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Rich Dad Poor Dad: 20th Anniversary Edition

What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
Narrated by: Tom Parks
Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
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The #1 personal finance book of all time... translated into dozens of languages and sold around the world.

Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert's story of growing up with two dads - his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad - and the ways in which 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. 

20 Years... 20/20 Hindsight
In the 20th anniversary edition of this classic, Robert offers an update on what we’ve seen over the past 20 years related to money, investing, and the global economy. Sidebars throughout the book will take listeners “fast forward” - from 1997 to today - as Robert assesses how the principles taught by his rich dad have stood the test of time. 

In many ways, the messages of Rich Dad Poor Dad, messages that were criticized and challenged two decades ago, are more meaningful, relevant and important today than they were 20 years ago. 

As always, listeners can expect that Robert will be candid, insightful... and continue to rock more than a few boats in his retrospective. 

Will there be a few surprises? Count on it. 

Rich Dad Poor Dad...

  • Explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to become rich 
  • Challenges the belief that your house is an asset 
  • Shows parents why they can't rely on the school system to teach their kids about money 
  • Defines once and for all an asset and a liability 
  • Teaches you what to teach your kids about money for their future financial success

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©1997, 2011, 2017 by Robert T. Kiyosaki. (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.
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Never Gets Boring

I've read this book several times and I listen to it all the time in the car.

I struggle with some audio books but the narrator really emphasises the points that needed.

If you're interested in listening to self help finance books then this will not disappoint.

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This book was a great investment!

This book is fantastic to kick start your money adventure. I picked up a used copy a couple years back and have since saved about a third of my disposable income, started investing and have started learning about stock trading and real estate... I've now also purchased the audio book and listen to it to refresh the fire this book started in me.
Get it!

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It changes mind. You will benefit from it greatly.

You will not regret learning something you hope you did. It will help you open up your mind

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  • RD
  • 24-09-19

A blog post...stretched in to a book

I have been putting off reading/listening to this book for a while. I enjoy nonfiction books to learn new perspectives, but I found Rich Dad painfully slow and vague. Each chapter feels like it is building to a big reveal and conclusion, only to end with a repetitive summary of the build up.

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Great book!

Very interesting and well worth getting. it's been on my list for while I should of got it sooner!

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inspiring

great book, very inspiring and educational. opens your mind to wealth generation and how to succeed

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Inspiring

It inspires you to go and do it more than teaches you. But definitely worth it. Narrator is perfect.

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mindset change

loved it. different perspective on financial freedom and personal wealth. would recommend to anyone that wants more from life

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So repetitive.

So repetitive does a chapter then basically repeats it at the end. Got very bored of that. Good advice and tips on the whole tho.

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loved it, very good read and amazing tips

loved it, very good read and amazing tips made it easy and meaningful with examples

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  • Allery
  • 03-06-19

Dope book to begin your journey of financial literacy

I just downloaded the book and only in the first few chapters but I’m already learning things that I haven’t heard before! I love it so far and recommend to anyone looking to get out of the “rat race”. Also take a look at the pdf files included with the book. In order to do so go to the desktop version of your audible account and go to library, there is where you’ll be able to download the PDFs

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  • Ryan
  • 22-05-19

if you've read the original, this is too similar

I wouldn't recommend getting this if you've read the original since it seems like the only changes are a bit in the beginning and breaks in between chapters to summarize and review. If you have trouble reflecting on what you've read, then the review sections may be of more use to you. It's still an amazing book and this is the definitive version if you're just getting it for the first time.

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  • Mark Estrada
  • 22-05-19

Great Book - No Access to PDF of tables & graphs

The book is great and so is the performance of the narrator. But without access to the PDF of the information they mention in some of the chapters, I feel as though I'm missing out on something.

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  • Ian Wagner
  • 08-07-19

Good book, but terribly cut for audible

This book is pretty good, and confirms a lot of things I’ve come to realize on my own over the years. I must say the first 2/3 or so of the book is really solid, but it gets less insightful and the advice more sketchy toward the end.

Unfortunately, the audible version is cut terribly. It makes no sense to have the study questions from chapter n at the start of chapter n + 1. These should be totally separate chapters in an audiobook. Really disappointed that audible screwed this up so bad.

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  • JJS
  • 28-05-19

Must read for investors!

If you are lookong to invest in stocks, real estate, or any other means of investment, read this book. If you consider yourself "middle class" but don't know how to make it out of the "rat race"....read/listen to this book. It will change you life!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 13-08-19

Greatly read and with additional sections

It was recorded with great quality and with additional sections that help with the comprehension of each chapter

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  • ACustomer
  • 09-10-19

Don’t buy! Waste of time & money!

This book is a terrible waste of time and money!!
I got it to learn about investing and finance, and there is ZERO useful information in this book!
The writer may be an awesome investor that made millions, but he is extremely stringy with his knowledge. He is a true salesman that talks a lot and says VERY little. The content is very superficial and dumbed-down from beginning to end, practically treating his readers like idiots, and the same few concepts are repeated over and over and over again... like how important it is to have financial IQ (no kidding!! That’s why we purchased the book!!) but makes zero attempts to teach anything about it. And how having a house is a liability, not an asset (repeated so many times that I started skipping forward whenever he started talking about this again). I kept going on though, hoping that maybe he’ll get to the point in the next chapter... then the next... but nope! This book is AWFUL! Thank God that Audible allows you to exchange this with something else so I can rid of this crap asap. But you want to listen to a lame, 8-hour informercial about how smart he is, then buy this book

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  • mark
  • 13-03-20

I am already looking forward to dealing lemons

I am 55 I wish I would have read this book 20 years ago. I was arrogant and lazy. That's all changing after reading this book.

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  • Ej
  • 14-09-19

seeing rich for the first time

definitely a life changer think about putting actual eyes on for chance and seeing everything the way the rich do.

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  • Justin Mcmillian
  • 20-08-19

Great advice

Great advice, but my file kept repeating the same things...glitchy throughout. I could have been smoother, but seemed repetitive to me.

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