This is the 2nd book of Kyosaki I've read, after "Rich dad poor dad" (which our whole family enjoyed very much, Anna and I have read it, and our dog Shoko ate a portion of it :-). It goes on with the same subject, convincing people that the traditional mode of thinking (school->good grades->college->good grades->secure job with benefits) is wrong.

While in "Rich dad poor dad" (RDPD) Kyosaki introduces the subject and tells a lot of personal stories, in this book he focuses more on explaining and narrating what's wrong in his opinion, and what can people do to improve.

He re-iterates the idea of the CASHFLOW quadrant (re-iterates it too much, IMHO. it's annoying to see this square with its TM everywhere), which is a square divided to 4 sectors - E (Employees), S (Self Employed), B - (Business owners) and I - (Investors). E and S is what most people strive too, but it belongs to the Industrial age, which is long over. We're now in the Information age, in which B and E are the only choice for "financial freedom".

Kyisaki's point is that people should strive to reach financial freedom - a situation in which they can stop working and live happily after. He claims that with E or S it's close to impossible, that B and I are the way to go. He gives numerous reasons and presents philosophies that are hard not to agree to. I, for once, was convinced. Maybe it's the present economy, maybe it's my parents I look at (and see how they cherish their jobs and are afraid to lose them), I don't know. If RDPD gave Anna and me a push to think in this direction, this book made it stronger, it made my opinion on the subject more firm. I should try to take care of my finances, and not just "go with the flow". It doesn't mean I should leave the job and start opening businesses and investing in foreign currency - Kyosaki doesn't mean it like this. He describes what it takes for a normal family, and the advices seem very down-to-earth.

I warmly recommend everyone to read RDPD and this book, for motivation. It may just cause you to improve your living. Even if it won't, it will make you think about these things, which alone justifies buying the book.


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