Thanks for your comment. Here is how I understood the intent of DeMarco:
If you don't want to become rich you are either a Sidewalker or a Slowlaner, depending on your financial situation according to DeMarco. If you save some money for a safe retirement, you're rather the Slowlaner. He clearly says there is no problem with it, you don't have to want to be rich as long as you like what you do. If you don't like what you do and it doesn't even give a good financial perspective... Well...
I double checked and if my understanding is correct wealth is money according to DeMarco. On the other hand, you can find other authors, like Ramit Sethi, who says wealth can be something different that you define for yourself. Like a lot of free time, or just enough money to travel a lot. Take out your friends for fancy lunches, whatever.
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