Whether you’re a finance buff or you’re interested in finance, you’ve
probably already come to realize that there are thousands upon thousands
of books on the market. If you’ve been dying to read a good financial
book that teaches you either about getting out of debt or how the economy
runs, here are six you may want to keep on your reading radar:
Finance by Zvi Bodie
This finance book of 479 pages was published by Prentice Hall. This book
tends to have a scope broader than others and a larger emphasis on general
principles than any book which focuses exclusively on finances in the
corporate atmosphere. This is the reason why this book is considered a
significant new guide to finance. The acclaimed authors present an
approach to finance anchored and balanced among the three “pillars”
namely, optimization over time, asset valuation, and risk management. It
focuses on personal finance topics like saving and investing, and asset
valuation. This book is great for anyone who wants to have a concrete
understanding of the field of finance.
This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly by Carmen M.
This book argues that the past is an indicator of what’s going to happen
in the future. The existence of the cycle of bust and boom is being
emphasized by the authors of this book which provides of historical debt
defaults around the world.
The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
If you want to get started on the path to financial freedom, or if you are
in credit card debt and if you are struggling with pay check to pay check
living, then you must definitely read this book which is written for you.
The author of the book talks about the importance of working, paying the
debts your created in the first place, and staying out of that debt hole.
The author, noted as an anti-credit card preacher and a devout Christian,
will definitely sprinkle you with his own personal morals and practices
which makes the book an easy, inspirational and non-technical read.
Your Money Or Your Life by Vicki Robin
In this book, readers will be able to evaluate and re-evaluate their
priorities in life, most especially in the aspect of jobs and their
connections with others. Your Money Or Your Life examines financial
truths, focuses on the play between life and finances, encouraging readers
to pursue passive income sources and, in the process thereof, encourages
readers to break out of the habit of trading precious time for cash. This
book is perfect for those who aren’t happy with their financial lives and
for those who want to live a value-oriented life. This book will
definitely help readers understand that life is not just working and about
physical things. Life is more than that.
The Money Book For The Young, Fabulous, and Broke by Suze Orman
This book is highly recommended as a must-read for beginners. It
specifically focuses on the financial needs and situations of young adults
in the needs of students and young adults in their 20s and 30s, in the
struggle with credit card debt, credit reports, and in the problem of
student loans. But, if you are looking for a book and dig deeper into
personal finance, this book is also suitable for you because it emphasizes
on introductory financial topics that even older readers may be interested
The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason
This book is a highly-recommended must-read for everyone from high school
students to corporate executives. The book presents a series of stories
set in Babylon and through these classic life lessons, it teaches the
principles of basic personal finance and money management.
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