Money Booklist

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The Alchemy of Finance – George Soros

In The Alchemy of Finance, Soros presents a theoretical and practical account of financial trends and a new paradigm by which to understand the financial market. This edition details Soros’s innovative investment practices with his views of the world and world order. He describes a new paradigm for the “theory of reflexivity” which underlies his unique investment strategies. Filled with expert advice and valuable business lessons, The Alchemy of Finance reveals the timeless principles of an investing legend

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Rich Dad Poor Dad – Robert Kiyosaki

Rich Dad Poor Dad tells the story of Robert Kiyosaki and his two dads—his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad—and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Seven Stages of Money Maturity – George Kinder

Discover a powerful new way to look at your money and your life.

Where do our attitudes about money come from–and how do they influence our lives? How can we approach financial issues with honesty and without fear?

In this groundbreaking book, renowned Buddhist teacher George Kinder, a Harvard-trained certified financial planner, demonstrates how we can literally transform our lives emotionally and financially by achieving “money maturity”–a full understanding of the spiritual and psychological issues surrounding our money lives.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Maya on Money: Implementing your money plan – Maya Fisher-French

Many books have covered the theory behind creating a financial plan and offer encouragement to do so, but this book goes a step further and offers practical advice on how to implement a money plan. The advice in this book is drawn from years of questions that people of all walks of life have asked Maya. She uses these real-life examples to provide indispensable information on budgeting, protecting your money, preparing for major life events, saving, spending, and transacting wisely.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


The Ascent of Money – Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson tells the human story behind the evolution of our financial system, from its genesis in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest upheavals on what he calls Planet Finance. He reveals financial history as the essential backstory behind all history, arguing that the evolution of credit and debt was as important as any technological innovation in the rise of civilization. As Ferguson traces the crisis from ancient Egypt’s Memphis to today’s Chongqing, he offers bold and compelling new insights into the rise, and fall, of not just money but Western power as well.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Enriched: Re-defining wealth – John Sikkema

If you’re working harder, but enjoying it less; questioning whether your success is worth the sacrifices; keen to leave a legacy beyond your career achievements, then Enriched will speak to you. It will help you move beyond the stresses of the ‘work you do for a living’ and begin the journey towards discovering the purpose of your life. This compelling autobiography of John Sikkema – a shy Dutch immigrant kid who became a self-made millionaire and CEO of one of the most successful financial planning firms in Australia – offers a practical blueprint for identifying changes you want in your life, and provides a method for initiating those changes.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


The Courage to Be Rich – Suze Orman

Practical, spiritual, and soundly financial, The Courage to Be Rich addresses the rites of passage we all must face: marriage, divorce, death; spending (and overspending) on life’s necessities and luxuries; taking control of our financial tomorrows today. Orman shows us how to find the clarity, conviction, and courage to meet the obstacles and opportunities of a lifetime.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


AFFLUENZA – Oliver James

There is currently an epidemic of “affluenza” throughout the world — an obsessive, envious keeping-up-with-the-Joneses mentality resulting in increases in depression and anxiety among millions. Over a nine-month period, author and psychologist, Oliver James, travelled around the world to try and find out why.

He discovered how, despite very different cultures and levels of wealth, affluenza is spreading. He interviewed groups of people to try to find out not only why this is happening, but also how one can increase one’s emotional immune system.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


The Selfish Capitalist: Origins of AFFLUENZA – Oliver James

World-renowned psychologist, Oliver James, looks into the origins of the Affluenza virus, and outlines the political, social and economic climate in which it has grown.  James provides evidence to show that we have become more miserable and distressed since the seventies.  He suggests that this is a direct consequence of Thatcherite/Blairite ‘Selfish Capitalism’, whose most significant act has been to rob the poor to give to the rich.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Poor no more – Tracey Devonport

Poor no more is a step-by step guide to money. From savings and investments, purchasing your own shares and unit trusts, purchasing a home, a car, how to earn more money, severance packages, tax planning, company benefits, medical cover, credit cards, divorce and anything else you can think of related to money!

This book is available from our Chartered library.


The New Buffettology – Mary Buffett & David Clark

The New Buffettology is the first guide to Warren Buffett’s strategy for exploiting down stocks, and is designed to teach investors how to decipher and use financial information. This one-of-a-kind guide walks readers step-by-step through the equations and formulas Buffett uses to determine what to invest in and, just as importantly, when. Authors Mary Buffett and David Clark explore Buffett’s recent investments in detail, proving time and time again that his strategy has earned enormous profits at a time when no one expects them – and with almost zero risk to his capital.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Fortune Strategy: Investment planning for the nervouse nineties – Ean Higgins & Arun Abey

Fortune Strategy is an invaluable guide to modern portfolio management and illustrates how through careful diversification you can obtain the highest returns possible from your portfolio without taking unacceptable risks. This book explains how investment markets work and how they can be harnessed for profit; provides information on the new global economy, technological developments, and new financial products; shows how to take advantage of new trends; illustrates how to assess and manage risks using proven techniques; explains recent developments in portfolio theory, and how this affects your strategy.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


Mrs Spiggles and her Money Tales: Taylor’s Birthday Surprise  – Jean Archary

Mrs Spiggles, a flying piggy bank, teaches important money messages to children between the ages of five and nine. Mrs Spiggles shares these messages so that children become more money conscious and are provided with the tools better to manage their finances throughout their life journeys.
The first in a series, Taylor’s Birthday Surprise teaches kids where money comes from, how we access it and the importance of budgeting.

This book is available from our Chartered library.


The Cash in the Hat – Mitch Anthony

In a style that is reminiscent of Dr. Seuss but fortified with the common sense of Warren Buffet, The Cash in the Hat is a simple story that delivers a powerful message in an entertaining way: if you don t get your financial house in order, you’re sunk. Based on feedback and requests from financial professionals for a tool that will help them get the word out about understanding the importance of financial discipline, Mitch Anthony and artist Greg Wimmer, have created a beautifully illustrated book to help families understand the importance of living within their means. Try the DVD, if you prefer, but the message is the same!

This book is available from our Chartered library.


How much is enough? – Arun Abey & Andrew Ford

Combining the latest economic theory and behavioural research with compelling stories of those who have found peace beyond their bank accounts, including Warren Buffett, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Raymond Ackerman, Bill Gates and Patrice Motsepe, How Much Is Enough? is the perfect antidote to our acquisitive, materialistic times and a must-read for anyone who wants both financial wealth and personal well-being. Find happiness, and wealth will follow…

So if you want to maximise your wealth and wellbeing this book is for you.

This book is available from our Chartered library.

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Retire Right – Bruce Cameron

Planning for retirement is a challenge that everyone has to face in life. It does not start just before you retire – it is an ongoing process throughout one’s career, yet very few people manage to retire financially secure. In this edition of Retire Right, the author tells you exactly how to do that. The title is divided into three phases, covering the long build-up to retirement; the time immediately prior to retirement; and your life in retirement. It highlights the financial pitfalls, economic detours and unexpected obstacles you can expect on the road to retirement, and discusses such vitally important issues as taxation, investments, retirement funds, life assurance, healthcare, women in retirement, estate planning and where to live in retirement, among others.

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Manage Your Money Live Your Dream – Sunel Veldtman

Manage Your Money, Live Your Dream is a guide to financial well-being for women. In her book she takes the reader on a journey from the place of self awareness to financial freedom. Sunél shares the lessons that she has learnt, explaining everything you need to know about saving and investing in South Africa today. Illustrated with stories from her experience and her personal life, she helps you to pin-point your financial style. This practical and easy guide includes case studies, worksheets and questionnaires, helping you on your way to financial freedom.

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Money Well – Kiki Theo

How do you contain the money in your life? Do you have a container? Is it big enough, sturdy enough? Does it leak? Can it withstand the test of time? How you contain money is reflected in how you contain other things in your life – your joy, your talents, your relationships, your goals and aspirations, your humanity. In this groundbreaking, holistic approach to transformation through moneymaking you will learn not only how to contain your money, but also how to spot and repair leaks and blocks in your money flow, using The Money Well process. ‘It’s not how much money you get to make, it’s how much money you get to keep, that’s the issue,’ Oprah has said. That is what The Money Well is all about.

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Money Alchemy – Kiki Theo

Beyond the logical mind, beyond positive thinking and affirmations, beyond the known secrets of money making, lies Money Alchemy. Money Alchemy is a shift in thinking, a training in the use of unconventional money making tools, and a personal transformation that will take readers into wealth and beyond, quickly and effortlessly. Based on the real life wealth journey of a self-made entrepreneur, who despite severely disadvantaged circumstances retired wealthy at age 39, Money Alchemy will lift readers lightly and humorously onto their own magic wealth carpet! The results will astound!

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9 Steps to Become Wealthy – Kiki Theo

This little book shows you 9 important steps in the journey to creating wealth energy. It will change the way you approach making money and help you become someone who attracts wealth.

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8 Keys to Expand Wealth – Kiki Theo

This little book shows you 8 key ways to look at money that will unlock the door to wealth energy. It will change the way you think about money and help you to bring more money into your life.

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9 Ways to Contain Wealth – Kiki Theo

This little book shows you 9 key ways to contain and direct your wealth energy. It will change the way you look at money making and help you to keep the money in your life.

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