolution, and create realistic wealth and a comfortable retirement income for anyone at any age and income level.
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Jan. 27, 2011 - PRLog -- Wealth Virtues by James Ward
ISBN-13: 978-1-60844-636-0

In discussing the rationale behind the book, James Ward commented, "With our three girls, I want them to succeed like I feel we have with our financial future. We want to make sure that we are not a burden on them, and use those same teachings from Franklin’s virtues to help empower them to not be in debt or to be successful on whatever they want to pursue." It is a goal that Ward wanted readers of Wealth Virtues to consider for themselves. James and Danielle also discuss how the creation of wealth is simplistic, and the book wealth Virtues keeps simplicity in mind. James and Danielle also discuss how Can Franklins Virtues help us in modern day America in terms of saving and creating wealth.

Wealth Virtues outlines the practice of Dr. Franklin’s virtues of Temperance, Silence, Order, Resolution, Frugality, Industry, Sincerity, Justice, Moderation, Cleanliness, Tranquility, Chastity, and Humility as they apply to achieving wealth. The premise in which we begin to view wealth is simply the ability to acquire more money than you spend, and to save more than you owe. Wealth Virtues is a book that will help you to define and achieve your own wealth regardless of your current age or income level.

James Ward, who is also the proprietor of Poor Richard Web Press, describes how, For many people, 'wealth' is perceived as the amount of money required for one to live like a king. In his book Wealth Virtues, he redefines wealth as simply the goal of ‘acquiring more money than you spend, and to save more money than you owe.’

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Wealth Virtues by James Ward is available online at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online outlets including the Resource Store at

Embracing Benjamin Franklin's virtue of Humility, James Ward will donate ten percent of his earnings from Wealth Virtues to First Book, an organization that provides new books to children in need.

Wealth Virtues
Written by James Ward
ISBN-13: 978-1-60844-636-0
ISBN-10: 1-60844-636-0
Category: Personal Finance
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
Paperback 160 pages
Retail Cost: $11.95

Visit for more information on the book, links to online bookstores, useful tools, and other recommended reading.

Wealth Virtues is also available for the Kindle at

About the Author:

James Ward is wealthy. Not “John D. Rockefeller wealthy,” but rather, has more money flowing in than flowing out. He is or has been a successful computer scientist, Coast Guardsman, Army officer, analyst, musician, graphic designer, skier, manager for a defense contractor, business owner, and a writer. He is also a successful investor, but lives well within his means. As the owner of Poor Richard Web Press, he helps businesses, non-profits, and individuals succeed with their Internet marketing goals. He also helps other writers and authors with free online marketing tools at, and is a contributor to First Book, an organization that provides new books to children in need. Although his savings and investments continue to grow from the continual practice of Dr. Benjamin Franklin’s Thirteen Virtues while following the Cycle of Positive Wealth©, he realizes that his only true and most valuable treasure is his family and friends.

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