When it comes to personal finances, one of the first steps is to get basic knowledge on the subject. Many people do this through books, but when you are just beginning, knowing which books to read may not be obvious. This reader is looking for recommendations on the best financial books to read when starting out:
I am just starting to learn about personal finances and I’m looking for some basic books to read to get me started. What would you recommend as the essential books for someone just starting to read to get a basic overview of what they need to do?
In your personal finance reading, which books have had the biggest influence on you and would you consider to be essential reading for someone who wants to get their finances in order?