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Rich Dad's Guide to Investing: What the Rich Invest in That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

3.85 of 5 stars 3.85  ·  rating details  ·  4,966 ratings  ·  148 reviews
Personal finance author and lecturer Robert T. Kiyosaki developed his unique economic perspective from two very different influences - two fathers. One father (Robert's real father) was a highly educated man but fiscally poor. The other was the father of Robert's best friend - that dad was a college drop-out who became a self-made multi-millionaire. In this follow-up to th ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published June 1st 2000 by Warner Books (NY) (first published 2000)
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Chad Warner
Jul 13, 2010 Chad Warner rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: investors, entrepreneurs, business owners
Like all Kiyosaki’s books that I’ve read so far (Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Cashflow Quadrant: Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Freedom, Rich Dad's Retire Young, Retire Rich), this one is more about developing the proper mental attitude to become rich, rather than a step-by-step handbook. He opens your eyes to the possibilities of obtaining wealth, gives a few general pointers, then leaves it up to you (and your financial team) to work out the details. His books are more strategic than operational, althou ...more
Edgeton
This book continues the RDPD tradition with discussions of financial literacy and investments. However, the book focuses more on the insider point of view: business develop and taking companies public. I just haven't found this information written in such an easy to read format. Even though I'm not yet at this stage in my investment life, I will keep this knowledge tucked away for future use...you never know when you will need it. This entire series is not about 'how to' but rather about financi ...more
Peter
Much like all of the Rich Dad Roor dad series, this book was good, but not necessarily great. For me, it's a bit too generic and conceptual, and not not quite specific enough. However, there's not too many great alterntives in my opinion so this is still a decent and valid read.

The author does have a tendency to repeat himself in his books, as well as push/advertise for his various other products. I'm not a fan of purchasing a 200 page book and getting 10% advertising.

All in all, while not perfe
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Shang Shang
“Investing means different things to different people. In fact, there are different investments for the rich, poor, and middle class. Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing is a long-term guide for anyone who wants to become a rich investor and invest in what the rich invest in. As the title states, it is a ‘guide’ and offers no guarantees... only guidance.” - Robert Kiyosaki
Tan Yi Han
This is a book that aims to change our way of thinking about obtaining money.

Robert Kiyosaki starts out by asking why 90% of the world's fortune lies in the hands of only 10% of the people. What makes this 10% so different that they can dominate the world's wealth?

The main difference, he says, lies in the way we think. The poorer 90% believe in financial security through getting a stable job, working hard and squirrelling the money in the bank. Or if they do invest, they invest without the neces
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Xuewei
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Tom Gonzalez
Oct 05, 2007 Tom Gonzalez rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: The Economically Challenged
This book opened my eyes to the double standard we allow to exist within America's exclusionary economy.
Class separation exists though our ignorance to the true financial game being played by the wealthy population. In fact, the system is setup to inhibit any advances without insider knowledge. Without the (now seemingly remedial) information presented within, I would have continued my class defining trajectory into medical school, only to be further pigeon holed as a quasi-self employed physic
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Bethany
I thought it was a really good book on financial perspective. It helped me to understand what my thoughts and opinions are on money and how they were formed by my parents. More importantly, it opened my eyes to new way of thinking about money. The book promotes investing by way of creating and buying assets through starting and managing businesses, which is not earning money from a job, but through passive and portfolio incomes. The premise is to create or buy assets that generate more assets in ...more
Amer Ibric
This book was a touching book. This book tells you the reality of life. This book tells a situation and tells the reader why it is either good or bad. This book has a persepective of a rich father and a poor father. This book shows how you can live good with a wealthy or poor family.

This book has many connections. One conection that is in this book is a economic connection. This book is a type of book that you would remember about. This book tells everything that you need to know about your futu
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Richard Stephenson
Would recommend as a higher level, "get your mind in order before you jump right in" approach to investing. Seemed to pull some good chunks from his 1st two books (Rich Dad/Poor Dad & Cashflow Quadrant) but it did a good job of laying down a useful foundation. I felt like I could have got more out of this book, but the audiobook (running in the background at work)was not a great idea for this one.

Buy or borrow the book and give it your full attention if you want to get more out of this work.
Richard Kuhn
This book is the second I've read in the Rich Dad series. I found this one to be just as informative, if not more so than the first book in the series. The author takes you on a journey in understanding what true investments are and how they benefit you. This is not a book on the stock market strategy or stock tips. This book encompasses all investments and I recommend it for anyone.
Kiminmiki
This book sets you thinking, about working hard vs working smart. The old notions of working hard to get rich is no longer relevant. Inspiring for a first read. Rather lengthy though, could be better summarized for better flow.
Hanan
كتاب رائع ومفيد وغني بالمعلومات. وأسلوب الكاتب شيق وممتع.
اكتسبت الكثير من المعرفة والوعي عن أمور المال والإستثمار منه.
أنصح بقراءته.
Leanne Hunt
As with all the books in the Rich Dad series, this one was massively informative and helpful. It is obviously directed specifically at people who want to learn about investing and, as the author points out, is really for the person who wants to do more than just hand his money over to a broker or invest in tracker funds. The book goes behind the scenes of actual investing and looks at the mindset of the sophisticated, inside and ultimate investor. From this we learn that active investing is not ...more
Ryan Dobson
Was not very impressed. The whole rich dad series feels cheap and full of fluff.
Kindmanf
كتاب مهم لكل واحد بيفكر يبقي عنده مشروعه الخاص وبجد من الكتب الجامدة
Alisyah Samosir
Buku ini banyak menginspirasi pembaca untuk membuka wawasan baru mengenai dunia finansial. Berbagai perihal inti terkait dengan membangun bisnis dijelaskan secara gamblang.

Karena sebagian besar isi buku merupakan pengalaman penulis dan orang-orang di sekelilingnya, maka berbagai tips dalam buku ini termasuk mudah dan lumrah untuk diterapkan.

Sayangnya, untuk pembaca dari Indonesia, kita harus banyak eksplorasi mengenai peraturan-peraturan investasi, termasuk dunia perpajakan, yang diterapkan peme
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Rebecka
It was good. Not great, but good. He started off with the need to be prepaired mentally, very important, but then he never went into deep specifics. He does a good job explaining the different thinking processes of different financial groups and the different methods of taxes for the different groups. He makes a good case that money doesn't always solve peoples problems because they stick to their same spending patterns be it splerging or buying a car thinking it's an asset when it's not. Same c ...more
Zhiling
revisited the few concepts that robert kiyosaki had introduced in his first book, rich dad poor dad, regarding financial literacy and making money work for you. but this book provides more practical advice than the former book - more in terms of changing the conventional perception towards investment risks, and embracing the entrepreneurial spirit. do expect a lot of repetitive examples though - as usual the author couldn't help comparing the business-minded and investors from the 'ordinary' cit ...more
Vaishali
Loaded with practical steps from his Business Triangle. This is the book I've been waiting for, because it contains actual nuggets on dos/don'ts inside the business itself.
Heather Larcombe
Read about half of it. Stopped when I got to the "go on after xyz" mention. I'm not at that point, so the second half of the book can wait. I may never get there, and I'm okay with that.
Stewart Nielson
This is probably one of the top three Rich Dad series books. The other two being Rich Dad Poor Dad & The CashFlow Quadrant. A lot of theory which can get you pumped enough to do additional research from more detailed sources, but again not a ton of instantly actionable advice.
Ryan_hg
The 3rd series of Rich Dad version. It goes a little deeper from here, but you will get it if you reach the last page.
Carlos Effio
This is a wonderful book. It has certainly given me lights on areas I was not following to my full benefit. I am taking steps to change all that starting today.
Sakara
Its a good book that everybody should read, at least you can know what kindly of people you are in.
Mano Chil
Mind your own business.

This is the most important lesson I learned from Robert's book.
Andre Tan
Basically tells you to start investing from within. Create business, fail, create again.
Stephenado
Aug 21, 2014 Stephenado marked it as to-read
Hw can I read this books here please
Irfan
Nov 18, 2009 Irfan rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: every one who have read RDPD
this book is the part 3 of RDPD series..
u will find this book more technical then the other 2 books (rich dad poor dad & cashflow quadrant)
this book will tell u the basic of investing.. rules.. mind set (business mindset) then it will elaborate about business.. then regarding the type of investor u should be (i found this part abit boring)
then the last part is the conclusion..
i found this book a little tiring..
400++ pages.. but its full of info..
btw.. this book is not a book of "HOW TO" its
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Lisa Warring
Interesting and helpful.
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