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George S. Clason's The Richest Man in Babylon

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George S. Clason's The Richest Man in Babylon is an international best selling and now considered classic book on financial investment and fiscal success. Through a series of delightful short stories, straight from the heart of ancient Babylon, these economic tips and tools for financial success have withstood the test of time and are applicable still today. Here, Clason's text is interpreted for the modern day world and offers you 52 simple - yet powerful - and proven techniques to manage your finances. Karen McCreadie's interpretation of Clason's work illustrates the timeless nature of his insights by bringing them to life through modern case studies. This brilliant interpretation of The Richest Man in Babylon is an entertaining accompaniment to one of the most famous books on personal finance ever written.

Table of Contents

  1. COVER PAGE
  2. TITLE PAGE
  3. COPYRIGHT PAGE
  4. TABLE OF CONTENTS
  5. INTRODUCTION
  6. 1. LET REBELLION SWEEP YOU TO CHANGE
  7. 2. BIRDS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER
  8. 3. HARD WORK IS NO GUARANTEE OF WEALTH
  9. 4. SEEK WISE ADVICE
  10. 5. THE JOY OF RESIDUAL INCONCOME!
  11. 6. YOU GET WHAT YOU FOCUS ON
  12. 7. FICKLE FATE WON’T MAKE YOU RICH
  13. 8. THE SCROOGE EFFECT
  14. 9. THE FIRST LESSON—PAY YOURSELF FIRST
  15. 10. SEEK WISE ADVICE—FROM THE RIGHT PEOPLE!
  16. 11. DEFINITENESS OF PURPOSE
  17. 12. DISCIPLINE AND CONSISTENCY ARE KEY
  18. 13. IF IT’S TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE IT PROBABLY IS
  19. 14. PAY FAIR TAXES
  20. 15. START THY PURSE TO FATTENING
  21. 16. CONTROL EXPENDITURE
  22. 17. NO ONE CAN HAVE EVERYTHING THEY WANT!
  23. 18. MAKE MONEY MULTIPLY
  24. 19. NEW WAYS TO MAKE MONEY MULTIPLY
  25. 20. THE MIRACLE OF COMPOUND INTEREST
  26. 21. GUARD AGAINST LOSS
  27. 22. INVEST IN PLAUSIBLE PROJECTS
  28. 23. CLUES TO A BAD INVESTMENT
  29. 24. OWN YOUR OWN HOME
  30. 25. INSURE FOR THE FUTURE
  31. 26. INCREASE YOUR ABILITY TO EARN
  32. 27. PAY DEBTS PROMPTLY
  33. 28. MAKE A WILL
  34. 29. SHOW COMPASSION TO OTHERS IN NEED
  35. 30. WHAT WERE YOU TAUGHT IN SCHOOL?
  36. 31. IS THERE A WAY TO ATTRACT GOOD LUCK?
  37. 32. GOOD LUCK REWARDS THOSE WHO ACCEPT OPPORTUNITY
  38. 33. DON’T DELAY—PROCRASTINATION DESTROYS OPPORTUNITY
  39. 34. PROVE YOUR WORTH
  40. 35. INVEST WITH WISE MEN
  41. 36. CHOOSE ACTION OVER REGRET
  42. 37. INTERNET RICHES
  43. 38. NEVER LEND MONEY TO FRIENDS AND FAMILY!
  44. 39. GOOD DEBT VS. BAD DEBT
  45. 40. SPREAD YOUR RISK
  46. 41. BEWARE ANYTHING FLAMING!
  47. 42. HIGH REWARD MEANS HIGH RISK
  48. 43. WHAT COLOUR DO YOU SEE THE WORLD?
  49. 44. DON’T RUN FROM DEBT
  50. 45. DETERMINATION CAN SOLVE ANYTHING
  51. 46. THE IMPORTANCE OF SETTING GOALS
  52. 47. DABASIR’S DEBT-RECOVERY PLAN
  53. 48. TAKE ACTION
  54. 49. WHERE DOES YOUR MONEY GO?
  55. 50. WILLING HANDS MAKE MONEY
  56. 51. HUMBLE BEGINNINGS STOP NO ONE
  57. 52. THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT
  58. CONCLUSION
  59. REFERENCE MATERIAL
  60. INDEX