The best 100 Wealth books

Wealth is a topic that affects individuals and societies alike, influencing our financial decisions and shaping the global economy. Understanding the principles and strategies behind wealth creation and management is essential for personal and professional success. That's where our expertly curated book list comes in.

This list offers a comprehensive understanding of wealth-related topics, equipping you with the knowledge and tools to make informed financial choices. So, why not embark on this enriching journey and unlock the secrets of wealth?
The best 100 Wealth books
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Wealth Books: Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

T. Harv Eker
Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth
4.2 (460 ratings)
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What's Secrets of the Millionaire Mind about?

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind (2005) explains how people unconsciously develop rigid attitudes and behavioral patterns in their relationship to money that they learned from their parents – and that will determine their future wealth. It presents the key guiding principles and thought patterns that millionaires live by and anybody who wants to get rich should adopt.


Who should read Secrets of the Millionaire Mind?

  • Anyone interested in the secrets to accruing wealth
  • Anyone who wants to see a steady rise in their fortune in the long term


Wealth Books: The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason

The Richest Man in Babylon

George S. Clason
Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century
4.3 (826 ratings)
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What's The Richest Man in Babylon about?

The Richest Man In Babylon – Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century is a series of parables set in ancient Babylon concerning financial wisdom. In these blinks you’ll find these parables distilled into modern day advice that can help you accumulate wealth.

Who should read The Richest Man in Babylon?

  • Students of finance and business
  • Anyone interested in getting back to the essentials of financial planning and investing profitably
  • Anyone who wants to find out about the secrets of the ages – or common sense that has never become common knowledge

Wealth Books: The Origin of Wealth by Eric D. Beinhocker

The Origin of Wealth

Eric D. Beinhocker
The Radical Remaking of Economics and What It Means for Business And Society
3.9 (81 ratings)
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What's The Origin of Wealth about?

The Origin of Wealth shows us the inadequacies of the economic theories that underpin our understanding of economics. The book argues that economic actors shouldn’t be seen as rational consumers that act on their self-interest. Rather, economics is best understood as a complex system of adaptation, similar to evolution, where products, ideas, and ideology compete for survival.

Who should read The Origin of Wealth?

  • Students and scholars of economic science
  • Anyone interested in economics, social sciences or business   
  • Business leaders, economists and politicians

Wealth Books: 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang

23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism

Ha-Joon Chang
3.9 (215 ratings)
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What's 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism about?

In 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism Ha-Joon Chang destroys the biggest myths of our current economic approach. He explains how, despite what most economists believe, there are many things wrong with free market capitalism. As well as explaining the problems, Chang also offers possible solutions which could help us build a better, fairer world.

Who should read 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism?

  • Students of economics who are fed up with mainstream teaching
  • Anyone who takes an interest in the financial crisis and why nobody saw it coming
  • Anyone wondering why levels of inequality are so high

Wealth Books: The Education of a Value Investor by Guy Spier

The Education of a Value Investor

Guy Spier
My Transformative Quest for Wealth, Wisdom and Enlightenment
4.3 (152 ratings)
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What's The Education of a Value Investor about?

In The Education of a Value Investor (2014), Guy Spier recounts his transformation from greedy hedge-fund manager on Wall Street to a successful value investor. Sharing the incredible story of his career and the wisdom he acquired along the way, Spier has some surprising insights concerning, what he sees as a false choice between leading an ethical life and a financially successful one. With great admiration, Spier also names the people who were most influential to his professional life, explaining the specific effect each of them had on his mindset and career.

Who should read The Education of a Value Investor?

  • Anyone working as a hedge fund manager and frustrated with traditional business practices
  • Anyone interested in the value-investing philosophy
  • Anyone interested in the personal transformation of Guy Spier

Wealth Books: Choose Yourself by James Altucher

Choose Yourself

James Altucher
Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream
4.1 (249 ratings)
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What's Choose Yourself about?

Author James Altucher explains that after the 2008 global economic crisis, you can’t wait to be chosen; you have to Choose Yourself. This means you have to take full responsibility for your own success and happiness by reclaiming control of your aspirations and dreams. To do this, the book gives you both tools and effective practices to stay physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually healthy.

Who should read Choose Yourself?

  • Anyone who wants to learn how to become rich in today’s economy
  • Anyone who wants better understand the state of the economy since 2008
  • Anyone interested in entrepreneurship

Wealth Books: Economics: The User’s Guide by Ha-Joon Chang

Economics: The User’s Guide

Ha-Joon Chang
4.3 (158 ratings)
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What's Economics: The User’s Guide about?

Economics: The User’s Guide lays out the foundational concepts of economics in an easily relatable and compelling way. Examining the history of economics as well as some critical changes to global economic institutions, this book will teach you everything you need to know about how economics works today.

Who should read Economics: The User’s Guide?

  • Anyone interested in the history of economics
  • Anyone interested in the intersection of politics and economics
  • Anyone who dozed through Economics 101 in college

Wealth Books: The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

The Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith
4.4 (1,046 ratings)
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What's The Wealth of Nations about?

The Wealth of Nations is a profoundly influential work in the study of economics and examines exactly how nations become wealthy. Adam Smith advocates that by allowing individuals to freely pursue their own self-interest in a free market, without government regulation, nations will prosper.

Who should read The Wealth of Nations?

  • Anyone who wants to understand the foundations of capitalism and the free market
  • Anyone curious about the core tenets of a fundamental work of economic theory

Wealth Books: Treasure Islands by Nicholas Shaxson

Treasure Islands

Nicholas Shaxson
Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World
4.4 (35 ratings)
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What's Treasure Islands about?

Treasure Islands offers insight into one of the darkest parts of the financial world: tax havens. It explains how wealthy people and corporations are able to avoid paying taxes by relocating their assets offshore. Tax havens are highly damaging to all but the tiny percentage of people who can afford to use them, and they contribute to the growing gap between rich and poor.

Who should read Treasure Islands?

  • Anyone interested in tax havens
  • Anyone interested in economics
  • Anyone interested in global power dynamics

Wealth Books: Second Chance by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Second Chance

Robert T. Kiyosaki
For Your Money, Your Life and Our World
4.4 (243 ratings)
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What's Second Chance about?

Second Chance (2015) outlines the reasons for the growing wealth gap in the United States and offers advice on working your way up the economic ladder. It explains how you can leverage assets and debt to enjoy more financial success in your future, while lifting your nose from the daily grindstone.

Who should read Second Chance?

  • Hard workers who never seem to get ahead
  • Anyone interested in working less and earning more
  • People who want to beat the financial system

Wealth Books: The New Trading for a Living by Dr. Alexander Elder

The New Trading for a Living

Dr. Alexander Elder
Psychology, Discipline, Trading Tools and Systems, Risk Control, Trade Management
4.2 (186 ratings)
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What's The New Trading for a Living about?

The New Trading for a Living (2014) is your complete guide to getting started in trading. These blinks provide a detailed overview of a range of trading methods that will allow you to approach the market with minimum risk.

Who should read The New Trading for a Living?

  • Those interested in alternative investment opportunities
  • People studying finance or working in the financial sector
  • Anyone who wants to start trading and earn a living doing it

Wealth Books: The One-Page Financial Plan by Carl Richards

The One-Page Financial Plan

Carl Richards
A Simple Way to Be Smart About Your Money
4.0 (212 ratings)
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What's The One-Page Financial Plan about?

The One-Page Financial Plan (2015) makes budgeting easy: once you know why money matters to you, it’s just a matter of making sure you’ve got enough to do what you want with it, whether it’s creating a stable income or saving for the future. This simple planning solution will give you all the tools, tips and tricks you need to realize your financial dreams.

Who should read The One-Page Financial Plan?

  • Anybody who needs help planning for their financial future
  • Anyone who wants to save money
  • People who think budgeting is dull and boring

Wealth Books: The House of Rothschild by Niall Ferguson

The House of Rothschild

Niall Ferguson
Money’s Prophets 1798–1848
4.2 (113 ratings)
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What's The House of Rothschild about?

The House of Rothschild (1998) offers a detailed, insider look into the famed Rothschild family’s multinational partnership. By examining the relationships and strategies that launched the Rothschilds to success, the book demystifies this historic family, making their meteoric rise to tremendous wealth and fame much easier to understand.

Who should read The House of Rothschild?

  • Anyone with an interest in European history
  • Anyone curious about the world of banking in the nineteenth century
  • Anyone fascinated by the enduring Rothschild myth

Wealth Books: Scaling Down by Judi Culbertson, Marj Decker

Scaling Down

Judi Culbertson, Marj Decker
Living Large in a Smaller Place
4.2 (60 ratings)
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What's Scaling Down about?

Scaling Down (2005) will help you understand the impulse to accumulate more things than you actually need, and why, once you’ve acquired those things, you don’t want to let them go. With a helpful step-by-step guide, it provides effective strategies for scaling down and learning to live with less.

Who should read Scaling Down?

  • Anyone who owns too much stuff
  • Collectors whose belongings have taken over their lives
  • Couples who are moving into a smaller home

Wealth Books: The Hidden Wealth of Nations by Gabriel Zucman

The Hidden Wealth of Nations

Gabriel Zucman
The Scourge of Tax Havens
3.7 (32 ratings)
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What's The Hidden Wealth of Nations about?

The Hidden Wealth of Nations (2015) reveals the truth about the decades of deceitful business practices that have added to today’s economic turmoil. Trillions of dollars worldwide go untaxed, and nations put the burden on innocent citizens, which only increases economic tensions. So what can be done to stop tax evasion and get corporations to start paying their dues?

Who should read The Hidden Wealth of Nations?

  • People curious about the Panama Papers leak
  • Students and professionals interested in global finance and economics
  • Anyone interested in the politics of money

Wealth Books: Thou Shall Prosper by Daniel Lapin

Thou Shall Prosper

Daniel Lapin
Ten Commandments for Making Money
4.4 (54 ratings)
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What's Thou Shall Prosper about?

Thou Shall Prosper (2009) offers a revealing look at what Jewish principles can teach us about building wealth and finding success. By adhering to these principles, one can survive and thrive in today’s volatile economy.

Who should read Thou Shall Prosper?

  • Business owners looking for the keys to success
  • Students and employees considering starting their own business
  • Readers nearing retirement

Wealth Books: Buffett by Roger Lowenstein


Roger Lowenstein
The Making of an American Capitalist
4.5 (159 ratings)
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What's Buffett about?

Buffett (1995) tells the tale of Warren Buffett, from his humble beginnings as a boy with a paper route for the Washington Post to his success as one of the newspaper’s largest shareholder. But of course, that’s not all. Today, Warren Buffett is one of the world’s wealthiest people and one of its biggest philanthropists. Find out how he got there, and how he applies his unique mix of hard work, consistency and frugality.

Who should read Buffett?

  • Investors and traders looking for a role model
  • Stock market junkies
  • Students of business or management

Wealth Books: Success and Luck by Robert H. Frank

Success and Luck

Robert H. Frank
Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy
3.5 (161 ratings)
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What's Success and Luck about?

Success and Luck (2016) presents an unconventional look at the role chance plays in our economy. This manifesto argues that a little luck matters a lot more than we think and that ignoring this reality is what keeps us from thriving.

Who should read Success and Luck?

  • (Aspiring) business leaders
  • Government officials
  • People interested in the irrationality of human behavior

Wealth Books: Millionaire by Janet Gleeson


Janet Gleeson
The Philanderer, Gambler, and Duelist Who Invented Modern Finance
4.5 (37 ratings)
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What's Millionaire about?

Millionaire (1999) tells the story of the late seventeenth-century gambler and economist John Law. While he spent his early life as a dandy in England, he went on to become a fabled financial authority and economist in continental Europe. Although Law’s ideas about economics and money briefly brought both him and the nation of France incredible wealth, it also showed the inherent danger of speculation and boom and bust economics. Despite failing in his day, several of his ideas gained currency over time and remain intrinsic parts of the modern economic system.

Who should read Millionaire?

  • Students of economics
  • People curious about the complex history of money
  • History buffs fascinated by renowned historical figures and their influential ideas

Wealth Books: On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House

On Saudi Arabia

Karen Elliott House
Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines – and Future
3.8 (74 ratings)
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What's On Saudi Arabia about?

On Saudi Arabia (2012) gives a fascinating overview of a country rife with contradictions. Despite being immensely wealthy, Saudi Arabia is filled with people who live in abject poverty. And although on its way to being counted among the world’s most powerful countries, it has an education system that’s received execrable rankings. Add to this a liberal dose of religious fanaticism and a complex royal family and you’ll begin to see why Saudi Arabia has struggled to come to terms with itself.

Who should read On Saudi Arabia?

  • Readers wanting to know more about life in Saudi Arabia
  • Economists interested in a rich yet struggling nation
  • Travelers considering a visit to Saudi Arabia

Wealth Books: Investing With Impact by Jeremy K. Balkin

Investing With Impact

Jeremy K. Balkin
Why Finance is a Force for Good
3.9 (66 ratings)
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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

Wealth Books: You Are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero

You Are a Badass at Making Money

Jen Sincero
Master the Mindset of Wealth
3.6 (289 ratings)
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What's You Are a Badass at Making Money about?

You Are a Badass at Making Money (2017) offers a fresh and exciting perspective on what it takes to bring home the big bucks. Yes, you too can be a money-making maestro once you improve your mind-set and understand the energy of money. So stop making excuses and fooling yourself that only evil people are rich. Unlock your inner badass and open the door to success!

Who should read You Are a Badass at Making Money?

  • The unemployed and underpaid
  • Readers who want more badassery in their lives
  • Anyone looking for motivation and inspiration

Wealth Books: The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles

The Science of Getting Rich

Wallace D. Wattles
Your Master Key to Success
3.7 (291 ratings)
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What's The Science of Getting Rich about?

The Science of Getting Rich (1910) is a self-help classic, where the author presents his guide for attaining a life of abundance. These blinks explain how to use directed thinking to attract opportunity and opulence while accomplishing anything you want.

Who should read The Science of Getting Rich?

  • Readers interested in an early self-help classic
  • People who think becoming rich is morally wrong

Wealth Books: What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars by Jim Paul, Brendan Moynihan

What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

Jim Paul, Brendan Moynihan
4.3 (113 ratings)
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What's What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars about?

What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars (1994) is the story of a trader’s rise to the top and the bad decisions that cost him a fortune. It examines the psychological and behavioral dimensions of market trading and asks why traders sometimes abandon all reason and allow losses to keep mounting until they become unmanageable. It explains not only how losses can be avoided but also why avoiding them is far more important than making money if you want to succeed.

Who should read What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars?

  • Traders who want to understand how psychology might affect their decision-making
  • People who want to understand how we rationalize and justify loss
  • Anyone interested in getting rich by trading

Wealth Books: Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing

Robert T. Kiyosaki
What the Rich Invest in, That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
4.3 (759 ratings)
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What's Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing about?

In Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing (1998), Robert Kiyosaki lays out how rich people make investments. Drawing on the advice of his “rich dad,” a family friend who amassed great wealth, he shows that wealthy people make fundamentally different decisions to poor and middle-class people. Kiyosaki explains how you can change the way you approach financial decision making and find the path to riches.

Who should read Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing?

  • People who want to grow rich through investment and business
  • Students and employees considering starting a business
  • Fans of Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Wealth Books: Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth

Doughnut Economics

Kate Raworth
Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist
4.1 (195 ratings)
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What's Doughnut Economics about?

Doughnut Economics (2017) is a call to arms for a fresh approach to economics. As inequality soars and environmental crisis looms, the book’s central question has never seemed more relevant. How can we build a just economic system that allows us to thrive while preserving the planet? A good place to start, Kate Raworth suggests, is to do away with the old myths that have shaped economic thinking for so long. Zeroing in on the doughnut-shaped “sweet spot” in which our needs can be sustainably met, this is a thought-provoking read which might just help save the world.

Who should read Doughnut Economics?

  • Anyone losing sleep over the Earth’s future as climate change kicks in
  • Economic innovators in search of new models for a new century
  • Fans of fresh thinking on big topics

Wealth Books: Everyday Millionaires by Chris Hogan

Everyday Millionaires

Chris Hogan
How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth – and How You Can Too
4.3 (306 ratings)
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What's Everyday Millionaires about?

Everyday Millionaires (2019) draws on the biggest study on millionaires ever conducted in the US to reveal an essential truth – becoming a millionaire is something anyone can do. It doesn’t matter what your background is, how much money you make now or how lucky you happen to be – it just takes practical knowledge and a commitment to following a plan.

Who should read Everyday Millionaires?

  • Whoever believes they can’t get ahead
  • Those who think all millionaires come from money
  • Aspiring millionaires

Wealth Books: Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman

Capitalism and Freedom

Milton Friedman
4.4 (582 ratings)
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What's Capitalism and Freedom about?

Capitalism and Freedom (1962) is one of the most influential discussions of the relationship between economic and political freedom to have ever been put to paper. Written at the height of the Cold War between Soviet socialism and Western capitalism, Milton Friedman argues that only free markets can guarantee liberty. His theory remains every bit as relevant and thought-provoking today as when it was first published.

Who should read Capitalism and Freedom?

  • Economics buffs fascinated by the intellectual history of the last century
  • Free-marketeers, classical liberals and libertarians
  • Opponents of free-market capitalism interested in the other side of the argument

Wealth Books: The Millionaire Dropout by Vince Stanzione

The Millionaire Dropout

Vince Stanzione
Fire Your Boss, Do What You Love, Reclaim Your Life!
4.2 (73 ratings)
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What's The Millionaire Dropout about?

The Millionaire Dropout (2013) is an inspirational how-to manual for anyone ready to increase their income and their standard of living. Based on self-made multimillionaire Vince Stanzione’s first-hand experience of bootstrapping himself to success, these blinks will guide you through the difficult but ultimately rewarding journey of turning your life around and making the most of your potential.

Who should read The Millionaire Dropout?

  • Entrepreneurial self-starters
  • Anyone in a rut looking for a jumpstart
  • Would-be internet moguls

Wealth Books: The AI Economy by Roger Bootle

The AI Economy

Roger Bootle
Work, Wealth and Welfare in the Robot Age
4.0 (234 ratings)
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What's The AI Economy about?

The AI Economy tackles the most pressing economic questions surrounding the rise of Artificial Intelligence. How will the development and spread of smart machines’ age affect our jobs, wages and work hours? How will it impact investment, interest rates and inequality? Acclaimed economist Roger Bootle applies his knowledge of history, technology and macroeconomics to investigate how the fourth industrial revolution will transform the global economy. 

Who should read The AI Economy?

  • Business owners and investors who want to make the most of the new economy
  • Government officials and policymakers who want to help people thrive in the robot age
  • Individuals who wish to prepare themselves for the AI revolution

Wealth Books: Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman

Utopia for Realists

Rutger Bregman
And How We Can Get There
4.4 (280 ratings)
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What's Utopia for Realists about?

Utopia for Realists (2016) is a call to arms for a radical rethinking of life, work and how society functions. It argues that the world enjoys unprecedented wealth and material comfort but is still full of problems, from soul-destroying jobs to inequality and poverty. We have the power to solve these problems and build a better future if we embrace utopian thinking.

Who should read Utopia for Realists?

  • Blue-sky thinkers
  • Socially engaged people who want to eradicate poverty 
  • Frustrated citizens who feel there must be a better way to organize our society and economy

Wealth Books: Winners Take All by Anand Giridharadas

Winners Take All

Anand Giridharadas
The Elite Charade of Changing the World
4.1 (216 ratings)
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What's Winners Take All about?

Winners Take All (2019) reveals the tricks and strategies used by global elites to justify preserving the status quo. It explores the ways that their endeavors to make the world a better place in fact serve to keep existing injustices and inequalities in place. And it shows how the language of change hides the role of the rich and powerful in causing the very problems they’re aiming to solve.  

Who should read Winners Take All?

  • Global citizens concerned about social justice
  • Everyone who wants to understand how the rich and powerful run the world
  • Plutocrats ready to do a little soul searching

Wealth Books: The Last Safe Investment by Michael Ellsberg and Bryan Franklin

The Last Safe Investment

Michael Ellsberg and Bryan Franklin
Spending Now to Increase Your True Wealth Forever
4.1 (263 ratings)
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What's The Last Safe Investment about?

The Last Safe Investment (2016) flips financial planning on its head by focusing on the one thing you have full control of: yourself. Its model will teach you three disciplines that support three areas of wealth, to shore-up your earning potential and increase your daily happiness.

Who should read The Last Safe Investment?

  • Anxious savers seeking greater financial security
  • Professionals wanting to expand their earning potential
  • Investors looking for new ways to build assets

Wealth Books: 7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness by Jim Rohn

7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness

Jim Rohn
Power Ideas from America's Foremost Business Philosopher
4.4 (1,770 ratings)
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What's 7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness about?

7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness (1985) lays out an inspiring approach to developing your full potential through discipline and action. Instead of offering get-rich-quick schemes, it reminds us that success is a direct result of our own efforts to improve ourselves. More than that, it shows that a fulfilling lifestyle is not just about wealth – it’s about getting rid of old ways of thinking and adopting a positive mindset.

Who should read 7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness?

  • Employees who feel stuck in a rut
  • Goal-setters having a hard time making progress  
  • Anyone seeking ways to achieve success and improve their lives

Wealth Books: Millionaire Success Habits by Dean Graziosi

Millionaire Success Habits

Dean Graziosi
The Gateway to Wealth and Prosperity
4.5 (792 ratings)
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What's Millionaire Success Habits about?

Millionaire Success Habits (2016) condenses the wisdom of Dean Graziosi’s world-renowned success courses, which teach that successful people have a more positive attitude to life and employ more productive habits than average people. But you too can achieve success, by incorporating the habits that have carried others to prosperity before you! In these blinks, you’ll find insights and exercises that you can implement right now to help you seize your full potential and achieve greater levels of wealth, freedom, and fulfillment than you ever dreamed were possible.

Who should read Millionaire Success Habits?

  • Employees who need encouragement to take the next step in their career
  • Entrepreneurs who want to take their business to the next level
  • Anybody who wants to carve out a better life for themselves and their family

Wealth Books: Money by Rob Moore


Rob Moore
Know More, Make More, Give More
4.2 (314 ratings)
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What's Money about?

Money (2019) is for everyone who spends their life working hard for money instead of having money work hard for them. These blinks provide a blueprint for financial independence and enduring wealth. They explore how your ingrained attitudes toward money may be holding you back and set out simple formulas to help you master your finances. 

Who should read Money?

  • Entrepreneurs in need of a financial pep talk 
  • People who believe that money comes from hard work
  • Savers and investors who need a framework for decision-making

Wealth Books: Real Life Money by Clare Seal

Real Life Money

Clare Seal
An Honest Guide to Taking Control of Your Finances
3.6 (113 ratings)
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What's Real Life Money about?

Real Life Money (2020) is part memoir, part financial guide. Through describing her own painful struggle with debt, author Clare Seal sets out a path for anyone wanting to get a handle on their finances. She examines the complex personal relationships that many of us have with money, as well as the social and economic factors that determine our circumstances.

Who should read Real Life Money?

  • Anyone struggling with debt
  • Millennials with their finances in disarray
  • Renters worried they’ll never get a foot on the property ladder

Wealth Books: Moneyland by Oliver Bullough


Oliver Bullough
Why Thieves and Crooks Now Rule the World and How to Take It Back
4.4 (297 ratings)
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What's Moneyland about?

Moneyland (2018) is a revealing – and worrying – examination of the lengths to which the rich and corrupt will go in order to keep their money safe. From Nevadan trusts and Angolan oil fields to Russian assassins and tropical islands, this book tracks dirty money, no matter where it goes.

Who should read Moneyland?

  • Current affairs addicts
  • Billionaires trying to protect their assets
  • Anyone working in finance

Wealth Books: Mind Over Money by Claudia Hammond

Mind Over Money

Claudia Hammond
The Psychology of Money and How To Use It Better
4.2 (305 ratings)
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What's Mind Over Money about?

Mind Over Money (2016) reveals just how much our psychological baggage and irrational associations affect the decisions we make about money. From our nostalgic affinity for bank notes to how much we save to what we spend our money on, our behavior is influenced by years of “financial socialization” that we’re often completely unaware of. By acknowledging that this behavior is usually irrational, we can create strategies to help us rewire our brains and make money work for – rather than against – us.

Who should read Mind Over Money?

  • Psychology buffs looking for insights into how our minds rule our wallets
  • Would-be savers who want to get a grip on irrational spending habits
  • Anyone who’s wondered if winning the lottery really would make them happy

Wealth Books: Millionaire Teacher by Andrew Hallam

Millionaire Teacher

Andrew Hallam
The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School
4.4 (220 ratings)
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What's Millionaire Teacher about?

Millionaire Teacher (2011) explains how people with middling incomes can grow rich through clever money management. From the importance of frugality to the value of government bonds, this is a simple guide to growing wealthy on modest means.

Who should read Millionaire Teacher?

  • Middle-income workers looking to grow wealthy
  • Financial novices who want a simple guide to investing
  • Anyone who needs to start saving for retirement

Wealth Books: Broke Millennial by Erin Lowry

Broke Millennial

Erin Lowry
Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together
4.0 (160 ratings)
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What's Broke Millennial about?

Broke Millennial (2017) is a smart guide to personal finance, designed to help cash-strapped twenty- and thirty-somethings set themselves up for the future. Packed with simple yet effective tips and tricks, these blinks will help you stop scraping by and start thriving – financially and personally. 

Who should read Broke Millennial?

  • Millennials mystified by money 
  • Would-be savers struggling to make ends meet 
  • Short-termists living paycheck to paycheck

Wealth Books: The Value of Debt in Building Wealth by Thomas J. Anderson

The Value of Debt in Building Wealth

Thomas J. Anderson
Creating Your Glide Path to a Healthy Financial L.I.F.E
4.4 (194 ratings)
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What's The Value of Debt in Building Wealth about?

The Value of Debt in Building Wealth (2017) is a practical guide to managing your personal finances. Rather than condemning spending, this handbook presents strategies to make debt its own asset.

Who should read The Value of Debt in Building Wealth?

  • Penny-pinchers looking for a reason to spend
  • Young savers looking to maximize their wealth
  • Anyone curious to learn more about personal finance

Wealth Books: The Value of Everything by Mariana Mazzucato

The Value of Everything

Mariana Mazzucato
Making and Taking in the Global Economy
4.4 (148 ratings)
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What's The Value of Everything about?

The Value of Everything (2018) presents an argument for redefining value in the economy so that we can better understand who really creates value, and who extracts it.

Who should read The Value of Everything?

  • Economists eager for new ideas
  • Fans of politics in search of change
  • Lovers of radical ideas and ambitious visions

Wealth Books: The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel

The Psychology of Money

Morgan Housel
Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness
4.4 (1,998 ratings)
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What's The Psychology of Money about?

The Psychology of Money (2020) looks at the way money works in the real world. Financial decisions are rarely driven by the theories of economists and the neat spreadsheets of accountants. Instead, a myriad of factors, from personal history to pride and even envy, shape our decision-making. The results are often surprising – and always fascinating.

Who should read The Psychology of Money?

  • Investors and savers
  • Entrepreneurs 
  • History buffs

Wealth Books: The Broken Ladder by Keith Payne

The Broken Ladder

Keith Payne
How Inequality Affects the Way We Think, Live, and Die
4.2 (67 ratings)
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What's The Broken Ladder about?

The Broken Ladder (2017) explores the psychological, physical, and social ramifications of rising inequality. As the rich get richer, it powerfully demonstrates, everyone else feels poorer, regardless of material circumstances – with devastating consequences for all.

Who should read The Broken Ladder?

  • Social psychology
  • Anyone who wants to better understand inequality

Wealth Books: Die with Zero by Bill Perkins

Die with Zero

Bill Perkins
Getting All You Can from Your Money and Your Life
4.5 (528 ratings)
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What's Die with Zero about?

Die with Zero (2020) explores the benefits of spending more and saving less. These blinks bust the myths that surround the concept of delayed gratification and comfortable retirement. They also explain how everyone can squeeze out more enjoyment from their money.

Who should read Die with Zero?

  • Workaholics searching for balance
  • Financial advisors looking for fresh insights
  • Young professionals wanting a new perspective

Wealth Books: Get Good with Money by Tiffany Aliche

Get Good with Money

Tiffany Aliche
Ten Simple Steps to Becoming Financially Whole
4.3 (365 ratings)
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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

Wealth Books: Rich Dad's Who Took My Money? by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich Dad's Who Took My Money?

Robert T. Kiyosaki
Why Slow Investors Lose and Fast Money Wins!
4.4 (396 ratings)
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What's Rich Dad's Who Took My Money? about?

Rich Dad’s Who Took My Money? (2004) explains why the time-honored strategy of saving money, investing in mutual funds, and holding on to paper assets for the long term is all wrong. Instead, if you want to get rich quick, you need to become a power investor who combines different asset types – like real estate, businesses, and stocks – to generate a continuous cash flow. 

Who should read Rich Dad's Who Took My Money??

  • Anyone worried about their financial future
  • Investors and real estate professionals
  • People looking to escape the daily grind

Wealth Books: The Almanack of Naval Ravikant by Eric Jorgenson

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant

Eric Jorgenson
A Guide to Wealth and Happiness
4.6 (784 ratings)
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What's The Almanack of Naval Ravikant about?

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant (2020) condenses the wisdom of philosopher and entrepreneur Naval Ravikant into actionable, bite-sized chunks. Although he covers many topics, this collection of insights circles around two profound questions – how do you build wealth, and how do you find happiness? Ravikant’s answer? Both are skills that need to be practiced.

Who should read The Almanack of Naval Ravikant?

  • Entrepreneurs and self-starters
  • Practical philosophers
  • Hard workers tired of the rat race

Wealth Books: Make Money Trading Options by Michael Sincere

Make Money Trading Options

Michael Sincere
Short-Term Strategies for Beginners
3.8 (288 ratings)
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What's Make Money Trading Options about?

Make Money Trading Options: Short-Term Strategies for Beginners (2021) guides readers through the common pitfalls of trading stock options and arms beginner day traders with some easy-to-use tools to start trading call and put options on the stock market today. At its heart is the Test Trading Strategy, which uses virtual trading tools to single out profitable stocks each day.

Who should read Make Money Trading Options?

  • Aspiring stock traders looking to increase their wealth
  • Investment newcomers curious about options
  • Economics enthusiasts

Wealth Books: 21st Century Investing by William Burckart and Steven D. Lydenberg

21st Century Investing

William Burckart and Steven D. Lydenberg
Redirecting Financial Strategies to Drive Systems Change
3.4 (201 ratings)
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What's 21st Century Investing about?

21st Century Investing (2021) is a guide to ethical and responsible investment strategies. Instead of making money at the expense of our fragile social and environmental systems, you can invest in ways that will actually strengthen them – ensuring societal stability and long-term returns. 

Who should read 21st Century Investing?

  • Investors wondering how to square profitability with social justice 
  • Anyone curious about the future of investment strategy
  • Savers hoping to future-proof their investments in an increasingly uncertain world

Wealth Books: Economic Facts and Fallacies by Thomas Sowell

Economic Facts and Fallacies

Thomas Sowell
3.4 (750 ratings)
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What's Economic Facts and Fallacies about?

Economic Facts and Fallacies (2008) takes some common assumptions about economics and politics and reveals them as fallacies. It’s only by facing uncomfortable truths, the book argues, that we can begin to solve the problems in front of us.

Who should read Economic Facts and Fallacies?

  • Those interested in politics and economics
  • Anyone looking for a contrary perspective
  • Libertarians and conservatives

Wealth 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 (502 ratings)
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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

Wealth Books: Tax-Free Wealth by Tom Wheelwright

Tax-Free Wealth

Tom Wheelwright
How to Build Massive Wealth by Permanently Lowering Your Taxes
4.3 (425 ratings)
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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

Wealth Books: Nothing But Net by Mark Mahaney

Nothing But Net

Mark Mahaney
10 Timeless Lessons for Picking Tech Stocks
4.2 (150 ratings)
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What's Nothing But Net about?

Nothing But Net (2021) is a practical guide to tech stock-picking for investors. Based on his years of experience as a Wall Street tech analyst, Mahaney outlines the dos and don’ts of choosing companies to invest in. Although the world of stocks is unpredictable, there are proven methods that any investor can use to become more successful.

Who should read Nothing But Net?

  • New investors who want to start investing in tech stocks
  • Experienced investors keen to improve their stock-picking strategy
  • Anyone curious about successful tech companies like Amazon and Netflix

Wealth Books: Just Keep Buying by Nick Maggiulli

Just Keep Buying

Nick Maggiulli
Proven ways to save money and build your wealth
4.2 (518 ratings)
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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

Wealth Books: Two and Twenty by Sachin Khajuria

Two and Twenty

Sachin Khajuria
How the Masters of Private Equity Always Win
4.5 (450 ratings)
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What's Two and Twenty about?

Two and Twenty (2022) provides an up-close-and-personal account of the mysterious world of private equity. It gives insights into this unique branch of the finance sector and explains what sets it apart from other investment models.

Who should read Two and Twenty?

  • Newly minted finance professionals with million-dollar aspirations
  • Cynics wondering whether private equity partners deserve their wealth
  • Anyone curious about the role private equity plays in their retirement funds

Wealth Books: Goals-based Investing by Tony Davidow

Goals-based Investing

Tony Davidow
A Visionary Framework for Wealth Management
4.0 (145 ratings)
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What's Goals-based Investing about?

Goals-Based Investing (2022) explains how the wealth management industry is transforming, how modern portfolio theory is no longer considered modern, and how product evolution and regulatory changes are making it easier for investors and advisors to access market segments that were once the exclusive domain of large institutes.

Who should read Goals-based Investing?

  • Financial advisors who are lifelong learners
  • High- and Ultra-high-net-worth investors and families
  • Anyone interested in how goals-based investing works

Wealth 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 (370 ratings)
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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

Wealth 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
4.1 (263 ratings)
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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 

Wealth Books: Redefine Wealth for Yourself by Patrice Washington with Candice L Davis

Redefine Wealth for Yourself

Patrice Washington with Candice L Davis
How to Stop Chasing Money, Finally Live Your Life's Purpose and Find Fulfillment
4.3 (356 ratings)
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What's Redefine Wealth for Yourself about?

Redefine Wealth for Yourself (2020) takes a faith-based, holistic approach to what it means to be wealthy. It asserts that while wealth is a much bigger concept than personal finance, that aspect comes with ease once you’ve effectively addressed the five other “Pillars of Wealth.”

Who should read Redefine Wealth for Yourself?

  • People who want to live more abundantly in all areas of their lives
  • Self-improvement seekers looking for a faith-based approach
  • Anyone looking to refocus and “reset” after a life setback or financial failure

Wealth Books: Smart Women Finish Rich by David Bach

Smart Women Finish Rich

David Bach
3.6 (82 ratings)
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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

Wealth Books: The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco

The Millionaire Fastlane

MJ DeMarco
Crack the Code to Wealth and Live Rich for a Lifetime!
3.9 (418 ratings)
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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


Wealth 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 (381 ratings)
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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

Wealth Books: How to Attract Money by Joseph Murphy

How to Attract Money

Joseph Murphy
4.0 (476 ratings)
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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

Wealth 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 (213 ratings)
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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

Wealth 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 (536 ratings)
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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

Wealth Books: The Four Pillars of Investing by William J. Bernstein

The Four Pillars of Investing

William J. Bernstein
Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio
4.5 (97 ratings)
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What's The Four Pillars of Investing about?

The Four Pillars of Investing (2002) presents an accessible, evidence-based approach to investing success. The book examines how avoiding emotional biases and impulsive actions enables harnessing the market's wealth-generating power. Bernstein argues that integrating insights from financial science, psychology, and history offers individual investors their best chance at building lifelong prosperity.

Who should read The Four Pillars of Investing?

  • Investors seeking long-term growth
  • Those interested in financial psychology
  • Readers who enjoy history lessons

Wealth Books: The Business Of The 21st Century by Robert T. Kiyosaki, John Fleming & Kim Kiyosaki

The Business Of The 21st Century

Robert T. Kiyosaki, John Fleming & Kim Kiyosaki
3.5 (15 ratings)
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What's The Business Of The 21st Century about?

The Business Of The 21st Century (2010) focuses on the transformative power of network marketing. It advocates for the creation of personal wealth through entrepreneurship, emphasizing the shift from traditional employment to innovative, individual-driven business models. It provides insights into leveraging networking and direct sales as tools for financial success and personal growth.

Who should read The Business Of The 21st Century?

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs interested in network marketing opportunities
  • Individuals open to non-traditional income streams
  • Employees seeking to control their financial future

Wealth Books: Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty
3.5 (165 ratings)
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What's Capital in the Twenty-First Century about?

Capital in the Twenty-First Century (2013) offers a deep dive into the historical trends and dynamics of income and wealth inequality. Drawing from centuries of data, it examines how capital concentration perpetuates inequality and proposes bold solutions to address this growing divide.

Who should read Capital in the Twenty-First Century?

  • Economists studying wealth dynamics
  • Those who would like to contextualize modern economic issues with historical data
  • Advocates for social justice and economic equality

Wealth Books: You Were Born Rich by Bob Proctor

You Were Born Rich

Bob Proctor
3.9 (66 ratings)
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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

Wealth 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 (305 ratings)
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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

Wealth 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 (355 ratings)
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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.

Wealth 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 (269 ratings)
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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.

Wealth 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 (386 ratings)
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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

Wealth Books: Capital and Ideology by Thomas Piketty

Capital and Ideology

Thomas Piketty
3.1 (127 ratings)
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What's Capital and Ideology about?

Capital and Ideology (2019) delves into the historical evolution and justification of economic inequality across various societies and ideological systems. It scrutinizes the roles of property relations and educational structures in consolidating wealth and power, concluding with proposals for progressive policies to mitigate prevailing inequalities.

Who should read Capital and Ideology?

  • Economic students exploring comprehensive analyses of wealth disparity and its historical context
  • Historians interested in the evolution of economic structures and ideologies across civilizations
  • Policy-makers seeking to understand and address economic inequalities

Wealth Books: Unscripted by MJ DeMarco


MJ DeMarco
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Entrepreneurship
4.3 (48 ratings)
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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

Wealth Books: Nine-Figure Mindset by Brandon Dawson

Nine-Figure Mindset

Brandon Dawson
How to Go from Zero to Over $100 Million in Net Worth
3.8 (97 ratings)
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What's Nine-Figure Mindset about?

Nine-Figure Mindset (2023) explores the mindsets and philosophies for building massively successful business empires. Drawing from the real-life experiences of several entrepreneurs, it reveals the blueprint for taking your business and wealth to the next level.

Who should read Nine-Figure Mindset?

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs looking for business insights
  • Current business owners seeking exponential growth 
  • Anyone desiring more wealth and life fulfillment

Wealth Books: Astor by Anderson Cooper & Katherine Howe


Anderson Cooper & Katherine Howe
The Rise and Fall of an American Fortune
4.3 (203 ratings)
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What's Astor about?

Astor (2023) chronicles more than two centuries of family lineage, tracking the ambition that built America's first great fortune, as well as the excess and missteps that led to its decline. An intimate portrait of intergenerational wealth, it is both an engrossing family saga, and a broader commentary on shifting class privilege in America. 

Who should read Astor?

  • Anyone interested in the history of New York and the Gilded Age
  • Business buffs looking for stories about the great figures of the past
  • Those curious about the rise of an elite family, and the changing times that challenged them

Wealth Books: The Little Book of Market Wizards by Jack D. Schwager

The Little Book of Market Wizards

Jack D. Schwager
Lessons from the Greatest Traders
4.3 (52 ratings)
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What's The Little Book of Market Wizards about?

The Little Book of Market Wizards (2014) distills decades of wisdom from iconic traders, sharing key insights on strategy, risk management, and mindset. Based on interviews with hedge fund managers and commodity traders who've generated huge returns, this book is packed with engaging anecdotes to teach you how persistence, flexibility, and emotional discipline will let you excel like the pros. 

Who should read The Little Book of Market Wizards?

  • Aspiring or experienced traders
  • Finance professionals
  • Individuals trading on their own and looking to improve results

Wealth Books: Finance for the People by Paco de Leon

Finance for the People

Paco de Leon
Getting a Grip on Your Finances
4.0 (226 ratings)
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What's Finance for the People about?

Finance for the People (2022) takes a novel approach to personal finance by focusing on the psychological aspects of money management. Encouraging readers to examine and reshape their beliefs about money, this guide offers strategies for debt management, mindful spending, and wealth building.

Who should read Finance for the People?

  • Financial fledglings
  • Wealth strategy savants
  • Finance historians

Wealth Books: Pillars of Wealth by David M. Greene

Pillars of Wealth

David M. Greene
How to Make, Save, and Invest Your Way to Financial Freedom
4.0 (170 ratings)
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What's Pillars of Wealth about?

Pillars of Wealth (2023) outlines a proven strategy for accumulating wealth through real estate. With the right mindset and the strategies included in the three pillars of wealth – defense, offense, and investing – anyone can build a multi-million-dollar net worth. 

Who should read Pillars of Wealth?

  • Anyone who’s struggled to generate wealth
  • People looking to build their wealth through real estate
  • Those interested in realistic ways to think about property and personal finances

Wealth Books: Empire Builder by Adam E. Coffey

Empire Builder

Adam E. Coffey
The Road to a Billion
3.8 (168 ratings)
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What's Empire Builder about?

Empire Builder (2023) offers a wealth of hard-won, real-world strategies and serves as a blueprint for entrepreneurs aiming to achieve exponential growth in their businesses. It provides practical advice on building a strong foundation, framing a growth-oriented structure, and developing an effective exit plan.

Who should read Empire Builder?

  • Owners of large businesses looking to sell their companies
  • Business leaders aiming for rapid expansion 
  • Aspiring business owners needing inspiration

Wealth Books: A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel

A Random Walk Down Wall Street

Burton G. Malkiel
The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing
4.0 (84 ratings)
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What's A Random Walk Down Wall Street about?

A Random Walk Down Wall Street (1973) looks at the unpredictability of stock market prices, linking their movements to a “random walk.” It dispels the generally accepted belief in discernible market patterns, suggesting that consistent gains are not a product of easily-chartered trends.

Who should read A Random Walk Down Wall Street?

  • Aspiring investors
  • Stock market analysts
  • Economists interested in financial market patterns

Wealth Books: Rich Dad's Increase Your Financial IQ by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Rich Dad's Increase Your Financial IQ

Robert T. Kiyosaki
Get Smarter with Your Money
3.0 (8 ratings)
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What's Rich Dad's Increase Your Financial IQ about?

Increase Your Financial IQ (2011) is a guide to building financial intelligence and taking control of your financial future. It lays out key principles for protecting your money, budgeting, leveraging your assets, and continuously improving your financial knowledge.

Who should read Rich Dad's Increase Your Financial IQ?

  • Individuals and families striving to build long-term wealth
  • Small investors seeking to make smarter, more informed decisions
  • Anyone feeling overwhelmed or confused by personal finance

Wealth Books: Same as Ever by Morgan Housel

Same as Ever

Morgan Housel
A Guide to What Never Changes
4.3 (244 ratings)
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What's Same as Ever about?

Same as Ever (2023) invites you to identify the things that stay the same so you can successfully navigate this ever-changing world. Engaging stories, witty examples, and a whole lot of practical advice combine into a master class on assessing risk, seizing opportunity, and living your best life – and not just financially.

Who should read Same as Ever?

  • Investors looking to understand risk and optimize investment strategies
  • Entrepreneurs seeking guidance on opportunities and challenges
  • Those Striving for more fulfillment, meaning, and purpose in their financial lives and beyond

Wealth Books: Built, Not Born by Tom Golisano

Built, Not Born

Tom Golisano
A Self-Made Billionaire's No-Nonsense Guide for Entrepreneurs
4.1 (26 ratings)
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What's Built, Not Born about?

Built, Not Born (2022) is an instruction manual that explores how to transform any promising business idea into a thriving enterprise. Detailing the key steps for success from early planning stages through exits and everything in between, it dismantles the myths of exclusivity surrounding entrepreneurship to prove that concrete and learnable principles can lead any determined person toward sustained success.

Who should read Built, Not Born?

  • Entrepreneurs trying to start, buy, and grow businesses
  • Managers intent on building profitable and performant departments within organizations
  • Any successful entrepreneur looking for a good exit strategy

Wealth Books: Rich AF by Vivian Tu

Rich AF

Vivian Tu
The Winning Money Mindset That Will Change Your Life
4.2 (329 ratings)
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What's Rich AF about?

Rich AF debunks myths and imparts strategies for maximizing earnings, investing, and saving, all aimed at securing long-lasting wealth. Starting with the author’s mentorship on the trading floor, the narrative offers a wealth of practical advice for financial empowerment to the new generation.

Who should read Rich AF?

  • Recent college grads eager to learn about personal finance and investment
  • Young professionals seeking to navigate the world of finance
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs looking for practical advice on wealth building

Wealth Books: The ChatGPT Millionaire by Neil Dagger

The ChatGPT Millionaire

Neil Dagger
Making Money Online Has Never Been this EASY
3.2 (128 ratings)
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What's The ChatGPT Millionaire about?

The ChatGPT Millionaire (2024) explores the many ways ChatGPT can help people in the working world. It first explores techniques and tips for using the platform, before detailing a range of ways the AI technology can be useful not only to small business owners, entrepreneurs, and freelancers across industries, but also to those looking to set up passive income streams and gain financial freedom. 

Who should read The ChatGPT Millionaire?

  • Anyone interested in making money using ChatGPT
  • Freelancers curious about how ChatGPT can improve productivity
  • Business owners looking to streamline their processes

Wealth Books: Your Journey to Financial Freedom by Jamila Souffrant

Your Journey to Financial Freedom

Jamila Souffrant
A Step-By-Step Guide to Achieving Wealth and Happiness
4.3 (182 ratings)
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What's Your Journey to Financial Freedom about?

Your Journey to Financial Freedom (2023) is a comprehensive guide designed to help you achieve financial independence through smart money management and investment strategies. It delves into the importance of budgeting, saving, and investing, providing practical tools and advice to create a solid financial foundation. 

Who should read Your Journey to Financial Freedom?

  • Those seeking financial
  • Professionals looking to quit their nine-to-five
  • Beginners in personal finance and investment education

Wealth Books: Breaking Free From Broke by George Kamel

Breaking Free From Broke

George Kamel
The Ultimate Guide to More Money and Less Stress
3.7 (47 ratings)
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What's Breaking Free From Broke about?

Breaking Free from Broke (2024) details the financial philosophies author George Kamel used to move from $40,000 in debt to being a debt-free millionaire. Discover how, with a paradigm shift and the right financial practices, you can achieve your financial goals and start living the life you want.

Who should read Breaking Free From Broke?

  • Anyone who wants to take control of their finances
  • People looking for a modern, no-nonsense approach to becoming a millionaire
  • Those curious about a millennial take on Dave Ramsey’s financial philosophy

Wealth Books: Set for Life by Scott Trench

Set for Life

Scott Trench
Dominate Life, Money, and the American Dream
4.2 (204 ratings)
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What's Set for Life about?

Set for Life (2017) offers a strategic roadmap for achieving financial independence, emphasizing the importance of frugality, saving, and smart investment. It guides you through the process of accumulating wealth by spending less, earning more, and investing in income-generating assets, particularly real estate. Ultimately, it offers practical advice for creating a long-term financial plan that enables early retirement and financial freedom.

Who should read Set for Life?

  • Young professionals and recent graduates just starting their careers
  • Middle-class earners with little savings
  • Anyone seeking financial independence

Wealth Books: How to Make a Few Billion Dollars by Brad Jacobs

How to Make a Few Billion Dollars

Brad Jacobs
3.5 (193 ratings)
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What's How to Make a Few Billion Dollars about?

How to Make a Few Billion Dollars (2018) presents an insightful roadmap to assembling a team that's equipped to catapult a company to staggering heights of success. It zeroes in on the art of team building, detailing a multidimensional approach to recruit, manage, and incentivize a high performing squad.

Who should read How to Make a Few Billion Dollars?

  • Aspiring billionaires
  • Business team leaders 
  • HR recruitment specialists

Wealth Books: Your First Million by Arlan Hamilton

Your First Million

Arlan Hamilton
Why You Don't Have to Be Born Into a Legacy of Wealth to Leave One Behind
3.2 (310 ratings)
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What's Your First Million about?

Your First Million (2020) shines a light on the imperative of establishing multiple revenue streams to cultivate financial resilience. No matter the circumstances, it insists that wealth is accessible to everyone.

Who should read Your First Million?

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Economic equality advocates
  • Personal finance enthusiasts

Wealth Books: The Next Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley & Sarah Stanley Fallaw

The Next Millionaire Next Door

Thomas J. Stanley & Sarah Stanley Fallaw
Enduring Strategies for Building Wealth
4.3 (165 ratings)
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What's The Next Millionaire Next Door about?

The Next Millionaire Next Door (2018) inspires readers of all backgrounds and income levels to build substantial wealth through frugal living and smart investing. Clear, simple strategies for living within your means and patiently growing assets show that economic success is truly accessible for all.

Who should read The Next Millionaire Next Door?

  • Average earners who feel like lasting wealth is out of their reach
  • Above average earners who struggle to grow their wealth, rather than spend it
  • Anyone who longs for the flexibility and financial freedom that comes with true wealth

Wealth Books: The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing by Mel Lindauer, Taylor Larimore & Michael LeBoeuf

The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing

Mel Lindauer, Taylor Larimore & Michael LeBoeuf
4.1 (23 ratings)
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What's The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing about?

The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing (2014) lays out time-tested strategies for securing financial independence. You’ll learn how to navigate various financial behaviors, optimize investment strategies, and understand the critical role of emotional management in investing. This guide equips you to make informed decisions that align with your long-term financial goals.

Who should read The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing?

  • Aspiring investors seeking financial independence
  • Individuals interested in behavioral finance
  • Long-term financial planners

Wealth Books: How to Listen When Markets Speak by Lawrence G. McDonald

How to Listen When Markets Speak

Lawrence G. McDonald
Risks, Myths, and Investment Opportunities in a Radically Reshaped Economy
4.1 (10 ratings)
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What's How to Listen When Markets Speak about?

How to Listen When Markets Speak (2024) explores strategies for interpreting the complex signals of financial markets to make informed investment decisions. It offers insights into the correlation between historical market events and current market behaviors, providing readers with the tools to predict and respond to market trends effectively. The guidance within emphasizes the importance of listening to and understanding the nuances of market data and economic indicators.

Who should read How to Listen When Markets Speak?

  • Financial analysts seeking market behavior insights
  • Investors interested in risk management strategies
  • Business students studying financial markets

Wealth Books: The Wealth Money Can't Buy by Robin Sharma

The Wealth Money Can't Buy

Robin Sharma
The 8 Hidden Habits to Live Your Richest Life
4.3 (107 ratings)
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What's The Wealth Money Can't Buy about?

The Wealth Money Can't Buy (2024) is a groundbreaking guide that will hardwire in you a completely new way of measuring wealth. With proven tactics and methods, it will help you stop chasing the wrong kinds of riches, so you can get on the right track to making a life you absolutely adore.

Who should read The Wealth Money Can't Buy?

  • Personal growth enthusiasts seeking fulfillment beyond material possessions
  • Overworked professionals looking to redefine success and priorities
  • Spiritual seekers desiring a holistic approach to abundance

Wealth Books: Financial Literacy for All by John Hope Bryant

Financial Literacy for All

John Hope Bryant
Disrupting Struggle, Advancing Financial Freedom, and Building a New American Middle Class
3.3 (14 ratings)
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What's Financial Literacy for All about?

Financial Literacy for All (2024) equips you to navigate the complexities of personal and community finances with greater proficiency and understanding. It reveals how financial education can transform your economic stability and unlock opportunities by managing credit more effectively. This guide is essential for anyone looking to enhance their financial literacy and make informed decisions that pave the way to personal and communal prosperity.

Who should read Financial Literacy for All?

  • Young adults entering the workforce
  • Educators and financial advisors
  • Policymakers in education and finance

Wealth Books: The Algebra of Wealth by Scott Galloway

The Algebra of Wealth

Scott Galloway
A Simple Formula for Financial Security
4.0 (22 ratings)
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What's The Algebra of Wealth about?

The Algebra of Wealth (2024) provides a guide to optimizing financial success in today’s economy. It emphasizes focusing on talent over passion for career decisions, leveraging economic trends, and making small financial moves with significant long-term returns. It also incorporates stoic principles to encourage better financial habits and reduced spending.

Who should read The Algebra of Wealth?

  • Young professionals seeking financial success strategies
  • Career changers aiming to optimize their talent
  • Students studying personal finance and economic trends

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What's the best Wealth book to read?

While choosing just one book about a topic is always tough, many people regard Secrets of the Millionaire Mind as the ultimate read on Wealth.

What are the Top 10 Wealth books?

Blinkist curators have picked the following:
  • Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker
  • The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
  • The Origin of Wealth by Eric D. Beinhocker
  • 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang
  • The Education of a Value Investor by Guy Spier
  • Choose Yourself by James Altucher
  • Economics: The User’s Guide by Ha-Joon Chang
  • The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
  • Treasure Islands by Nicholas Shaxson
  • Second Chance by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Who are the top Wealth book authors?

When it comes to Wealth, these are the authors who stand out as some of the most influential:
  • T. Harv Eker
  • George S. Clason
  • Eric D. Beinhocker
  • Ha-Joon Chang
  • Guy Spier