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Books About Financial Independence

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Recommended Books About Financial Independence

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10241William BernsteinBeginner
10232Sarah-Catherine GutierrezBeginner
10223JL CollinsIntermediate
10214J. David SteinIntermediate
10205Vicki Robin and Joe DominguezBeginner
10196Thomas J. Stanley Ph.Dl, et al.Beginner
10187Robert T. KiyosakiBeginner
10178Scott TrenchBeginner
10169Jordan GrumetBeginner
101510Morgan HouselIntermediate
101411F.I.R.E. For DummiesJackie Cummings Koski
101312Money Letters 2 My DaughterJackie Cummings Koski
101213Jonathan ClementsBeginner
101114John BogleBeginner
101015Burton G. MalkielAdvanced
100916Alan RothBeginner
100817Rick FerriAdvanced
100718Jim DahleIntermediate
100619Rob BergerBeginner
100520Ramit SethiBeginner
100421Chad CarsonBeginner
100322Darrow KirkpatrickAdvanced
100223Todd TressiderIntermediate
100124Ron LieberBeginner
100025Brad BarrettBeginner
George KinderAdvanced
Bill PerkinsIntermediate
Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on it Chris Voss with Tahi RazNon-FictionIntermediate
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael LewisMichael LewisNon-FictionAdvanced
NudgeRichard H. Thaler, Cass R. SunsteinNon-FictionAdvanced
Thinking Fast and SlowDaniel KahnemanNon-FictionAdvanced
Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy LifeHector Garcia & Francesc MirallesNon-FictionBeginner
Everything is F*cked: A Book About HopeMark MansonNon-FictionBeginner
The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach To Living A Good LifeMark MansonNon-FictionBeginner
Man's Search for MeaningViktor E. FrankelNon-FictionAdvanced
Grit: The Power of Passion and PerseveranceAngela DuckworthNon-FictionIntermediate
The Black SwanNassim Nicholas TalebNon-FictionAdvanced
FreakonomicsSteven LevittNon-FictionBeginner
48 Days to the Work You LoveDan MillerNon-Fiction
Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!Robert T. KiyosakiReal EstateBeginner
The Hands-Off Investor: An Insider’s Guide to Investing in Passive Real Estate SyndicationsBrian BurkeReal EstateAdvanced
Passive Investing in Commercial Real Estate: Insider Secrets to Achieving Financial IndependenceJames KandasamyReal EstateAdvanced
Best Ever Apartment Syndication BookJoe Fairless & Theo HicksReal EstateAdvanced
From Here to Financial HappinessJonathan ClementsBehavioral FinanceBeginner
The Wealthy Gardner: Lessons on Prosperity Between Father and SonJohn SoforicBehavioral FinanceIntermediate
Richest Man in BabylonGeorge S. ClasenBehavioral FinanceBeginner
The Next Millionaire Next Door: Enduring Strategies for Building WealthSarah Stanley Fallaw, Stephen Wojtas, et al.Behavioral FinanceBeginner
Your Money and Your Brain: How the New Science of Neuroeconomics Can Help Make You RichJason ZweigBehavioral FinanceAdvanced
Enough: True Measures of Money, Business, and LifeJohn C. BogleBehavioral FinanceIntermediate
Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your MoneyKen HondaBehavioral FinanceBeginner
The Pathless Path: Imagining a New Story for Work and LifePaul MillerdBehavioral FinanceIntermediate
The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business IdeaJohn David MannBehavioral FinanceBeginner
My Financial Toolbox: The Nuts and Bolts of Managing Your MoneyHarry SitPersonal FinanceIntermediate
Mike Piper Series of BooksMike PiperPersonal FinanceIntermediate
You Need a Budget: The Proven System for Breaking the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle, Getting Out of Debt, and Living the Life You WantJesse MechamPersonal FinanceBeginner
Financial Freedom: A proven Path to All the Money You Will Ever NeedGrant SabatierPersonal FinanceIntermediate
The Only Guide to a Winning Investment Strategy You’ll Ever Need: The Way Smart Money Invests TodayLarry E. SwedroePersonal FinanceAdvanced
The White Coat InvestorJames M. Dahle, MDPersonal FinanceIntermediate
The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be ComplicatedHelaine Olen & Harrold PollackPersonal FinanceBeginner
The Doctors Guide SeriesCory FawcettPersonal FinanceIntermediate
The Fiology Workbook: Your Guide to Financial IndependenceDavid Q Baughier & MK WilliamsPersonal FinanceBeginner
Quit Like a Millionaire: No Gimmicks, Luck, or Trust Fund RequiredKristy Shen, Bryce LeungPersonal FinanceIntermediate
Work Optional: Retire Early the Non-Penny-Pinching WayTanja HesterPersonal FinanceBeginner
30-Minute Money Solutions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing your FinancesChristine BenzPersonal FinanceBeginner
What to Do with your Money When Crisis Hits: A Survival GuideMichelle SingletaryPersonal FinanceIntermediate
Personal Finance and Investing: How Anyone Can Make More, Spend Less, and Invest WiselyKyle Landis-MarinelloPersonal FinanceBeginner
Spending Habits for Professionals who want to FIRE: How to Save Money While Working Full ime So You Can Gain Financial FreedomB.C. KrygowskiPersonal FinanceBeginner
Cashing Out: Win the Wealth GameJulien Saunders and Kiersten SaundersPersonal FinanceIntermediate
Grab Your Slice of Financial IndependenceMonica ScudieriPersonal FinanceBeginner
The Automatic Millionaire: A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish RichDavid BachPersonal FinanceBeginner
One Page Financial PlanCarl RichardsPersonal FinanceBeginner
Naked and Unashamed 10 Money Conversations Every Couple Must HaveErika YoungPersonal FinanceBeginner
Girl on FireCara Alwill LeybaPersonal FinanceIntermediate
Financial Feminist: Overcome the Patriarchy’s Bullshit Tori DunlapPersonal FinanceIntermediate
Women with Money the Judgement Free Guide to Creating Joyful, Less Stressed, Purposeful (and yes, Rich) Life You WantJean ChatzkyPersonal FinanceIntermediate
Money Letters to My DaughterJackie Cummings KoskiPersonal FinanceBeginner
Tipped: The life changing guide to financial freedom for waitresses, bartenders, strippers, and all other service industry professionalsBarbara SloanPersonal FinanceBeginner
Smart Money: The Step-by-Step Personal Finance Plan to Crush DebtNaseema McElroyPersonal FinanceBeginner
Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life TogetherErin LowryPersonal FinanceBeginner
Stacked: Your Super-Serious Guide to Modern Money ManagementJoe Saul-Sehy & Emily Guy BirkenPersonal FinanceBeginner
The Military Guide to Financal Independence & RetirementDoug NordmanPersonal Finance
My Money Journey: How 30 People Found Financial Freedom and You Can TooJonathan ClementsPersonal FinanceBeginner
Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial FitnessDave RamseyPersonal FinanceBeginner
Pathfinders: Extraordinary Stories of People Like You on the Quest for Financial Independence And How to Join ThemJL CollinsPersonal FinanceIntermediate
The Bond Book: Everything Investors Need to Know About Municipals, GNMAs, Corporates, Zeros, Bond Funds, Money Market Funds, and MoreAnnette ThauBondsAdvanced
The Coffee House Investor: How to Build Wealth, Ignore Wall Street, and Get on with your Life Bill SchultheisInvestingIntermediate
The Bogleheads’ Guide to the Three -Fund Portfolio: How a Simple Portfolio of Three Total Market Index Funds Outperforms Most Investors with Less RiskTaylor LarimoreInvestingIntermediate
The Bogleheads’ Guide to InvestingTaylor Larimore, & Michael LeBoeufInvestingIntermediate
The Investor Manifesto: Preparing for Prosperity Armageddon And Everything In BetweenWilliam BernsteinInvestingAdvanced
The Four Pillars of Investing: Lessons for Building a Winning PortfolioWilliam BernsteinInvestingBeginner
The Intelligent Asset Allocator: How to Build Your Portfolio to Mazimize Returns and Minimize RiskWilliam J. BernsteinInvestingAdvanced
The Power of Passive Investing: More Wealth with Less WorkRichard A. FerriInvestingAdvanced
The Overtaxed Investor: Slash Your Tax Bill & Be a Tax Alpha DogPhil DemuthTaxesAdvanced
Living Trusts for Everyone: Why a Will Is Not the Way to Avoid Probate, Protect Heirs, and Settle EstatesRonald Farrington SharpEstate PlanningAdvanced
The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You’ll Ever Need: The Good, the Flawed, and the UglyLarry E. Swedroe & Jared KizerAlternative InvestmentsAdvanced
The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value InvestingBenjamin GrahamStocksAdvanced
Where are the Customer’s Yachts?: or A Good Hard Look at Wall StreetFred Schwed, Peter ArnoStocksAdvanced
Unconventional Success a Fundamental Approach to Personal InvestmentDavid F. SwensenStocksAdvanced
A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the WorldWilliam J. BernsteinHistoryAdvanced
Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation Edward ChancellorHistoryAdvanced
The Bogleheads’ Guide to Retirement PlanningTaylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, Rick Ferri, & Laura F. DoguRetirementIntermediate
Retirement Planning Guidebook: Navigating the Important Decisions for Retirement Success (The Retirement Researcher Guide Series)Wade PfauRetirementAdvanced
Keys to A Successful Retirement: Staying Happy, Active, and Productive in Your Retired Years Fritz GilbertRetirementIntermediate
Solo 401(k): The Solopreneur’s Retirement AccountSean MullaneyRetirementAdvanced
Rock Retirement: A Simple Guide to Help You Take Control and Be More Optimistic About the FutureRoger WhitneyRetirement
Less: Minimalism, for RealRose LounsburyMinimalismBeginner
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up (The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up)Marie KondoMinimalismBeginner
Lean Out: A Professional Woman’s Guide to Finding Authentic Work Life BalanceDawn L. BakerMinimalismBeginner
Silver Spoon Kids: How Successful Parents Raise Responsible ChildrenEileen Gallo, Jon Gallo, & Kevin GalloChildrenBeginner
The White Coat Investor’s Guide for Students: How Medical and Dental Students Can Secure Their Financial FutureJames M. Dahle, MDChildrenIntermediate
Raising Your Money-Savvy Family for Next Generation Financial IndependenceCarol Pittner and Doug NordmanChildrenBeginner
Baobab Place SeriesDanielle Mendonsa and Candiss DiamondisChildrenBeginner
Early Retirement Extreme: A Philosophical and Practical Guide to Financial IndependenceJacob Lund FiskerFireIntermediate
Playing with FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early): How Far Would You Go for Financial Freedom?Scott RieckensFireBeginner
Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary CompaniesJim CollinsEntrepreneurshipIntermediate
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make The Leap and Others Don’tJim CollinsEntrepreneurshipIntermediate
How the Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give InJim CollinsEntrepreneurshipIntermediate
The Side Hustle: How to Turn Your Spare Time into $1000 per MonthNick LoperEntrepreneurshipIntermediate
Brene BrownBrene BrownFavorite Authors: Non-Fiction
Malcom GladwellMalcom GladwellFavorite Authors: Non-Fiction
Seth GodinSeth GodinFavorite Authors: Non-Fiction
James ClearJames ClearFavorite Authors: Non-Fiction
Cal NewportCal NewportFavorite Authors: Non-Fiction
John AcuffJohn AcuffFavorite Authors: Non-Fiction
Adam GrantAdam GrantFavorite Authors: Non-Fiction
Daniel PinkDaniel PinkFavorite Authors: Non-Fiction
Mark MansonMark MansonFavorite Authors: Non-Fiction
William BernsteinWilliam BernsteinFavorite Authors: Financial
JL CollinsJL CollinsFavorite Authors: Financial
Sarah-Catherine GutierrezSarah-Catherine GutierrezFavorite Authors: Financial
J. David SteinJ. David SteinFavorite Authors: Financial
Vicki RobinVicki RobinFavorite Authors: Financial
Thomas J. Stanley Ph.D.Thomas J. Stanley Ph.D.Favorite Authors: Financial
Robert T. KiyosakiRobert T. KiyosakiFavorite Authors: Financial
Scott TrenchScott TrenchFavorite Authors: Financial
Jordan GrumetJordan GrumetFavorite Authors: Financial
Morgan HouselMorgan HouselFavorite Authors: Financial
Jonathan ClementsJonathan ClementsFavorite Authors: Financial
John BogleJohn BogleFavorite Authors: Financial
Burton G. MalkielBurton G. MalkielFavorite Authors: Financial
Alan RothAlan RothFavorite Authors: Financial
Rick FerriRick FerriFavorite Authors: Financial
Jim DahleJim DahleFavorite Authors: Financial
Rob BergerRob BergerFavorite Authors: Financial
Chad CarsonChad CarsonFavorite Authors: Financial
Ramit SethiRamit SethiFavorite Authors: Financial
Darrow KirkpatrickDarrow KirkpatrickFavorite Authors: Financial
Todd TresidderTodd TresidderFavorite Authors: Financial
Ron LieberRon LieberFavorite Authors: Financial
Chris MamulaChris MamulaFavorite Authors: Financial
George KinderGeorge KinderFavorite Authors: Financial
Bill PerkinsBill PerkinsFavorite Authors: Financial
Mike PiperMike PiperFavorite Authors: Financial
Cory FawcettCory FawcettFavorite Authors: Financial
Jason ZweigJason ZweigFavorite Authors: Financial
Richard ThalerRichard ThalerFavorite Authors: Financial
Larry SwedroeLarry SwedroeFavorite Authors: Financial
David BachDavid BachFavorite Authors: Financial
Jim CollinsJim CollinsFavorite Authors: Financial

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