For most of us, once we leave the formal learning environment of the classroom, we seldom pick up an educational book again. Problem is, if you want to learn more about personal finance and the best way to organise your financial life, you need to be your own educator. This means research, reading, and learning, whilst also holding down a job and busy life.
The best way to start this journey is by listening to the experts, and fortunately, the experts write books. If you only read one book this year then make it one of the ebooks on this list, and learn some valuable financial lessons to help you move one more step towards your goal.
Let’s call it a tale of one woman’s journey to investment literacy. This is a book that shows you how to take control of your financial life by breaking down difficult financial theory into twelve easy chunks. It’s an investment book for those of us who are not financially inclined.
The hard cover is due to be released on October 1stand the paperback on 5th March 2019.
More about the everyday ins and outs of how to budget, create savings goals, and minimise your spending. From the popular blog and YouTube channel of the same name, Chelsea Fagan lays out in easy to understand terms exactly what you need to know to get your day-to-day finances under control. Definitely a piece geared towards the younger, female millennial.
Currently it’s only in ebook form on amazon.com for $9.61
One of the most successful personal finance books of all time, the author tells us his true life account of his ‘rich’ father and his ‘poor’ father who both inspired him in different ways and caused him to change his view on money. This book dispels the myth that you need to be a high earner to become rich, explains how to shift your financial mind set, and much, much, more.
There is currently an updated copy of this book published in 2017 but it is yet to be released as an ebook.
A surprisingly feel good read for a financially focused book. Be prepared to laugh, or at the very least crack a few smiles, whilst you read through the infinitely relatable financial escapades of the author’s life. It will change your entire outlook on your financial life, and with some practical tips on how to change your habits it’s a must have for 2018.
For those who want to learn without being preached to, and an author whose experiences they can relate to. It's a life story and a financial guide wrapped up under one cover. This book is an essential guide to building good money management skills and helping you learn to help yourself.
Currently it’s only in ebook form on amazon.com for $11.48