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The Ten Roads to Riches. The Ways the Wealthy Got There (And How You Can Too!). 2nd Edition

  • ID: 2330922
  • Book
  • June 2017
  • 272 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Legendary money manager, billionaire, and industry thought leader Ken Fisher opens his personal collection of stories, sharing practical strategies and tools to help you navigate The Ten Roads to Riches.

This thoroughly revitalized Second Edition explores the ten tried and true roads to becoming ultra–wealthy, including being an entrepreneur, acquiring real estate, making wise investments, and even marrying into it. Rich with rarely heard anecdotes that are as illuminating as they are entertaining, this influential resource enables you to follow in the footsteps of those who have traveled down each road to wealth, while avoiding the same penniless fate of those who tumbled. Keep this valuable guide at your fingertips to:

  • Master powerful tools for shaping and ensuring success along your journey
  • Reference convenient, brand–new "Guideposts" and "Warning Signs" to help you avoid potholes on your road to wealth
  • Examine more up–to–date profiles and instructive examples than in the previous bestselling edition

Get rich the way you were meant to do it with The Ten Roads to Riches, Second Edition.

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Preface: Now, More Than Ever ix

Acknowledgments xxiii

About the Authors xxvii

Chapter 1 The Richest Road 1

Picking a Path 3

Newer or Better? 4

Built to Sell or Built to Last? 6

Bootstrap or Finance? 10

Public or Private? 11

The Big Bull s–Eye 13

Founders Are Quitters Just Do It 17

Chapter 2 Pardon Me, That s My Throne 23

Gray Hair and Dues–Paying 24

A CEO–volution (Through My Father s Eyes) 25

How to Lead 33

How to Get the Job 34

Aim Small . . . at First 36

The Big Payday 37

CEOs and Superheroes 40

The Best Part 43

Executive Education 43

Chapter 3 Along for the Ride: Ride–Alongs 47

Why Ride Along? 48

Pick the Right Firm 50

Be the Right Guy 55

Ride–Along Reading 59

Chapter 4 Rich . . . and Famous 61

The Talent Show 63

Potholes Ahead No One Sees! 67

Mogul Meandering 72

Read Your Way to Fame 78

Chapter 5 Marry Well. Really Well 81

How to Marry a Millionaire Billionaire 83

Like a Fine Wine Well Maintained 90

Men Can Play, Too! 93

Love, Marriage, and Money 96

Do It by the Book 97

Chapter 6 Steal It Like a Pirate, but Legally 99

Crusader or Pirate? 100

Raider s Road 101

The Richest Legal Road 103

Tort Us and the Scare 104

Target Practice 112

When a Pirate Becomes a Villain 115

The Inside Track 117

Chapter 7 OPM Not Opium: Where Most of the Richest Are 121

Basic OPM Career Rules 122

Steps to OPM Wealth 124

Hedge Your Bets 130

Private Equity s Big Bucks 135

Don t Break the Law 137

Love Capitalism, Not Social Acceptance 142

Chapter 8 Inventing Income 145

The True Inventors 146

Writing for Dollars 148

Political Pensions and Good News 153

If You Can t Be President . . . 155

Think Tanks Run Amok a Sham–Scam 159

Monetized Reading 161

Chapter 9 Trumping the Land Barons 165

The Magic 166

Monetize It 166

The Fool s Bargain 169

Flippin s for Friggin Losers 171

Getting Started 172

Buy, Build, or Both? 175

Where to Be and Not to Be; That Is the Question 177

Baron Books 181

Chapter 10 The Road More Traveled 183

Income Matters 184

Saving Grace 186

Get a Good Rate of Return (Buy Stocks) 191

The Right Strategy 194

Bonds Are Riskier Than Stocks Seriously 202

Like Hetty? 205

Reading for Dollars 206

Notes 209

Index 227

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Kenneth L. Fisher
Elisabeth Dellinger
Lara W. Hoffmans
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