Published in the year 2006, Why We Want You To Be Rich is a book that provides readers with insight into acquiring wealth.
Summary Of The Book
Why We Want You To Be Rich deals primarily with the current financial state of US residents, highlighting the danger ahead. The authors explain that there may come a day when there wouldn?t be any middle-class, just the poor or rich. They further move on to say that they desire that everyone should be rich. They begin to expand on the topic of finances, stating that financial challenges are one of the major issues faced in this modern day world.
They explain that the entitlement mentality is slowly creeping in the minds of citizens, where they expect their employers, families or even countries to supply all their needs. They further explain that these problems that are linked with the ageing population, and lack of financial education. The authors further state that each individual needs to learn to be self-sufficient. The authors also advise the readers not to blindly follow the advise given by financial advisors.
Through the course of this book, the readers are provided with a list of qualities possessed by successful people, and the different ways by which they can acquire wealth. The authors also throw light on a number of factors that led to their success, and provide general advice for individuals in varied circumstances. This book has been birthed as a result of the belief of both authors, which is that money problems cannot be solved by money alone, but only by financial education. This book is highly recommended for those who desire to acquire wealth.
About The Authors
Donald Trump is a well-known business magnate, author, and television personality. Apart from this book, Trump has written Trump Never Give Up: How I Turned My Biggest Challenges Into Success, Time To Get Tough: Making America No.1 Again, Trump 101: The Way to Success, and The Way To The Top: The Best Business Advice I Ever Received.
Trump was born on the 14th of June, 1946, in Queens, New York City. He completed his schooling from The Kew-Forest School, Forest Hills, New York, and later went on to finish his bachelor?s degree in Economics from Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). Trump has founded Trump Entertainment Resorts, and is also the President, and Chairman of The Trump Organization. He was also placed at the 17th position on the 2011 Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Trump?s estimated worth is believed to lie anywhere between 2.9 billion, and 7 billion dollars.
Robert Kiyosaki is an investor, author, businessman, financial commentator, and motivational speaker. Apart from this book, Kiyosaki has written Midas Touch: Why Some Entrepreneurs Get Rich And Why Most Don?t, Rich Dad's Retire Young, Retire Rich, An Unfair Advantage: The Power Of Financial Education, and Rich Dad?s Success Stories.
Kiyosaki was born on the 8th of April, 1947, in Hilo, Hawaii. He completed his schooling from Hilo High School, and later graduated as a deck officer from the U.S Merchant Marine Academy. Kiyosaki is the founder of Cashflow Technologies, and the Rich Dad Company. Till date, he has written more than 15 books, which have sold more than 26 million copies in total.