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Rich Dad books- not sure what I think of them

March 24th, 2008 at 12:48 pm

I just finished the first Rich Dad Poor Dad book and am halfway through the investing one, which is the third in the series. I'm not sure what I think of them. At first, I was interested because they were a little different than the standard p. finance books out there. But now, I don't know.

In the investing book, there is a lot of talk about generating assets. I think the idea is right on, but I'm not so sure the advice is as nitty gritty how to as I'd like it to be.

I'm wondering if there is another book out there that could give more concrete advice on how to create assets and generate passive income...

One day, I would like to not have to depend on work and jobs for money. And not just in a living off of dividends in retirement kind of way, you know?

Anyway, if you have any thoughts on this. Or any book recommendations, I'd love to hear them.

5 Responses to “Rich Dad books- not sure what I think of them”

  1. Ima saver Says:

    I did not care for rich dad, poor dad books either.Lots on here read Dave Ramsey's books.

  2. Broken Arrow Says:

    I'm not a Kiyosaki fan.

    I recommend the Bogleheads' Guide to Investing. That'll give you more investing advice than you'll probably ever want. Big Grin

  3. finabguide Says:

    My book, "Financial Abundance Guide" approaches asset creation from a combination of tax saving advice, investment strategies, risk management and retirement preparation.

    If you're interested, go to www.finabguide.com You can download the free "Mini guide" and get details on the book's contents before making any decisions.

    You can also check out my blog to see if your philosophies align with mine.

  4. Broken Arrow Says:

    LOL, finally coming out of the woodwork for some self-promos? Big Grin That's OK. I think finab knows what he's talking about, and I find it strange that he doesn't get more acknowledgment for it....

  5. baselle Says:

    I'm very fond of reading Warren Buffett's letters to shareholders. He's not a dry writer and can give you how a successful investor thinks.

    http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/letters/letters.html

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