The Richest Man in Babylon: Pt. 1 – Getting Your Financial Ducks In A Row
This is a great book with some timeless lessons about money and this article, by Jim Blankenship, does a great job of explaining the lessons.
This, and the articles that follow it, are well worth reading.
his week I’m re-re-reading a classic, George S. Clason’s The Richest Man in Babylon. It made me think about a project that I’d been wanting to do, which was to give a review of the lessons in the book – not a book review, mind you, but going through each of the lessons in the book in it’s entirety. I’m sure I won’t get all of this completed in the week, but will get a start on it here.
What’s very interesting about this book is that the lessons aren’t anything new. Perhaps it’s fanciful to assume that these very conversations were being had in ancient Babylon, but the basic lessons have been around for ages. Yes, there may be new tax legislation all the time, and from time to time a groundbreaking product may take the stage, but all in all the way to gather and maintain wealth is unchanged throughout the centuries…