• Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth

  • The 8 Secrets of How 5,000 Ordinary Americans Became Successful Investors--and How You Can Too
  • By: Ric Edelman
  • Narrated by: Ric Edelman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Money & Finance, Investing & Trading
  • 3.9 out of 5 stars (79 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

How have a secretary, a firefighter, a retired naval officer, a housewife, a construction worker, and a pharmacist become wealthy? They, along with 5,000 of your neighbors, have all discovered the same secrets to attaining wealth. Their years of hard-won financial success - the result of a lifetime of trial and error - can now be yours. Best-selling author Ric Edelman shows you how, with fundamental strategies that include "Don't measure your success by the S&P 500" and "Rarely move from one investment to another." By combining his years of experience as a financial adviser with the stories of these ordinary investors, Edelman gives you practical steps that can help you create wealth.
©1999 by Ric Edelman (P)1999 HarperCollins Publishers Inc., All Rights Reserved; 1999 by John Earle; 16 9

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"One of the most successful financial advisors in the country." (Dow Jones Investment Advisor)
"He's unconventional. He's contrary. But when it comes to investing, people listen." (The Washington Post)

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Solid Personal Finance Book

Ric Edelman has solid reasoned advice for personal investments. I've tried questioning his theories and largely come up empty.

I dinged the book for two primary reasons.
1. -- The book is dated. Its examples and reasons still hold true, but it is 20 years old. He has updated his other books. Why not this one?
2. -- Audio quality is a lacking. His radio program and the other audio books don't have the same grainy sound. The narration is clear, but I don't find it as enjoyable & easy to listen to as his other works.

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WOW Wow and wow!

Where was this book all my life!!
Simple straightforward strategies to organize your money and your life. I and my husband is reviewing and applying - starting now.

I am even thinking through how to incorporate this material in my ABUNDANCE masterclass.

Everyone and their families MUST read and APPLY this material.

This book needs a platinum seal.