Must-Read Books on Money, Investing, Real Estate, and Wealth
Here are some of our favorite financial books to help you on your journey of becoming a student of wealth.
HOLD: How to Find, Buy, and Rent Houses for WealthBy Steve Chader, Jennice Doty, Jim McKissack, Linda McKissack, and Jay Papasan Discover how to gain financial freedom through real estate in five steps: find an investment property, analyze an offer, buy it, manage it, and grow your way to wealth.
How to Invest in Real Estate: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Getting StartedBy Brandon Turner and Joshua Dorkin Discover how to find and build success in real estate investing with an insider’s perspective of proven strategies, niches, and tools.
Long-Distance Real Estate Investing: How to Buy, Rehab, and Manage Out-of-State Rental PropertiesBy David Greene Learn to take advantage of real estate investment opportunities and build your portfolio by buying, managing, and flipping out-of-state properties.
Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making MachineBy Mike Michalowicz Simplify your accounting and achieve your money goals using four simple principles that build a profitable business.
Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!By Robert Kiyosaki Learn what the rich teach their children about money that the poor (Ben would add “broke”) and middle class do not.
Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant: Guide to Financial Freedom
By Robert Kiyosaki
Rich Dad’s CASHFLOW Quadrant is the second book in the Rich Dad Series that reveals how some people can work less, earn more, pay less in taxes, and learn to become financially free.
Trammell Crow, Master Builder: The Story of America’s Largest Real Estate Empire
By Robert Sobel
The story of Trammell Crow -a visionary real estate developer whose brilliant career served to shape the future of the field- follows Crow from his origins as a small-time real estate dealer to his transformation into a corporate symbol, and includes an examination of how Crow’s risky strategy of making all principals partners in his firm and offering equity interest to deal managers paid off with spectacular profits.
Tax Free Wealth: How to Build Massive Wealth by Permanently Lowering Your Taxes (Rich Dad Advisors)
By Tom Wheelwright
Ben Kinney has said that this book taught him more about building wealth that any other book in recent years. Tax Free Wealth has the power to completely change your understanding of taxes, from smart tactics intelligent taxpayers user to legally pay far less taxes to how your CPA might not have your best interests at heart. Wheelwright states that 99.5% of the tax code is actually written to save you money, and gives you tangible advice on how to start being smarter about taxes right away. Be sure to pick up the updated second edition, so you get the most up-to-date information.
The Bankers Code: The Most Powerful Wealth-Building Strategies Finally RevealedBy George Antone Discover powerful wealth-building strategies and generational secrets that allow some of the most affluent families in the world to “become the bank.”
The Book on Rental Property Investing: How to Create Wealth and Passive Income Through Smart Buy & Hold Real Estate InvestingBy Brandon Turner Accelerate your way to financial freedom and learn how to build passive income with in-depth advice and practical strategies from real estate investors.
The Debt MillionaireBy George Antone Discover how “The WealthQ Method,” a new method of investing backed by numbers, completely changes the wealth-building game.
The Power of Zero
By David McKnight
Learn how to get to the 0% tax bracket and transform your retirement.
The Psychology of MoneyBy Morgan Housel Explore how people think about money to make sense of your behavior and make better decisions with this wealth-building tool.
The Millionaire Real Estate Investor
By Gary Keller, Dave Jenks and Jay Papasan
Learn some of the best advice about investing in real estate, including the “CTN”, or criteria, terms, and network to keep in mind when deciding to make an investment, plus Gary Keller’s Four Stages: Think a Million, Buy a Million, Own a Million, and Receiving a Million.
The Simple Path To Wealth
By J L Collins
This “road map to financial independence and a rich, free life” was born from the author’s advice to his daughter about navigating the potentially complex subjects of money and investing. The simple approach he shares is powerful, clear, and easy to implement, and includes advice on debt, “F-You Money,” the stock market, retirement, wealth building, and how to avoid being conned.