Build Financial Wellness: 3 Essential Books and a Podcast Bonus

The best lessons often come from history. Even better lessons come from places you least expected. Today, our Financial literacy journey takes us to ancient Babylon and finally back home where we least expected—to our neighbor.

The Richest Man in Babylon

By George S. Clason

Ancient Insights

1️⃣ The 1920’s classic gives timeless financial advice, written like the Bible—great for everyone.

2️⃣ Financial lessons from Ancient times are still relevant today.

3️⃣ Think long-term with investments and build personal wealth.

The Total Money Makeover

By Dave Ram

The all-things money guide

1️⃣ Provides tips to pay off debt and continue to stay debt-free.

2️⃣ Helps anyone create and master their budget like a pro.

3️⃣ Gives essential guides to master savings and retirement.

The Millionaire Next Door

By Thomas J. Stanley

Unexpected Insights

1️⃣ Debunks the myth that all millionaires live in mansions and have a flashy lifestyle.

2️⃣ Illustrates traits that many millionaires have in common—it’s more frugal than you’d think.

3️⃣ “High income does not necessarily equal wealth.” —J.R. Rosskamp

For everyone out there that prefers a good listen or doesn't have the time to read a book—here’s a couple useful podcasts you’ll love.

Planet Money

by NPR

Listen to inspiring stories

🎤 Hear the story of a Verizon wireless employee turned famous musician.

🌭 Learn about the untold stories of ballpark vendors and their business.

🪙 Get in touch with what’s going on in the economy in an entertaining way.

How To Money

By iHeartPodcasts

The fun way to learn about personal finance

🍻 Listen to two best friends talk about financial tools that help everyday folks thrive.

📻 Learn about the economy in a conversational talk show style.

💰 Have fun and learn about building wealth.

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