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3 books that will help you keep your finances in order

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We will all have to face managing our budget, so it is not a bad idea to get advice from the experts. Here we recommend three books to start

3 books that will help you keep your finances in order

We all have a friend or expert in managing his finances and, for some reason, he knows everything about it. On the other hand, managing their budget is complicated for most people. In fact, according to the latest survey conducted by the American Psychological Association each year, 70% of the participants feel insecure about the knowledge and management of their personal finances.

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Then, in the absence of having received financial education during the school years, it has become increasingly necessary for people to learn about these concerns in order to overcome issues and complications that appear on a day-to-day basis.

Currently, there are hundreds of books that explain from the most basic principles on the management of your pocket to investment and real estate issues. Here are some of our recommendations.

 

1. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

This is one of the best selling and globally recognized personal finance books. As a thread, the author makes a contrast about his own father, who despite being academically successful was not financially astute, and the father of his best friend, who was a self-taught businessman who ended up being the richest man in Hawaii. 

In the midst of this contrast, Kiyosaki adds an anecdote after anecdote about his experience and what he has learned over the years. He explains how to look for opportunities, about overcoming obstacles, a financial intelligence and about different types of income, as well as about taxes.

2. You are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero

One of the Best Sellers of the New York Times published another edition of his book series "You're a badass! This time, Sincero teaches, from his own economic transformation, to anyone who decides to buy his book. Through humor and stories with which we can all relate, the book will have several tips for the management and future of your budget. According to the New York Magazine, the book is "a happy manifesto about the removal of obstacles between you and the income of your dreams".

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3. Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping and Get Your Financial Life Together by Erin Lowry

Today, millennials are also known for having to face great complications in the world of finance, from low incomes to endless debt after leaving university. This is a book written by a millennial for millennials. Then, Lowry's guide offers good advice with which one can also relate to basic issues that any adult may need.

 

LatinAmerican Post | Valentina Moya

Translated from: '5 libros que te ayudarán a mantener tus finanzas en orden'

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