Some Helpful ESL Teacher Financial Resources
Here are some books and other resources to help you not only survive but
thrive as an ESL teacher. There is no reason to be poor or broke while doing
what we love.
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about this topic:
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon
This is a classic and has been a best seller since 1937. It's all
about how our mental vision and attitude creates our world and our financial
life.This book should be read and studied by anyone who wants a more
prosperous, abundant life.
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
I've read many of his books and although I am not financially ready to implement
much of what he teaches, he is a writer of remarkable clarity and
gives alternative views on what the financial industry would prefer most
people believe. His info is eye-opening and a definite must in the
library of anyone who wants to be financially savvy.
The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace C. Wattles
Here is a little book that was written at the turn of the 20th century that
was in obscurity for a while and never had the same kind of accolades and
attention that Think and Grow Rich attained. But it's a classic in it's
own right. Clearly stated, easy to grasp, timeless principles
about achieving anything in life.
How to Get Lots of Money
for Anything Fast by Stuart Lichtman and Joe Vitale
A recent addition to the financial independence library, this ebook is about
what the author calls Cybernetic Transposition. Don't let the title turn
you off because the information and techniques contained within are pure
Stuart Lichtman is a successful businessman/teacher who has developed powerful
techniques to go past the subconscious blocks that prevent people
from achieving success in all areas of life. If you want to achieve
miracles in your life then this information is for you.
The Automatic Millionaire: The Powerful One-Step
Plan to Live and Finish Rich by David Bach
This guy has been on Oprah and offers some great advice and tools
to help you get your financial life in order. The bottom line is you will
never reach any kind of financial independence unless you learn to
pay yourself first. And he shows you how to do it automatically. I've
used his advice and is not only starting to pay off financially but emotionally
After you read the Automatic Millionaire you'll want to use this bank to
set up an automatic savings program as part of your ESL teacher wealth building
strategies. Go to ingdirect.com
Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship With Money
and Achieving Financial Independence by Joe Dominguez, Vicki
This is a helpful and eye-opening book. It has a different take on money
and financial independence than the above books.
It's a viewpoint that tempers the "gotta-make-a-zillion-dollars-to-be-happy"
attitude of a lot of the financial independence books out there. Some of
the exercises have had a permanent impact on my life.
The Complete Guide to Credit Repair by Bill Kelly Jr.
This little book will help you clean up your credit. You'll learn
how credit works, how to use credit properly and how to improves and maintain
new and existing credit accounts.
It provides sample letters and forms, how to stop credit agencies, how to
avoid credit scams and how to get your finances back on track.
American Express Business Card
If you set yourself up as a business you can apply for this card even if
you have poor credit. This is not really a credit card since you have to
pay off the balance each month. But it's a convenience whenever your debit
card isn't accepted like renting a car or checking into a motel.
Self Directed Roth IRA