The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel aims to change how we think about money and finances. It reveals how our attitudes towards money are often shaped by societal norms, psychological biases, and personal history. Housel guides us towards making smarter and more informed financial decisions, by encouraging us to have a more balanced and healthy relationship to money.
The Richest Man in Babylon is a timeless finance book that explains simple rules to grow wealth, eliminate debt, and reach financial freedom. Author George S. Clason invented the phrase "pay yourself first," which means saving 10% of your income before paying any other expenses.
The Power of Your Subconscious Mind explains how to change our thinking through "scientific prayer," so we can change the outer conditions of our life to enjoy more prosperity, health, and happiness. Joseph Murphy's techniques include affirmations, visualization, gratitude, faith, and surrender.
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki challenges conventional views on finance, investing, and building wealth. Kiyosaki encourages entrepreneurship over traditional employment, an opinion illustrated by the contrast between his two fathers: his biological father (the 'poor dad') and his friend's father (the 'rich dad') - a wise, successful entrepreneur.
Think and Grow Rich is about more than money—it's about getting what we want in life. Napoleon Hill interviewed 500+ successful people (like Henry Ford and Thomas Edison), identifying a 13-step formula for achievement, which includes 1) a burning desire, 2) a definite plan, and 3) persistence past failure.