While there are many, many books that provide financial advice, some are certainly better than others. For those interested in learning more about personal finance, the wide range of books can seem confusing. Scott Marsh, with his 25+ years working in the personal finance industry, has compiled a list to direct those interested in learning more about personal finance to the best possible resource and to help them steer clear of some others. For each of the books on the list, he provides a rating of one to five stars.

5Beating the StreetPeter Lynch
5Lifetime Financial StrategiesMarshall Loeb
5One for the Money: Guide to Family FinanceMarvin J. Ashton
5One up on Wall StreetPeter Lynch
5The Millionaire Next DoorThomas J. Stanley
5The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever NeedAndrew Tobias
5The Only Other Investment Guide You'll Ever NeedAndrew Tobias
5The Richest Man in BabylonGeorge S. Clason
5The Two Income TrapElizabeth Warren
5The Warren Buffett Way: Investment Strategies of the World's Greatest InvestorRobert G. Hagstrom Jr.
5Your Money or Your LifeJoe and Vicki Dominguez
4Grow Rich with Mutual Funds'Without a BrokerStephen Littaur
4Guide to Financial IndependenceCharles R. Schwab
4Guide to Planning Your Financial FutureThe Wall Street Journal
4The Millionaire MindThomas J. Stanley
4The Money BookSylvia Porter
4The Wealthy BarberDavid Chilton
4Think and Grow RichNapoleon Hill
4You're Fifty - Now WhatCharles R. Schwab
3Do What You Love, The Money Will FollowMarsha Sinetar
3Get Clark SmartClark Howard
3How to do What You Love For a LivingNancy Anderson
3Personal Finance for DummiesEric Tyson
3Take on the StreetArthur Levitt
29 Steps to Financial FreedomSuze Orman
2A Millionaire's NotebookSteven K. Scott
2Eight Steps to Seven Figures"Charles B. Carlson
2Smart Couples Finish RichDavid Bach
2The Courage to Be RichSuze Orman
2The Laws of MoneySuze Orman
2What Rich People Know and Desperately Want to Keep SecretBrain Sher
2Why Smart People Make Big Money MistakesGary Belsky
1Common-Sense Investment Guide: How We Beat the Stock Market-And How You Can TooBeardstown Ladies
1Financial Self DefenseCharles J. Givens
1If You Want to Be Rich & Happy Don't Go to School?Robert T. Kiyosaki
1Rich Dad Poor DadRobert T. Kiyosaki
1Rich Dad's Cash Flow QuadrantRobert T. Kiyosaki
1Rich Dad's Guide to InvestingRobert T. Kiyosaki
1Wealth Without RiskCharles J. Givens