The Richest Man in Babylon

Review The Richest Man in Babylon


The Richest Man in Babylon


The Mesopotamian city of Babylon gets a bad rap in the Scriptures in that it held a number of people from Judah captive. The Bible sees it as a wicked city, one that enslaved the ancient Hebrews. As it is rife with slavery, the city of Babylon is a wealthy citadel, to be regarded as the richest person within the city is saying something.  

Seen as a timeless classic, George S. Clason’s “The Richest Man in Babylon” is a work considered to be one of the most notable books on finances. The work contains advice, suggestions, short narratives, and financial-solving tools. 

All-in-all, the book unpacks a handsome amount of invaluable information that would have you accumulating profit and ultimately send you on your merry way to riches.

Numerous reviews agree that “The Richest Man in Babylon” is a good book. To qualify the textural soundness, many say that it had been of great help in surviving the 2008 financial crisis. It is quite a page-turner; the rules stated in the book bore great effectiveness. The book served to safeguard one’s financial interests, saving him or her from tight economic spots and eventually herds the reader to a more frugal and lucrative life.

Despite the numerous positive opinions, there are also those who have negative claims against the book. They agree that this specific updated edition is no good, albeit the source material had been of tremendous help. The updated version is not updated.

About the Author

George S. Clason is a Louisiana native who had been a soldier, businessman, and writer. He was responsible for establishing two companies, namely, the Clason Map Company of Denver, Colorado, and the Clason Publishing Company. 

Table of Contents


The Man Who Desired Gold

The Richest Man In Babylon

Seven Cures for a Lean Purse

Meet the Goddess of Good Luck

The Five Laws of Gold

The Gold Lender of Babylon

The Walls of Babylon

The Camel Trader of Babylon

The Clay Tablets from Babylon

The Luckiest Man in Babylon

A Historical Sketch of Babylon

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