Best personal finances books you should read to succeed

You can find a lot of advice related to personal finances on the Internet. But if you want deep knowledge about this, you should read specialized books. Here are some recommendations.

Think And Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

This book was published in 1937, in the aftermath of the Great Depression, and it focuses on motivation. It summarizes some keys that lead to the success of people at that time, like Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, and Charles M. Schwab. The author takes their lessons and retells them as advice that works in the present time.

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter

This is the best book for beginners. It was published in 1997 and it's already a classic. It teaches you how to build successful businesses that will create passive income for you. It shows you different long-terms scenarios with the goals that you can reach by following certain behaviors.

All the Money in the World by Laura Vanderkam

This book is about how to spend money to get the most value out of every dollar. It shows you where to direct your income wisely and how to avoid frugal expenses. It also teaches you the importance to spend money on things that give you joy because good moments are worth paying for!

The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

If you're on debt, this book is a guide to pay it off. It teaches you how to apply the snowball method, along with other elements that can change your life and the way you build your budget. In its pages, the author shares the awesome transformation in the lives of people who paid off thousands of dollars in debt.

You can also learn what a debt management plan is and what it can do for you.

The Little Book of Common Sense by John C. Bogle

If you're looking for a guide to learn investment tips, you should go for this book. The author is the founder of The Vanguard Group, an investment firm famous for its index funds. He believed that these, which track a specific index like the S&P 500, provide a better return than individual stocks. With this book, you can understand this aspect of the financial world.

The Recovering Spender by Lauren Greutman

There are books for shopaholics, too! These are people that spend thousands of dollars in compulsive spendings. If this is your case or you've got a friend with this problem, you can read this book to see how to stop with this addiction. Here, you'll find some useful tips that will help you be a responsible consumer.

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