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Rich Dad Poor Dad

Rich Dad Poor Dad is a best-selling book on personal finance by Robert Kiyosaki that advocates investing in distressed real estate with a positive cash flow, as well as entrepreneurship and education in financial matters, especially small stock returns. The book contrasts his real father, who was a highly educated school teacher on a salary but “poor,” and a “rich” dad who was allegedly a friend’s father who went on to become one of the richest men in Hawai’i, where Kiyosaki grew up.

Kiyosaki has, virtually single-handedly, challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. In communicating his point of view on why “old” advice—get a good job, save money, get out of debt, invest for the long ...

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