5 Best Books to Read to Become Rich

Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Rich Dad Poor Dad is not just an inspirational book but a recommendation why one should try to become rich.

In this book, Robert Kiyosaki talks about his two dads; one is his biological father and the other one is the father of his friend Mike. Robert’s father holds a PhD degree and goes to a 9-5 job. In Robert’s eyes, his own father is an epitome of a poor man; one who spends his entire life dependent on a single source of income. Even though he is well educated, he depends on an income that is not under his control. He is on the mercy of his employer.

On the contrary, his friend’s father happens to be a college dropout. However, he is always open to opportunities, has multiple sources of income and makes the money work for him. This personality epitomises the rich person for Robert.

Rich Dad Poor Dad is considered as one of the best books on inspiration which has the power to inspire people to grow rich. Translated into several languages, this book has sold more than 27 million copies.

Moto: Everyone must try to become rich. Since its first publication in 1997, Rich Dad Poor Dad has inspired thousands of thousands people worldwide. 

Authors & Books Recommendation: Rich Dad Poor Dad has become the best book for all those who want to craft a wealthy life. It teaches you not to compromise on life’s goal.

Think and Grow Rich

Think and Grow Rich has been written by Napoleon Hill who was the former adviser to President Franklin Roosevelt, USA. Napoleon talked with more than 500 people who were successful in their life. During his interviews, he formulated several questions and collected the answers to them. He underlined the basic keys to a wealthy living. He found that the rich people have similar views to life and the world.

Think and Grow Rich has earned itself the reputation of being considered a textbook for actionable techniques that can help one get better at doing anything, not just by rich and wealthy, but also by people doing wonderful work in their respective fields. This book has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.

“During the past twenty-five years I have been blessed with more good fortune than any individual deserves but I shudder to think where I’d be today, or what I’d be doing if I had not been exposed to Napoleon Hill’s philosophy. It changed my life.”

― Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman in the World

Moto: To become rich, take actions. Don’t drift away with imaginations. 

Authors & Books Recommendation: If you want to be a winner in life, read this book.

How Rich People Think by Steve Siebold is similar to Think and Grow Rich.

The Millionaire Next Door

If anyone asks you if you want to become rich? What would be your answer? Only one answer ― YES.

Who does not want to become rich? But is it that everyone becomes rich? NO.

Then what is the mantra to become rich?

One mantra – you have to develop the traits of rich people.

Millionaire Next Door written by Dr. Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko evaluate such traits. The authors underline 7 common traits of the rich people. They advocate if you want to become rich, you must adopt the habits of the rich ― what they do and how they do!

The implication of The Millionaire Next Door…is that nearly anybody with a steady job can amass a tidy fortune.

― Forbes

Moto: To grow wealth, grow the habits of the wealthy people.

Authors & Books Recommendation: Rosskamp calls “Millionaire Next Door” a “must read, and the earlier the better.”

― Chicago Tribune

You’re So Money: Live Rich, Even When You’re Not’

If you are not rich and you think you have limited source of income, you still have hopes to grow your wealth. This book by Farnoosh Torabi teaches how to be tactful in saving money. In this book, you know how to prioritize your expenses, so you can save money every time you spend. You’re So Money: Live Rich, Even When You’re Not’ is a text book that can help you become wise, moneywise.

“After I read You’re So Money, I immediately ordered copies to give to my three children in college. The lessons of the book define one of the best courses they could take. Indeed, this is a must read for every college student — enjoyable, informative, and a powerful guide for the next phase of their lives and beyond.”

— James B. Thomas, Dean, Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University

Moto: A penny saved is a penny earned.

Authors & Books Recommendation: Every parent should gift this book to their children.

The Science of Getting Rich

In The Science of Getting Rich, Wallace D. Wattles crafts a formula to a wealthy life. Moreover, the author explores a little more and suggests ways how to live a happy life in addition to amassing wealth. He guides for developing good habits, spending a healthy life and creating wealth in order to really become a successful person.

Moto: Focus on health while you grow rich to enjoy life.

Authors & Books Recommendation: The Science of Getting Rich is the perfect book to lead a rich and happy life.