6 books to read on money and investing
There’s a well of knowledge available for those who seek it – and if you’re interested in making more money, you should read more to understand how to handle money and the basics of investing.
Here are some books on personal finance and investment you should read to help you manage your finances better.
The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
Referred to as the godfather of investing, Benjamin Graham takes a different approach to investing in this book which we’re sure you’ll enjoy. Warren Buffet calls this “the best book on investing you’ll ever read”.
A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel
This is a good one for beginners as Malkiel includes handy definitions of investment terms as it applies to various investment strategies directed toward different stages in life. In this book, he lays emphasis on long-term investments rather than get-rich-quick schemes including how to avoid common mistakes.
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
This book isn’t just about investment. This Psychology professor delves into how one’s thought processes can affect investment success. Within the book, Kahneman explains how to identify your biases and lock them out so as to make rational, clear, and analytical investment decisions.
Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin
This book is what you need to learn the art of living within your means by changing your habits and enjoying life. It helps you understand how to deal with this thing called ‘Budgeting’.
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
‘Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich teach their kids about money that the poor and middle class do not’ is touted as one of the bestselling personal finance books ever.
In this book, Kiyosaki uses his childhood recollections of his not-so-wealthy father and the father of his friend who was one of the richest residents in Hawaii to drive home points about money. The comparison shows how best to manage your money or lack of it, as well as helping your kids to do the same. Kiyosaki in this book posits that not all debt is bad, and you can build wealth even if you don’t currently have a staggering income.
The Broke Millennial by Erin Lowry
This book offers a fun, relatable take on managing money for beginners. Targeted towards 20-30-somethings who want to learn about finances, Lowry covers tricky, real-life situations involving money and how to deal with the challenges of having or not having enough brings.