Much of my own success has come from learning from the best. The best business people, the best trainers, the best entrepreneurs and many of them get their arms twisted into writing books on their best knowledge. Hello!? THEIR BEST KNOWLEDGE JUST SITTING THERE WAITING FOR YOU!
Whether hard copy, kindle, audible or search for a PDF – you’ve got to read these:
5. “The Millionaire Next Door” by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko
The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth. Most of the truly wealthy in this country don’t live in Beverly Hills or on Park Avenue-they live next door.
QUOTE: “Whatever your income, always live below your means.”
4. “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” by Robert Kiyosaki
Told in a story setting, Robert shows you why his Dad was stuck in the Rat Race, while his friend’s Dad was rich and everything he learned along the way. This one has changed a lot of lives, including mine.
QUOTE: “The single most powerful asset we all have is our mind. If it is trained well, it can create enormous wealth in what seems to be an instant.”
3. “The Automatic Millionaire” by David Bach.
The pay-yourself-first book, you will learn all of the basics to grow rich here. I used this one to start putting money aside FIRST. You can start saving here.
QUOTE: “In order to become an Automatic Millionaire, you’ve got to accept the idea that regardless of the size of your salary, you probably already earn enough money to become rich.”
2. “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey
What? That’s not a finance book! But it is. Those 7 steps apply to money, just as much as any area of your life. This is a multi-taking-must-read.
QUOTE: “Start with the end in mind. ”
1. “The Five Lessons A Millionaire Taught Me” by Richard Evans
Writing from experience, Richard Paul Evans teaches five basic principles that virtually guarantee your life long financial wellbeing.
QUOTE:“Unfortunately, most people’s closets are more organized than their finances. If you’re one of the fiscally irresponsible, it’s time for change.”
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Read them all this year.
What am I reading right now? This one and although it’s got some long lines of motivation in between the lessons, it’s got some great stories by some of the richest people in the World: