When we talk about understanding how to manage money, personal finance is one of the most essential skills you can learn. But without any guidance, it is difficult for us to understand the value of handling our money and using it to make even more. However, if you walk into any book store or library, you’ll find there a plenty of guides out there, in the form of personal finance books offering advice on financial planning. But all advices are not equal. To begin, you need some easy-to-read books that will explain you the basics of financing, the best way to save money, and how to pay off your loans.
Here’s a list of books that will help you in getting out of the sneak and rat race of debt and achieve the treasure that you truly deserve.
1. The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko
“‘The Millionaire Next Door’ is great for all those people who have just come into the game of personal financing, because this book talks about the fundamentals of personal finance with simple, consistent instructions .This book will help you in developing good practices from the very beginning.
2. The Investment Answer by Daniel Goldie and Gordon Murray
In this book, Goldie and Murray pointed out a general guide to capitalizing by concentrating on five basic decisions every investor has to make. This brief, easy-to-read book is the most approachable investing book I’ve read.
3. Psych Yourself Rich by Farnoosh Torabi
In this book, you’ll learn about the relationship between you and the money. Farnoosh has beautifully explained how our “emotions influence when managing personal finances.” Precisely, this book will bring back you to the concept of behavioral finance and how you can discover your weaknesses and get the most out of your strengths to make structure and maintaining money as stress free and as organized as possible!
4. The Millionaire Mind by Thomas J. Stanley
The Millionaire Mind aims a millions of people who have stored considerable wealth and live in ways that flexibly exhibit their prosperity. The writer reveals the surprising answers to some difficult personal finance questions, presenting them to readers through solid examples.
5. I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi
In a friendly, naughty style, Sethi put down a serious six-week personal finance program for those who want to master their finance management with minimum effort. This book is so comprehensive that you feel like you’ve been to a long seminar with an outstanding expert after reading it.
6. The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach
This book highlights the influence of money by introducing the well-known Latte Factor. The author would make you understand the amount of your money goes to waste, realizing how better you can manage it by making the right selections in spending your money. This book will also help you in identifying where you unconsciously use your money and how those little expenses can be used to make you financially strong.
7. Women & Money by Suze Orman
Every woman in the world should read this book which is designed specially to empower women. Suze wrote this to help women, face their financial challenges and to make women financially strong. So, if you are a woman then you should read this informative book, which’ll guide you on how you must take care of your finances.
8. You’re So Money by Farnoosh Torabi
An instructive and realistic finance book which concisely tackles the issues college students are mostly likely to face in handling their own finances. Torabi explains readers how to survive without draining the bank and where to find easy places to save money.
9. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Managing personal finance is a series of decisions and this book “‘Thinking, Fast and Slow‘ drive support for the readers by understanding what pushes them to make the decision.
10. Debt-Free by 30 by Jason Anthony and Karl Cluck
“‘Debt-Free By 30’ enlightens the basics of arranging your debt, discovering ways for extra money to repay the debt faster. In this book, readers can cheer up and can learn about credit, health insurance, financing a car and expenses.
11. The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
It is an incredible book to start with. It is a complete guide to saving fund, starting to invest, getting out of a mortgage, saving for a rainy day, paying off your debt and reaching financial prosperity in your life.
12. Your Money Or Your Life by Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin
In this era of huge economic ambiguity when everyone is worried about their money and how they spend it, this bestselling book is an essential read. It tells the reader how to pay off debt and cultivate savings, rearrange priorities, solving inner encounters between values and lifestyle, and lot more.
13. The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
This Book is read by millions, this precious book embraces the key to success-in the mysteries of the ancients. Constructed on the famous “Babylonian principles”, this bestseller book offers a thoughtful solution to personal finance problems; enlightening the mysteries to saving money, protecting money and earn more money.
14. The Money Book for the Young by Suze Orman
This book again by Suze, Tackle financial problems like student loans, debt, student loan, credit card, debt, and insurance. It communicates straight to people requiring help to deal with finance issues and financial plan for the first time.
15. Beating The Street by Peter Lynch
In the book Beating The Street, Peter Lynch describes how to become an expert in handling finance of a company and ways to build a profitable investment portfolio based on your own experience and insights.
16. The Psychology of Investing by John Nofsinger
A professor of finance, Nofsinger investigates into the behaviors, psychology influence investors, providing a complete summary on making smart investing decisions for those, who are keen to start their own business.
17. Money Rules for Life by Mary Hunt
Mary Hunt is not new to budgeting and personal finance. Although to many she has a background of home economist than an investment guru. This book “7 Money Rules of Life” steps out a bit of her old-style comfort zone to comprise lots of facts about financing, retiring, investing and preparation for your financial future.