To Top

Books That Helped Millionaires Become Successful

Becoming a millionaire can seem like an impossible goal, but it’s not necessarily out of reach. The millionaire population all around America has risen drastically since the pandemic and is expected to rise even more in the next three years. Balancing out your finance books, budgeting, and handling money properly can surely make you rich, but knowledge and a motivated mindset is the key element that keeps you pushing towards your goal.

As a matter of fact, millionaires and billionaires, even those that are self-made, are generally well-read people. They all have learned new ways and explored different avenues on how to invest wisely, saving and money management, and ways to embrace their new life mentally and physically through books. 

It is very unlikely for you to engage in a conversation with Steve Jobs or Bill Gates, but we managed to pull together some of their secret elements and advice that helped them become what they are today. Below are some must-read books that the most influential billionaire recommend to the economy:

“The Intelligent Investor” by Benjamin Graham

Christina Morillo/ Pexels | Most successful entrepreneurs weren’t sitting around waiting for things to happen


This book has been quoted by Steve jobs on many occasions and has a 4.25 rating on Goodreads. The book is lauded as a guru of finance and investment, and it evaluates companies with surgical precision. Author Benjamin Graham shares his thoughts on the stock market and how investors should always aim to profit from the whims of the stocks rather than actually participating in them.

This principle of investing safely and successfully has influenced many investors and has proven to be quite efficient. The book protects investors from substantial errors and instead teaches them to develop successful long-term strategies that help them become richer in wealth. 

“The Millionaire Next Door” by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

Vlada Karpovich/ Pexels | Always deliver more than expected


This book has a rating of 4 out of 5 on Goodreads and is absolutely worth reading. It made waves in 1996 when it first came out and challenged numerous American ideas and discussions regarding wealth. The book remains the number one best-seller on Amazon and is quite popular among entrepreneurs and businessmen. The book contains valuable insights on how wealthy household meticulously operates and how you can duplicate their success in your own personal life. It also helps the readers to understand important life lessons from rich people such as using your resources efficiently and time distribution. Such lessons can help you become a prodigious accumulator of wealth. 

“How to Be a No-Limit Person” by Wayne W. Dyer

Pixabay/ Pexels | If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more


Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx and the first self-made billionaire has successfully created a large empire that is now approached by celebrities and athletes. In an interview, she mentioned that the book “ How to be a no-limit person” written by Wayne Dyer taught her her all she needed to lead her to her multi-billionaire empire. The book taught her to properly visualize her goal and manifest it while learning from her mistakes in a healthy manner. The book has a 4.11 rating on Goodreads and teaches readers how to take control of the approaching problems and people in a positive way. 

More in Rich & Famous

You must be logged in to post a comment Login