Best Books For Beginner Investors

Some of the best books that will be useful for all beginner investors!

By Ben Harper

Investing can be exciting regardless of what you're investing in. It could be the stock market, real estate, or other types of property. Today, we will talk about some of the best books that have been used and approved by investors of all levels. Books are a great way for novice investors to gain insights to not only the theoretical aspects of trading, but also some advice from the most successful investors in modern time. Keep in mind though that reading a book or two from the list doesn't guarantee success. No matter how much you take away, the learning from all of these books is likely to be an exciting journey!

the intelligent investor is one of the best books on investing

The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing

  • This timeless classic by investor Benjamin Graham has earned it's spot as one of the most referenced books by investors of all level. Known as the 'Godfather of Value Investing', Ben Graham provides insights on some of the most important things to consider as a value investor.
rich dad poor dad talks about personal finance and the importance of saving

Rich Dad Poor Dad

  • 'Why do I need this book about personal finance and saving?" might be what you think of when you see this book recommended here. But, as many great investors would tell you, saving money may just be as important as making money. Imagine making lots of money but then having no fiscal responsibility or goals? Tragic! This book stresses the importance of financial literacy and what it really means to be financially independent. A must read for sure!
the essays of Warren Buffett teaches you lessons for corporate america

The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America

  • If you are a beginner investor, chances are pretty high that you've heard of Warren Buffett. Considered one of the most successful investors in modern-era, Buffett provides his insights on how he evaluates a company. Particularly he provides very important perspectives about assessing management and corporate values, and governance. This book would provide young investors with valuable insights on analyzing a business' strengths and weaknesses before making their investment decisions!
inside the house of money provides investors with insights of how the hedge fund industry works

Inside the House of Money

  • This book by Steven Drobny provides beginner investors with insights about how the elusive hedge fund industry works, who runs this industry, and how some of the most successful hedge funds make their billions. This book is a great way for beginner investors to understand how the global financial market operates.

Honorary Mentions:

  • Invisible Hands
  • The Little Book That Beats the Market
  • A Random Walk Down Wall Street
  • Broke Millennial Takes On Investing

Ben Harper

Ben is a personal finance writer with SimpleDirect, where he focuses on topics such as personal loans, credit cards, and offering financing.

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