The Wealthy Barber

The Wealthy Barber

Everyone's Commonsense Guide to Becoming Financially Independent

Book - 1998
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"Quite simply the best financial self-help book."
--Money Book Club, Book-of-the-Month Club

Even if you consider yourself a financial "basket case," Chilton explains how you can easily put an effective financial plan into action.

In this third edition of one of the biggest-selling financial-planning books ever, David Chilton simplifies the complex puzzles of personal finance and helps you achieve financial independence. With the help of his fictional barber, Roy, and a large dose of humor, Chilton shows you how to take control of your financial future--slowly, steadily, and with sure success. Chilton's plan (detailed in an entertaining story) is no get-rich-quick scheme, but it does make financial independence possible on nothing more than an average salary.

This third edition has been updated with assistance from the Arthur Andersen Corporation.
Publisher: Rocklin, CA : Prima, c1998
Edition: Updated 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780761513117
Branch Call Number: 332.024/CHI
Additional Contributors: Arthur Andersen & Co


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Jul 09, 2016

Great introduction into financial plans for the "financially illiterate". Helped me a great deal and steered me into the right direction for my future finances but other than that it was a boring cast.

Dec 21, 2010

Easy-to-read introduction to personal finance, but a bit out-of-date.

Feb 09, 2009

enjoyed the common-sense approach to building your own savings.

Aug 07, 2008

This is an entry level book on Financial Management in US. eg. 401ks, mortgage deductability, the renumeration received from the state and the US Social Security System. That beings said, the principles are still sound.

Nov 14, 2007

A classic, easy-to-read financial planning guide. Mainly American-oriented, but the basic lessons are applicable no matter where you live.

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