There is no such thing as getting rich quick. There are simply no fast lanes and no short cut in as far as achieving your personal aspiration of material wealth is concerned. Wealth building is basically all about time and strategy. Under this context, we are presenting the list of top 10 how-to-get-rich books that have helped a lot of people achieve material success and fulfillment in their respective lives.
1. Think and Grow Rich
The first edition of the book was published in 1937. This was the result of two decades of painstaking study and extensive research by its author, Napoleon Hill. The book has proven its relevance and was able to stand the test of time. In the book, Napoleon Hill proposes his 13-step formula to success.
2. The Millionaire Next Door
The book is an informative, inspirational and enjoyable reading material. The authors of the book, William Danko and Thomas Stanley, used casual writing style to engage their readers in a different but enlightening reading experience. The main principle espoused in the book is to work and build your profit before you even think of enjoying it.
3. The Richest Man in Babylon
Richest Man in Babylon is a timeless masterpiece in the tradition of Think and Grow Rich. The book is popular to many people because it is an informative, entertaining and easy reading.
4. One Up On Wall Street
This is perhaps one of the most important books about getting rich the right way. The book outlines the philosophy followed by Peter Lynch in all of his investments and his practical approaches to investment. The book details important aspects of business investment including financial statements, business analysis, management of operations and other important aspects of business investment.
5. Rich Dad Poor Dad
This is easily the most recognizable book among our list of books on how to get rich. The principles that were introduced by the author, Robert Kyosaki, were actually drawn from personal and first hand experience. He has his financial rewards to prove that his formula works.
6. Start Small Profit Big
This book is your perfect guide as you make preparations for the big league of investments – the real estate. A lot of people are saying that now is the right time to buy when most are rushing to sell their real estate assets. This book can provide you with a lot of insights with regards to sound business decisions and investments.
7. The Automatic Millionaire
This book is all about the straightforward way of using common sense in our personal financial planning. It teaches the method of automation in your contributions to investment opportunities and retirement funds.
8. Your Money or Your Life
This book is all about re-imagining money and wealth and its role in your personal life. The readers are able to develop a healthy and positive outlook and concept about money. It presents a 9-step easy to follow formula which readers can adopt in their own personal pursuits of wealth.
9. Frugal Living for Dummies
This book shows that the nouveau rich don’t get richer by spending their money; they get richer by leading a frugal lifestyle. The book proves that all the material riches are not just because of your lucky star. The rich people were able to attain their level of richness because of sound and proper management of their personal finances.
10. How to Get Out of Debt
This book was written for those people who are in search of the right method of getting themselves poised on the road to success and wealth. It focuses on one major roadblock – debt. The book teaches how one can manage and eradicate debt. This is very essential as you will never get to your goal if you are saddled by mounting debts.