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#6 — 8 Best Finance Books of All Time

April 21st, 2016

By Andrew Craig

Reading time: ~ 2 minutes

Why Read Finance Books?

As part of your ‘own the world’ journey we believe that the information required to make useful and lasting change in our lives can very often be found in the right book.

We often hear people say something along the lines of “you can’t learn everything from a book” – they probably have a point.

That said, I do believe that we live in an era where books are severely under-rated. A few minutes on Amazon and a few hours reading what is then delivered can and will make a truly massive difference to our lives.

This is particularly true of finance as a subject.

As such, I want to say a little about books and suggest the very best ones for learning the most important aspects of finance. In recent years I have been lucky enough to have had the time to read a great deal. Below, I share my thoughts on the very best of the hundreds of titles I have worked my way through.

I hope you find them as inspirational and useful as I have. Many of these titles are nothing less than life-changing.

Each of the books in the list below has the potential to have a significant impact on your financial future. Making the decision to buy and read just one of them can have a huge impact on your wealth. If you take that step, I am confident you will discover a new world of possibility and will not stop at one book. I cannot recommend strongly enough that you do at least start the journey.

Remember, if you have a basic grasp of what you are doing, making money from money is far easier in the long run than making money from work.

The faster you do this, the better.

PEF recommended books

Read them all if you can; they all offer a different viewpoint and make your financial learning more rounded.

All of these books we recommend are available from good bookshops. For ease, we have provided links to Amazon to buy online:

1.The Next Big Investment Boom
2.One Up On Wall Street
3.Trade Your Way to Financial Freedom
4.The Gone Fishin’ Portfolio
5.The Way of the Turtle
6.Rich Dad, Poor Dad
7.Think Rich, Grow Rich
8.The Ascent of Money

Happy reading!

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