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8 Overall

9 Applicability

8 Innovation

7 Style


Best-selling author Robert T. Kiyosaki has built an empire of financial advice books, and many of his titles feature the reader-magnet words “Rich Dad.” Writing here with Sharon L. Lechter, Kiyosaki presents his financial management lessons in the form of a literary seesaw: He had two fathers, one poor and one rich, and he goes back and forth between the two. Both set crucial financial examples and gave him good advice, and he works the contrast steadily. getAbstract finds that while the book rambles some while telling its double-Dads stories, Kiyosaki’s fiscal counsel is solid and extremely useful for ordinary people who want to do a better job of managing their money.

About the Author

Robert T. Kiyosaki’s financial advice books include many “Rich Dad” titles as well as other bestsellers, including Retire Young, Retire Rich and Second Chance: For Your Money, Your Life and Our World. Sharon L. Lechter is a consultant and CPA.


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