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The Wealthy Personality


wealthymatters.comIn the book ‘The Difference’,the author Joan Chatzky outlines the characreristics of the Wealthy Personality.

Wealthy people score high on 7 personality traits.Viz.

1.confidence

2.curiosity

3.intuition

4.drive

5.connectedness

6.resilience

7.optimism

Hence wealthy people tend to be more competitive, optimistic, happy, and confident.  They also read the news on a regular basis, exercise at least twice a week, and socialize with their friends at least once a week.

The author believes that cultivating these habits helps a person do well financially.

Finally an interesting quote from the book: “Optimism is a wealth magnet”

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Robert T. Kiyosaki


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If being wealthy is important and you are on the look out for reading material to help you make money, sooner rather than later you are bound to come across books of the Rich Dad Poor Dad series authored/co-authored by Robert Kiyosaki and his associates.

Robert Kiyosaki,his books and educational materials are pretty controversial.He has his fans and his trenchant critics.

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The Ascent of Money


wealthymatters.comThe Ascent of Money by Niall Ferguson is a fantastic book.I was drawn to read it after watching the TV series based on the book and I have no regrets.It’s time and money well spent.

The book describes how banks, joint stock stock companies, bond markets, insurance companies, etc. originated at different places, at different points in time, in response to specific needs .While I was reading the book I had many aha moments and I heartily recommend the book to anyone who wishes to understand our modern financial world better.

Prof.Ferguson also tells the fascinating stories of how time and again with every financial innovation there have been abuses and excesses.These stories are great to remind us that neither good nor bad times last forever,that frauds and scams are par for the course and that no financial crisis is the end of the world though it might end the world as we know it. Read more of this post

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