5 Must Read Books on Wealth Creation

“Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.” – Jim Rohn

5 Must Read Books on Wealth Creation

1. Think and Grow Rich

Originally published in 1937, this classic bestseller is undoubtedly one of the best books on wealth ever written. This book helped millions of people around the world to achieve their dreams. The author, Napoleon Hill spent a lifetime doing research on successful, wealthy and most powerful people on earth, including Henry Ford, Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, John D. Rockefeller and Charles M. Schwab. In this book, Napoleon Hill revealed his wisdom of research in the form of ‘thirteen steps to riches‘ that will change your life.

Words of wisdom from this book:

“The starting point of all achievement is desire, not a hope! not a wish! but a burning desire. Wishing will not bring riches. But desiring riches with a state of mind that becomes an obsession, then planning definite ways and means to acquire riches, and backing those plans with persistence which does not recognize failure, will bring riches.”

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2. The Richest Man in Babylon

Published in 1926, this classic is considered as one of the most inspiring books on wealth ever written. 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 is the book that holds the secrets to acquiring money, keeping money, and making money earn more money. Countless readers have been helped with this famous book. This book offers an understanding of-and a solution to-your personal financial problems that will guide you through a lifetime.

A highly recommended book on wealth creation.

Words of wisdom from this book:

“A part of all you earn is yours to keep.”

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3. Rich Dad Poor Dad

Rich Dad Poor Dad is the single best personal finance book ever written and has been a bestseller for many years. Have you ever wanted to know why the rich get richer and the poor get poorer or why many highly educated people struggle financially all their life? Then this book will give you the answers. This book will show you how rich, middle-class and poor people spend their money. In this book, the author Robert Kiyosaki gives you some excellent advice that can change your life.

Words of wisdom from this book:

“The poor and the middle class work for money. The rich have money work for them.”

“The main reason people struggle financially is because they have spent years in school but learned nothing about money. The result is that people learn to work for money… but never learn to have money work for them.” – Robert Kiyosaki

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4. Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

This book has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list and was #1 on the Wall Street Journal’s business-book list. In this outstanding book, the author T. Harv Eker teaches you how to think and act like a rich person. According to T. Harv Eker if you think like rich people think and do what rich people do, chances are you’ll get rich too! Using the principles he teaches, T. Harv Eker went from zero to millionaire in only two and a half years. He believes that the key to attaining great wealth begins with thinking because thoughts lead to feelings, which lead to actions, which lead to results.

In part 2 of this book, the author talks about ‘Seventeen Ways Rich People Think and Act Differently from Poor and Middle-Class People’, which include: Rich people believe ‘I create my life’ while poor people believe ‘Life happens to me.’ Rich people focus on opportunities, while poor people focus on obstacles. Rich people play the money game to win, while poor people play the money game to not lose.

A must read book on wealth creation.

Words of wisdom from this book:

“Your income can grow only to the extent you do!”

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5. The Millionaire Next Door

Millionaires are too often stereotyped as having extravagant lifestyles and irresponsible fiscal habits. But, the truth is more than 99% of millionaires are hard working, methodical savers and investors.

In this bestseller, the authors: Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko reveal that most of the millionaires are remarkably frugal and careful with their money. Most of the truly wealthy in America do not live in Beverly Hills or on Park Avenue – they live next door. They are the people who own the dry cleaning business, the car dealership, the restaurant chain, the bread company, the jewelry store, the cattle ranch, the trucking company, and the plumbing supply store. Read this book to know how millionaires created their wealth.

Words of wisdom from this book:

“Wealth is not the same as income. If you make a good income each year and spend it all, you are not getting wealthier. You are just living high. Wealth is what you accumulate, not what you spend.”

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“Successful people have libraries. The rest have big screen TVs”
― Jim Rohn

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