The world of personal finance can be a difficult one to navigate, especially because many of us weren’t taught how to look after our money effectively from a young age. But now, with so many resources available both on and offline, there’s never been a better time to teach ourselves the basics.
Today is World Book Day, and we want to share some of our top books about personal finance to help our customers and readers feel more confident about your relationships with money.
The more educated about money matters you are, the more likely you are to make decisions that have better outcomes for you, your family and your future. So here are our top 5 books about money and managing your finances that you should pick up in 2021…
For more information on each book, click the title to be taken to a place it can be purchased…
1. Money: A User’s Guide by Laura Whateley
Money: A User’s Guide, published in 2018, is a comprehensive overview of many aspects of personal finance. Written by a money expert and acclaimed finance journalist, it includes actionable tasks and practical advice on how to make your money go further and is perfect for those just starting on their personal finance journey.
2. Total Money Make Over by Dave Ramsay
Very well-known and popular in the U.S, Dave Ramsay is a finance coach, and his book Total Money Make Over has sold over five million copies worldwide. While US-focused, this book has valuable titbits and information on reducing debt and busting myths to do with our money.
3. Broke Millennial by Erin Lowry
Broke Millennial is aimed specifically at younger generations of 20-to-30-somethings who’ve grown up in the midst of global financial crises and who most likely have a panicked relationship with money. It uses real-life examples to explore our relationships with money and how we react to it, as well as giving relevant advice and funny anecdotes to keep the boring at bay.
4. You’re Not Broke, You’re Pre-Rich by Emelie Bellet
“This book is a wise investment” – the Financial Times
You’re Not Broke, You’re Pre-Rich is a UK-focused “money manifesto”, also aimed at millennials that teachesthat you can spend money on what you love and enjoy while also saving more for the big things. It promises to avoid technical jargon while teaching about the importance of financial health as much as physical or mental health.
5. You’re Not Broke, You’re Pre-Rich by Emelie Bellet
Personal finance expert and podcaster Pete Matthew adapted his money-focused podcast and website into The Meaningful Money Handbook in 2018 and is targeted towards those who struggle with debt and how to feel more secure in our finances. It’s been described as very accessible, avoiding confusing jargon and is a straightforward guide to building the basics of clearing debt, saving and investing for the future for your money to go further later.
Here at Greenfields, we’re passionate about making personal finance accessible to all. Whether that is through using our services, recommending resources or sharing relevant news, we believe everyone deserves the right to a financial education, and World Book Day is a fantastic chance to share the knowledge.
If you’re looking to take the next step in your personal finance journey or want tailored expert advice for any aspect of your finances, we’re here to help. Contact us using the information below to book your FREE initial consultation with one of our experts today.
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