Here is a list of books that I personally use in my own life and business to stabilise, grow and leverage my own finances. These books help you learn from the financial successes and losses of those who have done it all before you. It’s one of the wisest and most valuable ways to learn from others, next to going through your own personal experiences.
Money Master The Game
by Tony Robbins
Based on extensive research and one-on-one interviews with more than 50 of the most legendary financial experts in the world—from Carl Icahn and Warren Buffett, to Ray Dalio and Steve Forbes — Tony Robbins has created a simple 7-step blueprint that anyone can use for financial freedom. Tony Robbins walks readers of every income level through the steps to become financially free by creating a lifetime income plan. This book delivers invaluable information and essential practices for getting your financial house in order.
How To Make One Hell of a Profit and Still Get To Heaven
by Dr. John Demartini
Most people also themselves back from breaking through to new levels of financial freedom, and actually living their most cherished and inspiring dreams. In addition to their conflicting spiritual and material natures, some people have an additional internal struggle between their desires to give and receive. How to Make One Hell of a Profit and Still Get to Heaven was written to help you (if you happen to be like most people) dissolve these apparent conflicts.
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
by Burton G. Malkiel
A Random Walk Down Wall Street has long been established as the first book to purchase when starting a portfolio. In the investment landscape, Burton G. Malkiel’s reassuring, authoritative, and perennially best-selling guide to investing is a strong foundation for you to build a deep understanding of the opportunities and traps that get presented to investor by Wall Street firms.
Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules
by Jeremy Miller
Based on a series of letters Warren Buffet wrote at an early age to his small but growing group of partners, these are easy-to-follow ground rules from the world’s most successful investor. Quoting extensively and directly from Buffett, equity research expert Jeremy Miller introduces us to the timeless advice the letters contain, demonstrating a set of highly effective investment strategies that continue to resonate today.
The Richest Man In Babylon
by George S. Clason
Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. This celebrated bestseller offers an understanding of - and a solution to - your personal financial problems that will guide you through a lifetime.
The Way To Wealth
by Benjamin Franklin
The first American book on personal finance, The Way to Wealth by Benjamin Franklin is still the best and wisest money book ever written. Originally published in 1758 as the preface to Poor Richard’s Almanack, this little gem has been through innumerable printings and sold millions of copies to those in search of smart but entertaining advice about hard work, earning and saving money and debt.
The Next Millionaire Next Door
by Sarah Stanley Fallaw & Thomas J Stanley
Over the past 40 years, Tom Stanley and his daughter Sarah Stanley Fallaw have been involved in research examining how self-made, economically successful Americans became that way. In this book the authors highlight how specific decisions, behaviours, and characteristics align with the discipline of wealth building, covering areas such as consumption, budgeting, careers, investing, and financial management in general.
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing
by John C. Bogle
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing is the classic guide to getting smart about the market. Legendary mutual fund pioneer John C. Bogle reveals his key to getting more out of investing: low-cost index funds. Bogle describes the simplest and most effective investment strategy for building wealth over the long term: buy and hold, at very low cost, a mutual fund that tracks a broad stock market Index such as the S&P 500.
Secrets of the Millionaire Mind
by T. Harv Eker
If you are not doing as well financially as you would like, you will have to change your money blueprint. According to T. Harv Eker, it’s simple. If you think like rich people think and do what rich people do, chances are you’ll get rich too!
The Psychology of Investing
by John R. Nofsinger
While traditional finance focuses on the tools used to optimize return and minimize risk, this book explains how psychology can affect our decisions more than financial theory. Covering the ways investors actually behave, this is the first book of its kind to delve into the ways biases influence investment behavior, and how overcoming these biases can increase financial success.