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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
- 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
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 the world.
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
Kerr, is a TV and radio investment
advisor, his unparalleled expertise in
futures and commodities has made him a
regular contributor to news outlets like
CNBC, CNN, FOX News, CBS Evening News,
Nightly Business Report and many others.
Recently, he was even featured on Jon
Stewart's The Daily Show. What's more,
Kevin has traded commodities professionally
for the last 19+ years.Kevin is heard
frequently on radio stations throughout
the country and Kevin is a columnist and
newsletter editor with Dow Jones MarketWatch,
where he's been quoted weekly since 1999.Kevin
began his career on Wall Street in 1989
acting as a currency arbitrage clerk on
the former New York Cotton Exchange and
has worked on and owned seats on several
of the Commodities Exchanges in North
America. In 1993, Mr. Kerr joined Intercapital
Brokers, in New York and London, trading
OTC commodity swaps and options predominantly
in the energy and metals sectors. In 2002,
Mr. Kerr, began his newsletter and trading
education career with Weiss Research in
West Palm Beach Florida and later with
Agora Financial in Baltimore. Mr. Kerr
resides with his wife and daughter in
their homes in New England and Estonia.