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Personal Finances Books: The Ascent of Money by Niall Ferguson

The Ascent of Money

Niall Ferguson
A Financial History of the World
4.4 (154 ratings)

What's The Ascent of Money about?

The Ascent of Money is an explanation of how different historical events led to the development of the current financial system.

It aims to show how, despite its proneness to crises and inequality, the financial system and money itself are drivers of human history and progress.

Who should read The Ascent of Money?

  • Anyone who wants to understand the workings of the financial system
  • People who want to understand why financial crises happen
  • Anyone who wants to know why money is so powerful

Personal Finances Books: More Money Than God by Sebastian Mallaby

More Money Than God

Sebastian Mallaby
Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite
4.2 (84 ratings)

What's More Money Than God about?

More Money Than God takes a critical look at hedge funds, the powerful and often mysterious organizations that have a huge impact on global finance and our day-to-day lives. By looking back at the history of this influential investment practice, it reveals how hedge funds developed and how they operate today.

Who should read More Money Than God?

  • Students of economics and history
  • Anyone who’s working in the financial industry
  • Anyone who wants to understand hedge funds and financial markets

Personal Finances Books: Young Money by Kevin Roose

Young Money

Kevin Roose
Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street’s Post-Crash Recruits
4.0 (27 ratings)

What's Young Money about?

Kevin Roose spent three years following eight young Wall Streeters in an attempt to find how the 2007 crash – and its aftermath – influenced the financial industry. Young Money paints a decidedly grim picture of junior analysts who find themselves on a non-stop rollercoaster of all-nighters and extreme stress, while earning six-figure incomes.

Who should read Young Money?

  • Graduates considering a job on Wall Street
  • People already working as analysts on Wall Street
  • Anyone curious about life in the belly of the financial beast

Personal Finances Books: When Genius Failed by Roger Lowenstein

When Genius Failed

Roger Lowenstein
The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management
4.2 (71 ratings)

What's When Genius Failed about?

When Genius Failed (2001) follows the rise and fall of Long-Term Capital Management, the world’s largest ever investment fund. The book reveals uncomfortable truths about the nature of investment and the fragility of the models we use to assess risk.

Who should read When Genius Failed?

  • Anyone interested or working in investment banking
  • Anyone interested in risk calculation
  • Anyone thinking about investing in a hedge fund

Personal Finances Books: Meltdown by Thomas E. Woods, Jr.


Thomas E. Woods, Jr.
A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse
4.0 (37 ratings)

What's Meltdown about?

Meltdown (2009) gives you a guide to understanding the government regulations which in effect caused the 2008 global financial crisis. These blinks will explain how government spending has and always will worsen economic recessions, and importantly, what needs to be done to save the world economy.

Who should read Meltdown?

  • Students of economics or finance
  • Anyone interested in the causes of the 2008 financial crisis
  • People sick of the meddling of “big government”

Personal Finances Books: Makers and Takers by Rana Foroohar

Makers and Takers

Rana Foroohar
The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business
4.1 (71 ratings)

What's Makers and Takers about?

Makers and Takers (2016) investigates the role of finance in the 2008 crisis and subsequent recession. From the Great Depression onward, these blinks trace the history of loose regulation and blurred boundaries between commercial and investment banking, while highlighting the role of banks, businesses and politicians in the crisis. They also suggest actions the powerful can take to kickstart reform.

Who should read Makers and Takers?

  • Readers curious about the historical background of the 2008 crisis
  • Students of economics and finance
  • Young couples, families and professionals considering their prospects for mortgages and pensions

Personal Finances Books: Investing With Impact by Jeremy K. Balkin

Investing With Impact

Jeremy K. Balkin
Why Finance is a Force for Good
3.9 (60 ratings)

What's Investing With Impact about?

Investing With Impact (2015) explores how people have harnessed the power of capitalism to do good and improve society at large. As a number of ethical and philanthropic investors have shown, finance needn’t be a system of pure greed. Find out why the frequently demonized capitalist system may well be the secret to saving the world.

Who should read Investing With Impact?

  • Investors and entrepreneurs seeking to improve the world
  • People looking for answers after the 2008 financial crisis
  • Bankers who want to make money ethically

Personal Finances Books: Other People’s Money by John Kay

Other People’s Money

John Kay
The Real Business of Finance
3.9 (72 ratings)

What's Other People’s Money about?

Other People’s Money (2015) offers a detailed breakdown of the financial sector: how it functions, the effect it has on economies and what its purpose should ideally be – as opposed to what its current purpose is. Find out why the international financial sector has become a ruthless mechanism made up of rotten parts, and discover how these parts can be eliminated and, eventually, replaced.

Who should read Other People’s Money?

  • Readers who want to know how the global financial system affects their lives
  • Entrepreneurs looking to understand how finance works
  • Students of economics, history, politics or sociology

Personal Finances Books: The Breakfast Club for 40-Somethings by Vanessa Stoykov

The Breakfast Club for 40-Somethings

Vanessa Stoykov
A Novel Approach to Unlearning Money and Reinventing Your Life
3.7 (74 ratings)

What's The Breakfast Club for 40-Somethings about?

The Breakfast Club for 40-Somethings (2018) shines a light on the mistaken beliefs, assumptions, and attitudes about money that are standing between you and financial freedom. Making use of a colorful cast of fictional characters, these blinks present invaluable financial life lessons with a narrative twist.

Who should read The Breakfast Club for 40-Somethings?

  • Anyone struggling with debt
  • Forty-somethings looking for a new direction
  • Self-help enthusiasts seeking fresh insights

Personal Finances Books: Clever Girl Finance by Bola Sokunbi

Clever Girl Finance

Bola Sokunbi
Ditch Debt, Save Money and Build Real Wealth
4.1 (104 ratings)

What's Clever Girl Finance about?

Clever Girl Finance (2019) aims to help women take charge of their financial well-being without feeling judged or pressured. It shows the best ways to manage your finances, get out of debt, save money, and create wealth while staying true to your values and personality.

Who should read Clever Girl Finance?

  • Successful women who want to learn how to manage their finances
  • Working women who want to reach a state of financial happiness
  • Struggling women looking for concrete steps and tools to deal with financial challenges

Personal Finances Books: The Wisdom of Finance by Mihir A. Desai

The Wisdom of Finance

Mihir A. Desai
How the Humanities Can Illuminate and Improve Finance
4.0 (96 ratings)

What's The Wisdom of Finance about?

The Wisdom of Finance (2017) demonstrates that the world of finance has much to teach us, despite its reputation for avarice and irresponsibility. And likewise, there is much that finance can learn from our wider human endeavors, like literature, art, and philosophy.

Who should read The Wisdom of Finance?

  • Investors, bankers and insurance professionals 
  • Those looking for moral goodness in finance
  • Anyone interested in the link between literature and money

Personal Finances Books: The Behavioral Investor by Daniel Crosby

The Behavioral Investor

Daniel Crosby
4.3 (130 ratings)

What's The Behavioral Investor about?

The Behavioral Investor (2018) explores the subconscious thought patterns and emotions that influence financial investors. Author Daniel Crosby provides insight and guidance that will help you overcome your natural inclinations so that you can make better financial decisions.

Who should read The Behavioral Investor?

  • Financial investors who want to achieve better results
  • Aspiring traders developing financial strategies
  • Anyone with an interest in psychology

Personal Finances Books: How to Make Money in Stocks by William J. O'Neil

How to Make Money in Stocks

William J. O'Neil
A Winning System in Good Times and Bad
4.4 (338 ratings)

What's How to Make Money in Stocks about?

How to Make Money in Stocks (1988, new edition 2008) is a guide to building wealth in the stock market, with proven tips for finding winning stocks and avoiding losers. By learning from the past, How to Make Money in Stocks shows us how to spot telltale patterns in unpredictable markets and profit from them. 

Who should read How to Make Money in Stocks?

  • Rookies looking to invest for the first time
  • Experienced traders in search of new tips
  • Anyone interested in the mysterious workings of the market

Personal Finances Books: Rich Dad’s Retire Young Retire Rich by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich Dad’s Retire Young Retire Rich

Robert T. Kiyosaki
How to Get Rich Quickly and Stay Rich Forever!
4.5 (465 ratings)

What's Rich Dad’s Retire Young Retire Rich about?

Rich Dad’s Retire Young Retire Rich (2012) unpacks entrepreneur Robert Kiyosaki’s unique approach to personal finance. If you want to get rich, he argues, you need to understand how to leverage your mind, plan, and actions. Whether it’s cultivating simple habits conducive to success or using debt to buy income-generating assets, Kiyosaki demonstrates that making money is easier than you might think.

Who should read Rich Dad’s Retire Young Retire Rich?

  • Self-starters and go-getters
  • Employees fed up with the nine-to-five grind
  • Would-be real estate tycoons

Personal Finances Books: Know Yourself, Know Your Money by Rachel Cruze

Know Yourself, Know Your Money

Rachel Cruze
Discover WHY you handle money the way you do, and WHAT to do about it!
4.3 (218 ratings)

What's Know Yourself, Know Your Money about?

Know Yourself, Know Your Money (2021) tackles personal finance from a novel perspective. Rather than simply showing you how to create a budget or telling you to save more each month, it unpacks the psychology behind decision-making. If you want to improve your financial health, you have to understand why you make the mistakes you do. Get a handle on that and you can start changing your money mindset and build a better future.

Who should read Know Yourself, Know Your Money?

  • Big spenders and the overly thrifty
  • Would-be savers in need of some motivation
  • Parents who want to teach their kids about money

Personal Finances Books: Dropshipping by James Moore


James Moore
A Beginner's Guide to Dropshipping – How to Make Money Online and Build Your Own Online Business
4.2 (99 ratings)

What's Dropshipping about?

Dropshipping (2018) is a handy, straightforward guide to setting up your own e-commerce empire with minimal investment and overhead. This brief manual gives a detailed overview on operating an online retail business and the benefits of doing so.

Who should read Dropshipping?

  • Novice business people interested in getting into online retail 
  • Ambitious entrepreneurs keen to cultivate passive income 
  • Anyone curious about operating an online business

Personal Finances Books: Get Good with Money by Tiffany Aliche

Get Good with Money

Tiffany Aliche
Ten Simple Steps to Becoming Financially Whole
4.3 (308 ratings)

What's Get Good with Money about?

Get Good With Money (2021) is a ten-step guide to developing a healthy, happy relationship with your money. It focuses on building wealth through the concept of financial wholeness, which embodies constructive spending and saving habits – leading to financial security and peace of mind.

Who should read Get Good with Money?

  • Women who want to take charge of their finances
  • Ambitious earners looking to boost their wealth
  • Anyone who wants to budget better or slash debt

Personal Finances Books: The Price You Pay for College by Ron Lieber

The Price You Pay for College

Ron Lieber
An Entirely New Road Map for the Biggest Financial Decision Your Family Will Ever Make
4.4 (33 ratings)

What's The Price You Pay for College about?

The Price You Pay for College (2021) is a one-stop shop for everything you need to know about choosing a college and financing your education. Exploring mentorship, financial aid, and graduate salaries, it clarifies an often confusing world, aiming to ensure that students’ momentous decisions are informed ones.

Who should read The Price You Pay for College?

  • Parents with college-bound kids
  • High school students interested in the college-application process
  • Personal-finance buffs looking to brush up on a new niche

Personal Finances Books: The New Retirement Savings Time Bomb by Ed Slott

The New Retirement Savings Time Bomb

Ed Slott
How to Take Financial Control, Avoid Unnecessary Taxes, and Combat the Latest Threats to Your Retirement Savings
4.0 (40 ratings)

What's The New Retirement Savings Time Bomb about?

The New Retirement Savings Time Bomb (2021) is a practical handbook to achieving your retirement goals. This level-headed guide provides an easy-to-follow plan for cultivating a nest egg even during turbulent times.

Who should read The New Retirement Savings Time Bomb?

  • Careful savers approaching retirement age
  • Young workers getting a head start on a savings plan
  • Anyone wishing for stress-free golden years

Personal Finances Books: Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez

Your Money or Your Life

Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez
9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
4.2 (317 ratings)

What's Your Money or Your Life about?

Your Money or Your Life (1992) is a nine-step guide to taking control of your finances – so you can enjoy your life rather than just make a living. You’ll learn how to adjust your attitude toward your money and time, get out of debt, start saving, and ultimately reach Financial Independence. 

Who should read Your Money or Your Life?

  • Anyone who wants to live intentionally
  • College students seeking positive spending habits
  • Furloughed workers

Personal Finances Books: Learn to Earn by Peter Lynch

Learn to Earn

Peter Lynch
A Beginner's Guide to the Basics of Investing and Business
4.1 (253 ratings)

What's Learn to Earn about?

Learn to Earn (1995) is a beginner’s guide to investing. It gives novice investors information about the history of capitalism and advice on how to pick investments and choose stocks.

Who should read Learn to Earn?

  • High schoolers who are interested in finance 
  • People of any age who want to learn about investing
  • Anyone interested in the stock market

Personal Finances Books: Crypto Wars by Erica Stanford

Crypto Wars

Erica Stanford
Faked Deaths, Missing Billions, and Industry Disruption
4.2 (197 ratings)

What's Crypto Wars about?

Crypto Wars: Faked Deaths, Missing Billions, and Industry Disruption (2021) lifts the lid on some of the cryptosphere’s most audacious scams and notorious scandals. From the missing cryptoqueen, Dr. Ruja Ignatova, to the tech whiz kid who – according to his creditors, at least – faked his own death, Crypto Wars shares this secretive industry’s most compelling stories.

Who should read Crypto Wars?

  • Crypto enthusiasts after the inside dirt on some of the market’s biggest scams
  • Interested investors who want a rundown of the red flags in the crypto world
  • Anyone who’s ever wondered if they could make a cool million – or billion – in crypto

Personal Finances Books: We Should All Be Millionaires by Rachel Rodgers

We Should All Be Millionaires

Rachel Rodgers
Change Your Thinking, Build Bank, and Claim Your Independence
4.0 (492 ratings)

What's We Should All Be Millionaires about?

We Should All Be Millionaires (2021) shows how women can attain financial success by casting off impostor syndrome and demanding that they be paid what they’re really worth. Here, you’ll learn how the ability to earn, save, and manage money has been denied to women – and why that’s a bad thing for the world as a whole.

Who should read We Should All Be Millionaires?

  • Women looking to empower themselves with wealth
  • Those looking to found companies of their own
  • Any woman who has been underpaid and overworked

Personal Finances Books: Smart Money Smart Kids by Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruze

Smart Money Smart Kids

Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruze
Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money
4.1 (191 ratings)

What's Smart Money Smart Kids about?

Smart Money Smart Kids (2014) guides parents – or anyone helping raise children – in teaching those kids to become financially smart. Review basics like the relationship between work and money and find actionable advice for instructing toddlers through teens to gain confidence with money.

Who should read Smart Money Smart Kids?

  • Parents or guardians who want to raise money smart kids
  • Anyone teaching young people how to be financially fit
  • Financially wealthy individuals wondering how to build generational success

Personal Finances Books: Million Dollar Habits by Brian Tracy

Million Dollar Habits

Brian Tracy
Proven Power Practices to Double and Triple Your Income
4.4 (1,166 ratings)

What's Million Dollar Habits about?

Million Dollar Habits (2017) is the manual to your brain and your life that you never got in school. It explains the “secrets” of success and what you need to do to unlock your full potential.

Who should read Million Dollar Habits?

  • Millionaire wannabes
  • Couch potatoes looking to get fit and healthy 
  • People who want to develop great relationships

Personal Finances Books: Good Money Revolution by Derrick Kinney

Good Money Revolution

Derrick Kinney
How to Make More Money to Do More Good
4.4 (319 ratings)

What's Good Money Revolution about?

Good Money Revolution (2022) is your guide to making more money – so that you can give more away. Earning money with a purpose benefits everyone, including you.

Who should read Good Money Revolution?

  • Workers looking to improve their financial health
  • People keen to do more good in the world
  • Anyone lacking the motivation to get their finances in shape

Personal Finances Books: Tax-Free Wealth by Tom Wheelwright

Tax-Free Wealth

Tom Wheelwright
How to Build Massive Wealth by Permanently Lowering Your Taxes
4.3 (360 ratings)

What's Tax-Free Wealth about?

Tax-Free Wealth (2012) takes the mystery out of taxes. It offers priceless insights on taxes and tax planning that you can use to ultimately build your wealth. Drawing from professional experience and a deep understanding of tax law, it breaks down the principles and rules underlying the best financial planning, and shows you how the laws are there to help you save your money.

Who should read Tax-Free Wealth?

  • Business owners and investors who are frustrated to see their income lost to taxes
  • Tax haters who find themselves dreading tax season every year
  • The financially ambitious who want to earn a lot – and save a lot more

Personal Finances Books: The NFT Handbook by Matt Fortnow and QuHarrison Terry

The NFT Handbook

Matt Fortnow and QuHarrison Terry
How to Create, Sell and Buy Non-Fungible Tokens
4.5 (654 ratings)

What's The NFT Handbook about?

The NFT Handbook (2022) is your go-to guide to “non-fungible tokens” – a new kind of digital asset that’s changing the way we think about ownership in the internet age. Written by two leading experts on NFTs, this explainer covers everything from how NFTs work to how you can enter this booming global market.

Who should read The NFT Handbook?

  • Crypto enthusiasts 
  • Self-starters and entrepreneurs 
  • Anyone wondering what the NFT hype is all about

Personal Finances Books: Just Keep Buying by Nick Maggiulli

Just Keep Buying

Nick Maggiulli
Proven ways to save money and build your wealth
4.2 (482 ratings)

What's Just Keep Buying about?

Just Keep Buying (2022) is a no-nonsense guide to personal finance that delights in busting myths and dispelling old clichés. Tackling all-important questions like saving and investing, it digs into the psychology behind money and provides a realistic guide to making sound financial decisions. 

Who should read Just Keep Buying?

  • Would-be savers 
  • Guilty spenders
  • Future investors

Personal Finances Books: Financial Feminist by Tori Dunlap

Financial Feminist

Tori Dunlap
Overcome the Patriarchy's Bullsh*t to Master Your Money and Build a Life You Love
4.1 (308 ratings)

What's Financial Feminist about?

Financial Feminism (2022) debunks the money myths and exposes the systemic oppression that keeps many stuck in toxic jobs or cycles of debt. Offering practical solutions that everyone can start today to close the wage gap, ramp up financial fitness, and build the life of their dreams.

Who should read Financial Feminist?

  • Anyone feeling stuck living paycheck to paycheck
  • Those who want to retire someday
  • Anyone frustrated by the sexist wealth gap looking to build a more equal future

Personal Finances Books: Buy This, Not That by Sam Dogen

Buy This, Not That

Sam Dogen
How to Spend Your Way to Wealth and Freedom
4.1 (361 ratings)

What's Buy This, Not That about?

Buy This, Not That (2022) is your ultimate guide to achieving financial independence and freedom. It tells you what to buy, how much to spend, and how to make the most of your money.

Who should read Buy This, Not That?

  • Financial freedom seekers
  • Recession-wary worriers looking for security
  • Couples craving financial wisdom for a prosperous future

Personal Finances Books: Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard by Mark Minervini

Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard

Mark Minervini
How to Achieve Super Performance in Stocks in Any Market
4.2 (233 ratings)

What's Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard about?

Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard (2013) is a guide to the SEPA (Specific Entry Point Analysis) investment methodology. It navigates you through managing risk, maximizing profits, and, most importantly, having faith in your own ability. You don’t have to be a professional to get started in the stock market – in fact, your status as a lay investor might actually be your biggest strength. 

Who should read Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard?

  • Anyone curious about how to get started in trading
  • Stock market geeks
  • Seasoned wealth managers 

Personal Finances Books: Happy Money by Ken Honda

Happy Money

Ken Honda
The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money
4.3 (250 ratings)

What's Happy Money about?

Happy Money (2019) is your guide to turning your attitude to money around. What’s important isn’t how much money you have – it’s whether your money is happy or unhappy. And it’s up to you to change your money’s energy.

Who should read Happy Money?

  • People who feel stress and anxiety over money
  • People who love their work but aren’t getting paid their worth
  • Finance buffs with a sense of curiosity

Personal Finances Books: The Five Core Conversations for Couples by David Bulitt and Julie Bulitt

The Five Core Conversations for Couples

David Bulitt and Julie Bulitt
Expert Advice about How to Develop: Effective Communication, a Long-Term Financial Plan, Cooperative Parenting Strategies, Mutually Satisfying Sex, and Work-Life Balance
4.3 (310 ratings)

What's The Five Core Conversations for Couples about?

The Five Core Conversations for Couples (2020) examines the five important topics every couple should talk about. It offers expert guidance on the core facets of a relationship that can help you strengthen yours. 

Who should read The Five Core Conversations for Couples?

  • Young couples looking for relationship advice
  • Older couples wanting to fix and strengthen their marriage
  • Anyone in a relationship

Personal Finances Books: Getting Good with Money by Jessi Fearon

Getting Good with Money

Jessi Fearon
Pay Off Your Debt and Find a Life of Freedom-without Losing Your Mind
4.0 (45 ratings)

What's Getting Good with Money about?

Getting Good With Money (2022) combats common money struggles by demystifying the often complicated world of personal finance. Following one family’s journey to financial freedom, it equips readers with practical strategies and helpful tips to develop better money habits and build their dream life.

Who should read Getting Good with Money?

  • Anyone interested in personal finance
  • People looking to develop better money habits
  • Families who want to live debt-free

Personal Finances Books: Smart Women Finish Rich by David Bach

Smart Women Finish Rich

David Bach
3.6 (67 ratings)

What's Smart Women Finish Rich about?

Smart Women Finish Rich (1998) is a guide to financial empowerment. The personal finance classic walks readers through everything from saving to investing to – ultimately – building a values-based life and funding your dreams. 

Who should read Smart Women Finish Rich?

  • Anyone intimidated by personal finance
  • Young women starting out in their careers
  • Individuals approaching retirement

Personal Finances Books: The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco

The Millionaire Fastlane

MJ DeMarco
Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime!
3.8 (330 ratings)

What's The Millionaire Fastlane about?

The Millionaire Fastlane (2011) challenges conventional wisdom about accumulating wealth and presents an alternative roadmap to financial independence. As opposed to taking the “Slowlane” approach of saving and investing over decades, it argues that investors should instead seize opportunities in entrepreneurship that can lead to rapid wealth accumulation. It covers key principles such as creating scalable businesses, taking calculated risks, and leveraging time to achieve financial freedom more quickly.

Who should read The Millionaire Fastlane?

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs seeking financial freedom
  • Skeptics of traditional investment advice
  • Individuals interested in the FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) methodology


Personal Finances Books: Baby Steps Millionaires by Dave Ramsey

Baby Steps Millionaires

Dave Ramsey
How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth-and how You Can Too
3.8 (356 ratings)

What's Baby Steps Millionaires about?

Baby Steps Millionaires (2022) is a straightforward, practical guide to how anyone can become a millionaire. It lays out seven simple steps that you can follow to get yourself out of debt, grow your net worth, and improve your life. 

Who should read Baby Steps Millionaires?

  • Anyone who wants to make money
  • People struggling with mounting debts
  • Generous souls who want to be able to give more

Personal Finances Books: My Philosophy for Successful Living by Jim Rohn

My Philosophy for Successful Living

Jim Rohn
4.2 (362 ratings)

What's My Philosophy for Successful Living about?

My Philosophy for Successful Living (2011) examines the secrets of how to lead a financially successful and personally fulfilling life. Drawing from the author’s experiences, it presents nuggets of wisdom on topics such as finances, personal development, and goal setting.

Who should read My Philosophy for Successful Living?

  • Anyone looking to change the trajectory of their finances
  • People wanting to turn their lives around
  • Finance and personal development enthusiasts

Personal Finances Books: How to Attract Money by Joseph Murphy

How to Attract Money

Joseph Murphy
4.0 (442 ratings)

What's How to Attract Money about?

How to Attract Money (1959) is a classic handbook on how to grow your wealth and enrichen your life spiritually, mentally and materially. It shows how, by training your mind and your subconscious, you can gear yourself toward a life of abundance and fulfillment.

Who should read How to Attract Money?

  • Anyone who wants to increase their wealth
  • Students of human nature and psychology
  • Fans of self-help books looking to (re-)visit a classic

Personal Finances Books: How to Day Trade for a Living by Andrew Aziz

How to Day Trade for a Living

Andrew Aziz
A Beginner's Guide
4.2 (159 ratings)

What's How to Day Trade for a Living about?

How to Day Trade for a Living (2015) propels you into the exhilarating world of day trading, equipping you with proven strategies and insights for consistent income. This no-nonsense guide demystifies complex concepts, revealing how you can turn the stock market into your personal ATM.

Who should read How to Day Trade for a Living?

  • Novice traders wanting to start day trading
  • Intermediate traders looking to brush up on their knowledge of the basics
  • Trading enthusiasts

Personal Finances Books: Dave Ramsey's Complete Guide To Money by Dave Ramsey

Dave Ramsey's Complete Guide To Money

Dave Ramsey
3.5 (63 ratings)

What's Dave Ramsey's Complete Guide To Money about?

Dave Ramsey's Complete Guide To Money (2011) is a hands-on guide to personal finance. It details the best approaches to everything money – including budgeting, saving, investing, and getting insurance.

Who should read Dave Ramsey's Complete Guide To Money?

  • Anyone wanting to manage their finances correctly
  • Individuals struggling with debt
  • Young adults seeking budgeting tips

Personal Finances Books: Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefèvre

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

Edwin Lefèvre
4.2 (10 ratings)

What's Reminiscences of a Stock Operator about?

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (1923) looks at the life and trading strategies of Jesse Livermore, a professional stock and commodities trader, through the pseudonymous character of Larry Livingston. It explores the psychological challenges and strategic complexities of trading, offering timeless insights into market behavior and the discipline required for success in the financial world.

Who should read Reminiscences of a Stock Operator?

  • Aspiring traders seeking market wisdom
  • Investors interested in trading history
  • Business students applying real-world trading

Personal Finances Books: Trading in the Zone by Mark Douglas

Trading in the Zone

Mark Douglas
Master the Market with Confidence, Discipline, and a Winning Attitude
3.9 (177 ratings)

What's Trading in the Zone about?

Trading in the Zone (2001) is a deep dive into the psychological aspects of stock trading. It presents a view into a trader's mind, identifying how fear and overconfidence often lead to financial downfall. It also offers a practical framework to manage risk, navigate uncertainties, and develop a winning mindset – enabling anyone to overcome emotional barriers and make more consistent and profitable trades.

Who should read Trading in the Zone?

  • Aspiring traders eager to learn psychological stock market strategies
  • Financial professionals seeking to refine their decision-making skills
  • Psychology enthusiasts curious about the intersection of psychology and finance

Personal Finances Books: The Great Money Reset by Jill Schlesinger

The Great Money Reset

Jill Schlesinger
Change Your Work, Change Your Wealth, Change Your Life
3.9 (201 ratings)

What's The Great Money Reset about?

The Great Money Reset (2023) is a plain-talking, practically focused handbook aimed at empowering everyday people to take the financial steps necessary to build their dream lives. Simple strategies explain how to bring your financial life into alignment with your values, desires, and dreams, to put a truly fulfilling life within reach.

Who should read The Great Money Reset?

  • Daydreamers who’d love to make a big life move but don’t know how to fund it
  • Office workers who are ready to take bigger professional risks
  • Anyone who feels too financially stuck to try something new or adventurous

Personal Finances Books: Love Your Life, Not Theirs by Rachel Cruze

Love Your Life, Not Theirs

Rachel Cruze
7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want
4.3 (512 ratings)

What's Love Your Life, Not Theirs about?

Love Your Life, Not Theirs (2016) looks at the pervasive issue of financial comparison, with a focus on personal values, informed spending and sustainable money habits. It encourages an authentic lifestyle, advocating for financial stability through debt-avoidance and saving for the future, rather than through striving to keep up with others’ expectations.

Who should read Love Your Life, Not Theirs?

  • The financially hopeless looking to get their savings back on track
  • Young couples who want to set a solid foundation for their future
  • Anyone who finds themselves wondering where their paycheck has gone at the end of the month

Personal Finances Books: The Insider's Edge to Real Estate Investing by James P. Nelson with Rachel Hartman

The Insider's Edge to Real Estate Investing

James P. Nelson with Rachel Hartman
Game-Changing Strategies to Outperform the Market
4.3 (38 ratings)

What's The Insider's Edge to Real Estate Investing about?

The Insider’s Edge to Real Estate Investing (2023) is a wealth of knowledge and insights for beginner and intermediate real estate investors alike. Based on the podcast of the same name, and framed as a 10-step process, it guides you through the many considerations and choices needed to build a successful real estate investment portfolio.

Who should read The Insider's Edge to Real Estate Investing?

  • Beginning and intermediate real estate investors
  • Students of business and real estate
  • Anyone wondering what building a real estate investment portfolio entails

Personal Finances Books: You Were Born Rich by Bob Proctor

You Were Born Rich

Bob Proctor
3.9 (48 ratings)

What's You Were Born Rich about?

You Were Born Rich (2007) delves into the idea that every person is born with the potential and capacity to lead a rich life, not just in terms of financial wealth but in all areas of life. Inner beliefs and mindsets shape external experiences, and by transforming these inner structures, one can truly realize their innate potential. Every person has the innate capability to manifest their desires and create the life they dream of.

Who should read You Were Born Rich?

  • Individuals facing personal challenges who wish to transform their mindset for better outcomes
  • Entrepreneurs wanting to harness the power of mindset to drive business growth
  • Career professionals in finance or business looking to understand the interplay between mindset and monetary success

Personal Finances Books: The Warren Buffett Way by Robert G. Hagstrom

The Warren Buffett Way

Robert G. Hagstrom
Investment Strategies of the World's Greatest Investor
4.5 (226 ratings)

What's The Warren Buffett Way about?

The Warren Buffett Way (2013) chronicles the unprecedented success of one of the world’s greatest investors. From his first $120 investment to his ultimate $120 billion net worth, it focuses on the history and strategies of the man who seemed to do the impossible: beat the market.

Who should read The Warren Buffett Way?

  • Amateur and advanced economists and investors
  • People interested in success stories
  • Anyone who wants to learn about Warren Buffett’s life

Personal Finances Books: You Will Own Nothing by Carol Roth

You Will Own Nothing

Carol Roth
Your War with a New Financial World Order and How to Fight Back
3.2 (280 ratings)

What's You Will Own Nothing about?

You Will Own Nothing (2023) challenges you to confront a possible future where global elites dictate what you do and don’t have. Dive into an investigation of the forces striving to reshape our very notions of ownership, and discover strategies to ensure your autonomy and assets aren't just safe but thriving. Brace yourself: it's time to redefine your future.

Who should read You Will Own Nothing?

  • Financial enthusiasts exploring global economic shifts.
  • Technological futurists keen on societal implications.
  • Advocates for personal rights and wealth autonomy.

Personal Finances Books: The Simple Path to Wealth by J L Collins

The Simple Path to Wealth

J L Collins
Your Road Map to Financial Independence and a Rich, Free Life
3.9 (208 ratings)

What's The Simple Path to Wealth about?

The Simple Path to Wealth (2016) navigates the intricate world of investing, presenting clear and direct strategies for financial success. By demystifying money's role it reveals the authentic mechanics of the stock market, and offers a straightforward method to avoid financial snares, all while emphasizing the power of simplicity in wealth building.

Who should read The Simple Path to Wealth?

  • Beginners to personal finance looking for a foundational understanding of investing and wealth-building.
  • Parents or caregivers wanting to impart sound financial advice and habits to their children.
  • Young professionals aiming to establish a solid financial footing for their future.

Personal Finances Books: Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement by Rachel Richards

Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement

Rachel Richards
The Secret to Freedom, Flexibility, and Financial Independence (& How to Get Started!)
3.7 (256 ratings)

What's Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement about?

Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement (2019) is a roadmap to financial freedom through diversified income streams like real estate, stocks, and other forms of passive income. As traditional retirement plans become outdated, financial independence emerges as the new goal. Discover the tools to craft your prosperous financial narrative.

Who should read Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement?

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs seeking guidance on diversifying their income streams
  • Millennial professionals aiming to achieve financial independence before traditional retirement age
  • Personal finance enthusiasts eager to explore various avenues of wealth generation

Personal Finances Books: Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurs by Karen Berman & Joe Knight with John Case

Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurs

Karen Berman & Joe Knight with John Case
What You Really Need to Know about the Numbers
3.2 (251 ratings)

What's Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurs about?

Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurs (2008) provides a comprehensive guide to understanding and utilizing financial information effectively, specifically tailored for entrepreneurs, business owners, and managers without a financial background. Through practical insights and real-world examples, it demystifies complex financial terms and empowers nonfinancial professionals to leverage financial intelligence for business success.

Who should read Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurs?

  • Entrepreneurs seeking to navigate the financial landscape of business 
  • Small business owners looking to optimize financial performance and management
  • Investors wanting to understand the ins and outs of financial health

Personal Finances Books: Unscripted by MJ DeMarco


MJ DeMarco
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship
4.3 (18 ratings)

What's Unscripted about?

Unscripted (2017) exposes societal norms and stories that often trap individuals in unfulfilling lives, mediocrity, and financial dependency. It emphasizes entrepreneurship as a vehicle for breaking free from these constraints, and provides principles for creating a business that generates explosive wealth and life-changing outcomes.

Who should read Unscripted?

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs seeking guidance on how to quickly achieve financial freedom
  • Anyone feeling trapped in the 9-to-5 grind
  • Individuals interested in pursuing an early retirement strategy

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