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The Wealthy Barber

Everyone’s Commonsense Guide to Becoming Financially Independent
Auteur(s): David Chilton
Narrateur(s): L. J. Ganser
Durée: 6 h et 53 min
4.5 out of 5 stars (265 évaluations)

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Description

A frequent guest on national TV and radio shows, David Chilton is widely praised for his ability to combine humor and common sense to show people the simplicity of sound financial planning. This updated edition of one of the biggest-selling financial-planning books will help you straighten out the complex twists and turns of personal finance on the road to monetary independence. Chilton shows you how to get rich slowly and steadily - even if your salary is average!

Relying on his fictional assistant, Roy the barber, and healthy dollops of humor, Chilton shows how you can take charge of your money now and achieve future financial freedom. Using an entertaining story to present his plan, Chilton shows you the way to fiscal good fortune, even if your current finances seem like a calamity. L.J. Ganser’s congenial narration highlights Chilton’s affable, readily accessible style.

©1998 David Barr Chilton (P)2001 Recorded Books, LLC

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American version

Canadians, please be aware that this is the American version. Useful, but lots of information provided in the book only concerns american residents.

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Good tips for the modern American, Canadian so so

Being a Canadian some of the topics are relatable but not 100% the same, good story for learning a not so entertaining subject

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Phenominal Narration

Loved the book it covers many important topics and yes there are some boring subjects BUT the story was laid out very clearly and with ease of understanding. As a Canadian, I need to find the equivalents of the American concepts but overall it's a sound book. I recommend.

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Dated but helpful

Very dated advice as far as buying mutual funds goes. Real estate prices are way higher today. Otherwise helpful tips and a very different book compared to all the other financial books out there. Fun to see how much things have changed since the 90’s.

Very well read by the author as he gives every character an individual voice and personality. He delivers all the humour in the book really well too.

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Wow

one of the most influential finance books I've ever read. would recommend to anyone trying to gain wealth and security.

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What a great book,

very good book! I've read this before but this is the first time listening to it! will definitely listen again within the year

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As good as personal finance gets

The book effectively taught the most boring but crucial subject to finance amateur with moderate amusement. The performer also contributed to the overall experience.

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Must read

Alot of useful information in the small book, definately worth a listen. Still stands up.

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The Storey spices up a dry subject.

Not too many people get excited when we're talking about investing, proper life insurance, wills and taxes, but the storey of the Wealthy Barber is narrated with anticipated dialog between client and advisor.
Easy listening with so much great content.

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Excellent book

Explain very complicated financial matters in a story telling fashion, this book a way ahead the other books in same category

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  • Willox
  • 2015-04-21

It's the American Version

While this book does provide great information and is very practical, I had downloaded it thinking that there was only one version available. Turns out there are two, a Canadian Edition and an American one. I thought there was only a Canadian Edition which confused me at first upon listening to it as he mentioned some very American places and topics. I let it slide at first as I just thought it was part of the Narrative; but as more and more information was given that related only to Americans I started to feel gipped off that all the useful information was slowly becoming useless to me as I am a Canadian.

As I stated previously the book has lost of great and practical information, but only if you live in the US.

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  • Martin
  • 2012-01-24

A good listen with useful advice

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes I would. Good story, useful information, and great listening experience.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The Wealthy Barber himself. Gave a lot of useful information.

Which character – as performed by L. J. Ganser – was your favorite?

Hard to pick, he did a very good job in my opinion. Looking for more books with him.

What insight do you think you’ll apply from The Wealthy Barber?

A lot of the financial advice is useful for someone my age.

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  • ariyaratne
  • 2012-11-23

Finacial wisdom

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

If you need to get some insight into financial matters in day to day life, read this book.

What does L. J. Ganser bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

witty style of the author

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

This generate amusement while listening to the book

Any additional comments?

I would like to recommend this book to anybody who want to become financially stable but clueless about basic financial facts.

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  • Luis
  • 2019-01-14

One of the best personal finances book out there

This by far is one of the best personal finance books out there. I will definitely will be coming back to this one to review many times to internalize all the principles and ideas covered in this book. I recommend it to anybody that wants to learn the basics of personal finances.

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  • Lauren
  • 2018-08-31

very informative

Very informative and the storyline was a nice touch on a somewhat boring topic. great!

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  • S Gebrial
  • 2017-11-02

Must listen for EVERYONE

Great introduction to financial planning. Recommended for anyone who needs an intro to it. A++

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  • Lindsay O
  • 2017-05-31

Every young person needs this book!

I loved it. Listened to it non stop. I feel our generation is very undereducated in the world of money management and this book explains everything in simple terms. Very highly recommended.

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  • Marcelo
  • 2016-04-27

A very good book

I liked all the lessons. Very well explained. Easy to understand. A book to have in hard copy too.

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  • Daniel S.
  • 2016-01-16

Great book!

I didn't like the amount of idle banter and didn't agree with the advise on investing in mutual funds. Overall I enjoyed and learned from this book.

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  • D. Law
  • 2015-08-14

The wealthy Barber-but not for all trades and people.

This book had some good content in places, but the overall intent was to overarching and broad. The story and characters really had no development but only to serve as stand-ins for the purposes of informing the reader. Which is fine. I would personally say about half of the information provided is out-of-date, or defaults to rules of thumb which would ultimately put the reader in situations of losing farmer money than gaining overtime.

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