- Reading level: 12.00+ years
- Mass Market Paperback: 274 pages
- Publisher: Perseus Books Group; 1st edition (16 August 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1612680011
- ISBN-13: 978-1612680019
- Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 0.6 x 17.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 3,561 customer reviews
Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach their Kids About Money that the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! Mass Market Paperback – 16 Aug 2011
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Personal-finance author and lecturer Robert Kiyosaki developed his unique economic perspective through exposure to a pair of disparate influences: his own highly educated but fiscally unstable father, and the multimillionaire eighth-grade dropout father of his closest friend. The lifelong monetary problems experienced by his "poor dad" (whose weekly paychecks, while respectable, were never quite sufficient to meet family needs) pounded home the counterpoint communicated by his "rich dad" (that "the poor and the middle class work for money," but "the rich have money work for them"). Taking that message to heart, Kiyosaki was able to retire at 47. Rich Dad, Poor Dad, written with consultant and CPA Sharon L. Lechter, lays out his the philosophy behind his relationship with money. Although Kiyosaki can take a frustratingly long time to make his points, his book nonetheless compellingly advocates for the type of "financial literacy" that's never taught in schools. Based on the principle that income-generating assets always provide healthier bottom-line results than even the best of traditional jobs, it explains how those assets might be acquired so that the jobs can eventually be shed. --Howard Rothman
About the Author
About the Author: Robert T. Kiyosaki is an American investor, businessman, self-help author, motivational speaker, financial activist and financial commentator. Kiyosaki is the bestselling author of the Rich Dad Poor Dad series of motivational books and several other publications published under the Rich Dad brand. Having written over 15 books, with combined sales of over 26 million copies, he also has a blog and maintains a monthly column on Yahoo Finance. He writes about his latest thoughts on global economics, investing, business, world financial markets and personal finance on Yahoo.
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1. This book helps to find out HOW to use your money to make money for you.
Read it again:
HOW to use your MONEY to MAKE MONEY for you.
2. It just changes our financial viewpoint towards money.
3. It explains why the poor people try to save money, whereas the rich INVEST.
4. It teaches you how to grow financial habits of the rich, even when you are not making money.
5. Literally, it gives you freedom from MONEY!
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So, if you are ready to get ALL your financial practices proved wrong, try out this book! It will at LEAST show you how to live a FINANCIALLY HEALTHY & worry-free lifestyle.
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It is a book which taught me the thought process of poor and middle class people where I belong, which laid foundation towards progress of my thoughts about financial wisdom.
I was very intrigued about tax system and determined to read more about taxes and shocked about poor and middle class people who will pay more taxes than rich.
Detailed description about difference between assets and liabilities was best part and how to develop your asset column by investing in yourself to escape from rat race and retire early and let assets will make money for you was where I got interested.
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