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Subject:  Re: Recommendations for a Foolish book Date:  5/25/2001  1:42 AM
Author:  RepoWoman Number:  72499 of 312185

The book I just recommended to my sister (and really really hope she reads) is George Clason's book, The Richest Man in Babylon. It is very thin and quick to read, and only costs about six bucks. It is not specifically about credit card debt. It's just a basic primer on the very most simple basic building blocks of personal finance. It is written in parable form, and is accessible to people who are just starting out and are afraid of technical books on finance. When I read it, I felt my perspective on money shift on almost a subconscious, level, effortlessly.

The other books people have recommended will be great for the more practical, technical side of debt management; this one helps with personal discipline and attitude.

best of luck to your friend!!

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