Make more money: Secrets from the world's greatest finance classics

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Infinite Ideas, Oct 23, 2009 - Business & Economics - 232 pages
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Make more money brings together some of the greatest ideas on wealth and finance from four classic books. Karen McCreadie, Tim Phillips and Steve Shipside bring together the key concepts from their interpretations of Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich, Benjamin Franklin's The Way to Wealth, George S. Clason's The Richest Man in Babylon and Charles Mackay’s Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. These best-selling landmarks of self-help, written from the mid-eighteenth to early twentieth centuries, have inspired the world with simple and effective ideas that continue to influence today’s busy and ambitious readers. The wise lessons from these books have been reinterpreted in Make more money, with modern investment and personal finance examples. The 100 short, entertaining chapters, which include practical tips and inspiring quotations, are designed to help twenty-first century readers make their money grow.
 

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Contents

52 Insure for the future
111
53 Increase your ability to earn
113
54 Pay debts
115
55 Is there a way to attract good luck?
117
56 Good luck rewards those who accept opportunity
119
57 Dont delay procrastination destroys opportunity
121
58 Prove your worth
123
59 Invest with wise men
125

8 Religion does not have exclusive rights to faith
21
9 Engage your emotions toward your goal
23
10 No such thing as bad luck
25
11 Appoint a sentry to your mind
27
12 Education doesnt equal intelligence
29
13 Get along with others
31
14 Its never too late to learn
33
15 Use your imagination
35
16 Ideas without action are impotent
37
17 If the first plan fails get a new one
39
18 Everyone can change if they want to
41
19 Make a decision and stick to it
43
20 Pass the persistence test
45
21 A quitter never wins and a winner never quits
47
22 Persistence versus stupidity
49
23 Form a master mind group
51
24 The mystery of sex transmutation
53
25 Use your willpower to change your mind
55
26 Whats in your mental filing cabinet?
57
27 The subconscious never sleeps
59
28 The mystery of the brain
61
29 Sitting for ideas
63
30 Use meditation to supercharge your thoughts
65
31 Employ an invisible council
67
The Richest Man in Babylon
70
32 Let rebellion sweep you to change
71
33 Birds of a feather flock together
73
34 Hard work is no guarantee of wealth
75
35 Seek wise advice
77
36 You get what you focus on
79
37 Fickle fate wont make you rich
81
38 The Scrooge effect
83
39 The first lesson pay yourself first
85
40 Seek wise advice from the right people
87
41 Definiteness of purpose
89
42 Discipline and consistency are key
91
43 If it seems to good to be true it probably is
93
44 Pay fair taxes
95
45 Start thy purse to fattening
97
46 Control expenditure
99
47 Make money multiply
101
48 New ways to make money multiply
103
49 The miracle of compound interest
105
50 Guard against loss
107
51 Own your own home
109
60 Good debt vs bad debt
127
61 Spread your risk
129
62 Beware anything flaming
131
63 What colour do you see the world?
133
64 Dont run from debt
135
65 Determination can solve anything
137
66 The importance of setting goals
139
67 Dabasirs debtrecovery plan
141
68 Where does your money go?
143
69 The importance of the entrepreneurial spirit
145
The Way to Wealth
148
70 No pain no gain
149
71 So are you feeling lucky?
151
72 Slugs speedsters and dead sharks
153
73 Debt and despair
155
74 To thine own self be true
157
75 Keeping retail real
159
76 If you have to shop shop smart
161
77 Many a mickle
163
78 Eating the elephant
165
79 Do be do be do
167
80 Be physically fit enough to earn a fortune
169
81 The art of the tart Rate tart quick start
171
82 DDay
173
83 Saving the day
175
84 Not saving but drowning
177
85 Dont get bogged down in the bad times
179
86 Get help
181
87 Dont sell yourself short get that rise
183
88 Beware of bargains
185
89 Look beyond the purchase price
187
90 Make friends with a mentor
189
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
192
91 Too many repeats
193
92 Be a contrarian
195
93 2020 hindsight
197
94 Fundamentally wrong
199
95 The King is in the altogether
201
96 Blame someone
203
97 Past performance
205
98 Allin economics
207
99 Its a sign
209
100 Dont panic
211
Index
213
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Karen McCreadie has written books for business executives and international speakers on topics ranging from sales, coaching and wealth creation to the mind/body connection and psychological profiling. She is the author of Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations, Frank Bettger’s How I Raised Myself From Failure to Success, George S. Clason’s The Richest Man in Babylon, Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich, Robert Collier’s The Secret of the Ages and Sun Tzu’s The Art of War.

Tim Phillips is a freelance journalist, writing about business, technology, social change and innovation. He has written for The Wall Street Journal Europe, The International Herald Tribune, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Observer, The Independent and The Daily Express among others. For two years he was a technology and internet columnist for the Guardian.

Steve Shipside is an author, journalist, and blogger. As a trainer with the World Association of News Publishers he has worked in over a dozen newsrooms as a coach for journalists adapting to the digital world and he has worked for some twenty newspapers on ways of using social media to best advantage.

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