Investment books are great tools to help you build wealth. However, most of them will leave you frustrated if you try to follow the advice and end up losing money instead. You will have a much better chance of success if you pick the right books and learn from them. With that in mind, here are the 2 best investment books you should read to grow your wealth.
The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
This is considered the best book on investing ever written. Most of the advice you will find in this book is still relevant today. It’s also a very easy read and you can finish it in a few days. The book is organized into three sections: general principles, stock selection, and stock market analysis. Each section contains several chapters and each chapter has a specific theme about investing. Reading this book will help you learn how to invest in stocks and bonds wisely to earn a high return on your investment. The author of this book was Warren Buffett’s mentor and he learned many of the concepts from him personally.
The Four Pillars of Investing by William Bernstein
This is another classic that every investor should read at least once in their life time. Unlike other books, this one focuses more on fundamental analysis rather than technical analysis. It teaches you how to build an investment plan as well as how to manage your portfolio, regardless of what asset class you are invested in (stocks, bonds, real estate or cash). You will learn techniques that can be used by investors at all levels to grow their wealth over time with less risk involved (credit default swaps). You can read this book in a few days and it will help you understand the stock market better.
Reading various Investment books will help you have more knowledge as you plan to invest.