Although it may not save you from the recession, having a few tips and tricks about what to do with your money may help you feel a bit more organized and together during this chaos. Here are some helpful financial books you can read during shutdown!
1. ‘Your Money or Your Life’ by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez (2018)
Originally written in 1992, the book has been updated in 2018 to contain information more relevant to our times. The book follows a straightforward nine step program about how the average person should earn, save, count, and spend their hard earned money. It is insanely popular, with over 1 million copies sold, as is commonly regarded as one of the best books about money on the market today.
2. ‘You Are a Badass at Making Money’ by Jen Sincero (2017)
By the same author who brought us the bestselling self help book: ‘You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life’ comes the same quirky sense of humor from a business standpoint. In the book, Sincero helps guide readers on being clear about their financial goals, investing intelligently, and most importantly, taking action.
3. ‘Broke Millennial’ by Erin Lowry (2017)
Targeted for those aged 22-38, and geared for modern times, Lowry’s book helps readers not to feel overwhelmed by their finances. The book helps readers tackle debt and achieve financial independence. Overall, it helps strengthen the reader’s relationship with money in a clever and effective manner.
4. ‘All Your Worth’ by Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi (2006)
Written by the incredibly knowledgable and influential democratic senator, All Your Worth contains a financial plan meant to hold up for a lifetime. The book contains information of how to get out of debt, handle your bills, and overall relax so you can start living the life you always wanted, without feeling weighed down by financial stress all the time.
5. ‘Financial Peace’ by David Ramsey (1997)
Written from the first hand perspective of a man who lost his entire fortune to debt, Ramsey’s book centers around those who have families to provide for as well. He discovered a new way of life, and is now sharing his knowledge with millions who might be desperate and in a similar position. In the book, Ramsey offers practical guides and advice about to handle one’s finances in a smart manner.