My Top Ten Money Books
Everyone loves lists – there’s the list of 100 greatest movies, 100 best novels, 1000 places to see and even a website devoted to the lists of bests. Lists are very subjective which is why they are endlessly created and debated. I’ve probably read hundreds of money books over the years and here are my picks for the top ten (Please note that the links are affiliate links):
- The Wealthy Barber by David Chilton. Common sense money lessons from a fictional barber.
- The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas Stanley and William Danko. Reveals the seven surprising secrets of millionaires.
- The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham. The book that Warren Buffett called “the best book on investing ever written.”
- The Little Book of Common Sense Investing by John Bogle. The founder of Vanguard Group has penned another ode to indexing. (Full Review)
- Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Malkiel. A must-read investment guide for individual investors.
- Stocks for the Long Run by Jeremy Siegel. Why the stock market is the place to be for long-term investors.
- The Four Pillars of Investing by William Bernstein. The theory, history, psychology and business of investing. (Full Review)
- The Warren Buffett Way by Robert Hagstrom. Find out how Warren Buffett picks his stocks.
- Your Money & Your Brain by Jason Zweig. What happens inside our brains when we think about money? (Full Review)
- Unconventional Success by David Swensen. A guide to constructing a portfolio for individual investors.
What would you leave out of your top ten? And what would you include instead?