When I first heard of The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason, I wondered how a story set in ancient Babylon could possibly be relevant to our would today. I was very curious to read it and finally got my hands on the book this month. It didn’t disappoint either. In fact, it’s one of my favorite books I’ve read so far in this Reading Corner series. Read on below to see why that is and how to win a copy of the book for yourself.
Do you ever come across something that sounds a bit cheesy but turns out to be pretty awesome? Today I want to talk about the personal finance book I Will Teach You to Be Rich by Ramit Sethi.
If you ever wanted to learn how the wealthy become wealthy, this book may give you the best answers you’ll ever get. Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko, authors of The Millionaire Next Door, spent twenty years researching how people become wealthy.
If you think you have a firm handle on your emotions and thought patterns when it comes to personal finance, here’s a book that will make you think again. A few years ago, I had the eye-opening experience of reading Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes and How to Correct Them by Gary Belsky and Thomas Gilovich.
“Money can’t buy happiness” or so we’ve been told. In fact, according to Elizabeth Dunn & Michael Norton, authors of Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending, money can buy happiness if spent in the right ways. Here are five principles they recommend following in order to spend money and improve your happiness.