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This irreverent, occasionally bawdy guide helps you decide whether to seek wealth – and how.

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8 Overall

7 Applicability

8 Innovation

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Speaking as a man who got rich, Felix Dennis offers an irreverent, occasionally bawdy guide to help you decide whether you should seek wealth and how to go about it. Dennis began as an “unemployed, long-haired South London lad who called himself a publisher” and became one of the richest men in Great Britain. He thinks the world needs an “anti–self-help book” about the difficulties of becoming wealthy. He explores misconceptions about the process of seeking riches and the challenges people face at different points in their lives if they decide to jettison prudence and work on amassing a fortune. Dennis cheerfully shares his insights into getting rich in great detail. While never giving financial advice, getAbstract recommends his unique viewpoint to anyone who likes to read success stories, whether or not they help you become successful.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to decide whether you should seek wealth
  • How to hike your odds of becoming and staying rich
 

Summary

A South London Lad
Felix Dennis estimates his assets at “between $400 million and $900 million of net worth before tax.” He has five homes, three estates, high-priced cars and rented jets. He decorates his homes with the finest art. His libraries boast numerous first editions...
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About the Author

The Sunday Times’ “Rich List” ranks Felix Dennis, a best-selling poet and publisher, among the top 100 of Britain’s wealthiest individuals.


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    Robin Jackson 22 hours ago
    Life is too short to worry about getting rich. He did have some good pointers about handling money in your every day life and your expenses... Money can make you lose your freedom of having a worry free life... Not for me...

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