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20 Best Personal Finance Books You Should Read Now To Be Super Rich!

#16 I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi

Know the author: 

Ramit Sethi is New York Times best-selling author of I Will Teach You To Be Rich. His blog, iwillteachyoutoberich.com, hosts over 1,000,000 readers every month.

What the books promises:

The book, I Will Teach You To Be Rich is a completely practical approach delivered with a nonjudgmental style that makes readers want to do what Sethi says, it is based around the four pillars of personal finance— banking, saving, budgeting, and investing—and the wealth-building ideas of personal entrepreneurship.

If you are already a personal finance expert, this book is not for you. Instead, this is for people who know that they have to get their finances right but still don't know where to start and how.

Look who says you should read this book:

Many people are convinced they can’t afford to make a career change, but there are several strategies to make it a financial reality. Testing a new job on the side and following Mr. Sethi’s advice to become more profitable are two - THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Stellar Quotes:

  • There is a limit to how much you can cut but there is no limit to how much you can earn
  • The 85 Percent Solution: Getting started is more important than becoming an expert
  • Spend extravagantly on the things you love, and cut costs mercilessly on the things you don’t

#17 6 moths to 6 figures by Peter Voogd

The long overdue ”6 Months to 6 Figures” is a breath of fresh air to the Entrepreneurial world, and is here to shift our culture.

No BS, No fluff, No Academic Theories, and No Sugar Coating. Just real world, tactical, hard core strategies from being in the trenches.

Peter Voogd, who’s labeled the leading authority for Gen Y leadership reveals the exact strategies he’s used to go from dead broke to over 6 figures in multiple industries. Extremely fast. Peter has trained over 4,500 Entrepreneurs and built an 8 million dollar sales organization by age 27. If you’re one of the select few who are serious about success, this book will change the game for you.

“It’s a Game-Changer!”

Stellar Quotes:

  • The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday
  • If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room
  • Once you get clear on what you want, build your confidence account, and elevate your circle of influence, you must stay consistent or you’ll always be starting over

#18 The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley

Know the author

Thomas J. Stanley was America’s foremost authority on the affluent, a respected researcher, advisor, and author of several highly regarded, award winning books on America’s wealthy population. He received a doctorate in business administration from the University of Georgia. He was on the faculty of the University at Albany, State University of New York.

The books The Millionaire Next Door and The Millionaire Mind spent more than 170 weeks combined on the New York Times’ Best Sellers list!

What the books promises:

The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

The book shows you simple spending and saving habits that would lead to more savings in the bank than most people earn in their entire life!

Here are the seven common denominators among the people who become wealthy:

  1. They live well below their means
  2. They allocate their time and money in efficiently, in ways conducive to building wealth
  3. They believe that financial independence is more important than displaying high social status.
  4. Their parents did not provide economic outpatient care
  5. Their adult children are economically self-sufficient
  6. They are proficient in targeting market opportunities
  7. They chose the right occupation.

Stellar Quotes

  • Whatever your income, always live below your means
  • People whom we define as being wealthy get much more pleasure from owning substantial amounts of appreciable assets than from displaying a high-consumption lifestyle.
  • Good health, longevity, happiness, a loving family, self-reliance, fine friends … if you have five, you’re a rich man

#19 The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke by Suze Orman

Know the Author

Suze Orman has been called “a force in the world of personal finance” and a “one-woman financial advice powerhouse” by USA Today. A two-time Emmy Award–winning television host, #1 New York Times bestselling author, magazine and online columnist, writer/producer, and one of the top motivational speakers in the world today, Orman is undeniably America’s most recognized expert on personal finance.

What the book promises

While most of the personal finance books try to address the audience in an 'about to retire'  phase, the TV star Suze Orman helps the millennial and addresses some real money issues they face through her book, The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke. These problems include managing the student loan, getting a job with good salary etc.

The Gen Y live off their credit cards, may or may not have health insurance, and come up so far short at the end of the month that the idea of saving money is a joke. This book is Suze's answer to a generation's cry for help.

Stellar Quotes

  • You picked up this book because you are broke. Keep reading and you will discover what you need to know--and do--so you will not be broke forever
  • Saving is for a short-term goal that you hope to reach within five years or so. Investing is for the long term
  • If you own dozens of stocks, you will minimize the chance that any single problem will sink your ship.

#20 Screw It, Let’s Do It: Lessons In Life by Richard Branson

Know the author:

Sir Richard Branson is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies. The son of a barrister and flight attendant, Branson got his start with a mail-order record business almost 50 years ago.

He primarily lives on a luxe British Virgin Islands retreat, Necker Island, which he bought for $180,000 in 1978

Branson has built a business empire and made billions, yet is renowned for his approachability, ability to challenge and succeed against the odds.

What the book offers

Screw It, Let’s Do It reveals the lessons from life that have helped Mr. Branson through his business and personal life – such as,

believe it can be done and that, if others disagree with you, try and try again until you achieve your goal; or that you must love what you do!

These and other lessons, with examples of how he learned them and how he’s used them, are included in this stirring and candid look at his lessons from an exceptional life, which will inspire you to make a difference in your own life.

Throughout my life I have achieved many remarkable things. In Screw It, Let's Do It, I will share with you my ideas and the secrets of my success, but not simply because I hope they'll help you achieve your individual goals- Sir Richard Branson

Stellar quotes:

  • If you opt for a safe life, you will never know what it's like to win
  • Hard work and fun is what life is all about. As soon as something stops being fun, I think it’s time to move on. Life is too short to be unhappy
  • Respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress

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