Robert Kiyosaki is an American entrepreneur, author, and investor, best known for his bestselling book, “Rich Dad Poor Dad.” He was born on April 8, 1947, in Hilo, Hawaii, and as of March 2023, he is still alive.
Kiyosaki grew up in a family of educators and worked in sales before starting his own business. He has been a successful entrepreneur and investor, founding multiple companies in the fields of finance, education, and real estate. His most famous book, “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” was published in 1997 and has sold millions of copies worldwide. The book details Kiyosaki’s personal experiences and financial philosophy, which emphasizes the importance of financial education, building passive income streams, and investing in real estate.
Kiyosaki is a prominent figure in the world of personal finance and has written numerous other books on topics such as investing, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. He is also a sought-after speaker and has appeared on numerous television and radio programs.
Despite his success, Kiyosaki has also faced controversy and criticism for his financial advice, which some experts have deemed risky or unrealistic. Nevertheless, his books and teachings continue to inspire many people to take control of their financial lives and pursue their dreams of financial freedom.
As of March 2023, Robert Kiyosaki remains an active entrepreneur, author, and speaker, and continues to share his financial wisdom with audiences around the world.
An intelligent person hires people who are more intelligent than he is.
Most people, in their drive to get rich, are trying to build an Empire State Building on a six-inch slab.
A mistake is a signal that it is time to learn something new, something you didn’t know before.
Having two dads offered me the choice of contrasting points of view: one of a rich man and one of a poor man.
I develop my financial IQ because I want to participate in the fastest game and biggest game in the world.
I’d rather welcome change than cling to the past.
The massive loss of jobs in recent times proves how shaky the middle class really is financially.
The greater your financial intelligence, the easier it is to tell whether a deal is good.
The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
Most people fail to realize that in life, it’s not how much money you make. It’s how much money you keep.
The richest people in the world look for and build networks; everyone else looks for work.
Cash flow tells the story of how a person handles money.
The best investments are usually first sold to sophisticated investors, who then turn around and sell them to the people playing it safe.
More money seldom solves someone’s money problems
Rich people acquire assets. The poor and middle class acquire liabilities that they think are assets.
The problem with ‘secure’ investments is that they are often sanitized, that is, made so safe that the gains are less.
Higher incomes cause higher taxes, also called ‘bracket creep’.
The more a person seeks security, the more that person gives up control over his life.
You’re only poor if you give up.
The best way to predict the future is to study the past, or prognosticate.
Just like a board game, the world is always providing us with instant feedback.
Occasionally, we all need to look in the mirror and be true to our inner wisdom rather than our fears.
I’d rather be welcoming change than dreading change.
The world is always handing you opportunities of a lifetime, every day of your life, but all too often we fail to see them.
If you want to be rich…Don’t allow yourself the luxury of excuses.
Don’t be addicted to money. Work to learn. don’t work for money. Work for knowledge.
Personally, I use two main vehicles to achieve financial growth: real estate and small-cap stocks.
When you are young, work to learn, not to earn.
Complaining about your current position in life is worthless. Have a spine and do something about it instead.
Often, the more money you make the more money you spend; that’s why more money doesn’t make you rich – assets make you rich.
If you want to be rich and maintain your wealth, it’s important to be financially literate, in words as well as numbers.
The poor and the middle-class work for money. The rich have money to work for them.
The fear of being different prevents most people from seeking new ways to solve their problems.
The most life-destroying word of all is the word tomorrow.
The most successful people in life are the ones who ask questions. They’re always learning. They’re always growing
Games reflect behavior. They are instant feedback systems.
Money often makes obvious our tragic human flaws, putting a spotlight on what we don’t know.
The greatest losses of all are those from missed opportunities.
An asset puts money in my pocket. A liability takes money out of my pocket.
A person can be highly educated, professionally successful, and financially illiterate.
By not understanding money, the vast majority of people allow its awesome power to control them.
If you’re still doing what mommy and daddy said for you to do (go to school, get a job, and save money), you’re losing.
Talk is cheap. Learn to listen with your eyes. Actions do speak louder than words. Watch what a person does more than what he says.
That is the reason it is so hard to motivate kids in school today. They know that professional success is no longer solely linked to academic success, as it once was.