7. They're disciplined: About four out of five surveyed said investing to meet long-term goals is more important than making money for short-term wants and needs.
8. They had strong examples growing up: While the wealthy do not typically come from wealthy backgrounds, the majority were raised by parents who encouraged them to pursue their interests but set firm boundaries. About four out of five said this was true about their childhood. These five values were stressed more while the wealthy were growing up: "academic achievement, financial discipline, work participation, family loyalty and civic duty."
9. They love giving back: About two-thirds said their family had a strong tradition of philanthropy.
10. They're committed at home: A full 86 percent of the high net worth investors surveyed are married or in long-term relationships.
This is an update of an article that was originally published in May 2016.