Warren Buffet called the day he picked up a copy of legendary Wall Street investor Benjamin Graham's book "The Intelligent Investor" one of the luckiest moments of his life. Many extraordinarily wealthy individuals swear by these books, and now they are available in a convenient audiobook format.
"To invest successfully over a lifetime does not require a stratospheric IQ, unusual business insights, or inside information"
- Warren Buffett
Check out these 10 FREE financial audiobooks that you can listen to on your drive, on the train, or any time you want to start taking the steps to financial freedom.
1.) The Intelligent Investor
The Classic Text Annotated to Update Graham's Timeless Wisdom for Today's Market Conditions
The greatest investment advisor of the 20th century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing" - which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies - has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market Bible ever since its original publication in 1949.
2.) Think and Grow Rich
The World's Greatest Book on Successful Living - in a Compact Special Edition!
Here is the complete experience of Think and Grow Rich in an exquisitely brief and faithful condensation. In 40 minutes, you will learn all 13 of Napoleon Hill's famous steps to wealth and achievement.
3.) The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Rich
The incredible national bestseller that is changing people's lives -- and increasing their net worth!
Get the answers in The Millionaire Next Door, the never-before-told story about wealth in America.
4.) Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money - That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
Rich Dad Poor Dad will explode the myth that you need to earn a high income to become rich
Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. With perspectives that often contradict conventional wisdom, Robert has earned a reputation for straight talk, irreverence, and courage.
5.) Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook
No matter your salary, your stage of life, or when you started, this book will provide the tools to help you achieve your financial goals more rapidly than you ever thought possible.
After interviewing 50 of the world's greatest financial minds and penning the number-one New York Times best seller Money: Master the Game, Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook, taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom
6.) Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
Join this acclaimed author for hands-on tools and insights that will help you reach new levels of comfort, competence, and consciousness around your personal finances.
Now more than ever given today's uncertain economic climate a transformed relationship with money is the key to a healthy and happy life. Vicki Robin offers Your Money or Your Life, an original audio adaptation of the New York Times bestselling book that has helped more than 600,000 people worldwide gain greater financial freedom
7.) The Richest Man in Babylon
A modern day classic, The Richest Man in Babylon dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon.
This inspiring book, began in 1926 as a series of informational pamphlets distributed by banks and insurance companies. By 1927, several of these pamphlets had been compiled into a book and this collection has been in print ever since. It has helped millions of people, and has been hailed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth.
8.) Passive Income: 14 Ways to Make $5,000 a Month in Passive Income
Passive income opportunities have exploded and there is money to be made!
It is an exciting time to delve into the world of residual income. The Internet has exploded with countless opportunities from self-publishing books to online courses and from e-commerce to robo-investing. It is no longer a matter of where to look, but what to choose from a plethora of options.
9.) Why Didn't They Teach Me This in School?: 99 Personal Money Management Principles to Live By
Why do high schools and colleges require students to take courses in English, math and science, yet have absolutely no requirements for students to learn about personal money management?
Unlike many of the personal money management books out there, this book is a quick, easily digested listen that focuses more on the qualitative side than the quantitative side of personal money management.
10.) The Little Book of Common Sense Investing
To learn how to make index investing work for you, there’s no better mentor than legendary mutual fund industry veteran John C. Bogle.
Investing is all about common sense. Owning a diversified portfolio of stocks and holding it for the long term is a winner’s game. Trying to beat the stock market is theoretically a zero-sum game.
Extend your learning time through multitasking: Learn about budgeting while you listen to audiobooks in the car, train, bus, while working, gardening, or doing chores!
There are a variety of free audiobooks available depending on your particular financial interests - whether it be saving, investing, earning passive income, strategies to handle your money better, and more. Best of all, they lead to real, measurable results. Listening to even one of these audiobooks will drastically alter your perception of money - and improve how you handle your financial life. Listen to two or more, and you're well on your way to financial well-being. Take the first step in investing - by investing in yourself! Your financial education starts here.
Audiobooks are great because:
You can go at your own pace
You can multi-task (here's something constructive to do while commuting, washing dishes, or taking the dog out for a walk!)
You are more likely to continue to be motivated
And they're free*! Enjoy!
*Audiobooks are free with Amazon Audible Free Trial. Includes two free audiobooks, choose from 180,000+ titles, after 30 days, Audible is $14.95/mo. Cancel anytime. Affiliate links are utilized on this site, meaning that SmartCityMoney may be financially compensated for referrals. Your purchase price is not effected (still free!)