I've been reading a lot of financial books this year, the one I like the best so far is The Bogleheads Guide to Investing. It wasn't too basic or too complex. I also liked Smart Women Finish Rich by David Bach. Neither one is Canadian-specific though.
I read his book a little over a year ago; ``Start Late Finish Rich`` and he did that in the American and Canadian version along with ``The Automatic Millionaire``. I saw him on the Canadian talk show ``Vickie`` one morning and I have also seen him on Oprah.
I really like the Rich Dad books, although I don't agree with his take on using "other people's money" to do your investing. I'm more Dave Ramsey-like in my views on borrowing money...ie...don't! lol I like the principles and the way of thinking about money that the Rich Dad books teach.
Other than those, the Dave Ramsey books are great, but the first time I read them I was turned off. He seemed so preachy and was very Christian about the whole thing (don't get me wrong, I personally am a Christian, I just don't like it being brought up in every conversation about everything). After listening to his show every day though, I have to say that I think he's the best financial "guru" out there. He's very blunt and his advice is extremely sound.
I used to like Suze Orman, until I heard her tell someone to hang onto their student loan for as long as possible, just because the interest rate was low. That was my last straw with her, lol.
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