Recommendations

Here are a few of my financial recommendations.

Apps

Mint.com – A web app and iOS app that tracks your budgets and everyday transactions automatically.  It makes it easy to see where your money goes.

Personal Capital – A web app and iOS app that tracks your net worth and provides feedback.

Books

Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! By Robert T. Kiyosaki – This book motivated me to stop dreaming about my 9-5 job and get to business developing a passive income for the future. Robert pushes paying yourself first and then let pressures or fear of creditors push you to either cut other spending or find more income. He talks a lot about Cash flow and its importance.

Loopholes of Real Estate (Rich Dad’s Advisors) by Garrett Sutton Esq. – This book details how you can use LLC’s and S-Corporations for your asset protection.  He also provides details like 1031 Exchanges, where you can “trade-up” your real estate tax free.

Start Your Own Corporation: Why the Rich Own Their Own Companies and Everyone Else Works for Them (Rich Dad Advisors) by Garrett Sutton Esq. – Another book by Garrett Sutton in which he details how to go about asset protection.  He details which form of corporation that provide the most benefit to you

HOLD: How to Find, Buy, and Rent Houses for Wealth by Steve Chader, Jennice Doty, Jim McKissack, and Linda McKissack – This book describes the process of buying rental property and the issues that might come up, such as creative real estate transactions, property managers, and tenant laws.


The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing: Morningstar’s Guide to Building Wealth and Winning in the Market by Pat Dorsey – This is a short book providing very reasonable advice about investing for the future.

The Manual of Ideas: The Proven Framework for Finding the Best Value Investments by John Mihaljevic – John writes about different investing strategies and their strengths and weaknesses.

PDFs
Fact, Fiction, and Momentum Investing by Asness, Frazzini, Israel, and Moskowitz – This is a nice paper discussing momentum investing. It is free to download.

Websites
Bogleheads.org – A very helpful and active forum with a well developed Wiki covering index fund investing and other personal finance topics.

StockFlare.com – A simple and well laid out stock research tool.  See my review about it.

Please come back later to see some more wise recommendations.

(Books, audiobooks, websites, and forums)