Money is not taught in schools. Schools focus on scholastic and professional skills, but not on financial skills. This explains how smart bankers, doctors and accountants who earned excellent grades in school may still struggle financially all of their lives. Our staggering national debt is due in large part to highly educated politicians and government officials making financial decisions with little or no training on the subject of money.
Although both men had tremendous respect for education and learning, they disagreed in what they thought was important to learn.
At the age of 9, I decided to listen to and learn from my rich dad about money. In doing so, I chose not to listen to my poor dad, even though he was the one with all the college degrees.
Chapter 1: Rich Dad Poor Dad
I was introduced to this books in 2001 from a guy was investing in the stock market. Actually, his daddy, his granddaddy and just about everyone else in the family was investing in the market.
So, if you’re looking for an excellent first book to read about money, you just found it.