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Personal-finance author and lecturer Robert Kiyosaki developed his unique economic perspective through exposure to a pair of disparate influences: his own highly educated but fiscally unstable father, and the multimillionaire eighth-grade dropout father of his closest friend. The lifelong monetary problems experienced by his "poor dad" (whose weekly paychecks, while respectable, were never quite sufficient to meet family needs) pounded home the counterpoint communicated by his "rich dad" (that "the poor and the middle class work for money," but "the rich have money work for them"). Taking that message to heart, Kiyosaki was able to retire at 47. Rich Dad, Poor Dad, written with consultant and CPA Sharon L. Lechter, lays out his the philosophy behind his relationship with money. Although Kiyosaki can take a frustratingly long time to make his points, his book nonetheless compellingly advocates for the type of "financial literacy" that's never taught in schools. Based on the principle that income-generating assets always provide healthier bottom-line results than even the best of traditional jobs, it explains how those assets might be acquired so that the jobs can eventually be shed. --Howard Rothman --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Reissuing a self-published best seller.
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
So many people told me this book was amazing and my expectations were high. I'm an entrepreneur since I was 21 and I know I lack in business aggressiveness at times, a trait I... Read morePublished 9 days ago by David Chabot
I wish I had read this book sooner. It really helps you understand money in a down to earth way. Mr. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Anthony Bianco
Wish I had this book many, many years ago as my life would be so different now. On that note, it is never too late to read and understand Robert Kiyosaki's wisdom !Published 1 month ago by Sharon Steeves
It's very obvious that "Mr. I Like To Toot My Own Horn" wrote this to get the money out of our pockets. And unfortunately he got mine :( damn it!Published 3 months ago by Master Blazer