The Richest Man in Babylon BY GEORGE S. CLASON

The Richest Man in Babylon BY GEORGE S. CLASON

The Richest Man in Babylon BY GEORGE S. CLASON

About the book

First published in 1926, this version of the book is a hardcover that is formatted for a more convenient read. It is formatted to 12-sized font Garamond with a 1.25 spacing. The Richest Man in Babylon is considered a classic in financial advice. Hailed, as one of the greatest books on finance, The Richest Man in Babylon, is an inspirational book that delves into the secrets of money-making and savings. It reveals the secrets to financial wealth by giving sound, rational advice, and suggestions. It includes problem-solving tools, valuable financial information, and even parables to help the reader pave their way into financial success.


The Richest Man in Babylon is a timeless classic on finding financial success through parables set in ancient Babylon. It is easy to read and understand and teaches the reader how to develop their ability to grow financially successful. It provides seven basic principles on investing and saving in the form of parables, making it interesting to read at the same time that you are learning. 

This book is a great investment for young people to cultivate financial freedom in them. It is a good start, whether you are only beginning to be financially independent, living from paycheck to paycheck, juggling financial responsibilities, or even a mother or father with kids to send to school. The book is highly instructive with bits of wisdom for the reader to pick up and apply to their lives. 

The Richest Man in Babylon is a great book on finance when you’re going back to the basics. It is useful for those looking for tips on personal finance without the boredom of a finance textbook. Unique and interesting, this book provides a lot of information on finance that still proves to be true today.

About the author

George S. Clason (November 7, 1874 – April 7, 1957) was a soldier, writer, and businessman. Clason founded two companies: the Clason Map Company of Denver, Colorado, and the Clason Publishing Company.