Beginning the journey into understanding your finances can be an overwhelming experience. There are countless books out there that advertise themselves as "life changing", but many of them can be very technical and difficult to understand.
We chose four easy-to-read books that will make dealing with money much more simple. They're all perfect for beginners and are all probably available at your library.
The Money Book for the Young Fabulous & Broke by Suze Orman
Orman's best-selling book is perfect for people in their twenties dealing with student loans, insurance, and struggling to deal with credit card debt. Orman uses very plain language to speak on personal finances.
Why Didn't They Teach Me This In School? by Cary Segel
How much did you know about finances when you finished high school? Segel originally developed his 99 personal money management lessons for his 5 children as they entered adulthood. Segel's tips became this easy-to-read and engaging book. It can be a great graduation gift, but is a truly useful book for people at any age.
I Will Teach You to be Rich by Ramit Sethi
Sethi introduces a 6-week personal finance program in a book that discusses the four pillars of personal finances: banking, saving, budgeting, and investing. It also gives wealth-building and entrepreneurial advice.
The Psychology of Investing by John Nofsinger
Most books about personal finance are limited to focus only in the rational way of investing. Nofsinger shows how psychology hurts and helps investors, ultimately discussing how to override those feelings (overconfidence, pride, fear, etc.) and how to make precise investing choices.