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Should I Buy This Book? Review: Nickel And Dime Your Way To Wealth

Nickel-and-Dime-Your-Way-to-Wealth-Second-Edition-9780976700937 I’m going to say I was pretty impressed. It basically gives the philosophy of a little bit here and there really adds up over time.

It’s a story about a parking lot attendant and how he made very little money yet he was still able to create a small fortune over time.

I really like all of the little lessons it teaches about how you shouldn’t have an excuse that you can’t invest. The main gist is to buy and hold and to keep buying.

The Negative

Not really a big negative but it makes the book show its age because it talks about getting a pager to free up money to purchase stock. Pagers? Wow. But you get the point about what they’re trying to say.

The Positive

It really goes over the basics of buying and holding and how to free up money to invest. I really like the message in the book.

Would I Buy It?

If I was just starting out in the world of personal finance I would. It really shows by example how it’s possible to become rich over time on a small income.

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Should I Buy This Book? Review: Business Lessons For Entrepreneurs

Business Entrepreneurs The longer title for this book is Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs: 35 Things I Learned Before The Age of Thirty. Pretty long title but it’s a pretty good book. It has a lot of great lessons that the author has gone through so it’s a learn from his mistakes kind of book.

The Negative

It’s pretty general as far as the lessons are concerned. You can find them all on the internet if you look around so it’s not really any breakthrough lessons.

The Positive

A lot of lessons that you need to know about in one location. The lessons are grouped together into four sections so if you want to shoot straight to a certain group of lessons you can. I also like that the lessons were a couple of pages long so you can get through many of them without getting bored.

Would I Buy It?

Yea I’d recommend it if you’re just starting/thinking about starting out on your own entrepreneurial journey. They are definitely lessons you need to know.

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Should You Buy This Book? Review: The Five Lessons

TheFiveLessons I’m changing up the title to be more about you and less about me. I think that’s a little easier to write about.

This weeks book is The Five Lessons A Millionaire Taught Me About Life And Wealth.

I found it to be okay. It really doesn’t stand out from most books. That’s what I thought until I got to lesson 4. That’s where I really found this book to shine. In the beginning it talks about earning extra income and then it goes into 4 mindsets of the millionaire mind. This section really impacted me because I believe anyone that has trouble saving money can have a big change if they adopt these mindsets. I’ll give you the 4 mindsets but you really get the impact by reading about them.

The 4 mindsets are:

  1. Carefully consider each expenditure
  2. Believe that freedom and power are better than momentary pleasure
  3. Don’t equate spending with happiness
  4. Protect the nest egg

Should You Buy It?

This is a great book if you’re having trouble or you know someone who is having trouble getting finances under control. The most likely culprit is your mindset and this book will for sure help you or them with that. If this book just had the mindset section I would still recommend it. That part really makes the book and it’s truly worth the book price.

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Should I Buy This Book? Review: Creating Your Own Destiny

I am just going to give you a quick review of Creating Your Own Destiny.  I really enjoyed this book.  It teaches you how to control your life and not let others control it for you.  It also talks about creating your own wealth by starting businesses and starting different streams of income which is the key to becoming financially free.

This book also has a great section about overcoming fears and adversity.  Just start.  Go after what you want in life.  A great example is starting your own business; the hardest part is just starting.  This book does a good job of providing motivation that you need to start a business.  It also goes into setting up goals to accomplish becoming financially free .  I really, really, really enjoyed this book.  I think that everyone should own a copy.  It is very motivational.  This book is a short book, only about 150 pages.  It isn’t a long read but is packed full of a lot of information.

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Should You Buy This Book? Review: The Accidental Entrepreneur

The-Accidental-EntrepreneurAre you an accidental entrepreneur? Want to be? Entrepreneurism is the way to go especially in this day in age. I’m working on that dream by building websites. I’ve taken a skill set and read a lot to expand that skill set. Find a skill you’re good at and start building it and then find a way to sell your skills.

This book covers a lot of things that you’ll need to know in a very readable format. The subtitle of the book is “50 things I wish someone had told me about starting a business”. It really does a good job of laying out how to start a business and gives a lot of good ideas to make your business succeed. It covers everything from getting an idea to hiring people and all of the in between.

Should You Buy This Book?

If you’re thinking about starting your own business then for sure. It’s not really towards the online business crowd so I wouldn’t recommend it for that. It’s always good to learn from other people who have already gone through it.

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