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The Richest Man in Babylon Audiobook

The Richest Man in Babylon: The Success Secrets of the Ancients

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Publisher's Summary

With more than two million copies sold, this classic guide to accumulating wealth has profoundly affected the world. Author George S. Clason uses simple and inspiring parables to illustrate how easily people can change their fiscal habits to enjoy a comfortable level of financial independence.

Unlike most financial self-help books, The Richest Man in Babylon does not present the latest fashionable idea for fattening bank accounts. Instead, it offers time-tested techniques, wittily illuminated through amusing fables, that clearly and concisely illustrate the path toward establishing a stabler budget and building greater savings.

If you are combatting debt, struggling to secure your retirement, or fighting to stretch every dollar you earn, you need look no further than the common sense ideas of this indispensable volume.

©1955 George S. Clason; (P)2005 Recorded Books, LLC

What the Critics Say

"What can a book written in the 1920s tell modern investors about their finances? A whole lot if it's George Clason's delightful set of parables that explain the basics of money." (Los Angeles Times)

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    Njoyingjourney peoria illinois 08-28-05
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    "Classic Investment Advice"

    I was looking for this book at the book store and was glad I found it on Audible. This is classic investment advice.

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    taratooley 01-20-06
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    "Excellent Life Lessons - Financial"

    I must read every year. This book will make you and keep you wealthy.

    Read it and find out.

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    Tony Lewis 09-04-16
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    "Magnificent"

    If thou can interpret the wisdom from this audiobook in thine own acts, thou will prosper indeed.

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    John Byers Grand Haven, MI 08-05-16
    John Byers Grand Haven, MI 08-05-16 Member Since 2016

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    "Timeless classic"

    I have avoided reading this book for so long and I am so glad that I finally got around to it. This is THE book on success. Get out of debt and save.

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    "Great Book"

    This book will change your life!

    It teaches people how to be truly wealthy, now days too many people are living pay check to pay check and would do well to implement this books teachings into their lives.

    Stop reading my review and listen to this book!

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    Terrence C. Walters theman 05-04-16
    Terrence C. Walters theman 05-04-16 Member Since 2015

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    "lovely book. almost everyone makes enough just sav"

    stop wasting your money on unnecessary things and save it it will grow like weeds and make you money in return :-)

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    Carlos Trejo 04-26-16 Member Since 2015
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    "One of the best practical reads on money"

    wealth creation is possible for anyone working almost any job no matter the pay. arkad, in this story will demonstrate how. book takes a day or 2 to read but you will find yourself going back over and over for full understanding. powerful parables.

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    Marco 04-17-16
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    "Great book!!"

    One of the best books I've ever listened to. Currently in my second listening bc it is such a good book.

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    Amazon Customer USA 03-15-16
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    "Weak ending but solid advice overall"

    Mostly common sense stuff but yet so important to hear and also empowering, such as "pay yourself 10% of all earnings first." For fans of rich dad poor dad.

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    Mary Woodard 03-06-16 Member Since 2015
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    this little book really changed the way I look at personal finance and saving. I expect to begin implementing much of what I've read immediately.

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