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What are some good books on personal finance?

  • Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin, especially if you want to change your emotional relationship with money.

  • The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas Stanley, especially if you have high expenses.

  • The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke by Suze Orman.

  • I Will Teach You to be Rich by Ramit Sethi.

  • The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing and/or The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning, both by Larimore et al, which covers the investing philosophy espoused by most of /r/personalfinance.

  • A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel, especially if you aren't convinced that index-investing is right for you.

  • The Four Pillars of Investing by William Bernstein

  • Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey, especially if you are in more debt than you want to be.

  • The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason, for timeless advice.

  • Additional Authors to Consider: John Bogle, Larry Swedroe, David Swensen and Rick Ferri

What are some good videos about personal finance?

Are there any free e-books about personal finance?

What are some good blogs about personal finance?

(Please don't ask to be added to this list, sorry.)

What are some good books on investing?

  • A Mathematician Plays The Stock Market by John Allen Paulos, for a good overview of various investment terms in the context of the author's unfortunate dabbling in WorldCom stock.

  • Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes by Gary Belsky & Thomas Gilovich, for an accessible overview of how psychological biases affect your investments & finances.

What are some good books for more specific topics?

  • Stock options and stock grants:
  • Windfalls and inheritances:
    • Sudden Money: Managing a Financial Windfall by Susan Bradley and Mary Martin
    • Sudden Wealth: Blessing or Burden? by David Rust
    • Windfall: Managing Unexpected Money So It Doesn't Manage You by Maria Brill
    • The Windfall Club: What to do When Life Deals You a Good Hand by Janne Ashton
    • The Challenges of Wealth by Amy Domini (out of print and a little dated, but can be borrowed online for 14 days)

What are some other resources for investing advice?


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