Why "A" Students Work for "C" Students and "B" Students Work for the Government: Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Education for Parents

Robert T. Kiyosaki, . PLATA, $16.95 trade paper (470p) ISBN 978-1-61268-076-7
Fans of Kiyosaki, author of the world-famous "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" will appreciate this book for many of the same reasons that the original book was an immediate hit. Kiyosaki's credentials are impressive and he employs anecdotes culled primarily from his life (and his dad's). The four-section book begins with the basics in Financial Education and ends with "Graduate School for Capitalists". He quotes liberally from many different financial resources and experts, and includes helpful graphics like "Rich Dad Lessons" and flip charts to illustrate important points. He also identifies three distinct "windows of learning" age groups, beginning with "birth to 12" and ending with 24-36, and includes simple, easy-to-follow "Action Steps for Parents" throughout the book to help insure that parents reinforce key lessons. Kiyosaki's lessons are captivating because they are often counter-intuitive to what most people learn in school—e.g., "savers are losers" or "debt is bad"—and his enthusiasm for capitalism is so contagious that parents who want to give a lasting gift to their children will want to grab this book. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 04/22/2013
Release date: 04/01/2013
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