The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason is seen as a timeless classic to millions of people worldwide; whether they are an avid reader, historian, or just a finance enthusiast, this book transports you to the world when Babylon was one of the greatest empires of its time. Now many may be wondering how this book can be categorized under finances or how someone who has lived centuries ago can still hold bearing to this modern age. But it does, and it is one of those rare instances where you have to read it to believe it. George S. Clason’s ‘The Richest Man in Babylon’ provides the potential to unlock the secrets of gaining personal wealth. After all, it is hailed as one of the best books of all time that has to do with finances. The Richest Man in Babylon unveils the secret to money-making and access to wealth. The Richest Man in Babylon employs popular Babylonian Parables, suggestions, advice, financial solving tools, and invaluable information found throughout the Bible and from other sources, and it paints informative and educational imagery in the subject of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth. Being beautifully written and copying the methodical writing of those back in the days, the stories in this book are sure set to encourage and stimulate the mind and create a perspective that can enable you to be on the appropriate path to prosperity and the joys that accompany it. And what’s more, ‘The Richest Man in Babylon’ also holds the secrets not just in generating wealth for yourself, but to also maintain and keep it.
About the Author
George Samuel Clason or George S. Clason was born in Louisiana, Missouri (November 7, 1874) and lived till April 7, 1957, where he passed away in Napa, California, at the age of eighty-two.
Throughout his lifetime, he had once served as a soldier for the United States in the front lines of the Spanish-American War. Later on, he would move on to become a businessman and a writer in his later years.
He had become the founder and starter of the Clason Map Company of Denver, Colorado, which specialized in cartography and was the first company to publish a road atlas of the United States and Canada. He also founded the Clason Publishing Company; however, both companies did not pull through the Great Depression.