Published March 19, 2020|4 min read
Social distancing may be the best excuse to crack open a book and brush up on your finances — especially if you’re tired of aimlessly scrolling your social media feed.
We’ve curated 15 books about money (and more) to help you achieve a better budget, build your wealth and help you mentally escape the confines of your home.
By Russell Napier
The coronavirus has sent stocks south, shifting us into a bear market. If you’re feeling uneasy about the current economic climate, it may be time to refresh your financial history and learn about market mechanics — and its resilience.
Price: $32.07 on Amazon
We also have tips from financial experts on how to manage your wealth
By Kiley Reid
Novels have a way of weaving economic themes with thick plot lines relevant to today's society — and this book is no exception. Dive into themes of financial hierarchy and social prejudice in this moving read.
Price: $17.99 on Amazon
By Jenny Odell
Doing nothing isn’t a bad thing, especially when things feel out of hand. This read can help you navigate social distancing, the economy and staying calm in chaotic times.
Price: $16.19 on Amazon
By Charles Duhigg
We’re all experiencing what makes and shakes businesses in wake of the novel coronavirus. This book will help expand your knowledge about what makes companies and their employees tick, and teach you a couple things about your own habits.
Price: $13.39 on Amazon
By Lindsay Goldwert
As the title suggests, this book shows what professional dominatrixes can teach us about money and power. There are 13 lessons in the book, but the No. 1 financial lesson is making your money serve you.
Price: $16.59 on Amazon
Check out our interview with Goldwert, in which she divulges her personal money lessons.
By Greg Brisendine
Working from home? Businesses are moving online (and some may be rethinking their current strategies), so it may be worth reading up on how key performance indicators, or KPIs, drive business and profits.
Price: $14.99 on Amazon
By Sean Cannell & Benji Travis
Now may be the best time to brush up on what’s going on in the virtual world and how others are profiting from it. Who knows? You may be the next work-from-home influencer.
Price: $13.49 on Amazon
By Ashley Feinstein Gerstley
Spending more time at home might spark some motivation to tackle those tasks you didn’t have the time to do before. So why not challenge yourself to clean up your finances and temper your financial stress in 30 days?
Price: $13.26 on Amazon
By S.J. Scott & Rebecca Livermore
To avoid going stir-crazy at home, challenge yourself to complete the book’s seven pillars to being a financial master. The guide covers ways to boost your savings and slow your spending.
Price: $12.99 on Amazon
By Simeon Lindstrom
If you’re not ready to stop spending all together, you can take a look at your budget and restructure it for a minimalist lifestyle while you’re socially distancing.
Price: $12.99 on Amazon
By James Altucher
This book may be from 2013, but it’s timely resemblance to 2020 cannot be ignored. Think: Crashing markets, job losses, rocky retirement options and a gridlocked government. How will we recover this time? By focusing on ourselves.
Price: $10.33 on Amazon
By Richard H. Thaler
As social distancing has us confined to our homes , it’s important to remain calm and embrace our loved ones — not push each other to the edge. Having peace at home can bring wellness to your wallets and lives.
Price: $11.29 on Amazon
By Jen Smith
Social distancing may be beneficial for your wallet, especially since you’re likely eating out and going out less. Take the leap and start the no-spend challenge and only pay for the necessities while you’re hunkering down at home.
Price: $8.99 on Amazon
By Sean Whalen
The title says it all. After social distancing and working from home, we could all use some motivation. If you are looking for better work/life balance or a boost of productivity, this is the right book to teach you.
Price: $5.59 on Amazon
By Ramit Sethi
This six-week fitness bootcamp is the perfect way to get your money right in the midst of market chaos. Learn the basics of wealth-building and budgeting while sitting on the couch (plus, this book won’t break your budget!)
Price: $3.29 on Amazon
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