One of the best investments you can make in yourself is to increase your financial literacy. In fact if you only have 10 hours this year that you can invest in self-improvement there are very few ways you can better spend that time than reading a book on investing and financial management.
Go ahead and take the time to visit your library and find a few books on investing and financial management. Even if you just skim the parts that look interesting you’ll find this small investment can make a big difference in your ability to plan financially for the future.
The Wall Street Journal has a good book on investing that I’d recommend. What do other people suggest? Is there a financial book that you would recommend?
Good management of your finances can have one of the biggest impacts on your productivity because it determines how efficient you convert your time into money into the things you need. On Wednesdays we are discussing the financial aspect of productivity. Watch for more financial posts in the future.