Whether you’re looking to broaden your financial knowledge on a specific topic, gain a new perspective, or simply find your next beach read, there’s a book for you. So keep reading to learn our picks for the top financial books of 2022.
No matter what stage of your financial journey you’re on, The Psychology Of Money offers something for everyone. It is, after all, the best-selling personal finance book of the last decade. As the title suggests, this book looks at how our social and emotional relationships with money significantly shape our financial decisions. The best-seller also discusses how we can improve and shape our psychological mindset to make better decisions with our money.
Written by finance blogger Tonya B. Rapley, The Money Manual is the ultimate guidebook to mastering money management basics. Whether learning how to perfect your saving strategy or build your credit score, this book will surely deliver equally interesting and applicable information to your current financial situation. In addition, for those who could benefit from hands-on learning, the book includes writing prompts and reflection questions that can help you reflect on your understanding as you read.
The ultimate financial read for millennials entering the investment world, Broke Millennial Takes on Investing, is here to answer all your questions. This book answers everything from how to make investments while juggling student loans and savings, how to invest in a socially responsible way, to navigating the world of digital investment apps and stocks. The book is chock-full of resources covering common investment terminology, getting started in the investment market as a young person, and handling everyday financial anxieties such as paying off student loans and planning retirement savings.
A bonafide classic since it first hit shelves in 1949, The Intelligent Investor remains a must-read for those looking to perfect their investment strategies and goals. Written by Benjamin Graham, considered one of the most significant investment advisors of the twentieth century, this book teaches readers the philosophy of “value investing,” strategically shielding from error while developing profitable, long-term strategies. Despite its age, many of Graham’s teachings continue to help investors today.
Arguably one of the essential financial strategies to master, Dave Ramsey’s The Total Money Makeover teaches readers how to effectively and efficiently manage personal debt. Following Ramsey’s famous “Snowball Method” for debt payment, this book covers topics like starting an emergency fund, saving for college and retirement, and getting out of debt while avoiding common financial blunders such as overusing credit cards or falling for get-rich-quick schemes.
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