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How I Went From a Marine to a Millionaire

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Every millionaire story starts somewhere.

It all began for Sam when he was a kid and watched his family struggle to make ends meet. As an adult, he was eager to create a different life for his own family.

After retiring from the Marines, Sam stayed true to his hardworking ways and took on not one, but two full-time jobs. Sam’s goal wasn’t to become a millionaire—he just wanted to put his sons through college without going into debt.

But he got more out of it than he bargained for.

"You can get to that millionaire status if you want to," Sam said. "If you are willing to put money aside and to live on less than you make."

For more inspiring stories, check out The Dave Ramsey Show.

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