From the N.Y. Times: Vaulting to No. 1, a Truism at a Time. “The Automatic Millionaire” by David Bach catches my eye. But the advice is simple — avoid debt, curb impulse buys, invest regularly and early. But these books continue to be hot sellers.
“Mr. Bach and his ilk have tapped into a basic need that seems to run deep in the culture: the need for reassurance.”
Most of the advice can be summed up in something Motley Fool’s 10 Lessons to Teach Kids About Money, which includes (10) Money can’t buy happiness, or love, but it can help you avoid many kinds of misery.