“Reads” to Riches

Books—they are among the most enduring resources you’ll find at your local library. Check out one of these “reads to riches” and you’ll get a fresh perspective on your relationship with money.

The Richest Man in Babylon
by George S. Clason

What are the “Seven Cures” that can lead to wealth? Read this classic and learn the principles that are still as sound today as they were when this book appeared in 1926.

Your Money or Your Life
by Vicki Robin

What is it in life that we truly value? Is your money going toward that? This book guides readers toward a meaningful and fulfilling life—with good money practices as a vehicle.

The Millionaire Next Door
by Thomas Stanley and William Danko

Most millionaires would surprise us. They’re not living flashy lives, but humbly and frugally. This book inspires us that money security is within our reach.

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing
by John Bogle

Simplicity is the key word of this “little book”, teaching us that we can succeed with just a few basic easy-to-understand strategies.

The Total Money Makeover
by Dave Ramsey

One of America’s most popular radio talk-show hosts has been helping people learn how to get out of debt and get their lives on track. This is a step-by-step plan to success.

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

This is one of the many acclaimed financial books by the motivational Suze Orman. This titles is especially recommended for young people and recent college graduates.

The Cheapskate Next Door
by Jeff Yeager

A “bargain-basement-brain-trust” of ideas that stresses careful money management, frugal living, and a path toward long-term happiness.

Making the Most of Your Money Now
by Jane Bryant Quinn

Now in its 3rd edition, this “big book” (over 1000 pages) is for those ready for a solid encyclopeida of all you need to know. Read it cover-to-cover—or choose a section that you need most.

The New Coffee House Investor
by Bill Schultheis

This fun and easy-to-read book is for anyone feeling overwhelmed by the stock market. Great examples explain simple investment strategies.

The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to be Complicated
by Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack

Today’s top financial specialists arrive at an extraordinary realization: all you need to know about money just might fit on a 4×6” index card. They share their “secret index cards” with us.