Last Updated on Nov 18, 2020 by James W

Author: Johnathan M. Shufelt

Do you ever look at your bank account and sigh. Wishing “if I could somehow make just a little more money, I could start putting some money away or investing it to start building wealth.”

Here’s a little secret, building wealth isn’t all that difficult. In fact, personal finance can be as simple as putting incremental amounts toward wise investments.

The tough part is knowing the right steps to take, places to invest and cultivating a mindset to achieve your wealth goals.

On the bright side, all of these hurdles are easy to overcome with the right education and resources.

Here are a few of the very best books I have come across in relation to wealth building.

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Author: Robert Kiyosaki

About the Book: Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert Kiyosaki’s story of growing up with two dads — his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad — and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you.

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The Lost Science of Compound Interest

Author: Curtis Ray

About the Book: In a new and compelling story about money, science, art, evolution, discovery, creation, struggle, and ultimately, triumph, Curtis will take you on a life-changing journey through some of the most complicated mathematic money concepts by transforming them into an easily implemented path to unlimited wealth and prosperity. Curtis brings to life, in both words and graphics, the phenomenon of Compound Interest and the powerful influence it can have on your life.

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The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy

Author: Thomas J. Stanley

About the Book: The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth. Most of the truly wealthy in this country don’t live in Beverly Hills or on Park Avenue-they live next door. This new edition, the first since 1998, includes a new foreword for the twenty-first century by Dr. Thomas J. Stanley.

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The Science of Getting Rich: How to make money and get the life you want 

Author: Wallace D. Wattles

About the Book: The formula for getting rich from a Christian perspective and the inspiration behind Rhonda Byrne’s bestselling book and movie, The Secret. Wallace Wattles concisely shows how to use the power of thought and willpower on the way to getting rich.

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The Simple Path to Wealth: Your road map to financial independence and a rich, free life 

Author: JL Collins

About the Book: This book grew out of a series of letters to my daughter concerning various things—mostly about money and investing—she was not yet quite ready to hear.

Since money is the single most powerful tool we have for navigating this complex world we’ve created, understanding it is critical.The simple approach I created for her and present now to you, is not only easy to understand and implement, it is more powerful than any other.

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