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REAL ESTATE

THE BOOK ON RENTAL PROPERTY INVESTING

The book on rental property investing is a must-read for anyone who desires to start investing into real estate. For me personally, it was the first real estate book I had ever read, and I can say that it was written for beginners. This book goes in depth on everything from how to analyze properties to attaining a loan and many other topics. I absolutely love the author because he is also a co-host of the Bigger Pockets Podcast. Like I said before, if you are wanting an introduction to investing into real estate or if you are an experienced investor that wants to hone his craft, this is the book for you.

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THE BOOK ON INVESTING IN REAL ESTATE WITH NO (AND LOW) MONEY DOWN

The title of the book describes it perfectly. After you have the baseline knowledge of real estate, this is a great book to figure out how to invest in real estate with no / low money down. It goes very in-depth about the strategies and step-by-step process of how to do so. Again, I love this author and he is the co-host to the bigger pocket podcast. He isn't just a guy who writes books; he is a guy that is actually putting in to action what he is talking about. I do not recommend this book as your first real estate book. 

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BUY, REHAB, RENT, REFINANCE, REPEAT

For years, investors have built wealth through real estate the hard way: saving money slowly and sacrificing their current happiness for a future reward. While this method should produce results in the long run, what if there's a better, more efficient way? What if you can build a real estate empire in years instead of decades? I personally love this book as well as the strategy outlined in this book. I recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a great way to start investing into real estate.

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THE REAL BOOK OF REAL ESTATE

In a world where too many financial advisors do not follow their own advice, here is a book written by experts who practice what they teach and who will teach you to thrive, not merely survive, during turbulent economic times. This book is the REAL DEAL. It teaches you and has taught me almost everything I need to know to become a real estate investor. I recommend this book as a crash-course to anyone who is committed to using real estate as a means to reach financial freedom.

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SUCCESS

THE 10X RULE

This book was actually a real game-changer for me. The outline of the 10X rule is basically to work 10 times as hard as everyone else. Now, while it is difficult to 10X the leaders in your industry, it taught me how doing more will really lead to your success. Whether that is spending MORE time on your business or putting MORE away for retirement, it really taught me the value of doing more. I would recommend this to anyone looking to improve their mindset and accomplish more in their life. Also, the writer of this book puts out a lot of great content on YouTube if you want to check him out!

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RISE AND GRIND

Now, normally I would just shy away from any book that has the word grind in it because it's really petty, but this book is far from that. Rise and Grind really shows you power and mindset of just getting up and getting to work. It talks about how you can actually benefit your life through hard work and hustle. Additionally, one of my favorite parts about this book is that it is not just Daymond talking. The book is filled with stories of different people who also "rise and grind."

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EAT THAT FROG

Now, this book I recommend reading it twice and taking thorough while reading. Eat That Frog is a book that basically talks about how to be more productive. However, it isn't like most self-help books in the fact that it just tells you to work harder. This book actually gives you easy-to-use tips to actually boost your productivity. I believe there are 20-something tips, so that's why I recommend taking notes. I recommend this book because whether you want to work the same hours more productively or less hours while still getting the same amount done, this is without a doubt the book for you.

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HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE

I would say that one of the most powerful lessons I have learned from this book is that it is never the most knowledgable person that is the best in his field. It is the person who has a good amount of knowledge that is great at connecting with people, and that's what this book is all about. It is about how to make deep connections with everyone from business partners to employees to customers and even with your wife. Even better, this book doesn't present a "fake it till you make it" mentality. It actually helps you really connect with others in a sincere way.

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FINANCE

RICH DAD POOR DAD

Rich Dad, Poor Dad is an extremely beneficial book for beginners to understand the mindset you need to become wealthy. This book takes place when the author was a kid. He has two dads. First, his poor dad, which is his biological father. His second "father" is his friend's dad. Throughout the book, Robert gets financial advice from both of his fathers and it is the process of him deciding which one to follow. Robert's rich dad teaches many important lessons about how to become rich. I seriously recommend this book to anyone who is just beginning to learn about finance and investing.

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SET FOR LIFE

This book is by far my favorite book about finance and investing. Set For Life is a book describing a real-life, easy-to-use blueprint on how to attain financial freedom. The plan begins with building an emergency fund to build some financial runway. After this, it goes into some investing strategies that will allow you to to kickstart your financial journey. With that said, if you are in dire need of a financial plan, I recommend this book to you 100%!

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THE MILLIONAIRE NEXT DOOR

The millionaire next door is a book about how to become an everyday millionaire. One of the main points throughout this book is living below their means. It helps you to understand the concept of how to save and invest as much money as possible to become and attain the wealth that you desire. Personally, I would recommend this book to anyone who wants an easy-to-follow guide to becoming rich. I can promise you that if you follow all the principles outlined in this book and be patient, you will become a millionaire.

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THE RICHEST MAN IN BABYLON

The Richest Man in Babylon isn't like most financial books in the sense that it gives you an up-to-date strategy on your finances. However, this book teaches you these lessons in a different sense. The book talks about "the richest man in Babylon," and how he attained his wealth. It takes about many things, such as always saving at least 10% of your income and never losing the principal of your investment. I recommend this book to people who want a quick read that will teach them some lessons about finance.

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BUSINESS

THE 10 DAY MBA

The 10-Day MBA is exactly what it says. This book is a crash course of the important things that all MBA students would learn about at some point during college. This book was written by asking about the information taught by some of the largest and most prestigious business schools in the country. I would recommend this book to anyone who is desiring to learn business but does not want to spend the money doing so by going to college. Yes, there might be things you would learn in school that you won't learn in this book, but this is more than a great start

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CRUSHING IT

If you want to be marketing at the next level, you need to read this book and follow this guy on social media. Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur who began me on my path of finding what I love creating a brand around it. Whether you want to be famous on YouTube playing video games or you want to build your local business's sales through social media, this book is the one for you. I recommend this book to anyone who is trying to maximize their business through social media.

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THE 4 HOUR WORK WEEK

Productivity. Productivity. Productivity. This book is all about how to be more efficient and profitable in your business and general life. While I do not think you can be successful by working 4 hours a week, this book taught be how to get more things done every single day. I would recommend this book to anyone who desires to take their business to the next level because the only way to do that is by getting more done, and this book gives you the ability to get more done.

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THE GIFTED BOSS

The Gifted Boss is an amazing book, despite the fact that it is such a short read. This book is all about how to gain those gifted and talented employees that you NEED for your business. Surprisingly, the way to do this is not by paying your employees more, but rather by becoming a gifted boss? Confused by how to become a gifted boss? Well, this book will show you how. I recommend this book to any boss trying to attain great employees as well as employees who wanted to become outstanding.

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STOCKS

RICH DAD'S GUIDE TO INVESTING

The book on rental property investing is a must-read for anyone who desires to start investing into real estate. For me personally, it was the first real estate book I had ever read, and I can say that it was written for beginners. This book goes in depth on everything from how to analyze properties to attaining a loan and many other topics. I absolutely love the author because he is also a co-host of the Bigger Pockets Podcast. Like I said before, if you are wanting an introduction to investing into real estate or if you are an experienced investor that wants to hone his craft, this is the book for you.

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LITTLE BOOK OF COMMON SENSE INVESTING

Do you want an investing strategy that has worked since the beginning of the stock market? This strategy has never lost to the market in the past 200 years. Yes, I am not lying when I say this. Even better, this strategy is so simple basically anyone can do it, even YOU! John Bogle, the owner of Vanguard shows you this strategy and teaches you exactly how to accomplish it. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to invest their money into a portfolio that wins over a long period of time.

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RULE #1 INVESTING

Rule #1 Investing is a book that follows Warren Buffet's first rule: Do not lose money. This book talks about how to pick stocks that are almost guaranteed to win if the steps are followed. Beware, there are jargon you need to know before reading this book, so make sure to be knowledgable with finance and investing before reading. I would recommend this book to anyone who has to time to attempt to gain higher returns in the stock market.

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A RANDOM WALK DOWN WALL STREET

A Random Walk Around Wall Street is a simple book that explains the ins and outs of the stock market. It talks about the different types of investors from day-traders to long-term investors. Personally, this book really gave me a new outlook on the stock market. This book does give tons of information, so make sure to read slow. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to learn more about investing in the stock market in general. This book isn't an investment plan, but gives you the knowledge to make your own investment strategy. 

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