Gain timeless wisdom on wealth-building in this multimillion-selling classic of personal finance.
In ancient times, a man named Arkad is questioned by his childhood friends: how has he prospered enough to become the richest man in Babylon while they still struggle to get by? He answers them by sharing essential truths about money-earning it, spending it, saving it, giving it, investing it-that continue to benefit countless readers in the twenty-first century.
Rooted in evergreen principles rather than get-rich-quick gimmicks, The Richest Man in Babylon is an indispensable read, providing solid, simple guidance on how to achieve financial security and success.
George S. Clason was an American author. He is most often associated with his book The Richest Man in Babylon, which was first published in 1926 and consists of a series of informational pamphlets about thriftiness and achieving financial success. Clason is credited with coining the phrase "pay yourself first." He died in Napa, California, and is buried at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Mateo County, California.