Unbiased Directory of Financial Resources

We’ve compiled some of the most useful personal finance tools, websites, guides, books, and coaches to help you on your journey to financial independence. 

Recommended Reading

We’ve read hundreds of books on personal finance and related subjects. We’ve put together a list of all the best books for each area of interest. We’ve also ranked them within each category below in order of impact on our finances.

*Note: If you don’t want to buy the digital books, buy USED books. They’re cheaper. Especially on Abebooks.com [affiliate link?] or Amazon.com [affiliate link?]

  • Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
  • The Richest Man in Babylon bu George S. Clason
  • Financial Peace by Dave Ramsey
  • CashFlow quadrant
  • The Go Giver – Easy read formula for life success
  • Four Hour Work Week – systematize lifestyle business to make it passive
  • The Emyth revisited
  • The millionaire fast lane
  • Dotcom Secrets
  • Innovators Dilemma
  • Lean Startup
  • The Art of Profitability
  • Rocket Fuel
  • Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurs
  • 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing
  • The Magic of Thinking Big
  • Pumpkin Plan
  • How to Get Rich


  • Landlording on Autopilot
  • Most Bigger Pockets Books
  • Unofficial Guide to Real Estate Investing
  • Multiple Streams of Income
  • Change Anything
  • Thinking in Bets
  • The compound effect
  • The One Thing
  • The Miracle Morning
  • 12 Week Year
  • Unlimited Power
  • Brain Rules
  • Tools of Titans
  •  Book of Mormon
  • Miracle Morning
  • 4-Hour Chef
  • 4-Hour Body
  • Four Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris
  • That Millionaire Fast Lane by MJ Demarco
  • The Simple Path to Wealth by JL Collins
  • Set For Life by Scott Trench
  • Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin

Financial Optimization Tools You Should Know About

Great external software tools that are available around the internet to help you get financially optimized.

  • Mint.com
  • Personal Capital
  • YNAB
  • Peerstreet
  • RealtyShares
  • Crowdstreet
  • Bigger Pockets
  • Velocity Banking
  • Great Courses
  • Udemy
  • Renatus

Recommended Podcasts

  • Bigger Pockets (Real Estate)
  • Bigger Pockets Money (Personal Finance)
  • Mad Fientist (Personal Finance)