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by Katie Weber
November is Financial literacy month; to celebrate, we will be sharing our best financial book recommendations to get the ball rolling. We know what you’re thinking financial books on the must-read list, aren’t they boring? No way! Financial books don’t have to be dull. There are lovely page-turners on personal finance that will not only motivate and inspire but educate as well. Add these books to your must-read for the rest of the year.
Happy Go Money: Spend Smart, Save Right and Enjoy Life by Melissa Leong
Happy Go Money combines happiness psychology and personal finance and distills it into an indispensable starter guide. Each short chapter provides practical, easy-to-understand advice on spending, budgeting, investing, and mindfulness while weaving in research, interactive exercises, and relatable anecdotes.
Worry-Free Money: The guilt-free approach to managing your money and your life by Shannon Lee Simmons
Worry-Free Money takes a fresh approach to finances, looking at the root cause of the pressure to spend and showing why traditional budgets don’t work. It is a convenient book that will help you break the cycle of guilt, understand why you overspend, banish unhappy spending from your life.
Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping by and Get Your Financial Life Together by Erin Lowry
Broke Millennial shows step-by-step how to go from flat-broke to financial freedom. Unlike most personal finance books out there, it doesn’t just cover boring stuff like credit card debt, investing, and dealing with the dreaded “B” word (budgeting). Financial expert Erin Lowry goes beyond the basics to tackle tricky money matters and situations most of us face #IRL.
Talk Money to Me: Save Well, Spend Some, and Feel Good About Your Money by Kelley Keehn
Learn how to save and spend wisely, feel good about money, and start living a more balanced life. With her unique blend of empathy and no-nonsense honesty, Kelley takes you through the basics of personal finance with relatable anecdotes that expose the most common money pitfalls—and how to avoid them—so you can make financial decisions that are right for you.
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert’s story of growing up with two dads — his birth father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad — and how both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you.
You Are A Badass At Making Money: Master The Mindset of Wealth by Jen Sincero
You Are a Badass at Making Money will launch you past the fears and stumbling blocks that have kept financial success beyond your reach. Drawing on her transformation; over just a few years. Jen Sincero was a woman living in a converted garage with tumbleweeds blowing through her bank account to a woman who travels the world in style. She channels the perfect sass and practicality that made You Are a Badass an unstoppable bestseller. She combines hilarious personal essays with bite-size, aha concepts that unlock earning potential and get real results.