|The Richest Man in Babylon by: George S. Clason, 144 pages
Over 2 million copies in circulation. Written in 1926 by George S. Clason, one of the first self help books on the subject of finance. A light read that tells a story set in ancient Babylon to illustrate the author's point. He talks about seven main principles: 1) start thy purse to fattening, 2) control thy expenditures, 3) make thy gold multiply, 4) guard thy treasures against loss, 5) make of thy dwelling a profitable investment, 6) insure a future income and 7) increase thy ability to earn. He uses parables in a biblical style to have you realize that the financial problems of ancient Babylon are no different than those of our world today.
|Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki, 195 pages
The #1 New York Times Bestseller. Robert Kiyosaki uses plain language to illustrate points not even the top business schools in the country teach. Robert Kiyosaki does an excellent job in helping you to understand the thought processes of a rich person versus that of a poor or middle class individual. Ever have a problem understanding accounting? After reading this book, worry no more. These are concepts that can easily be taught to your children to help prepare them for financial success. Look out for his board game, Cashflow 101.
|Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker, 192 pages
#1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestseller. T. Harv Eker has written a truly life changing book! T. Harv Eker has gone from zero to millionaire in 2.5 years and one thing he noticed on the way there was everyone has a money blueprint and it is your money blueprint that will determine your success or failure. He also talks about 17 wealth files separating the way rich, poor and middle class people think. Between the book and his three day seminar called the Millionaire Mind Intensive, it is bound to change your life!!! To register for the Millionaire Mind Intensive, click the link below:
|Is Your Mortgage Tax Deductible? by Fraser Smith, 144 pages
This book would be appreciated more by financial professionals or those with advanced investment knowledge. However, he does an excellent job exposing Canadians to concepts most of us would have never thought about. In ten chapters he covers the A to Z on mortgage interest tax deductibility placing us on par with our American cousins to the south. If you have at least 25% equity in your home, you have no choice but to implement this program if you want to be on the road to financial freedom. Please be warned this is not a do-it-yourself program and you will need to work with a financial advisor and mortgage broker familiar with this strategy.
|Starting and Running a Profitable Investment Club by Thomas E. O'Hara and Kenneth S. Janke Sr., 239 pages
The first investment clubs started for social reasons, while the modern investment club movement started as a result of a need to raise capital. Whatever your motivation, it is undeniable that investment clubs offer regular everyday people a great opportunity to learn and profit from the world of investing. The authors were top officers at the National Association of Investors Corporation, a leading organization on how to run a successful investment club. If you're serious, this book will transform a novice group into competent investors in no time at all.