You all know how much I love to save money… so today I thought I’d share with you the books I love to read on saving money.
Probably not great bed time reading every night, but a good book on managing finances is invaluable every so often to brush up on what you are already doing!
A Stay At Home Mum original — this read by Jody Allen is full of valuable tips and insights on how to live well on less. It features different guidelines, how-to’s, DIY instructions, and inspiring accounts from savvy moms on how they go about with life. This fabulous book features recipes, a sample shopping list, and just about everything you’d need to be a cost-cutter at home, and to live a full life with less.
2. The $21 Dollar Challenge
This thrifty challenge shows you how to make the most out of $21 through the one-week grocery slashing method! Everything about this book revolves around decluttering by maximising what’s in your pantry, and learning new skills simultaneously. What do you get out of this neat, cost-cutting challenge —- $300 worth of saving!
I adore this book. Great for the person that has their normal day to day finances sorted, but want to save for the future and manage their money like a pro. Easy to read and understand. Highly recommend.
4. Debt Free, Cashed Up and Laughing
Cath Armstrong and Lea-Anne Brighton teach you how to save money on everyday household items, and provide tips and tricks to be practical around the house. It’ll help you pay any credit card or outstanding debts you may have, so that you can jumpstart at saving money for your future! No more financial anxiety, no more worries! Savings can be made with every aspect you deal and face with in your every day life. Thousands of dollars can be saved, depending on your commitment in the things this awesome book provides.
This Noel Whittaker original reveals timeless principles that are still relevant as ever. It relays to us secrets of acquiring wealth known to have existed (and worked) for centuries. After reading this, you’ll know how to change your ways, make money, invest wisely and avoid any financial traps. Whittaker’s golden rules of wealth will bring you far.
Another Stay At Home Mum original, Allen’s Once A Month Cooking book features over 150 recipes that can be prepared and frozen in a day. It’ll teach you the right packaging materials to use, ingredients to cook, and even organisational skills that’ll cut your costs. Saving money with neat ways of being thrifty in the kitchen is the way to go.
7. How to Manage Your Money When You Don’t Have Any
By Erik Wecks
8. The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
by Dave Ramsey
9. The $50 Weekly Shop
10. Personal Finance for Dummies
By Eric Tyson
11. The Money Saving Mom’s Budget
By Crystal Paine
12. Frugal Living for Dummies
Living a frugal lifestyle doesn’t mean you deprive yourself of things, it means being smarter about the way you do things. This book for “dummies”show you ways of living a meaningful, frugal life. It will help you cut down your grocery shopping by being a shrewd shopper, and freezing meals ahead of time. Apart from that, it’ll train you how to keep an eye out for sale items at certain periods of the year, and showcase energy saving tips to maximise your budget.
14. The Millionaire Next Door
This New York Times bestseller identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth. It’ll reveal to you the secrets of the truly rich.
15. Debt Free by 30
This read offers a practical, systematic plan to rescue you from financial abyss. The book was inspired, and written, by two 20+ individuals, who found themselves after suffering horrible, overwhelming debt. They share a guide, based on first-hand experiences, on how to live a debt-free life.
16. The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous and Broke
Suze Orman’s answers the generation’s cry for help with this money-saving book. She acknowledges the generation’s tough, debt-filled situation, and how they themselves know (and are painfully aware) of these urgent matters. She presents different ways in overcoming these problems — having real-life accounts of individuals, relating their experiences of being broke, and having lifted themselves out of it.
17. The Behaviour Gap
Carl Richards was inspired to write this book after growing frustrated seeing people [closest to his heart] making the same mistakes. He witnessed the play of emotions in their financial decision-making. He named this phenomenon the behaviour gap: the distance between what we should and what we actually do. His book will teach you how to reevaluate all kinds of situations to help you save money and attain peace of mind.
18. Generation Debt
Generation Debt offers “a truly gripping account of how young adults are being ground down by low wages, high taxes, huge student loans, sky-high housing prices and the like. Author Anya Kamenetz examines this issue from every angle, and provides a riveting, rousing manifesto that will inspire everyone to take care of their financial future.”
19. Secrets of the Millionaire Mind
Secrets of the Millionaire Mind reveals the missing link between wanting success and achieving it! This book is divided into two parts: Part I explaining how your money blueprint works through the rare combination of common sense, heart, and humour. Part II will introduce the seventeen wealthy files that reveal how rich people’s minds are wired compared to those in the lower, or middle, class. Each Wealth File includes action steps for you to practice in the real world in order to dramatically increase your income and accumulate wealth.
20. Think and Grow Rich
This timeless bestseller gives you a modern day classic filled with knowledge in having power and control over your life; in trying to change it for the best. It gives you ways on how to start on your journey to personal growth and development through ideas, notions, and organised plans.