The Richest Man in Babylon
IN THIS SUMMARY
This "book of cures for lean purses" is a guide to financial understanding. It offers insights that will aid you acquire money, keep money and make your surpluses earn more money. In order to show this, the book takes us back to Babylon, the cradle in which was nurtured the basic principles of finance now recognized and used the world over. Babylon became the wealthiest city of the ancient world because its citizens were the richest people of their time. They appreciated the value of money. They practiced sound financial principles in acquiring money, keeping money and making their money earn more money.