While it is more exciting to start learning about equities/stocks directly, we suggest building a strong foundation in personal finance (budgeting, saving, millionaire mindset) first. If you’re new to investing, this bookshelf is a great place for you to start learning.

Here are the top 12 books that have greatly aided us in our investing journey:

Personal Finance

  1. Richest Man In Babylon by George Samuel Clason
  2. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
  3. Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth Book by T. Harv Eker
  4. The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley & William D. Danko

Basic Equity Investing

  1. Millionaire Teacher by Andrew Hallam
  2. One Up On Wall Street by Peter Lynch
  3. The Five Rules For Successful Stock Investing by Pat Dorsey
  4. The Warren Buffett Way by Robert G. Hagstrom
  5. Buffett and Beyond by Joseph Belmonte

Advanced Equity Investing

  1. Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits by Philip A. Fisher
  2. The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
  3. Security Analysis by Benjamin Graham and David Dodd