The Richest Man in Babylon

October 27, 2010 in Books and Book Reviews


Richest man in Babylon It is just amazing to me that the wisdom from 8000 years ago still holds true today. I have just finished re-reading a classic called “The Richest Man in Babylon” that was written in the 1920’s by George Clason. For anyone that hasn’t read it, I highly recommend that you do.

This is a a short book that is a quick and easy read. The main topic of the book is “The seven cures for a lean purse”.  Since millions of folks are struggling with this same problem today, it is still a timely book.


Explaining The Basics of Money

The Richest Man in Babylon explains the basics of money and reveals the secret to personal wealth through stories and Babylonian parables. It talks about the secrets not only to acquiring money, but keeping your money and making it work for you. It also addresses how “good luck” is almost always preceded by “opportunity”, and that it is by acting immediately on opportunity that brings us our good fortune or “good luck”.


Why the Babylonians Were Rich and Successful

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