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The Art of Money Getting | [P. T. Barnum]

The Art of Money Getting

In this "mini-book", P.T. Barnum gives practical rules that allowed him to stay out of debt and to acquire wealth. The "rules" are illustrated by homespun stories. While some of these of this may seem like common sense, it is the kind of common sense that Wall Street, the government and many ordinary people seem to have forgetten about in recent years. This is a small book but one that could have large consequences for your financial future.
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A beloved scam artist if ever there was one, P. T. Barnum regales listeners with his savvy secrets. More than mere hucksterism, however, The Art of Money Getting is perhaps the most enduring self-help guide in the genre’s history, offering sage business advice that remains applicable over a century after its publication. Barnum dispenses practical tips for staying out of debt, choosing one’s career path, and avoiding unnecessary expenditures. Without resorting to carnival barking, performer Jim Roberts captures Barnum’s showmanly quirks, as he entertains listeners with old-world anecdotes and humorous cautionary tales. For all the theatrics and spectacle associated with Barnum, The Art of Money Getting remains a sound, sensible dictum for modern-day working people.

Publisher's Summary

P.T. Barnum was an astute businessman and one of his principles for success was to treat each customer with respect and give him his money's worth. In this "mini-book", he gives practical rules that allowed him to stay out of debt and to acquire wealth.

The "rules" are illustrated by homespun stories. While some of these of this may seem like common sense, it is the kind of common sense that Wall Street, the government and many ordinary people seem to have forgetten about in recent years. This is a small book but one that could have large consequences for your financial future.

(P)2009 Jimcin Recordings

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    Would you listen to The Art of Money Getting again? Why?

    Yes! I have listened to it fives times already. It is a great book on life lessons.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Art of Money Getting?

    The very first thing he brought up was that the man who earns 20 pounds per year and spends 20 pounds and 6 pence is miserable while the man who earns 20 pounds and spends but 19 pounds and 6 pence is among the happiest of men.


    Have you listened to any of Jim Roberts’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

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    What did you learn from The Art of Money Getting that you would use in your daily life?

    Spend less than you earn, don't borrow money for food or clothes, don't have dealings with an unlucky man. Tony Romo is a nice fellow but he is unlucky and the Cowboys need to let him move on.


    Any additional comments?

    This book needs to be listened to by every young man and woman setting out into the world. It should be taught in high school.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    "Interesting anecdotes"

    Some wise words and useful principles to follow that are as true today as when the book was written.

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