Is Rich Dad Poor Dad Still Relevant to You for Financial Freedom? You Decide.
“A person can be highly educated, professionally successful, and financially illiterate.”
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A financially literate person should be able to answer these questions:
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"Rich Dad, Poor Dad" is a best-selling personal finance book, written by Robert T. Kiyosaki and Sharon L. Lechter.
It reads like an allegorical story about Robert Kiyosaki a...
The “Poor dad”, a stereotype for the regular salary man, believes that one should work for money as an employee at a stable job. This mentality can trap a person into working a job they don’t love, but is willing to stick with because they have to pay the bills.
The "Rich dad", an entrepreneur, thinks wealth comes from experience-based learning (learn on the job, by becoming an entrepreneur) and multiple income streams.
When the “poor dad” encourages working your way up the ladder, “rich dad” laughs and says, “Why not own the ladder?”
According to Kiyosaki in his book "Poor Dad, Rich Dad", rich people do certain things poor people don't:
John T. Reed, a real estate investor, looked into the accuracy of Kiyosaki's best-selling book and found it inaccurate:
According to John T. Reed the famous book is filled with bad advice:
Many critics pointed out that Kiyosaki is selling a cult, not financial advice.
He is accused of tapping into the fantasies of the masses & being short on specifics, both attributes of religious cults.
The Cashflow Quadrant is a concept from Robert Kiyosaki's "Rich Dad Poor Dad" which represents the different methods by which income is generated:
There are 2 types of income:
Active Income: You are trading time for money. In order to make money you must perform something. Every day you start from zero.
Passive Income: You do not have to be present to generate income. Things like real estate, stocks, bonds are sources of passive income. You are literally making money while sleeping.