Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. With perspectives that often contradict conventional wisdom, Robert has earned a reputation for straight talk, irreverence and courage. He is regarded worldwide as a passionate advocate for financial education. According to Kiyosaki, "The main reason people struggle financially is because they have spent years in school but learned nothing about money."
Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan - there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint. Includes more than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point.
What does it take to be a successful property investor? How can you start with nothing but a very ordinary level of savings, and amass a portfolio that means you'll never need to work for anyone else again? Beyond the Bricks is a window into the lives of nine UK-based investors who've done exactly that.
"Interesting life stories from property developers!"
This short audiobook, read by the author, covers the big questions you should be asking yourself before you so much as glance at an estate agent's window. It contains a jargon-free explanation of basic investment principles, summaries of the major post-crunch investment strategies, and advice on developing a mindset that will support your long-term success.
"Making money is a knack, a knack that can be acquired. And if someone like me can become rich, then so can you - no matter what your present circumstances. Here is how I did it and what I learned along the way." So writes Felix Dennis, who believes that almost anyone of reasonable intelligence can become rich, given sufficient motivation and application. How To Get Rich is a distillation of his business wisdom. Primarily concerned with the step-by-step creation of wealth, it ruthlessly dissects the business failures and financial triumphs of "a South London lad who became rich virtually by accident".
"One of my favourites"
The classic best seller by Benjamin Graham, perhaps the greatest investment advisor of the 20th century, The Intelligent Investor has taught and inspired hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Since its original publication in 1949, Benjamin Graham's book has remained the most respected guide to investing, due to his timeless philosophy of "value investing".
What separates the world's top traders from the vast majority of unsuccessful investors? Jack Schwager sets out to answer this question in his interviews with superstar money-makers including Bruce Kovner, Richard Dennis, Paul Tudor Jones, Michel Steinhardt, Ed Seykota, Marty Schwartz, Tom Baldwin, and more in Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders.
Millions of people throughout the world have improved their lives using The Magic of Thinking Big. Dr. David J. Schwartz, long regarded as one of the foremost experts on motivation, will help you sell better, manage better, earn more money, and - most important of all - find greater happiness and peace of mind.
"This is old school, things have moved on!"
Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant reveals how some people work less, earn more, pay less in taxes, and learn to become financially free.
Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts. But the real jackpot is a cache of numbers collected over the years by a strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts: software engineers, statisticians, Wall Street analysts, lawyers, and physics professors.
"Interesting book, overdramatic reader"
Warren Buffett remains one of the most sought-after and watched figures in business today. He has become a billionaire and investment sage by buying chunks of companies and holding onto them, managing them as businesses, and eventually reaping huge profits for himself and investors in Berkshire Hathaway. The first two editions of The Warren Buffett Way gave investors their first in-depth look at the innovative investment and business strategies behind the spectacular success of living legend Warren E. Buffett.
"A fantastic book"
Listen to the incredible national best seller that is changing people's lives - and increasing their net worth.
"Makes money sense"
In business, the right behaviors matter. But getting it right is tricky. Even when we acknowledge the need to change what we do and how we do it, life has a habit of getting in the way, upsetting even the best-laid plans. And just how do we manage those situations that can provoke even the most rational among us into behaving in ways we would rather forget?
The language of business. In order to understand how your business is performing right now and to evaluate, assess, and devise new strategies to boost future performance, you need information. Financial statements are a critical source of the information you need. In direct and simple terms, Richard A. Lambert, Miller-Sherrerd Professor of Accounting at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, demystifies financial statements and concepts and shows you how you can apply this information to make better business decisions for long-term profit.
"An excellent audio book"
This audiobook is pragmatical, not philosophical; a practical manual, not a treatise upon theories. It is intended for the men and women whose most pressing need is for money; who wish to get rich first, and philosophize afterward. It is for those who have, so far, found neither the time, the means, nor the opportunity to go deeply into the study of metaphysics, but who want results and who are willing to take the conclusions of science as a basis for action, without going into all the processes by which those conclusions were reached.
Are you looking for a sound investment that can give you both income and growth on your capital, but nervous about the future of the property market? This book will put your mind at rest. Nick Fox has spent the past nine years investing in buy to let and now has a personal portfolio of more than 200 properties.
How does your financial future look? If you haven't reviewed your pension provision for a while or aren't completely happy with how your current investments are performing, you should take a closer look at property. In this book, Nick Fox discusses the pros and cons of traditional pensions and makes the case for property as a robust alternative investment vehicle.
This is an advanced course for investors in the market, covering cutting-edge investment principles and practices used by professionals. You learn hands-on techniques for analyzing the central problem of investing: How to determine if a potential investment is a good deal. Employing concepts from probability and statistics, you learn how to measure risk accurately. Then you explore methods for determining if a given security, such as a stock or bond, will generate returns that compensate for its risk.
Maximizing the trader's state of mind is the key to successful results. Conflicts, contradictions, and paradoxes in thinking can spell disaster for even a highly motivated, astute and well-grounded trader. Mark Douglas, an industry consultant since 1982, sends the message that a "thinking strategy" will profoundly influence a trader's success rate. Douglas addresses five very specific issues to give traders the insight and understanding about themselves that will make them consistent winners in the market. Trading in the Zone offers specific solutions to the "people factor" of commodity price movement. It uncovers the true culprit for lack of consistency when it comes to stock picking: lack of focus and self-confidence. Through simple exercises, traders will learn how to think in terms of probabilities and adopt the specific beliefs necessary to developing a winner's mindset. Along the way, they'll gain valuable insights into their own entrenched misconceptions about the market.
"Left me feeling inspried"
In Secrets of the Millionaire Mind (tm), T. Harv Eker states: "Give me five minutes, and I can predict your financial future for the rest of your life!" Eker does this by identifying your Money Blueprint. We all have a personal money blueprint engrained in our subconscious minds, and it is this blueprint, more than anything, that will determine our financial lives. You can know everything about marketing, sales, negotiations, stocks, real estate, and the world of finance.
Most webcam models are completely unaware of how to act in front of the camera when they are first starting out. There are some things that you should do during a webcam show and some things that you definitely shouldn't do. This audiobook highlights 10 things that you should avoid while performing on webcam. Not only will this audiobook prevent you from embarrassing yourself, but it's also guaranteed to increase customer retention and the amount of money customers spend per session.
Investors turn to these precious metals as substitutes for silver and gold. It is true that platinum and palladium are in high demand and their special properties make them perfect for diversifying a precious metals portfolio. This audiobook covers the basics and also outlines what you need to know about investing in platinum and palladium.
While you may have had an interest in gardening, you may be unaware of the potential profits available from a gardening enterprise. Of course gardening is not a simple get-rich scheme and does require some dedication and hard work. However, unlike a flash-in-the-pan phenomenon where you need to be first onto the bandwagon, gardening can generate a substantial income for many years to come.
So you want to narrate. Great,. Let me be the first to congratulate you. It's about time. If you've been thinking about this for a long time, I don't know what took you so long. This is not as hard as people say. This is not a get-rich-quick scheme, and it does require some work on your part. I want to show you how you can begin to be a great narrator, make a lot of sales, supplement your income, and live a life with residual income forever.
Today's savvy e-commerce business owner knows how to compete. In years past, a business shopped for the products they wanted to resell, then they purchased the items and stored them while they searched for an end user or consumer. Once the product was sold, they shipped the item to their customer. Drop shipping is a proven way of reducing or eliminating many of these expenses, thus making the end price lower for the consumer and more profitable for the seller. This guide will tell you how to get started.
In a world that has been constantly revolving around the financial fluctuations for so long, regardless of the type of society active at that time, we must become aware, maybe more than ever and fast too, about the benefits of personal financing.
Learn how to make a lot of money quickly, even if you know nothing about HYIPs and have very little cash. If you're looking to make serious money online with high-yield investment programs, this audiobook is for you. It contains information not available anywhere and unveils secret methods, techniques, and strategies used by the most successful HYIP administrators, promoters, and investors to make money online.
On American Public Media's Marketplace Weekend host Lizzie O'Leary guides listeners through the most fascinating economic stories of the week, exploring what happened, why it matters, who it affects and what happens next.
In this audiobook, we'll talk about the construction project management life cycle. We'll also cover contracting and contract management, the participants involved in a construction job, and the critical success factors in every contracting job. This audiobook is produced for both project managers and for homeowners who wish to build residential properties; the concepts discussed herein are general, but are important when it comes to approaching the construction process.
Morel mushrooms are one of the rarest commodities in the world. Morel mushrooms are mysterious in nature and it is hard to predict when they will sprout. These characteristic are some of the few that make morel mushrooms so valuable. This audiobook will tell you 10 of the best hints, tips, and tricks to make selling your morels profitable.
Living in Southern California, Gary Carmell has become very familiar with tectonic shifts: cataclysmic changes in the Earth's crust that cause earthquakes and tsunamis. Carmell has also experienced numerous tectonic shifts in the economic landscape in his nearly 30-year investing career. Correctly anticipating economic trends has allowed his real estate investment and management firm, CWS Capital Partners LLC, to grow from assets of $250 million in the late 1980s to over $3 billion today.
Imagine your entire life's credit performance reduced to a three digit number. You do not have to imagine it because it is real and chances are right at this moment, three credit agencies are now adding all your balances in your credit cards, computing all your unpaid mortgages, and counting all days of delayed payments.
This invaluable audiobook will take you along the seven necessary steps to becoming successful as an entrepreneur. Learn the mind of an entrepreneur. Use steps that I have used and perfected over several businesses spanning two decades to help you become wealthy in your business.
The Internet has been growing so rapidly that it has become a primary tool for people to look for information! Some categories of information, such as obesity, male impotence, debt, getting rich, MLM, etc., are considered to be so sensitive that people would not discuss with their folks offline. They'd rather go online and search because they know the virtual world will protect their identity and save them from shame. In other words, the Internet is the place for people to look for solutions to their problems.
Right now, you may have the secret to changing the way you look at life. If you want to learn the basics for developing a passive income through real estate, this is the audiobook for you. If you want to understand how the real estate market can work for you, this audiobook is for you, too. Even if you just want to consider some great tips on real estate investment overall, this guide has you covered. Once you learn these powerful tools, tips, and techniques, there will be no stopping you.
For centuries, financial institutions have been taking advantage of our natural human tendencies. It's time to reverse that trend and start taking advantage of the people who are trying to take advantage of you! In this audiobook, you'll find 50 smart ways to capitalize on the system. Morse isn't talking about scamming the system or doing anything questionably legal, he's suggesting clever, time-tested, and legal techniques to help you maximize the financial benefits from companies you already do business with.
You're about to discover the joy and excitement of the hunt. This guide will show you why thrift stores are not only great hunting grounds and playgrounds for profit, but why so many people are missing this opportunity. This guide is going to set you in the right direction for solving all your financial needs, with little-to-no out-of-pocket expense. If you have the drive, the need, and the want for financial freedom, let your education begin here. Welcome to Thriftology 101.
Some people consider the bond market as the next best thing to the stock market. With lower risk and high returns, the bond market can be attractive. Yet, the bond market seems to receive less media hype, because it's not as sexy as the stock market. Stocks have high risk and a bigger growth factor. Bonds can provide reliable, consistent returns, which are attractive to those of elder age, as they serve as a secondary source of income when reaching retirement.
The global financial crisis that erupted in 2008 exposed the flaws in many investment strategies. This book explores the controversies that surround the management of wealth and provides guidance on how to construct investment strategies that are appropriate for each investor. With its detailed analysis, supported by data and anecdotes, it is above all a practical guide. It shows how the insights of behavioural analysis are widely reflected in investor behaviour, while emphasising the importance of basing investment strategy on the principles of traditional finance.
It's safe to say that nearly everyone is seeking a happier, more successful life. So then why do so few attain it? Business Secrets from the Bible proposes a new way to view and approach success-one based upon key concepts from the Bible that are actually surprisingly simple. Written especially for those seeking success in the realms of money, relationships, and spirituality, this book encourages listeners to realize their common mistakes, come to terms with them, and turn those mistakes into future triumphs.
In the unique arena of professional trading coaches and consultants, Van K. Tharp is an internationally recognized expert at helping others become the best traders they can be. In Trading Beyond the Matrix: The Red Pill for Traders and Investors, Tharp leads listeners to dramatically improve their trading results and financial life by looking within. He takes the reader by the hand through the steps of self-transformation, from incorporating "Tharp Think" - ideas drawn from his modeling work with great traders - making changes in yourself so that you can adopt the beliefs and attitudes necessary to win when you stop making mistakes.
"Think in a different way."
Thinking of starting a business? Already have a business online and looking to take it to the next level? The wonderful world wide web has made creating a start-up that much easier. Thousands of people are out there reaping the rewards the web can bring. If you want to join them, you've come to the right place. Profiling today's foremost web entrepreneurs, Lucy Tobin takes us through their start-up stories and maps out exactly what's made them so successful.
"Good book for business starters!"
This audiobook provides fascinating insights into the hedge fund traders who consistently outperform the markets, in their own words. From best-selling author, investment expert, and Wall Street theoretician Jack Schwager comes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of hedge funds, from 15 traders who've consistently beaten the markets. Exploring what makes a great trader a great trader, Hedge Fund Market Wizards breaks new ground, giving readers rare insight into the trading philosophy and successful methods employed by some of the most profitable individuals in the hedge fund business.
Humorous and entertaining, this book exposes the folly and hypocrisy of Wall Street. The title refers to a story about a visitor to New York who admired the yachts of the bankers and brokers. Naively, he asked where all the customers' yachts were? Of course, none of the customers could afford yachts, even though they dutifully followed the advice of their bankers and brokers. Full of wise contrarian advice and offering a true look at the world of investing, in which brokers get rich while their customers go broke.
"It is very true!!!!!"
In 1998, three Harvard Business School graduates - two men and one woman - turned down six-figure salaries at big corporations, bet on themselves, and launched their own new companies. By their 10-year reunion, their audacity had paid huge dividends. They'd made many millions of dollars, created hundreds of jobs and left their mark on the world. The Intelligent Entrepreneur tells the compelling and instructive story of how these three young founders did it.
"Very Interesting and Relevant"
In The Outsiders, you'll learn the traits and methods striking for their consistency and relentless rationality that helped these unique leaders achieve such exceptional performance. Humble, unassuming, and often frugal, these "outsiders" shunned Wall Street and the press, and shied away from the hottest new management trends. Instead, they shared specific traits that put them and the companies they led on winning trajectories: a laser-sharp focus on per share value as opposed to earnings or sales growth; an exceptional talent for allocating capital and human resources; and the belief that cash flow, not reported earnings, determines a company's long-term value.
Howard Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, he is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, and his client memos brim with insightful commentary and a time-tested, fundamental philosophy. The Most Important Thing explains the keys to successful investment and the pitfalls that can destroy capital or ruin a career.
"Very useful indeed"
A detailed and compelling look at distressed securities investing in today's market. In the corporate world, "vulture" investors in distressed securities serve the same cleanup function as vultures do in the natural world: they deal with failing companies, digest bad debt, and mop up after bankruptcies. Since this market's structural and legal complexities create greater inefficiencies than in other investment fields, it's a style of investing that can make money during both booms and busts.
>The Failure of Risk Management takes a close look at misused and misapplied basic analysis methods and shows how some of the most popular "risk management" methods are no better than astrology! Using examples from the 2008 credit crisis, natural disasters, outsourcing to China, engineering disasters, and more, Hubbard reveals critical flaws in risk management methods and shows how all of these problems can be fixed.
"Please send a copy to the FSA & SEC"
In Succeed for Yourself, Richard Denny shows how you can transform your individual dream of success into reality. Crammed with common-sense advice and inspiring ideas, Succeed for Yourself will take you on a journey of self-discovery that will help you seize your self-belief, set goals and achieve them, overcome setbacks and rejection, become highly motivated, and find happiness at home and at work.
What do Dunkin' Donuts, J. Crew, Toys "R" Us, and Burger King have in common? They are all currently or just recently were owned, operated, and controlled by private equity firms. The New Tycoons: Inside the Trillion Dollar Private Equity Industry That Owns Everything takes the listener behind the scenes of these firms: their famous billionaire founders, the overlapping stories of their creation and evolution, and the outsized ambitions that led a group of clever bankers from small shops into powerhouse titans of capital.
In language that is both colorful and accessible, Rogers explains why the world of commodity investing can be one of the simplest of all - and how commodities are the bases by which investors can value companies, markets, and whole economies. To be a truly great investor is to know something about commodities. For small investors and high rollers alike, Hot Commodities is as good as gold . . . or lead, or aluminum, which are some of the commodities Rogers says could be as rewarding for investors.
A new approach to investing based on how Wall Street insiders approach the market. The Indomitable Investor deconstructs the stock market as the public has come to know it and reconstitutes it from the inside out from the perspective of the fortunate few who dominate Wall Street. By revealing how top investors and traders think and act Steven Sears shows the stock market to be an undulating ocean of money, with seasoned investors reading the waves others cannot.
How many self-help books are written by authors whose biggest success is selling self-help books? Three Simple Steps is different. Despite stock market crashes, dot-com busts, and the specter of recession, the author started a virtual company from home, using a few thousand dollars of his savings. A few years later, without ever hiring an employee or leaving his home office, he sold it for more than $100 million. As the economy slipped into another free fall, he did this again with a company in a different field. He accomplished this through no particular genius.
Quantitative trading strategies - known to many as "black boxes" - have gained a reputation of being difficult to explain and even harder to understand. While there is a certain level of complexity to this approach, with the right guidance, you can successfully overcome potential obstacles and begin to excel in this arena. That's why expert fund manager Rishi Narang has created Inside the Black Box. In a straightforward, nontechnical style - supplemented by real-world examples and informative anecdotes - this reliable resource takes you on a detailed tour through the black box.
Imagine a workplace where people are energized and motivated by being in control of the work they do. Imagine they are trusted and given freedom, within clear guidelines, to decide how to achieve their results. Imagine they are able to get the life balance they want. Imagine they are valued according to the work they do, rather than the number of hours they spend at their desk. Wouldn't you want to work there? Wouldn't it also be the place that would enable you to work at your best and most productive?
What happens when a young Wall Street investment banker spends a small fortune to have lunch with Warren Buffett? He becomes a real value investor. In this fascinating inside story, Guy Spier details his career from Harvard MBA to hedge fund manager. But the path was not so straightforward. Spier reveals his transformation from a Gordon Gekko wannabe, driven by greed, to a sophisticated investor who enjoys success without selling his soul to the highest bidder.
"A must read for Value Investors - great book"