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Dad Poor Dad
Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad Poor Dad - the international
runaway bestseller that has held a top spot on the
New York Times bestsellers list for over six years
- is an investor, entrepreneur and educator whose
perspectives on money and investing fly in the face
of conventional wisdom. He has, virtually single-handedly,
challenged and changed the way tens of millions, around
the world, think about money.
OVER 6 YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER LIST!
- November 2007 -
communicating his point of view on why 'old' advice
- get a good job, save money, get out of debt, invest
for the long term, and diversify - is 'bad' (both
obsolete and flawed) advice, Robert has earned a reputation
for straight talk, irreverence and courage.
Dad Poor Dad ranks as the longest-running bestseller
on all four of the lists that report to Publisher's
Weekly - The New York Times, Business Week, The Wall
Street Journal and USA Today - and was named "USA
Today's #1 Money Book" two years in a row. It
is the third longest-running 'how-to' best seller
of all time.
into 51 languages and available in 109 countries,
the Rich Dad series has sold over 27 million copies
worldwide and has dominated best sellers lists across
Asia, Australia, South America, Mexico and Europe.
In 2005, Robert was inducted into Amazon.com Hall
of Fame as one of that bookseller's Top 25 Authors.
There are currently 26 books in the Rich Dad series.
2006 Robert teamed up with Donald Trump to co-author
Why We Want You To Be Rich - Two Men - One Message.
It debuted at #1 on The New York Times bestsellers
writes a bi-weekly column - 'Why the Rich Are Getting
Richer' - for Yahoo! Finance and a monthly column
titled 'Rich Returns' for Entrepreneur magazine.
to writing Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert created the educational
board game CASHFLOW 101 to teach individuals the financial
and investment strategies that his rich dad spent
years teaching him. It was those same strategies that
allowed Robert to retire at age 47.
there are more that 2,100 CASHFLOW Clubs - game groups
independent of the Rich Dad Company - in cities throughout
and raised in Hawaii, Robert Kiyosaki is a fourth-generation
Japanese-American. After graduating from college in
New York, Robert joined the Marine Corps and served
in Vietnam as an officer and helicopter gunship pilot.
Following the war, Robert went to work in sales for
Xerox Corporation and, in 1977, started a company
that brought the first nylon and Velcro 'surfer wallets'
to market. He founded an international education company
in 1985 that taught business and investing to tens
of thousands of students throughout the world. In
1994 Robert sold his business and, through his investments,
was able to retire at the age of 47. During his short-lived
retirement he wrote Rich Dad Poor Dad.
go to school to learn to work hard for money. I write
books and create products that teach people how to
have money work hard for them." -- Robert Kiyosaki
Schiff President & Chief Global Strategist
Peter is one of the few investment advisors to have
correctly called the current bear market before it
began and to have positioned his clients accordingly.
As a result of his accurate forecasts of the mortgage
meltdown, credit crunch, and decoupling of commodities,
precious metals, and foreign markets from the U.S.
dollar, he has become a sought-after economic commentator
on a range of investment topics. Peter delivers lectures
at major economic and investment conferences, and
is quoted often in the print media, including the
Wall Street Journal, New York Times, L.A. Times, Barrons,
BusinessWeek, Time and Fortune. His broadcast credits
include regular guest appearances on CNBC, Fox Business,
CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News Channel, as well as hosting
a weekly radio show. As an author, he has written
four bestselling books, including his latest: "
Crash Proof 2.0: How to Profit from the Economic Collapse"
and "How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes".
Turk is founder of GoldMoney.com, which operates the
leading digital gold currency. He also publishes the
Freemarket Gold & Money Report, an investment
newsletter he founded in 1987. Previously, after a
decade with the international department of Chase
Manhattan Bank, he managed the commodity department
of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. His media appearances
include GoldSeek.com, CNN, Bloomberg, CBSMarketWatch,
CNBC, Barrons, the Wall Street Journal, and
Financial Sense Online.
Tuterow is a Professor of Economics. He holds a
B.S. in Decision Science from Berry College and
a M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Georgia State
University. Prior to joining Mercer University,
Dr. Tutterow held faculty and administrative appointments
at West Virginia University, Georgia State University
and Kennesaw State University. He has also served
as a visiting professor at the University of the
West Indies in Trinidad and at the Institute for
Industrial Policy Studies in Seoul, South Korea.
addition to his work in academia, Dr. Tutterow has
served as a consultant on economic, financial and
statistical issues for corporate clients ranging
from Fortune 500 companies to closely-held businesses.
He has provided expert testimony on economic, financial
and statistical matters in state & federal court
and before the Georgia Public Service Commission.
Dr. Tutterow has given several hundred speeches
to professional and civic groups on various topics
in the economic, business and political arenas.