`The Richest Man in Babylon’ is without doubt a towering giant of personal finance, investments and financial The Richest Man in Babylonindependence. Written in 1926, the book is based on ancient wisdom from the clay tablets found by archaeologists in the ruins of Babylon.

Whatever your financial situation the information about money and investments is as relevant today as when it was first recorded thousands of years ago.

The book comprises the most basic of principles about money and how to make it work for you.

It expounds on the simple principles of:

  • How to keep money
  • How to increase your income
  • How to put money to work in a profitable way
  • How to avoid bad investments

Of all the keys to personal development, success and enjoyment in life, a sound financial understanding is one of the most basic and most important.

In life money plays a most crucial role, not for the love of money itself, but for the fact that it is irreplaceable in the area it is used. Developing a sound understanding of finances ensures a much more comfortable and enjoyable lifestyle for you and your family.

By following these basic, but easily forgotten principles, anybody can take charge of their financial future and rest easily, safe in the knowledge that their economic future is both bright and assured.

Of all the thousands of books on finance and wealth creation available today, this classic still holds its own in modern economic times where uncertainty and doubt about the economy have become common place.

If you only read one book on personal finance, this should be it.