Top 20 Finance books

Top 20 Finance books

The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing — Benjamin Graham

Although the book was first published in 1949, much of its original wisdom is correct: the importance of investing and minimizing losses to emotional decision-making when navigating financial markets. However, the latest edition has nevertheless been supplemented by modern economies and markets. 

 

The Million-Dollar Financial Advisor — David J. Mullen Jr.

The best financial advisors are well equipped to succeed regardless of market conditions. Based on interviews with fifteen top advisors, each doing several million dollars worth of business every year, "The Million-Dollar Financial Advisor" distills their universal success principles into thirteen distinct lessons.

 

Common Sense on Mutual Funds — John C. Bogle

This book educates investors about mutual funds with an emphasis on praising index funds and the importance of long-term strategy.

 

The Alchemy of Finance: Reading the Mind of the Market — George Soros

George Soros reveals his secrets of decision-making when gambling on the stock exchange. In addition, he offers the reader his philosophy, according to which not only the players influence the market, but the market also influences the players. The book is intended for financiers, investment fund managers, ordinary players on the stock exchange, and, finally, for everyone interested in the activities and ideas of George Soros.

The Investor's Manifesto — William J. Bernstein

The book is on the basics of investing and portfolio planning. The main thing that the author is trying to convey to readers is the recommendation never to forget that market crashes happen. That is why it is crucial to build a long-term strategy, so they do not come as a surprise.

 

The Quants — Scott Patterson

This book is about Quants - the kings of Wall Street who conjure up the stock market. It is about people who arranged the 2007 crisis, who are now pulling the world economy out of it, and, alas, have the opportunity to repeat this circle.

 

Advice That Sticks — Dr Moira Somers

The author integrates her extensive clinical and consulting experience with research findings from the fields of positive psychology, behavioural economics, neuroscience, and medicine. What emerges is a thoughtful, funny, but above all practical guide for anyone who makes a living providing financial advice. It will become an indispensable handbook for people working with clients across the wealth spectrum.

Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco — Bryan Burrough

It is the gripping story of the October-November 1988 struggle for control of RJR Nabisco on Wall Street. The book is based on more than 100 interviews that Brian Burrow and John Heliar conducted with participants in the described events.

 

Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk — Peter L. Bernstein

Epochs pass from ancient times to our days. Living conditions, legislation, natural disasters, and the vicissitudes of war are changing. The religious and secular worldview is directly related to how people organize the world around them, what they decide on, and what they limit to themselves. Science, mathematics in the first place, plays an equally important role as worldview and faith.

 

Fooled by Randomness — Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The book is about the great role of chance in our life. And that people tend to take wishful thinking for reality, a chance for regularity. The fact that our world is full of uncertainty is especially interesting.

 

Rich Dad Poor Dad — Robert T. Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki is convinced that the modern school system does not provide the knowledge that is necessary for life - knowledge about money. All this leads to the fact that we have to work all our lives for money and earn it for others. All this is instead of making money work for you!

 

The Total Money Makeover — Dave Ramsey

It is a complete step-by-step guide to doing business. The emphasis is on maintaining a supportive atmosphere in the team, developing managers and employees. Dave Ramsey's ideas have already helped many entrepreneurs build a successful business and develop it without debt and loans.

 

The Automatic Millionaire — David Bach

Do you want to live richly and have even more money by retirement? Do you want to get rich enough to stop worrying about finances altogether? If yes, then this book is necessary for you. Bach's simple financial life automation system will work for you even when you sleep. Execute the program, which consists of only one step and provides financial security. Everything else will happen automatically!

 

Broke Millennial — Erin Lowry

One of the best books on investing for newbies, as it takes a few questions that target millennial investors, such as "Should I invest by paying off my student loans?" or "What should I do: a robot-advisor or an investment application?"

 

The One-Page Financial Plan — Carl Richards

In this book, Carl Richards, a financial planner, gives advice on how to set aside emotions and take a sober view of your desires to buy and spend, where to start the first steps towards conscious spending, and, most importantly, how to stick to that plan. You will discover seemingly simple truths that will help you get your budget in order but wonder why you still haven't adhered to them.

I Will Teach You to Be Rich — Ramit Sethi

The author reveals ten rules of a rich life and the most effective way to become a millionaire. He explains how to make your money work on autopilot, why you shouldn't listen to financial experts, what investment instruments you should invest your savings in, and why. At the end of the chapters, you will find step-by-step instructions to help you change your life.

 

Clever Girl Finance — Bola Sokunbi 

Sokunbi, the force behind the hugely popular Clever Girl Finance website, draws on her personal money mistakes and financial redemption to educate and empower a new generation of women on their journey to financial freedom. Lighthearted and accessible, Clever Girl Finance encourages women to talk about money and financial wellness and shows them how to navigate their own murky financial waters and come out afloat on the other side.

 

The Psychology of Money — Morgan Housel

In The Psychology of Money, award-winning author Morgan Housel shares 19 short stories exploring the strange ways people think about money and teaches you how to make better sense of one of life’s most important topics.

 

Your Money or Your Life — Vicki Robin

A book that will change your attitude towards money and allow you to control it. Vicki Robin and her book have already changed the lives of millions of people around the world, changing their philosophy and approach to personal finance and ensuring financial independence. Either you control money, or it will control you and your life. If you do not want to change your life for money and strive to manage resources, this book is for you.

 

One Up On Wall Street — Peter Lynch

This book is by one of the most successful financial managers in the world. Peter Lynch does not offer magic formulas and recipes from the series "how to become a millionaire." Its idea is simple: simple valuation techniques allow even a novice investor to become an expert and make decisions like Wall Street professionals.

 

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