The Richest Man in Babylon
The World's Favorite Inspirational Guide to Managing Wealth
George Samuel Clason
Arcturus Publishing Limited
A timeless inspirational classic, The Richest Man in Babylon is a triumph of storytelling that has been deftly relating the tenets of financial wisdom to readers for more than 90 years. Covering economic tips on investment, savings, and managing income these fascinating parables set in ancient Babylon feature characters learning simple lessons in wealth management. Originally a series of separate informational pamphlets distributed by banks and insurance companies, the pamphlets were first bound together and published as a book in 1926.
George Samuel Clason was born in 1874 in Louisiana, Missouri. He was an American author, most famous for his book The Richest Man in Babylon (1926). He attended the University of Nebraska and served in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War. Clason started two companies, the Clason Publishing Company and the Clason Map Company of Denver Colorado which was the first company to publish a road atlas of the United States and Canada. He is best known for writing a series of informational pamphlets about being thrifty and how to achieve financial success.