The Best Financial Books for Your Summer Reading List

The Best Financial Books

Summer isn’t over yet. Those glorious dog days of summer are still hanging on for a bit longer and it’s time to finish everything you can on your summer to-do list. And topping most people’s lists? Summer reading!

We’ve put together a list of our favourite financial books to add to your must-read list. Financial books on a must-read list, aren’t they boring? Nope! Financial books don't have to be dull – in fact, there are incredible page-turning books on personal finance that educate, inspire and motivate. So find some shade, grab a blanket, and enjoy relaxing into a good book. Also, be sure to add your favourite books in the comments below!

Happy Go Money: Spend Smart, Save Right and Enjoy Life by Melissa Leong

Melissa Leong is one of Canada’s best-loved authorities on personal finance - and for good reason. She combines her down-to-earth personality with humour, expert knowledge and actionable advice. Happy Go Money dives into happiness psychology and personal finance, bringing the two together in a fresh, feel-good guide to financial wellbeing.

Talk Money to Me: Save Well, Spend Some, and Feel Good About Your Money by Kelley Keehn

Award-winning, bestselling Canadian author Kelley Keehn shares how to save and spend wisely, feel good about money and start living a more balanced life. In her tenth book Talk Money To Me, she breaks down the barriers to talk about money situations and personal finances, not just changing your money mindset, but your money smarts.

Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki, Sharon Lechter

Boost your financial IQ with the national bestseller that has inspired people since 1997. With straight talk, irreverence and courage, Rich Dad, Poor Dad explores a new way of thinking about financial investments and strategies.

You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth by Jen Sincero

What’s holding you back from making money? What fears have kept you from achieving your financial goals? In this bestselling book, Jen Sincero gets serious (in the funniest ways possible) about limiting beliefs around money and how to shape the reality you want.

Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together by Erin Lowry

There are a lot of books out there for upper class, middle-age people, but this book is aimed at 20- and 30-somethings who are dealing with both paying off debt and planning for the future. Broke Millennial teaches the basics of finances in a relatable way, and Erin Lowry writes in an approachable and practical way that will help you get your financial life together.

Worry-Free Money by Shannon Lee Simmons

Financial planner Shannon Lee Simmons has met with thousands of clients and has come to realise that no matter the income, most people feel broke. Worry-Free Money takes a different and fresh approach to finances, looking at the root cause of the pressure to spend, and how to get your money under control. If you’re looking for a guilt-free approach to managing your money and your life, you’ll find it in this deeply practical book.

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