10 Popular Personal Finance Books to Read in 2017

December 23, 2016

10 Popular Personal Finance Books to Read in 2017

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Looking to add some personal finance books to your reading list? There’s an overwhelming number of money books out there, and it can be daunting to know which ones to pick.

Start with these popular choices according to Amazon’s best-selling personal finance books. From budgeting to paying off debt to investing, these books will provide you with the information you’re looking for, written in a way that is understandable.

1. The Total Money Makeover

The Total Money Makeover, by Dave Ramsey, provides a clear and easy-to-follow plan for getting your finances together, beginning with the basics of budgeting and walking through a logical sequence of steps.

2. Rich Dad Poor Dad

This classic is considered to be the #1 personal finance book of all time. Rich Dad Poor Dad, by Robert T. Kiyosaki, details the two very different financial paths the author was encouraged to take by his formally-educated (but poor) dad and his street-educated (but wealthy) mentor.

3. I Will Teach You To Be Rich

Aimed at those in their 20’s and 30’s, Ramit Sethi’s I Will Teach You To Be Rich, delivers a practical approach to money management that’s understandable and will resonate with millennials looking to take control of their finances.

4. The Millionaire Next Door

The Millionaire Next Door, by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko, sheds light on the myths many believe to be true about millionaires and reveals seven traits the truly wealthy have in common.

5. The Richest Man in Babylon

This classic by George S. Clason covers seven fundamental principles of personal finance. A quick read, The Richest Man in Babylon, teaches these principles through the memorable use of parables.

6. Love Your Life, Not Theirs

Love Your Life, Not Theirs, by Rachel Cruze, focusses on the financial habits necessary to win with money and the one negative habit that is prevalent in today’s culture.

7. The Automatic Millionaire

The Automatic Millionaire, by David Bach, has been a best-seller since its first release in 2004. Updated for 2016, this book reveals how anyone on any income can become a millionaire.

8. The One Week Budget

In The One Week Budget, Tiffany Aliche (aka The Budgetnista), lays out a practical and understandable system for managing your money that will help move you achieve your financial goals.

9. The Spender’s Guide to Debt-Free Living

In The Spender’s Guide to Debt-Free Living, Anna Newell Jones, shares her journey of paying off debt by committing to a Spending Fast and details the steps anyone can take to rapidly pay off debt.

10. The Recovering Spender

Many will relate to Lauren Greutman’s personal story of living beyond her means in The Recovering Spender. This book also provides action steps necessary to get out of debt and move towards financial freedom.

These are all great books that can help move you towards where you want to be in regards to your finances.

Explore more popular personal finance books by checking out Amazon’s Best Sellers. Separated by topic and updated regularly, the list provides a never-ending supply of books to choose from.

Enjoy your reading!

Which one of these personal finance books have you read? Which ones will you read?