Reading personal finance books is one of the key ways I increased my financial knowledge about saving, investing and paying off debt fast.
I was always able to learn new money concepts and money management strategies, from the perspectives, approaches and experiences different authors shared, on the topic personal finance, although it was never easy to find one from a Caribbean author.
Thankfully, that is no longer the case and I am happy to share 7 personal finance books by authors in the Caribbean and the Diaspora you should read.
Smart Money Rules: How To Secure Your Financial Future In A New Economy
By: Marie Deary, Grenadian Heritage, USA
In her book Smart Money Rules: How To Secure Your Financial Future In A New Economy, Marie Deary helps you navigate the intimidating waters of personal finance in the new economy. This personal finance read is a “powerful, must-have manifesto” on how to budget to save, save to invest and investing the right way.
Add Smart Money Rules to your reading list to learn how to build the financial security you want for your life.
Stock Market Investing Mini Lessons for Beginners: A Starter Guide for Beginner Investors
By: Mabel Nunez, Dominican Heritage, USA
Mabel Nunez found her passion for stocks and investing as a junior in college and wrote Stock Market Investing Mini Lessons for Beginners: A Starter Guide for Beginner Investors to teach others how to understand the stock market and start investing.
Learn how the stock market & individual stock investing works in an easily digestible and straight to the point way, with Mabel’s book.
Unmasking The Strong Black Woman: 16 Essays on How To Manage Your Emotional Health, Build Your Wealth, and Live a Juicy Life
By: Kara Stevens, Antiguan Heritage, USA
Kara Stevens is on a mission to help black women be healthy, wealthy and brave and wrote Unmasking The Strong Black Woman: 16 Essays on How To Manage Your Emotional Health, Build Your Wealth, and Live a Juicy Life as a resource that converges personal finance, feminism and self-help.
Make a change in your mental health, self-care, family relationships, finances and redefine strength, with the help of Kara’s book.
Life, Liberty N’ Property: A Guide To Successful Real Estate Investing
By: John Delia, Haitian Heritage, USA
John Delia raised, managed and exited a $300,000+ real estate investment fund by the time he was 25 years old and shares his knowledge and experience as a millennial real estate investor in his book Life, Liberty N’ Property: A Guide To Successful Real Estate Investing.
Get the knowledge you need about real estate investing and a roadmap to your first income-producing real estate, here.
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The 3 Ms of Money: How To Manage Multiply & Maintain Your Money
By: Cherryl Hanson Simpson, Jamaica, West Indies
After taking her own journey to financial success, Cherryl Hanson Simpson, shares how she managed, multiplied and maintains her money. Find out how to overcome financial failure, and learn the steps to win in the game of money with Cherryl’s book, The 3 Ms of Money: How To Manage Multiply & Maintain Your Money.
Student Loan Answers: A 7-Step Guide To Understanding Your Caribbean Student Loan
By: Melisa Boutin, Kittitian in the USA
In my book, Student Loan Answers: A 7-Step Guide To Understanding Your Caribbean Student Loan, I share my first-hand experience with tackling my Caribbean student loan, and how Caribbean students can navigate the muddled college financing process, avoid lender mishaps and slash the high-interest cost of Caribbean student loans. Learn how to reap the benefits of your investment in higher education with Student Loan Answers.
My Money & Me
By: Melinda Belle, Barbados, West Indies
Melinda Belle, knows firsthand how your mindset, emotions, and financial behavior can negatively affect your money. In her e-book, My Money & Me, Melinda helps you examine how your own behavior keeps your money from growing and how to set your finances on the right path. Start transforming your finances with a copy of Melinda’s book, here.
What are other personal finance books by authors in the Caribbean and Diaspora to read?