Chris Waltzek & Bob Chapman, The International
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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
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
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." --
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
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,
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
including his latest:
" Crash Proof
2.0: How to Profit
from the Economic
"How an Economy
Grows and Why It Crashes".