As the chilly weather sweeps in and the holiday hustle and bustle wears us thin, we’ve got to keep motivated! Here are some financially focused books that can offer you a wealth of knowledge in the way of financial independence:

As someone who’s always eager to learn something new, Ken Kaufman CFO values the opportunity to use his down time to plan his next move up!  Lately, he’s been particularly gripped by books that focus on financial independence.  Of course, this is an idea just about every professional reaches for!  But once you enter your 40s, charting your next move becomes all the more important.  Here are some books Kaufman recommends to anyone looking for that dream of retirement (even before you reach ‘retirement age’!):

  • ‘The Little Book of Common Sense Investing’ by John C. Bogle
  • ‘A Random Walk Down Wall Street’ by Burton Malkiel
  • ‘The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need’ by Andrew Tobias
  • ‘I Will teach You to be Rich’ by Ramit Sethi
  • ‘The 4-Hour Workweek’ by Tim Ferriss