Are you trying to get a handle on your finances? Whether you want to get out of debt, save for retirement, or just set a budget that you and your family can comfortably live with, these five books can help you on your path.
Though it’s not a new book, George S. Clason’s The Richest Man in Babylon is just as relevant today as it was when it was released in the 1920s. Written in parable form, this book emphasizes saving over spending and discusses the value of charitable giving. There are also some great tips on budgeting and when it’s okay to splurge a little.
Robert Kiyosaki’s groundbreaking book tells the story of two men — one a college professor and the other an 8th grade dropout — and how their differing styles of money management and investing affect their wealth. A proponent for saving as well as investing in real estate or in a business, Rich Dad, Poor Dad will make you want to start a passive income source immediately so you can end up in an advantageous position.