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.
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."
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!"
If you'd like to earn Multiple Streams of Property Income in the shortest possible (yet realistic) timeframe, and if you'd like to earn recurring, passive income from all four income "Quarters", and if you'd like to set up simple systems to "set and forget" each income stream to allow them to compound year on year, then this book is for you. If you want unrealistic get rich super-quick, or you want to work yourself to the bone for the next 50 years, then this book is not for you.
"This book is for Rob Moor's sales"
Since you were old enough to hold a job, you've been hoodwinked to believe that wealth can be created by blindly trusting in the uncontrollable and unpredictable markets: the housing market, the stock market, and the job market. I call this soul-sucking, dream-stealing dogma "The Slowlane" - an impotent financial gamble that dubiously promises wealth in a wheelchair. For those who don't want a lifetime subscription to "settle-for-less", there is an alternative.
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"
Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant reveals how some people work less, earn more, pay less in taxes, and learn to become financially free.
The greatest investment advisor of the 20th century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing" - which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies - has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949.
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.
Life is getting more and more expensive. The cost of living keeps going up, pensions have dwindled and are taking longer than ever to pay out, and people are having to work more and longer for the same (or lower) quality of life. The postapocalyptic recession has left many businesses having to start again.
"Very Low Cost High Life"
"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"
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"
A compact text providing a step-by-step formula to become a self-made millionaire, based on the success secrets used by other millionaires. Includes 21 strategies and ideas for moving ahead in finance and in life, showing how to get organized and make plans for becoming wealthy.
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.
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.
"Awesome narration of an all time great book"
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.
"Great audible book!"
By investing in multi-let properties, you can double or even triple the level of rental income generated by single letting, and realize cash flow from the start.
"Well worth buying"
Okay, folks, do you want to turn those fat and flabby expenses into a well-toned budget? Do you want to transform your sad and skinny little bank account into a bulked-up cash machine? Then get with the program, people. There's one sure way to whip your finances into shape, and that's with The Total Money Makeover. It's the simplest, most straightforward game plan for completely making over your money habits. And it's based on results, not pie-in-the-sky fantasies.
"Thank you Dave Ramsey"
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".
Listen to the incredible national best seller that is changing people's lives - and increasing their net worth.
"Makes money sense"
Steve Burns approaches this work with the eye of a master restorer who looks at a classical painting that is being refurbished. He carefully studied the text to bring Nicolas Darvas' wisdom into the 21st century. Steve Burns illuminates the dramatic changes in the market to show how Nicolas Darvas' principles are more useful now than ever.
There's nothing wrong with living the lifestyle you want to live, but when this affects your progress in life as far as finances are concerned, then you need to take action. The truth is that you can never become rich by spending. When you sow spending, you reap poverty. You can never move ahead in life by being the biggest spender, whether you do it because you have convinced yourself that your job demands a certain lifestyle or not. When you are constantly broke when you are working or running a business, something is definitely wrong with the way you handle your money.
Master the art of finding great deals, and you'll have the opportunity to master your finances and thus your freedom. Whether you're an owner financier, flipper, landlord, wholesaler, or subject-to entrepreneur, it all starts with consistently finding great deals. Mitch believes real estate investing is a powerful strategy for acquiring wealth. He has helped new investors find their place and has helped veteran investors re-invent themselves. He especially believes in "owner financing" beyond all other investing strategies.
With these expert tips, learn how to dominate real estate. You'll be well on your way to passive income and becoming financially free with this easy guide. This audiobook breaks down into easy-to-understand modules. It starts from the very beginning of real estate investing, so you can get great results, even as a beginner!
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.
This ambitious audiobook outlines the secrets required to earn a fortune in international and domestic business, both secretly and rapidly. It contains a wealth of closely guarded and unheard-of techniques for global wealth.
There are simple ways to save money each and every day. In this audiobook, you'll learn 365 tips to apply to each day of the year. We'll even tell you how to save monthly, save faster, and save for kids....
Financial accounting is extremely important for you to learn if you want to successfully continue with your career and give the whole enterprise a boost.
Book 4 of Money: Learning the Basics consists of understanding retirement. In this short guide, I discuss the basics about saving for your retirement, whether you're 18 years old and just starting out or 55 years old and getting ready to retire. It is never too early or too late to start thinking about it.
Budgeting is setting aside a certain amount of money to spend a day, a week, or a month. In this "learning the basics" guide, I first discuss how to divide your check and make sure you are accounting for all of your bills. I then discuss how to set a budget and stick to it, resisting the urge to overspend. Afterward, you'll learn various budgeting methods, whether you want to use a handwritten technique, a computer program like Microsoft Excel, or an app on your tablet.
Clear, reassuring, generation-spanning wisdom to investors from one of America's best known brokers. Now, at the age of 81, Julius Westheimer boils down his lifetime of experience into his first book and shares with us his wisest and most sought-after investment advice for generating wealth safely and soundly.
Do you want to earn more money fast? What is the best way to secure your financial independence? What is passive income? What is the secret behind successful investors? If you want to learn more about successful investment decisions, than you should listen to this book.
Become a savvy trader with a 'mindful' edge.... TraderMind is an essential resource for understanding and applying mindfulness-based approaches that help to enhance an individual trader's overall performance. Based upon extensive research and practical application in the real world of the trading floor, TraderMind includes methods, tactics and techniques to build and enhance awareness and insight, which help manage thoughts and emotions and maximize trading performance.
This book will be about the basics of saving money. Whether it's an emergency fund, cutting back on some stuff, or alternative means of saving, there are ways to make your goal by putting some aside.
After the real estate crash of 2007, most people - both the so-called "experts" and amateur investors alike - thought the opportunity to make money in real estate had passed for good. However, as it turns out, just when all of those people were leaving the market, the true real estate investors were buying up as many properties as they could, realizing that they were buying on sale. They didn't fall for the myth that real estate is no longer a good investment.
Would you like to make more money? Let business expert, Brian Tracy, show you how easy it is. Being able to position and sell your product or service against your competitors requires intelligence, judgment, creativity, flexibility and continuous experimentation. These are all skills that you can learn with practice. Whether it's a critical business plan, an effective sales presentation, a focused marketing plan to reach your ideal customer, or finding key people to build your business, this audiobook is for you.
We hear a lot about "flipping houses" these days, and there are all kinds of shows on television about it, but can it be as easy as it looks? Flipping a house is when a real-estate investor (the buyer) buys a home that is in foreclosure (really cheap or usually at an auction), fixes it up, and resells the house at a great profit! There is a ton of money to be made in house flipping, but beware. You need to put the effort into educating yourself before you begin because a few common mistakes can cost you big time!
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"
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"
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.
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"
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."
If you've ever dreamed of starting your own business, this refreshingly simple, easy-to-read guide will give you the information, inspiration, and reassurance you need to get started. It encourages budding entrepreneurs to take the leap into the dark, while shining a bright light on the first six months of a successful start-up. It breaks down what appears to be an Everest-sized challenge into a series of small hills for you to conquer.
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.
"Excellent learning experience!"
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.
In light of the colossal losses and amidst the resulting confusion that still lingers, it is time to rethink money management in the broadest of terms. Drastic changes need to be made, and managers who actually made money during 2008 make for a logical starting place. The Invisible Hands provides investors and traders with the latest thinking from some of the best and the most successful players in money management, highlighting the specific risk and return objectives of each, and discussing the evolution of certain styles and beliefs in money management.
"Set it and forget it" investing, with less risk and higher returns. Get Rich with Dividends is the best-selling dividend-investing book that shows investors how to achieve double-digit returns using a time-tested conservative strategy. Written by a 19-year veteran of the equity markets, this invaluable guide shows you how to set up your investments for minimal maintenance and higher returns, so you can accumulate wealth while you focus on the things that matter.
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!"
Legendary investor Jim Rogers gives us his view of the world on a 22-month, 52-country motorcycle odyssey in his best-selling business/adventure book, Investment Biker, which has already sold more than 200,000 copies.
Before you invest another dollar anywhere in the world (including the United States), read this book by the man Time magazine calls "the Indiana Jones of finance". Jim Rogers became a Wall Street legend when he co-founded the Quantum Fund. Investment Biker is the fascinating story of Rogers's global motorcycle journey/investing trip.
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!!!!!"
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.
"excellent if you want a good foundation"
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.
>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.
Many introductory Corporate Finance textbooks tout their engaging, real-world examples, but they often fail to hold students' interest. A Novel Introduction to Corporate Finance offers a unique, innovative, and refreshing contrast. Structured as a work of literary fiction, the book successfully uses a compelling narrative to tell the "story" of corporate finance.
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"
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.
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.