• Bachelor Pad Economics

  • The Financial Advice Bible for Men
  • By: Aaron Clarey
  • Narrated by: Davis Aurini
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (717 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Bachelor Pad Economics is THE financial advice bible for men and any women who are bold enough to listen to it!

Whether you're 14 and just trying to figure out life, or 70 and starting to think about estate planning, Bachelor Pad Economics addresses every major (and minor) economic and financial issue the average man will face in his entire life. From dating, to what to major in, to purchasing a home, to starting a business, to children and wife training, Bachelor Pad Economics is the wisdom you wish the father-you-never-had gave you.

Written for guys, it is candid, blunt, honest and everything else Oprah isn't, and will give you the road map you need to provide direction and purpose in your life. Guaranteed to prove more useful than a college degree, "Bachelor Pad Economics" is well worth the money to buy and the time to listen to.

©2013 Aaron Clarey (P)2016 Aaron Clarey

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Only for Americans...

After 2+ hours of listening I failed to relate.

This book - as almost every other book I've ever listened from Audible- refers primarily
to an American audience; the difference is that I could relate to almost every other book than this...

The advice it gives is based on the socioeconomic, educational, taxation, governmental, political
and military systems of the USA. I guess its good advice, I wish something like this was written for
my country but if you are not a US resident I suggest you spent your time and money to something else.

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Excellent description of the problems in our culture

Excellent description of the problems in our culture and how to deal with them. I read some of the negative comments and they would be the kind of indoctrinated night ‘nice guy’ feminist that this book is warning you about. This is the kind of info I needed 20 years ago. Read this book. Avoid the misery. And be a better you.

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Awesome book from Start to finish!

This book has great advice for men of all ages. I highly recommend you buy it! Check out Aaron's YouTube channel : aaron clarey, very entertaining and full of gold. I've been a big fan for years. Keep up the great work Aaron.

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worth reading<br />

very practical advice and no B.S. approach. some of it a little too dark and nihilistic for my taste, but most of the content is valuable and good for people to know and hear.

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Absolute MUST HAVE for any man

This book truly is a LIFE BIBLE for all men, it teaches everything you truly need know. 100000% recommended

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Recommend to all my friends

This book combined with his other book Reconnaissance Man is all a young man needs after highschool.

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Wish I had this as a young man.

The narrator does an outstanding job but the audio quality feels a bit lacking but the value in this book is worth it its weight in gold 10x. Every young man (and I would recommend it older men as well) should have a copy of this book

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One of the author’s best, in my opinion

Clarey is very concise and to the point, which suits me well.
Wish I had read this 40 years ago.
Strongly suggest it for men of all ages in particular the 20 - 30 year olds.
Recommending to my son , to be sure.

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Practical, excellent guide. A+

A lot of times when you read a book about success, wealth, finances etc...a lot of times it just seems like they talk about the philosophy and mentality of it or just tell stories. I have felt with many books, though they were good, they didn't give SPECIFICS. I think Robert Kiyosaki comes to mind, a lot of how to be but never here's what to DO and what NOT TO DO. This book wasn't like that, I felt it gives excellent, practical advice, steps, mindset, philosophy etc. Really wish I read a book like this decades ago. It explains a lot of what I could have avoided, and has helped guide me towards where I should be going. Probably because this comes from an economic mindset. Another must read IMO is Thomas Sowell's Basic Economics and Applied Economics. Course almost anything by Sowell is A++. Aaron recommends Thomas Sowell as well BTW. Again, A+ for this book. Couldn't disagree with anything in it. I'm old though so I know what he is talking about, if you're young maybe you might need a "safe space" :-P.

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A book I buy for any man who will read it

I have a standing deal that if you say you will read this book, then I will buy it and ship it to your door. The only contingency is that if it serves you well then you will do the same for at least one other man and demand the same from him. for mere $20 I have changed many men's lives. I can only thank Aaron Clarey, Davis Aurini for giving us this silver bullet, without them and others we wouldn't have The material to shove into other men's hands. Changing this country one person at a time, one man at a time is the only way to save America and to liberate the world from this totalitarian regime we currently live in. If you know and read this book and don't share it then it is your fault the world is the way it is, take personal responsibility and share the knowledge.

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  • JA le Roux
  • 07-15-16

Very informative and useful information

I truly did enjoy this book and the story really will help for the future. The knowledge gained from listening to this I will with me forever. The only thing I was not very impressed with was slagging off Christianity. Being a Christian I found it offensive that you basically have to stay away from woman who loves Jesus, because sex is more important to you than anything else. I know everyone has their own opinions, hence why I voiced mine. I will advise people that this is a must listen book, since eveyone should know most of the information provided. thanks

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  • 08-31-20

Many unsubstantiated points in this book

Decent book however the author holds a lot of beliefs that they do not substantiate or clarify why they are true, he just simply makes the point. eg "get a motorcycle to look cool to girls! just do it!" (lol what? almost as dumb as wimpy men who learn guitar to impress girls who the author also seems to begesty). He does make many good substantiated points especially regarding things like housing and economics however there were many points he made where there was little explanation for why his point is true beyond either ideology or pseudoscience. Furthermore, the book us very USA centric so if you're outside the country a lot of the book is useless. All in all I'll say It's a somewhat useful book for young American men however, Take some of his advice with a grain of salt.

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  • Gregory
  • 04-14-19

Too political for my tastes + nothing new

author spends too much time going on about his anti socialist leanings, too political for my tastes. Also its very American centric. The economics terminology is appreciated, but there's nothing here other books haven't done much better.

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  • Onewave
  • 09-19-18

radical and very welcone advice

some strong opinions not for the weak minded. I'm glad I exposed myself to this book. narration volume and qualify wasn't great but I still enjoyed it and will listen to it again

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  • Paul A.
  • 06-28-22

Amazing read.

I was a bit sceptical but infact I recommend it for all men. Absolutely read it.

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  • S N PURSLOW
  • 05-09-22

Wonderfully detailed and direct

Love the well researched advice for many different aspects of life giving a clear blueprint for improving the quality of your life and retirement.

I was impressed with the consideration of whether the listener/reader was single or planning to get married and it shows how much value was intended to be provided!

Directed to plenty of resources, leaving no excuse for procrastination, which if you are like me, may have led you to find this book. Enjoy!

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  • Marcin Dzialo
  • 02-21-22

Recommended reading.

Well written, well narrated, definitely book man of all ages should read to have multiple points of reference in life.

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  • Dorijan S.
  • 01-11-22

needed this book when I was 20. would save my life

needed this book when I was 18. would save my life ... took me 30 years of work on myself to get to what this book provides on silver platter.

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  • Grant Taylor
  • 10-14-21

Excellent advice.

If I could give one book to my younger self. It would be this.
A very funny and entertaining read about the reality of life

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  • Q.C
  • 04-19-20

Guide to being a sucess

I thought this would be just economics but alot of the tips on discipline will help you in various other ways too. Help with becoming success in life financially and physically

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-07-18

Cut the bulls**t and listen up!

Good and realistic information for men young and old in today's world. Due to being from Australia, not all the financial information totally applied me, but similarities can be drawn. Aaron Clarey laying down the hard truth that all men should hear if they haven't already. Great listen!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-02-17

The smart older brother I never had

Just finished high school?
lost?
Yeah mate!! don't major in the Arts or Psychology
Listen to this book and find out what gets you on the right path now and even in retirement.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-16-21

Easy read on bachelor advice

Good read from Aaron Clarey, well rounded advice for any bachelor to consider in life's planning.

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  • Tom Lindsay
  • 07-06-21

Get this book to men as young as possible.

At the age of 20 reading this, I see no reason why you couldn’t give this book to your son at the age of 14.

Aaron covers everything from education, hobbies, Career and much more.

Love your work cappy.

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  • Josh Bienstein
  • 06-27-19

Arrogant

Sexist and politically biased. I would consider myself a capitalist but the arrogant delivery and general air of narcissism was too much to bare in a few sittings.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-18-19

Very mediocre compared to others in this category.

Listened to 3 chapters and then requested a refund.

Very poor in comparison to other books in this category.