Make 2022 the year that you double your net worth. Start your side hustle, start investing, and build the proper mindset that will get you to your goals quicker. It is important you learn the tangible skills to earn passive income and understand how to make your money work for you. However, it is just as important that you build a proper mindset to get you there. The first three books will give you money/investing tools to get you started or to level-up your current wealth strategy. The last two books will give you invaluable tools to change your mindset, build consistency and create strong habits. So lets dive into the top 5 financial books of 2022
Have you ever wondered what the differences between rich and poor/middle class people are? Secrets of a Millionaire Mind will tell you. This book starts off by identifying your “Money Blueprint” you have adapted in life. It will reveal the missing link of wanting to be rich and why you may not be achieving it. Eker discusses different ways rich people think/act and will teach you how to adapt your mindset to think this way. The author, T. Harv Eker, also offers seminars and free resources on his website https://www.harveker.com/. While some of the book may read as a sales pitch for his seminars, his advice undoubtedly effective, and the book alone has changed the lives of money (including myself).
Investing can be a very intimidating subject. For many of us, we understand that investing your money is incredibly important, yet getting through the barriers is something we continuously put off (very millennial of us). Broke Millennial will give you an easy-to-use guide on how to invest based on your current financial situation, what type of investment options you have, and how to set your future-self up for success. This book is great for investing beginners; however it can also give the foundational tools for someone who is looking for build-up their portfolio.
Disclaimer: Erin Lowry is an American-based author and will use American investment examples (such as 401(k) for retirement).
If you want to retire a millionaire, read this book! Through humbling, entertaining, and hilarious real-life stories, JL Collins brings light to the heavy topic of financial independence. Much of his book came from a series of blog posts on his website, https://jlcollinsnh.com/. Colins began by writing letters to his daughter about money and investing, and this is what eventually turned into The Simple Path to Wealth. If you don’t want to dive into the full book yet, many free blog posts and resources can be found on his website.
Disclaimer: JL Collins is an American-based author and will use American investment examples.
Now that you have the proper tools and skills to create your path to financial wealth, it is time to work on your mindset and build proper habits. Atomic Habits gives you simple tools to change your environment to stay motivated, how to make new habits and break old ones, and how to get back on track when you’ve fallen off course. You will find this book on almost any “top book to read” list on the internet, and there is a reason it makes every one of these lis
Written by a psychotherapist, psychology professor and clinical social worker, Amy Morin focuses on building mental strength, even during the worst of times. Through her education and working through her own trauma and loss, she guides you through 13 common areas that will break you down if you do not pay attention to them. In each chapter, she gives you specific examples of “What’s helpful” and “What’s not helpful” when you are in a bad place. If you need to focus on your mental strength before building up your habits and growing your financial wealth, start with this book to begin your journey to make 2022 your best year yet.