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Behold: The Ultimate List Of Money Advice Books (And Books For General Life Advice)

I’m an avid book reader and proud to say that reading has changed my finances and life overall. Reading has given me new ideas, fresh perspectives, and ultimately led to my growth and success as an individual so when people ask me about my favorite books, I usually have a ton to share—there are just so many good ones.

Below is the ultimate book list of my all-time favorite books that I’ve read over the years and books that have been recommended to me that have excellent reviews.

Check out a few and get inspired to build the life you truly want.

Books on personal finance

Smart Women Finish Rich by David Bach
Nice Girls Don’t Get Rich: 75 Avoidable Mistakes Women Make With Moneyby Lois P. Frankel
Spend Well, Live Rich: How To Get What You Want With The Money You Have by Michelle Singletary
Rich Bitch: A Simple 12 Step Plan For Getting For Financial Life Together Finally by Nicole Lapin
Live It, Love It, Earn It: A Woman’s Guide To Financial Freedom by Marianne Olszewski
Financially Fearlessby Alexa Von Tobel
Real Money Answers for Every Woman: How to Win the Money Game With or Without a Man by Patrice Washington
Millionaire Women Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley
Money, A Love Story: Untangle Your Financial Woes And Create The Life You Really Want by Kate Northrup
Women & Money: Owning The Power To Control Your Destiny by Suze Orman
Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By And Get Your Financial Life Togetherby Erin Lowry
The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner’s Guide to Getting Good with Money by Chelsea Fagan
The $1000 Project: An Easy Guide To Mindful Saving And Financial Well Being by Canna Campbell
Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money – That The Poor And Middle Class Do Not! by Robert Kiyosaki
You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealthby Jen Sincero
Secrets of Six-Figure Women: Surprising Strategies to Up Your Earnings and Change Your Life by Barbara Stanny
The Automatic Millionaire, A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich by David Bach
5 Lessons A Millionaire Taught Me For Women by Richard Paul Evans
The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason

Books on investing

The Women’s Guide to Successful Investing: Achieving Financial Security and Realizing Your Goalsby Nancy Tengler
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returnsby John C. Bogel
The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing by Benjamin Graham
Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing: What the Rich Invest in, That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not! by Robert Kiyosaki
Warren Buffet Invests Like A Girl by The Motley Fool and LouAnn Lofton
The Book on Rental Property Investing: How to Create Wealth and Passive Income Through Smart Buy & Hold Real Estate Investing by Brandon Turner
Smart Investors Keep It Simple: Investing In Dividend Stocks For Passive Incomeby Giovanni Rigters
The Complete TurtleTrader: How 23 Novice Investors Became Overnight Millionaires by Michael W. Covel

Books on career

Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers by Lois P. Frankel
Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting It Wrong by Jessica Bacal
Own It: The Power of Women at Work by Sallie Krawcheck
Women Don’t Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation–and Positive Strategies for Changeby Linda Babcock
Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot and Relaunch Their Careers by Wendy Sachs
Boss Bitch: A Simple 12-Step Plan to Take Charge of Your Career by Nicole Lapin
Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill It in Your Career. Rock Social Media by Aliza Licht
The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate by Fran Hauser

Books on business & entrepreneurship

She Means Business: Turn Your Ideas into Reality and Become a Wildly Successful Entrepreneur by Carrie Green
Business Boutique: A Woman’s Guide for Making Money Doing What She Loves by Christy Wright
#GIRLBOSSby Sophia Amoruso
Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur by Cara Awill Leyba
Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine by Mike Michalowicz
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Tim Ferris
Million Dollar Women: The Essential Guide for Female Entrepreneurs Who Want to Go Big by Julia Pimsleur
Dear Female Founder: 66 Letters of Advice from Women Entrepreneurs Who Have Made $1 Billion in Revenue by Lu Li
Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne
Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing – Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne

Books on life and personal development

Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes
No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Disciplineby Brian Tracy
Believe Bigger: Discover the Path to Your Life Purpose by Marshawn Evan Daniels
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero
Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be by Rachel Hollis
Cultivate: A Grace-Filled Guide to Growing an Intentional Life by Lara Casey
Successful Women Think Differently: 9 Habits to Make You Happier, Healthier, and More Resilient by Valorie Burton
Jump: Take the Leap of Faith to Achieve Your Life of Abundanceby Steve Harvey
Abundance Now: Amplify Your Life & Achieve Prosperity Today by Lisa Nichols

This article by Bola Sokunbi originally appeared on Clever Girl Finance.


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