The Richest Man in Babylon is a book by George Samuel Clason which dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. Through their experiences in business and managing household finance, the characters in the parables learn simple lessons in financial wisdom. By basing these parables in ancient times, but involving situations that modern people can understand and identify with, the author presents these lessons as timeless wisdom that is as relevant today as it was back then. The book began in 1926 as a series of informational pamphlets. Banks and insurance companies began to distribute these pamphlets, and the most famous ones were eventually compiled into this book.This book of cures for lean purses has been termed a guide to financial understanding. ... which follow, we are taken back to Babylon, the cradle in which was nurtured the basic principles of finance now recognized and used the world over.
|Title||:||The Richest Man in Babylon|
|Author||:||George Samuel Clason|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2013-06|