Top 10 Best Books to Read in Finance - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Finance. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. The Freedom Shortcut: How Anyone Can Generate True Passive Income Online, Escape the 9-5, and Live Anywhere

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Finance - August 2021

Ever dream of kissing your 9-5 job goodbye? Most believe that 'college - get a job - retire at 65' is the only option in life, including us. So that's what we "chose" to do. About a week into working our first full-time jobs, something became extremely obvious.  This sucks. We couldn't envision a reality where we'd truly be happy spending the majority of my waking days working hard at a job to help someone else's dreams come true. What do we get in exchange? A cute little paycheck that can just cover rent, food, and other bills we need to survive. Call us naive and entitled, but we swore to ourselves that we'd never settle for a life like that. A few years later, we're here to share the tale of exactly how we escaped the rat race and how we've helped thousands of others do the same. The Freedom Shortcut is your step-by-step guide to creating your own income online so you never have to rely on a job to get paid. And I'm not talking about the kind of income where you grind out 10 hours days behind your laptop to make a little bit of cash. I'm talking about the kind of income where you don't open your computer for 6 months to travel all around the world, yet deposits continue to hit your bank account every month on repeat. That's passive income. Warren Buffett said it best - "If you don't find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die." The Freedom Shortcut walks you through 6 modules: The Foundations - Everything you need to know about how passive income and the business model works. Choose - Choosing your niche Outsource - Outsourcing the hard work to experts Launch - Launching for maximum sales Multiply - Multiplying your income streams Discoveries - What We Learned From Helping 10,000+ Students The power this book holds is the equivalent to that of a college degree , except it'll take you months instead of years to start making money, you won't accumulate any debt, and the end result will be a life of freedom and autonomy rather than a life of being overworked and underpaid at a 9-5. Scroll up and hit the buy button now to discover the new method thousands have used to shortcut their way to freedom.

  • Author: Mikkelsen Twins
  • Publisher: Publishing Life; 1st edition (May 29, 2021)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Business & Money


2. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Finance - August 2021

The Infographics Edition “…Dr. Covey's emphasis on self-renewal and his understanding that leadership and creativity require us to tap into our own physical, mental, and spiritual resources are exactly what we need now." — Arianna Huffington Wall Street Journal Best Seller! #1 Best Seller in Leadership, Personal Success, and Finance & Self-Help Commemorate the timeless wisdom and power of Stephen Covey’s cherished classic, T he 7 Habits of Highly Effective People , and do it in a highly readable and understandable, infographics format. Dr. Covey's 7 Habits book is one of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written.  Now you can enjoy and learn critical lessons about the habits of successful people and enrich your life's experience. And, it's in an infographics format that makes it easy for you to learn and apply Dr. Covey's 7 Habits . Learn the habits of successful people.   The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People  has captivated readers for over 30 years. It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs, educators, parents, and students—in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations have benefited from Dr. Covey's 7 Habits book. And, it can transform you. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Infographics Edition guides you through each habit step-by-step: Habit 1: Be Proactive Habit 2: Begin With The End In Mind Habit 3: Put First Things First Habit 4: Think Win-Win Habit 5: Seek First To Understand Then Be Understood Habit 6: Synergize Habit 7: Sharpen The Saw If you are a fan of The 7 Habits you will want to also try The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: 30th Anniversary Card Deck , The 7 Habits on the Go: Timeless Wisdom for a Rapidly Changing World , and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: 30th Anniversary Guided Journal .

  • Author: Stephen R. Covey
  • Publisher: Mango (January 1, 2016)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Business & Money


3. The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Finance - August 2021

This classic text is annotated to update Graham's timeless wisdom for today's market conditions... The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham, taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing" -- which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies -- has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949. Over the years, market developments have proven the wisdom of Graham's strategies. While preserving the integrity of Graham's original text, this revised edition includes updated commentary by noted financial journalist Jason Zweig, whose perspective incorporates the realities of today's market, draws parallels between Graham's examples and today's financial headlines, and gives readers a more thorough understanding of how to apply Graham's principles. Vital and indispensable, this HarperBusiness Essentials edition of The Intelligent Investor is the most important book you will ever read on how to reach your financial goals.

  • Author: Benjamin Graham
  • Publisher: Harper Business; Revised ed. edition (February 21, 2006)
  • Genre: Business & Money, Finance
  • Dimensions: 5.31 x 1.6 x 8 inches


4. How to Day Trade for a Living: A Beginner’s Guide to Trading Tools and Tactics, Money Management, Discipline and Trading Psychology (Stock Market Trading and Investing)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Finance - August 2021

In the book, I describe the fundamentals of day trading, explain how day trading is different from other styles of trading and investment, and elaborate on important trading strategies that many traders use every day. I've kept the book short so you can actually finish reading it and not get bored by the middle. For beginner traders, this book gives you an understanding of where to start, how to start, what to expect from day trading, and how to develop your strategy. Simply reading this book, however, will not make you a profitable trader. Profit in trading does not come with reading a book or two or browsing online. It comes with practice, the right tools and software and appropriate ongoing education. Intermediate traders may benefit from the book's extensive overview of some of the classic strategies that the majority of retail traders regularly use with proven success. If you think you are beyond the stage of a novice trader, then you may want to jump ahead and start reading from Chapter 7 for an overview of the most important day trading strategies: Day trading is not gambling or a hobby. You must approach trading very, very seriously. As such, I wake up early, go for a run, take a shower, get dressed, eat breakfast, and fire up my trading station before the markets open in New York. I am awake. I am alert. I am motivated when I sit down and start working on the list of stocks I will watch that day. This morning routine has tremendously helped my mental preparation for coming into the market. Whatever your routine is, starting the morning in a similar fashion will pay invaluable dividends. ABCD Pattern Trading Bull Flag Momentum Trading Top Reversal Trading Bottom Reversal Trading Moving Average Trend Trading VWAP Trading Support and Resistance Trading For each strategy, I explain: How to find the Stock in Play for trade What indicators I am using on my charts When I enter the trade When I exit the trade (profit taking) What is my stop loss Day trading is not gambling. It's not an online poker game. To be successful at day trading you need the right tools and you need to be motivated, to work hard, and to persevere. That's How to Day Trade for a Living .

  • Author: Andrew Aziz
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 3rd edition (July 28, 2016)
  • Genre: Business & Money, Finance
  • ISBN: 978-1535585958
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.87 x 9 inches


5. The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns (Little Books, Big Profits)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Finance - August 2021

The best-selling investing "bible" offers new information, new insights, and new perspectives The Little Book of Common Sense Investing  is the classic guide to getting smart about the market. Legendary mutual fund pioneer John C. Bogle reveals his key to getting more out of investing: low-cost index funds. Bogle describes the simplest and most effective investment strategy for building wealth over the long term: buy and hold, at very low cost, a mutual fund that tracks a broad stock market Index such as the S&P 500. While the stock market has tumbled and then soared since the first edition of Little Book of Common Sense was published in April 2007, Bogle’s investment principles have endured and served investors well. This tenth anniversary edition includes updated data and new information but maintains the same long-term perspective as in its predecessor.  Bogle has also added two new chapters designed to provide further guidance to investors: one on asset allocation, the other on retirement investing. A portfolio focused on index funds is the only investment that effectively guarantees your fair share of stock market returns. This strategy is favored by Warren Buffett, who said this about Bogle: “If a statue is ever erected to honor the person who has done the most for American investors, the hands-down choice should be Jack Bogle. For decades, Jack has urged investors to invest in ultra-low-cost index funds. Today, however, he has the satisfaction of knowing that he helped millions of investors realize far better returns on their savings than they otherwise would have earned. He is a hero to them and to me.” Bogle shows you how to make index investing work for you and help you achieve your financial goals, and finds support from some of the world's best financial minds: not only Warren Buffett, but Benjamin Graham, Paul Samuelson, Burton Malkiel, Yale’s David Swensen, Cliff Asness of AQR, and many others. This new edition of  The Little Book of Common Sense Investing  offers you the same solid strategy as its predecessor for building your financial future. Build a broadly diversified, low-cost portfolio without the risks of individual stocks, manager selection, or sector rotation. Forget the fads and marketing hype, and focus on what works in the real world. Understand that stock returns are generated by three sources (dividend yield, earnings growth, and change in market valuation) in order to establish rational expectations for stock returns over the coming decade. Recognize that in the long run, business reality trumps market expectations. Learn how to harness the magic of compounding returns while avoiding the tyranny of compounding costs. While index investing allows you to sit back and let the market do the work for you, too many investors trade frantically, turning a winner’s game into a loser’s game. The Little Book of Common Sense Investing  is a solid guidebook to your financial future.

  • Author: John C. Bogle
  • Publisher: Wiley; Updated and Revised edition (October 16, 2017)
  • Genre: Business & Money, Investing
  • ISBN: 978-1119404507
  • Dimensions: 5.2 x 1.2 x 6.8 inches


6. The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Finance - August 2021

The bestselling The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth. Most of the truly wealthy in this country don't live in Beverly Hills or on Park Avenue-they live next door. This new edition, the first since 1998, includes a new foreword for the twenty-first century by Dr. Thomas J. Stanley.

  • Author: Thomas J. Stanley
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing; Reissue edition (November 16, 2010)
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Professionals & Academics
  • ISBN: 978-1589795471
  • Dimensions: 5.88 x 0.79 x 9.06 inches


7. Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Finance - August 2021

Author of cult classics The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur offers a simple, counterintuitive cash management solution that will help small businesses break out of the doom spiral and achieve instant profitability. Conventional accounting uses the logical (albeit, flawed) formula: Sales - Expenses = Profit. The problem is, businesses are run by humans, and humans aren't always logical. Serial entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz has developed a behavioral approach to accounting to flip the formula: Sales - Profit = Expenses. Just as the most effective weight loss strategy is to limit portions by using smaller plates, Michalowicz shows that by taking profit first and apportioning only what remains for expenses, entrepreneurs will transform their businesses from cash-eating monsters to profitable cash cows. Using Michalowicz's Profit First system, readers will learn that: · Following 4 simple principles can simplify accounting and make it easier to manage a profitable business by looking at bank account balances. · A small, profitable business can be worth much more than a large business surviving on its top line. · Businesses that attain early and sustained profitability have a better shot at achieving long-term growth. With dozens of case studies, practical, step-by-step advice, and his signature sense of humor, Michalowicz has the game-changing roadmap for any entrepreneur to make money they always dreamed of.

  • Author: Mike Michalowicz
  • Publisher: Portfolio; Reissue edition (February 21, 2017)
  • Genre: Business & Money, Finance
  • ISBN: 978-0735214149
  • Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.9 x 9.3 inches


8. Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat: The BRRRR Rental Property Investment Strategy Made Simple

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Finance - August 2021

Invest in real estate, flip houses, buy rental properties, and never run out of money―using the hottest strategy in the real estate world! “From A–Z (or B–R), David covers just what you'll need to execute like a master and build wealth like the pros." ― David Osborn, New York Times bestselling author For years, investors have built wealth through real estate the hard way: slowly saving money and sacrificing their current happiness for a future reward. While this method produces results in the long run, what if there's a better, more efficient way that works in years instead of decades? Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat is the five-part BRRRR real estate investing strategy that makes financial freedom more attainable than ever: You buy a property under market value, add value with renovations, rent it out to tenants, complete a cash-out refinance, then use that money to do it all over again. In this book, author and investor David Greene shares the exact systems he used to scale his real estate business from buying two houses per year to buying two houses per month using BRRRR. This easy-to-follow plan will grow your wealth quickly without letting a lack of cash get in the way of pulling it off. With the BRRRR method, you’ll create wealth with real estate investment properties and BRRRR your way to financial independence! Inside, you'll discover: A solid plan for getting started, even with limited capital How to identify target properties locally and all over the country Negotiation tactics for making offers that get accepted How to recover 100% (or more) of your money in a deal Unique ways to increase a property's value (and your own net worth) The key to identifying emerging markets destined for huge growth How to recruit top talent to work on your deals (so they build wealth for you!) And so much more!

  • Author: David M Greene
  • Publisher: BiggerPockets (May 16, 2019)
  • Genre: Business & Money, Finance
  • ISBN: 978-1947200081
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 8.9 inches


9. Chillpreneur: The New Rules for Creating Success, Freedom, and Abundance on Your Terms

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Finance - August 2021

Want to make twice as much money with half the work? Embrace Denise Duffield-Thomas' millionaire mindset advice and business tools to attract success and abundance. Denise Duffield-Thomas, money mindset coach and bestselling author, will show you how to embrace the flow of the Chillpreneur with her trademark humour and down-to-earth wisdom. In this book, she shares invaluable business advice and counterintuitive millionaire mindset lessons (no blood, sweat or tears necessary) which will set you on the path of abundance - without the hard work. You'll discover how to: · find the business model that works perfectly for your personality · incorporate key concepts - such as the Golden Goose and the Keyless Life - to help you work less and earn more · become a marketing pro without feeling like a sleazy car salesman · deal with awkward money situations and find the most effective ways to price your offers Full of reassuring and practical advice,  Chillpreneur  challenges the old, boring assumptions of what it takes to create success in business, so you can create financial independence with ease and grace.

  • Author: Denise Duffield Thomas
  • Publisher: Hay House UK; Reprint edition (February 19, 2019)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Business & Money


10. The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Finance - August 2021

E-Myth 'e-,'mith n 1: the entrepreneurial myth: the myth that most people who start small businesses are entrepreneurs 2: the fatal assumption that an individual who understands the technical work of a business can successfully run a business that does that technical work Voted #1 business book by Inc. 500 CEOs. An instant classic, this revised and updated edition of the phenomenal bestseller dispels the myths about starting your own business. Small business consultant and author Michael E. Gerber, with sharp insight gained from years of experience, points out how common assumptions, expectations, and even technical expertise can get in the way of running a successful business. Gerber walks you through the steps in the life of a business—from entrepreneurial infancy through adolescent growing pains to the mature entrepreneurial perspective: the guiding light of all businesses that succeed—and shows how to apply the lessons of franchising to any business, whether or not it is a franchise. Most importantly, Gerber draws the vital, often overlooked distinction between working on your business and working in your business. The E-Myth Revisited will help you grow your business in a productive, assured way.

  • Author: Michael E. Gerber
  • Publisher: Harper Business; Updated, Subsequent edition (October 14, 2004)
  • Genre: Business & Money, Finance
  • ISBN: 978-0887307287
  • Dimensions: 5.31 x 0.65 x 8 inches