Women Educating Women
When it comes to the best personal finance books of all time, there are a lot of different opinions out there.
Don’t you wish you had a best friend who was a money expert and would tell it like it is when it comes to things like personal finance, financial independence, building wealth, budgeting, how to save, and building your credit?
You probably want the friend who is kind, but doesn’t sugar coat things. You know, the one who won’t let you leave the house in an ill-fitting dress and fixes your lipstick before a group photo?
There are many personal finance books by women and -good news- the list is growing as more women get involved in financial education (YES!).
Whether you are just starting out with personal finance or you are looking for ways to improve your current situation, these books can help!
Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin
Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin is a personal finance classic that has recently been updated to incorporate current trends in finance.
Your Money or Your Life offers timeless advice that can help you transform your relationship with money.
Your Money or Your Life is not just a step-by-step guide, it also offers key insight on how to view money and wealth in a healthy way.
Some important insights include, “Financial Independence has nothing to do with rich. It is the experience of having enough—and then some,” and “Waste lies not in the number of possessions but in the failure to enjoy them.”
This is one of those finance books that motivates you because it gets you thinking about what the true goal of financial independence is: freedom, peace of mind, and options.
Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich by Laura Adams
In Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich, Laura Adams offers readers practical advice on how to save money and grow their wealth. Adams covers topics such as investing, budgeting, and saving for retirement.
Laura Adams is your savvy friend giving you advice over a cocktail. She gives proven steps to get and stay out of debt, managing investments, tax deductions you need to know about, choosing smarter investments, and using technology to make your money work for you and grow.
You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth by Jen Sincero
You Are a Badass with Money by Jen Sincero is funny, relatable, and empowering.
In this book, Sincero takes a no-nonsense approach to personal finance and offers practical advice that will help you get your financial life in order.
She also busts common money myths and helps you to understand your relationship with money. This book is perfect for women who want to take control of their finances but don’t know where to start.
Get Good with Money: Ten Simple Steps to Becoming Financially Whole
Get Good with Money: Ten Simple Steps to Becoming Financially Whole by Tiffany Aliche is about more than just personal finance; it’s about financial wellness. In this book, Aliche offers readers practical advice on how to improve their financial wellbeing.
She covers topics such as debt management, goal setting, and investing. Aliche addresses how taking control of your finances can get you to the overall goal of financial wellness.
The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner’s Guide to Getting Good with Money
In The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner’s Guide to Getting Good with Money, Chelsea Fagan helps women understand and take control of their finances.
Chelsea Fagan has a popular website and YouTube channel where she makes talking about money a fun topic.
In The Financial Diet, Fagan provides simple but effective tips on everything from budgeting to mastering credit card points.
If you’re buried under student debt and are trying to just live on an entry-level salary, Fagan shows you there are steps you can take to start building wealth, even if you feel like you’re drowning.
Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together
Why is finance so complicated? Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together by Erin Lowry shows you that it doesn’t have to be and hey, by the way, you are not the only one who doesn’t understand it.
Thinking about money can be painful if you don’t have any.
Broke Millennial discusses basic personal finance concepts that make you feel empowered to take control, instead of fearful for the future.
Financial Education is Power
When it comes to personal finance, the more educated you are, the more you empower yourself to take control of your personal finances and thrive.
Whether you read a personal finance book top to bottom and take meticulous notes, or skim a few chapters on a flight, any financial knowledge you gain empowers you just that much more to start taking control of your finances, invest, build wealth, and win the most important rewards of all: peace of mind, freedom, and options.