Rich Dad's Guide to Becoming Rich...Without Cutting Up Your Credit Cards

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Grand Central Publishing, Nov 1, 2000 - Business & Economics - 112 pages
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Why cutting up your credit cards won't make you rich A popular TV personality often says, "Take out your credit cards and cut them into pieces." While that is sound advice for people who are not financially responsible, it is inadequate advice for anyone who wants to become rich or financially free. In other words, just cutting up your credit cards will not make you rich. What does make you rich is financial education...unfortunately a type of education we do not receive in school. If a person has a solid financial education, they would know that there are two kinds of debt...good debt and bad debt. A person with a sound financial education would know how to use good debt to make them richer faster...much faster than a person who only saves money and has no debt. Rich Dad's Guide to Becoming Rich * Are you in credit card debt? * Is job security dead? * Is your financial security threatened? * Is a high-paying job the answer? * Is your money working for you? * Do you have good debt or bad debt? We all need more financial education. We need to know how to have our money work hard for us so we don't have to spend our lives working for money. That is why we need more sophisticated financial education...not oversimplified and childish financial tips such as cut up your credit cards or save more money. If you are ready to increase your financial education and enjoy your credit cards, then this book is for you.

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Who Pays the Price?
Does a Big House Mean Youre Rich?
Chapter 1
The Different Ways You Can Become Rich
Can Everyone Be Rich?
The Price of Security
The Price of Being Cheap
Who Are You Really Working For?
Take a Tip from Those Who Have Taken Control
An Expensive Idea
Paying the Price for Education
Chapter 5
Whats Next?
Other Tips to Help You Get Control
Secured Versus Unsecured Debt

Chapter 2
Rich Dads Comments
Good Grades Count in SchoolFinancial Statements Count in Life
Chapter 3
Why Job Security Is Not a Problem
So What Kind of Education Do We Need in the Information Age?
The Basic Financial Education
Complaints About CASHFLOW the Game
Who Grades Your Test?
My Income Column Today
Professional Income
How Much Can You Afford to Lose?
Chapter 4
The Rich Have More Debt Than the Poor
Good Debt into Bad Debt
Harnessing the Power of Debt
The Best Things in Life Are Free
The Importance of Standard of Living
The Lessons Learned
Okay Lets Focus on Getting Rid of Bad Debt
Chapter 6
Newtons Other Law
To Improve Your Chances at Becoming a Millionaire Just Change Quadrants
The Guide to Becoming Rich
The Power of Ideas
What Worked in School May Not Work in Real Life
Life Is About Change
We All Have Strengths and We All Have Weaknesses
In ConclusionWhat Is the Price of Fixing Your Financial Report Card?
A Final Thought
Robert Kiyosaki
Sharon Lechter
What Others Are Saying About Rich Dad
What Students and Teachers Are Saying About CASHFLOW for Kids
Why cutting up your credit cards wont make you rich

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Robert Kiyosaki was born and raised in Hawaii, and is a fourth-generation Japanese-American. He attended college in New York, and after graduating, joined the Marine Corps and served in Vietnam as an officer and helicopter gunship pilot. After the war, Robert worked for the Xerox Corporation as a salesman. In 1977, he started a company that brought the first nylon Velcro 'surfer wallets' to market. In 1985 he founded an international education company that taught business and investing to students throughout the world. In 1994 Robert sold his business and retired at the age of 47. During this somewhat short-lived retirement, Robert, collaborating with co-author Sharon Lechter, a C.P.A. and his business partner, wrote the bestselling book "Rich Dad, Poor Dad".

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