"You can't get rich working for someone else" just about sums up my opinion on the topic. As far as the debate of rich vs. wealthy, I submit Felix Dennis' wealth chart for discussion:
Wealth Measured by Cash-in-hand or Quickly Reliable Assets (net worth)
Â£50,000 - Â£200,000 The comfortable poor
Â£200,000 - Â£500,000 The comfortably off
Â£500,000 - Â£1 million The comfortably wealthy
Â£1 million - Â£5 million The lesser Rich
Â£5 million - Â£15 million The comfortably...