Do you want to know the best way to get rich? The answer is simpler than you think…
“Listen to the people who have already made it happen!”
Right now your bookstore, library, and eReader are full of extremely valuable information that you could 100% be applying right now to your life to make your financial situation better.
But there are so many choices… How do we know which titles are the very best books on personal finance?
Fortunately for you, I read a lot! And because I want to help, I’ve made a list of my favorite books about money. Please feel free to check them out and click on the links to read my full review of each one. Enjoy!
My Recommendations for the Very Best Books on Personal Finance:
“Your Money Ratios: 8 Simple Tools for Financial Security at Every Stage in Life” by Charles Farrell
“Your Money Ratios” is simply one of the best guides available for planning every aspect of your personal finances. Farrell offers a very non-complicated system of ratios that you can use to grade yourself on your progress towards retirement, savings, debt, insurance, and everything else pertaining to your money.
“Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money–That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not!” by Robert T. Kiyosaki
This is one highest regarded books for introducing the concept of building passive income to mainstream America. It won’t teach you about conventional financial planning, but it will show you an alternative strategy that many people believe is much more powerful!
“The 4-Hour Workweek, Expanded and Updated: Expanded and Updated, With Over 100 New Pages of Cutting-Edge Content” by Timothy Ferriss
Ferris lays out a real-life blue print for how to automate income for the rest of your life, allowing you to work as little as possible and experience all the things in life you ever wanted to enjoy! Not only will this book open your mind up to markets and opportunities you never knew existed, it will also challenge the status-quo of how you’re living your life.
Everything you could ever want to know about stocks is explained in these pages. Kelly goes from defining what stocks are to explaining basic strategies to advanced analysis techniques.
Check back for a post to a future book review.
When they say a good book is timeless, “How to Win Friends and Influence People” is one of the ones they are talking about. Written over half a century ago, the advice it provides is one of the best collections of techniques for connecting with all varieties of people.
Think all rich people drink fancy wine and drive cool cars? Think again! Stanley uses piles of data to demonstrate how the truly rich similar to you and I, and how many people who “pretend to be rich” are digging themselves into nothing but debt.
“ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income” by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett
ProBlogger was one of the inspirations for this blog. If you’ve ever wanted a step-by-step guide for building a blog from the ground up, this is the book for you.
“Aftershock: Protect Yourself and Profit in the Next Global Financial Meltdown” by David Wiedemer, Robert A. Wiedemer and Cindy S. Spitzer
What in the world happened to our economy? The authors of Aftershock thoroughly examine each of the recent economic bubbles and make some very haunting predictions about the future of America. If you think we’re just in a recession and things will get better soon, you may want to read this one.
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