All the books on this list cover certain aspects of investing and science that are very beneficial for entrepreneurs to master. You should include these ten books in your must-read list whether you’re an expert in this field or if you just want to educate yourself.
- Brooke Harrington, Capital without Borders: Wealth Managers and the One Percent
Elisabeth Brooke Harrington is an associate professor of economic sociology in Copenhagen and a very prolific writer. Some popular magazines, one of them being The Guardian, regularly feature her articles on finance, sociology, and economy. She spent fifteen years researching the gray eminences that pull strings on the global market.
In this book, Harrington examines the secret techniques that world’s elites use to manipulate governments worldwide to free themselves from taxation. She conducted 65 interviews with the real actors of this global play from 18 countries.
- Dave Ramsey, The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
Dave Ramsey is very popular radio host. His show, The Dave Ramsey Show, runs on more than 500 radio stations across the Canada and United States. On the show, Ramsey talks with callers about economics, finance and how to reduce debt.
He has been featured on shows such as 60 minutes and The Oprah Winfrey Show and has written five New York Times-bestselling books. Reading this Ramsey’s book will allow you to master the household and personal finances.
- Cody Sperber, How to Flip Houses With Little or No Money
Sperber is the Navy veteran and the CEO of Clever Investors LLC. As an exceptional real estate investor, he flipped more than 1.000 properties. At the same time, his activity on the social networks brought him almost 1 million followers.
In this book, Sperber helps you understand the basics of successful house flipping while having limited funds.
- Tony Robbins, MONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom
If you want to learn how to achieve financial freedom for your family and yourself take this book and read it right away. In the book, you will find a seven-step blueprint from America’s best business and life strategist to show how to set up lifetime savings and investment plan.
Robbins, who is a very successful philanthropist and entrepreneur wrote six internationally bestselling books and created the most popular professional and personal development program of all time. Besides this, he built himself a business empire by investing in around 30 companies which now generate a total yearly revenue of $5 billion.
- Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor
Benjamin Graham, also known as the father of value investing, is often considered to be the world’s greatest investment advisor in the twentieth century and one of the most influential thinkers of all time. He is the man who invented Mr. Market and pioneer of the modern concept of value investing within hedge and mutual funds. In The Intelligent Investor, he sets the foundation that most of the contemporary financial theories are built on
This introduction speaks for itself, but if you are still not convinced that this book will worth reading, remember that Warren Buffett said it shaped his professional life
- Michelle Singletary Spend Well, Live Rich: How to Get What You Want with the Money You Have
Besides being the most influential columnist of The Washington Post, Michelle Singletary won multiple awards for her articles on personal finance. One of them called The Color of Money was even nominated for a Pulitzer.
Currently, she is contributing to NPR’s Talk of the Nation radio show and providing financial advice on CBS and CNN. After reading this book, you will know how to trim your personal debt while answering other financial questions in the most efficient way.
- Jason Zweig, The Devil’s Financial Dictionary by
Jason Zweig is a very smart author known for his works on the neuroscience of investing. He is a personal finance columnist for The Wall Street Journal and a public speaker who gave speeches at Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, and many more universities.
This book is a quirky dictionary that makes fun at the crooked reality of Wall Street. It can be considered as a guide to help readers survive the terrible hostilities of the financial markets.
- Martin S. Fridson, How to be a Billionaire: Proven Strategies from the Titans of Wealth
Martin Steven Fridson, the award winning analyst is one of the founding fathers of the modern high-yield bonds theories. He earned quite a lot of reputation of integrity with his rigorous approach which made him the number one one in his field.
In this book, Fridson lays out many enlightening insights on the most successful marketing and investing strategies used by some of the most powerful billionaires in the world.
- Amanda Steinberg, Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms
Amanda Steinberg was once a computer programmer, and now she is a CEO of the dailyworth.com, well famous financial site. With this book, Amanda tries to explain to the women how to live life on their terms with her economic advice. Thanks to her intelligent tactics and tips she was featured on the front page of the The New York Times Business section.
- Robert Shiller, Irrational Exuberance
This book is often considered to be the take on the current global economic crisis and the world markets’ volatility. Shiller’s forecasts on the stock market crashes of the last two decades go beyond a simple analysis of the data and numbers. In 2013, for his empirical analysis of asset prices, he received the Nobel Prize. Today he is put amongst the 100 most influential economists.