The New Year is right around the corner, and we want to help you make it as successful as possible. How? By getting started with these seven must-read book recommendations!
Whether you want to improve your financial health or focus on self-development, these books have you covered. If you’ve ever wondered what information helped shape us into the financial experts we are today, this show provides the answers.
Before we get into these fantastic reads, we’d be remiss if we didn’t tell you that one of the best ways to take your finances to the next level in 2016 is to get the your own Money Guy on your side.
If you want Brian and Bo’s expertise for your portfolio, email brian [at] money-guy.com or bo [at] money-guy.com. We’d love to help make 2016 a financially successful one for you.
In This Episode, the Money Guys Recommend:
- The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko. This is a great book for those needing extra motivation to get excited about saving. It paints a realistic view of millionaires that makes wealth seem attainable even for the average Joe.
- The Wealthy Barber: Everyone’s Commonsense Guide to Becoming Financially Independent by David Chilton (3rd Edition). This is the perfect book to give to a high school, college graduate, or finance novice as it’s in an entertaining storybook format.
- The Truth About Money by Ric Edelman (4th Edition). Brian calls this a reference book, and Bo calls it the personal finance encyclopedia. It’s a must-have for anyone serious about improving their financial situation.
- Any Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Letter by Warren Buffett. Brian and Bo both agree that there’s tons of timeless wisdom and investment tidbits in every letter, and this archive goes back to 1977. It’s also free!
- How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie. This book is enormously popular for a reason. It covers six essential concepts you need for success when dealing with people and winning them over.
- Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell. The interesting case studies on highly successful people make this book an insightful read.
- David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell. This is a recent publication and critics had mixed reviews, but Brian loved it. This book argues that what we perceive as weaknesses can actually be unique strengths.
- Brian’s column in U.S. News & World Report
- Thomas J. Stanley’s Blog (continued by Sarah, his daughter)
Go Beyond Common Sense With the Money-Guys
As we close out the end of the year, we couldn’t be more thankful to our Money Guy family. Without you, this show wouldn’t be as successful as it is today.
We appreciate all the feedback we get, and we read every single email you send us. Let us know what you want to hear about in 2016 by emailing brian [at] money-guy.com or bo [at] money-guy.com.
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