Financial literacy is an essential skill that can always be improved, regardless of your previous knowledge. Understanding how money works, how to manage it, and how to make it work for you are key to being financially literate. Luckily, there are plenty of resources to help improve your proficiency with personal finance. Below are a few of the Blakely Financial Team’s favorite books to improve your financial literacy.
Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence by Gary Mack and David Casstevens
Although Mind Gym is not specifically about finance, it offers valuable insights into the mindset and attitudes required for success in any field. This book explores the psychology of winning, and how an athlete’s mindset can impact their performance. The lessons in this book can be applied to all aspects of life, including financial success. Mind Gym emphasizes the importance of focus, confidence, and visualization in achieving success, all of which can help you achieve fiscal success.
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Think and Grow Rich is a classic book on personal finance and self-improvement. Published in 1937, it has sold millions of copies worldwide and is a source of inspiration for many successful individuals. This book discusses the importance of mindset, persistence, and goal setting in achieving financial success. The book emphasizes the importance of having a clear financial goal and a plan for achieving that goal. It also discusses the power of positive thinking, visualization, and affirmations in achieving financial success. By applying the principles outlined in this book, readers can improve their understanding of finances and make more confident choices with their portfolio.
Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
Freakonomics explores the intersection of economics and everyday life. It presents a unique and unconventional perspective on a range of topics, including incentives, risk, and decision-making. This book challenges readers to think critically about the economics that influence their lives, and encourages readers to question common assumptions about personal finance.
Improving your financial literacy and your attitude towards money is essential for achieving financial success. Reading is a great way to familiarize yourself with personal finance, and to feel more confident about the choices you make with your own investments. These three books, Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence, Think and Grow Rich, and Freakonomics, can provide valuable insights into the mindset required for financial success. By reading and applying the principles outlined in these books, you can develop the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve your financial goals.