The Richest Man In Babylon: The Success Secrets Of The Ancients

Paperback | June 30, 1989

byGeorge S. Clason

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“I first read The Richest Man in Babylon many years ago. Its philosophy worked for me then, and it will work now for anyone with the good sense to stick to it. I think it ought to be read by every young man or woman with ambition to make something of life.”—Van Allen Bradley, Chicago Daily News

Millions of readers have become familiar with George S. Clason’s famous “Babylonian parables” through the distribution of these success secrets of the ancients by banks, insurance companies, investment houses, and employers. Acclaimed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift and financial planning, these fascinating and informative stories have become a modern classic in their field. In language as simple as that of the Bible, this book presents a sure path to prosperity and happiness. It offers an understanding of—and a solution to—your personal financial problems which will guide you successfully through a lifetime. The Richest Man in Babylon is a book you will want to read yourself, recommend to friends, and give to young people just starting out in life.

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“I first read The Richest Man in Babylon many years ago. Its philosophy worked for me then, and it will work now for anyone with the good sense to stick to it. I think it ought to be read by every young man or woman with ambition to make something of life.”—Van Allen Bradley, Chicago Daily NewsMillions of readers have become familiar w...

George Samuel Clason was born in Louisiana, Missouri, on November 7th, 1874. He attended the University of Nebraska and served in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War. A successful businessman, he founded the Clason Map Company of Denver, Colorado and published the first road atlas of the United States and Canada. In ...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:June 30, 1989Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0452267250

ISBN - 13:9780452267251

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

The Richest Man in Babylon Foreword
The Man Who Desired Gold
The Richest Man in Babylon
Seven Cures for a Lean Purse
Meet the Goddess of Good Luck
The Five Laws of Gold
The Gold Lender of Babylon
The Walls of Babylon
The Camel Trader of Babylon
The Clay Tablets from Babylon
The Luckiest Man in Babylon
An Historical Sketch of Babylon

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This book holds the secrets to acquiring money, keeping money, and making money earn more money.

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“I first read The Richest Man in Babylon many years ago. Its philosophy worked for me then, and it will work now for anyone with the good sense to stick to it. I think it ought to be read by every young man or woman with ambition to make something of life.”—Van Allen Bradley, Chicago Daily News"[Clason's] 1926 personal finance classic."—The Independent (UK)"Recently, several readers asked me for recommendations on books that introduce teenagers—and even pre-teens—to investing... My favorite, and one that I always mention, is The Richest Man in Babylon. Though published nearly 90 years ago, the financial advice dispensed by author George S. Clason will always be relevant to a new generation of readers. Set in ancient Babylon, the characters learn simple lessons about money and investing throughout the collection of short stories."—Steve Rosen, Chicago Tribune"Full of time-tested advice on saving and investing."—Michelle Singletary, The Washington Post