Let’s be honest: Money can be hard to talk about. It’s one of those subjects that can make some of us squirm in our seat, bring some of us to tears, and cause others to doze off.
Unfortunately, for most of us, financial literacy is not something that has been taught and discussed in great depth. But don’t worry—we don’t have to feel alone in this journey of understanding how money works. Becoming a financially-savvy women is something that we can do and, even more, it’s an important step in investing in ourselves. But where do we start?
Years ago, I decided I wanted to feel more confident with my money – so I went on a reading spree. Here are 5 of my favorite money books. And if you’re thinking of one that’s not on the list, let me know by sharing it in the comments!
1. Happy Money by Ken Honda
This is one of my favorite money books I’ve ever ready!
For many of us the subject of money is unavoidably stressful. Managing our personal finances is complicated, time consuming and often, particularly in the slow countdown to pay day, dispiriting. The good news is that in Japan – where a Zen
approach to life is more widely practiced – a pathway to a better relationship with money is being carved, by Ken Honda.
2. Women & Money by Suz Orman
Suze Orman investigates the complicated, dysfunctional relationship women have with money in this groundbreaking audiobook. With her signature mix of insight, compassion, and soul-deep recognition, she equips women with the financial knowledge and emotional awareness to overcome the blocks that have kept them from making more out of the money they make.
3. Get Good with Money by Tiffany Aliche
Tiffany Aliche was a successful pre-school teacher with a healthy nest egg when a recession and advice from a shady advisor put her out of a job and into a huge financial hole. As she began to chart the path to her own financial rescue, the outline of her 10-step formula for attaining both financial security and peace of mind began to take shape. These principles have now helped more than one million women worldwide save and pay off millions in debt, and begin planning for a richer life.
4. Wealth Made Easy by Greg S Reid and Gary M. Krebs
Wealth Made Easy is filled with eye-opening, real-world strategies, tips, and stories that will forever redefine the way you gauge your own success … and set you on the path toward your wildest dreams. Inside, discover exclusive, personal advice from those living at the top tier of wealth.
5. Million Dollar Habits by Robert Ringer
Inside this get-tough-with-yourself guide, you’ll find the simple but vital habits that can change your outlook and lead to big results—personally, professionally, and financially.