Directory of Money Books

Welcome to our financial book directory! Covering the best books in finance, entrepreneurship, saving, investing, debt, and more - brought to you by RockstarFinance.com, Hélène Massicotte our book curator, and input from our entire blogging community (thanks guys!!). Click on any of the categories below to drill down, or check out the "Most Popular Books" as rated by 200 personal finance bloggers, or our very own "Best Books" list we recommend here at Rockstar Finance. We cover everything from the classics to the recently published :)

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Book Summary
The Richest Man in Babylon
Beloved by millions, this timeless classic hails as one the greatest inspirational works on the subject of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth. These fascinating and informative stories set you on a sure path to prosperity and its accompanying joys.
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Think and Grow Rich
A classic resource that's about far more than being successful with money. It’s about mastering the self so that we may be as successful as we choose to be.
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Tim Ferriss is known for trying just about anything, and when he does, he goes all in. In this book, his focus is on outsourcing the unessential so that we can focus on what matters most to our success. If you want to learn to prioritize, delegate more effectively, say “no” and outsource, this book might be for you.
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The Millionaire Mind
This book dives deeper into the differences between the way a millionaire thinks than does an earlier book of Stanley's titled "The Millionaire Next Door". It drives home the point that for much of what we achieve, perception is reality and that what we think about and focus on we tend to bring about in our lives.
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Jen Sincero's style is irreverent and she's not scared of making it personal (which means it's not everyone's cup of tea). This book is a follow up to her book "You Are A Badass", a self-help type book for those among us who struggle with self-confidence when it comes to getting what we want in life. And who doesn't want to get better at managing their money?
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A how-to guide for living the good life. First, take care of yourself, then help others take care of themselves and finally, reap the rewards of these investments. Sound overwhelming? Not when you develop the underlying habits one at a time and Covey shows us how.
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
There is no question that this book forever alters the way a reader thinks about how we think. Kahneman's important work uncovers the many ways in which our powerful brain serves us and hinder our ability to make "logical" determinations, all at the same time. It leaves us with a mixture of awe and bewilderment, with each chapter delivering insights of sufficient significance as to merit a standalone book.
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Business and money management principles with an ancient Jewish twist, for readers of any denomination. It's a blend of ancient and contemporary stories to help us manage our money more effectively.
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The Alchemist
This book delivers inspiration through storytelling. It follows a sheep herder on his quest to find answers to what seems beyond anyone's grasp. Along the way, the story entertains and makes us reflect on our own path and what it is that we're trying to understand about ourselves and the world around us.
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Convincingly proves that less (time working) is more (productive) and that more (focus) is less (effort overall). Caution, may result is you significantly curbing your participation in social media.
Man's Search for Meaning
Frankl offers convincing evidence that when we’re driven by purpose, we can reinvent ourselves, become incredibly resilient and experience deep contentment, even in the face of adversity.
A guide to single motherhood from financial blogger, and podcaster, Emma Johnson (WealthySingleMommy.com). Johnson shows readers how to recreate a new life entirely on their own terms, find the time to devote to health, hobbies, friendships, faith, community and travel, and overall how to be a joyful, present and proud role model to your kids.
Are you a giver, a taker or something in the middle called a matcher? Grant's book convinces us of the upsides and downsides of each of these tendency types and his findings are likely to surprise the reader.
Is there such a thing as psychological hacking? If this includes increased awareness, it's what Eric Barker does every week on his blog bakadesuyo.com. This book reflects the author's never-ending pursuit of uncovering the best way to improve our thinking and approach to everything from negotiations to grit to love and happiness. No small task but he gets it done in fun and interesting ways.
This book brings home the "whys" behind the pursuit of minimalism. The pursuit isn't for minimalism's sake. It's the pursuit of a better life, one in which we have more time, more attention, more awareness. It's a way to be fully present, unpreoccupied by so much that doesn't matter.
Retailers know why, when and how we buy. They track our behavior online and in their stores to find out the best way to get us to buy, buy more and buy more often. They know what makes us tick and this book helps us understand what influences our buying behavior.