The Top 10 Personal Finance Books You Should be Reading This Year!
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Are you looking to expand your personal finance knowledge (beyond reading this blog that is ?)? If you are a personal finance junkie, then you should definitely be reading these 10 books this year, if they are not already on your bookshelf!
By Dave Ramsey
If you haven’t already read this book, it should probably be the VERY FIRST one to read! Dave Ramsey is my personal fiance spirit animal lol! I talk about Dave’s famous Snowball Method in my post Pay Off Your Debt Fast With the Debt Snowball Method!
It is simply amazing how many people have been able to pay off their debts using this simple and highly effective method. Not only does the book cover how to pay off your debts, it also covers how to set up an emergency fund, how to start investing, saving for college, paying off your mortgage, and reaching overall financial peace in your life.
His famous quote is:
If you will live like no one else, later you can live like no one else. -Dave Ramsey
Looking for some supplements to the book to help you out?
2. Rich Dad Poor Dad: The the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
By Robert Kiyosaki
Rich Dad Poor Dad has been a top selling book in the personal finance space for 20 years!
Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert’s story of growing up with two dads — his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad — and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you. -Amazon
The book covers a wide range of topics related to personal finance, such as addressing the myth that you do NOT need to earn a high income to become rich, challenges the commonly held belief that your home is an asset, definitive explanations of assets and liabilities, and what to teach your kids about money and how the school system is failing them.
Check out some of Robert’s other books here: Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant: Rich Dad’s Guide to Financial Freedom and Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing: What the Rich Invest in, That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not!
By Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko
Ever wonder what the wealthy all have in common? This book identifies seven common traits that have shown up again and again in those that have amassed wealth. Against popular belief, most of the truly wealthy are not driving around in Lamborghinis and living in mansions in Beverly Hills. They live right next door-even in your neighborhood.
As long as you have a steady income and a little know-how, you too can amass wealth!
By George S. Clason
Read by millions across the world, this classic book reveals the ancient keys to success based on the famous “Babylonian principles.” Topics covered include thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth.
This book holds the keys to understanding your financial problems and reveals the secrets to keeping your money and making more of it!
By Napoleon Hill
Think and Grow Ruch has sold over 80 Million copies! This is not your average personal finance book, but rather a book that will teach you a philosophy of life. Napoleon Hill draws on stories of millionaires from his time, including Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, and Henry Ford.
Think and Grow Rich not only tells you the secrets of fortune but how to get there! This book will help you to master the secrets to true and lasting success.
Be prepared for a life-changing experience!
By David Bach
How does an average American couple, with an income of $55,000 a year own two homes, debt-free, put two kids through college, and retire at 55 with more than $1 million in savings?
They didn’t use a budget, have superhuman willpower, or have a high income.
David Bach presents a totally realistic system, based on classic principles, with everything that you need to know to get your plan set up in as little as one hour to becoming an Automatic Millionaire and secure your financial future.
By Robert Pagliarini
When you’re not working or sleeping, what are you doing? Spending money? Making money?
You generally have 8 hours in a day that YOU control. Those 8 hours a day can define you, your financial freedom and in many cases how happy you are in life.
In The Other 8 Hours, you will learn how to create hours of additional time you never knew you had, unconventional strategies for getting more money and maximize your happiness and net worth!
8. Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transform Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
By Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez
When Oprah says a book can “really change your life,” it should definitely be on your reading list!
Your Money or Your Life outlines a nine-step program for living more intentionally and meaningfully.
This book is a great read whether you are just starting out on your journey to financial freedom or you are nearing retirement. It outlines, how to get out of debt and develop savings, saving through mindful and good habits rather than a restrictive budget, decluttering your life, investing your saving to create wealth, and so much more!
By Jen Sincero
Do you have money mindset blocks? Then you should add You Are a Badass at Making Money to your Amazon cart right now! This book focuses on getting you past your fears and stumbling blocks that have eluded you from reaching your financial goals.
In this book, you will learn how to uncover what is holding you back from making money, eliminate your doubts, fears, and excuses, how to have a lucrative relationship with money, get as wealthy as you want to be, and so much more!
By Gary Vaynerchuk
Do you have a hobby that you could work at all day and never get sick of? Something that you obsess over that you go to bed thinking about and is the first thing on your mind when you get up in the morning? Why not take that passion and cash in on it?
In this book, author Gary Vaynerchuk, outlines how to turn your interests into a real business with the almighty power of the internet. Make your entrepreneurial dreams come true while building your personal brand.
Bonus for the ladies!
So often women have money blocks. We settle for pennies instead of demanding to get paid what we are truly worth! It’s time to unlock your hidden potential for abundance and embrace true wealth.
You might not even be aware of these money blocks. But it’s not your fault, you have been programmed this way through guilt, shame or embarrassment. You are probably not earning what you are truly worth.
Well not anymore! It’s time to smash through those blocks and join women from all around the world who are welcoming abundance and becoming lucky bitches!
What awesome personal finance books have you read lately?
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