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Title:
Rich dad's success stories
Author:
Kiyosaki, Robert T., 1947-
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Warner Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiii, 228 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780446691802
Format :
Book

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Summary

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Provides a collection of successful business stories based on people who have applied the financial principles of Rich Dad Poor Dad and changed investment strategies.


Author Notes

Robert Kiyosaki was born and raised in Hawaii, and is a fourth-generation Japanese-American. He attended college in New York, and after graduating, joined the Marine Corps and served in Vietnam as an officer and helicopter gunship pilot.

After the war, Robert worked for the Xerox Corporation as a salesman. In 1977, he started a company that brought the first nylon Velcro 'surfer wallets' to market. In 1985 he founded an international education company that taught business and investing to students throughout the world.

In 1994 Robert sold his business and retired at the age of 47. During this somewhat short-lived retirement, Robert, collaborating with co-author Sharon Lechter, a C.P.A. and his business partner, wrote the bestselling book "Rich Dad, Poor Dad".

(Bowker Author Biography)


Reviews 2

Booklist Review

The Rich Dad series, begun in 1997, is based on Kiyosaki's childhood observations of the lessons passed down by his father, a well-educated wage slave, versus those of his closest friend's father, an eighth-grade dropout and multimillionaire. The difference, he determined, is that the poor and middle class work for money, but the rich let money work for them. The wisdom passed on by the rich dad is a type of financial literacy that is never taught in schools. Kiyosaki also developed a board game, Cashflow 101, which is used in his seminars to generate ideas on how to achieve financial independence. This book, the seventh in the series, contains real-life stories of people who applied the Rich Dad principles to their lives and are moving from the rat race of employment to the role of business owner and investor. In their own words, regular folks show how they went from financial struggle and crisis to taking control of their financial education and future. --David Siegfried Copyright 2003 Booklist


Library Journal Review

Kiyosaki (Rich Dad, Poor Dad) follows up his numerous best-selling guides to investment with these profiles of a diverse cross section of two dozen people who have earned their business success by implementing his powerful "Rich Dad" philosophy. Building on his always sound principle of "elevating the financial well-being of humanity," the author now lets adherents of his financial advice tell their own stories and share with listeners how they put into practice his disciplined approach to money management and made their money work for them. The lively narration from Jake Colman, Kat Cressida, and others spices up this solid information that explains why the "no time to invest" excuse does not apply and why you are never too young or too old to begin work on becoming financially independent. A sure bet for financial planning collections in public libraries. Dale Farris, Groves, TX (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Table of Contents

Robert KiyosakiSharon Lechter
Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. xi
Part I It's How You Play the Game
Chapter 1 Money Matters from Ed and Terry Colmanp. 5
Chapter 2 We Mind Our Own Businesses from Tracy Rodriguezp. 19
Chapter 3 Never Too Late from Cecilia Morrisonp. 27
Part II Where You've Been, Where You Can Go
Chapter 4 Building Confidence One Property at a Time from David Lukasp. 35
Chapter 5 A Different Education from Valerie L. Collymore, M.D.p. 43
Chapter 6 Step Up to the Plate from Reed J. Schweizerp. 59
Chapter 7 The Root of All That Is Good from Dan McKenziep. 69
Part III A Different Focus
Chapter 8 Better Than Winning the Lottery from Thomas G. Kotulap. 87
Chapter 9 A Mutual Decision from Wade and Carol Yamamotop. 97
Chapter 10 The Power of Three from Merced Hallp. 105
Chapter 11 Change of Mind from Ken Hobsonp. 123
Part IV Never Too Young to Achieve Financial Success
Chapter 12 Never Too Early from Allison Kubalap. 137
Chapter 13 Playing a Winning Game from Jake Colmanp. 139
Chapter 14 We Want to H.E.L.P. from David Hosei and Michael Slatep. 145
Part V A New Way to Do Business
Chapter 15 Accounting for Ourselves from Tom Wheelwrightp. 163
Chapter 16 A New Strategy from Brian Eagleheartp. 169
Chapter 17 Fast Learner from Michelle LaBrosse, PMPp. 175
Chapter 18 No Limits from Terri Bowersockp. 181
Part VI Life-Changing Events
Chapter 19 Greener Pastures from Stacey Bakerp. 191
Chapter 20 A Winning Strategy from Yong-Sik Shinp. 201
Chapter 21 On the Edge of Retirement from Ronald Hoardp. 207
Chapter 22 Second Chance from Michael Maritzenp. 215