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what is the richest man in babylon about?

Very easy to read. Small book. Excellent first book about personal financial planning. Written about 50? years ago. Set in ancient Babylon. Written in the style of parables to illustrate the " basic rules".
You would be past this stage but like I said I think everyone should read it.
I like the KISS principle and this one fits that category. I think where a lot of people go wrong is in making things too complicated for themselves. Another book in this vein is "The Wealthy Barber". Covers basically the same ground (maybe a fraction more) as "Richest Man in Babylon" but does it from the viewpoint of some old blokes sitting around in a barber shop chewing the fat, teaching some younger people about money matters. As I said, I like the simple easy to read ones.
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