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Author: neenieca One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 308685  
Subject: Recommended Reading Date: 5/4/2001 1:24 AM
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Hi Fools! Here it is! I asked, and you told me what financial books you found to be most informative/beneficial/life changing.

A few notes:

1. The list is alphabetized by author's last name because I couldn't think of a better way to organize it and because I am a geeky graduate student.

2. The asterisks indicate that there are more financial books available by that author (for your further reading enjoyment)

3. The numbers in parentheses after the titles indicate how many Fools recommended that particular book. I tried to get everyone in there; please don't be offended if I left you out! (I for one am going to go get that Personal Finance for Dummies! Wow!)

4. Thanks so much to everyone who responded to my post! This was fun and BOY do I have a lot of reading ahead of me! If you think of any others, be sure to let me know!

G'night! neenieca


Foolish Finance Books

*Allen, Robert. Nothing Down for the 90's
*Applegarth, Ginger. Money Diet
Belsky, Gary and Thomas Gilovich. Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes (2)
*Burkett, Larry. Debt Free Living
*Carlson, Charles. Eight Steps to Seven Figures
Chilton, David. The Wealthy Barber
Clason, George S. The Richest Man in Babylon (4)
*Dacyczyn, Amy. Tightwad Gazette
Dean, James D. Breaking Out Of Plastic Prison
Dickens, Charles. David Copperfield
Dominguez, Joe and Vicki Robin. Your Money or Your Life (4)
*Edelman, Rick. The New Rules Of Money and The Truth about Money
Fisher, Philip. Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits
Flores, Bettina. The Millionairess Across the Street
*Galbraith, John Kenneth. The Great Crash: 1929 and The Good Society: The Humane Agenda
*Gardner, David and Tom. You Have More than You Think (2) and The Motley Fool Investment Workbook
Hoffman, John. The Art And Science Of Dumpster Diving
*Hunt, Mary. The Complete Cheapskate
Jackson, Jesse and Jesse Jackson, Jr. It's About The Money
Kay, Ellie. Shop, Save, Share and How to Save Money Every Day
Keeffe, Carol. How To Get What You Want In Life With The Money You Already Have, Vol. 1
Kilpatrick, Andrew. Of Permanent Value: The Story Of Warren Buffet
Kinder, George. The Seven Stages of Money Maturity
*Kiplinger, W. Your Guide to a Higher Income
*Kiyosaki, Robert T. and Sharon L. Lechter. Rich Dad, Poor Dad (mixed reviews)
Kobliner, Beth. Get a Financial Life (3)
*Lawrence, Judy. The Budget Kit
MacKay, Charles. Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
*Malkiel, Burton. A Random Walk Down Wallstreet
*Maranjian, Selena. The Motley Fool Money Guide
*Mundis, Jerrold. How To Get Out Of Debt, Stay Out Of Debt, and Live Prosperously
*O'Neil, William J. 24 Essential Lessons for Investment Success
*Orman, Suze. The Courage to be Rich and 9 Steps to Financial Freedom (3)
Perry, Joan. A Girl Needs Cash
*Pollan, Stephen. Die Broke
Quinn, Jane Bryant. Making The Most Of Your Money (4)
*Ramsey, Dave. Financial Peace (Series) (2)
Schott, John. Mind Over Money
*Stanley, Thomas and William Danko. The Millionaire Next Door (2)
*Stephens, Brooke. Wealth Happens One Day at a Time
*Tobias, Andrew. The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need (Series) and Money Angles
*Tyson, Eric. Personal Finance for Dummies (6) and Mutual Funds for Dummies
Veblen, Thorstein. The Theory of the Leisure Class

The Unofficial Guide To Getting Out Of Debt (This book may be out of print? I could not find an author.)

Other recommended sources:
*bookgrrls Banana Magic http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=14864136
PBS Documentary: Affluenza
News columns by Scott Burns. http://www.scottburns.com/
http://www.andrewtobias.com/ (2)

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