How to Make More Money: The Ultimate Guide

If there’s one desire that can unite all people, it’s surely the desire to make more money. There are always ways you can generate some extra cash, whether it’s by securing yourself a new job, taking up a side job, or improving your efficiency. If you’re serious about making more money, this list of resources will get you on the path to better financial wellbeing.


We’ve divided this guide into five helpful sections:

  1. LEARN
  2. PREPARE
  3. FIND
  4. GRIND
  5. KEEP GOING

LEARN

Learn how to find a better job


Knowledge is power. If everyone knew how to make money effectively, we’d all be rich, so if you’re not where you want to be yet, it’s time to hit the books. With the knowledge these books offer, you’ll be able to manage your personal finances and achieve your financial goals effectively, propelling you ever closer to your dream life.


Think and Grow Rich

Book

"Think and Grow Rich has been called the "Granddaddy of All Motivational Literature." It was the first book to boldly ask, "What makes a winner?" The man who asked and listened for the answer, Napoleon Hill, is now counted in the top ranks of the world's winners himself.

The most famous of all teachers of success spent "a fortune and the better part of a lifetime of effort" to produce the "Law of Success" philosophy that forms the basis of his books and that is so powerfully summarized in this one."


I Will Teach You to Be Rich

Book

Buy as many lattes as you want. Choose the right accounts and investments so your money grows for you—automatically. Best of all, spend guilt-free on the things you love. Personal finance expert Ramit Sethi has been called a “wealth wizard” by Forbes and the “new guru on the block” by Fortune. Now he’s updated and expanded his modern money classic for a new age, delivering a simple, powerful, no-BS 6-week program that just works.


Rich Dad Poor Dad

Book

Since it's release, this book has become the #1 Personal Finance book of all time... translated into dozens of languages and sold around the world. Rich Dad Poor Dad is Robert's story of growing up with two dads — his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad — and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you.


The Total Money Makeover

Book

There’s one sure way to whip your finances into shape, and that’s with The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition. By now, you’ve heard all the nutty get-rich-quick schemes, the fiscal diet fads that leave you with a lot of kooky ideas but not a penny in your pocket. Hey, if you’re tired of the lies and sick of the false promises, take a look at this—it’s the simplest, most straightforward game plan for completely making over your money habits. And it’s based on results, not pie-in-the-sky fantasies.


Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook

Book

After interviewing fifty of the world’s greatest financial minds and penning the #1 New York Times bestseller Money: Master the Game, Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook, taking you on a journey to transform your financial life and accelerate your path to financial freedom. No matter your salary, your stage of life, or when you started, this book will provide the tools to help you achieve your financial goals more rapidly than you ever thought possible.


The Richest Man in Babylon

Book

The ancient Babylonians were the first people to discover the universal laws of prosperity. In The Richest Man in Babylon, George S. Clason reveals their secrets for creating, growing, and retaining wealth. Through these entertaining tales of merchants, tradesmen, and herdsmen, you'll learn how to save more out what you earn, get out of debt, put your money to work, attract good luck, choose wise investments, and safeguard a lasting fortune.


Complete Guide To Money

Book

If you’re looking for practical information to answer all your “How?” “What?” and “Why?” questions about money, this book is for you. Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money covers the A to Z of Dave’s money teaching, including how to budget, save, dump debt, and invest. You’ll also learn all about insurance, mortgage options, marketing, bargain hunting and the most important element of all―giving.


Secrets of Six-Figure Women

Book

Secrets of Six Figure Woman: Surprising Strategies of the Successful High Earners will be a ground breaking book for high earners who want to ensure their wealth, enhance their success, and learn from others who are in the same boat. It will also offer inspiration, guidance, and motivation to those who aspire to make more.


Outliers: The Story of Success

Book

Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing. Along the way he explains the secrets of software billionaires, what it takes to be a great soccer player, why Asians are good at math, and what made the Beatles the greatest rock band.


Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Book

After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. In this edition, Dweck offers new insights into her now famous and broadly embraced concept. She introduces a phenomenon she calls false growth mindset and guides people toward adopting a deeper, truer growth mindset. She also expands the mindset concept beyond the individual, applying it to the cultures of groups and organizations. With the right mindset, you can motivate those you lead, teach, and love—to transform their lives and your own.


Business English prep

Service

ProofreadingServices.com started as an English proofreading service but has hired top English tutors to provide English lessons online. We teach conversational English, business English, and test prep (TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, etc.). Our goal is to help learners achieve fluency from the comfort of their own homes! Learn English with a tutor over WhatsApp, Skype, or another app.



PREPARE

Get yourself ready to apply to a better job


Searching for a job is never fun, we know. But if your goal is to transform your career, landing yourself a better job is probably a necessary step, and that requires writing a resume and going to job interviews. Tons of people struggle with these, but don’t worry—there are professional services out there to help.


Resume writing

Service

A professionally written resume increases your chances of getting hired by 40%, getting contacted by recruiters by 38%, and getting interviewed by 31%, according to TheLadders.com. That means a much shorter job search, more job offers (which generally means higher pay), and less stress. We will create a resume from scratch or rewrite your existing resume to optimize it for hiring managers and applicant tracking systems.


Cover letter writing

Service

We’ll write you a single cover letter that can easily be recycled with just a few changes for most job applications.


Linkedin writing

Service


We’ll write or rewrite your LinkedIn profile so it’s more professional and ranks better in search engines, getting you more views.


Mock interviews

Service

A mock interview provides you with an opportunity to practice for an interview and receive constructive feedback from a professional career counselor.


Career counseling

Service

Whether you're looking to land a specific job, receive a promotion or completely change your career you can receive career coaching over the phone.



FIND

Locate your dream job.


What’s your dream job? Okay… now, how do you find it? The world is vast and complex, and it can be extremely difficult to find your dream job among all the others out there. Our guides were written to make it easier for you to find your dream job and begin the life of financial freedom you’ve been pursuing.


Where to find jobs (particularly if you want to work from home)

Guide

We wrote four guides to help you streamline your job search so you can find work faster and spend more time doing the things you love.



GRIND

Keep going until you find your dream job.


At this point, you have the right financial knowledge; have a brilliant resume and cover letter; have learned how to ace a job interview; and know where to find jobs. What’s left? Keep trying until you land your dream job. These books will teach you habits and lifestyle tips to transform your attitude for maximum success.


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Book

One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years. It has transformed the lives of presidents and CEOs, educators and parents—in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations across the world. This twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Stephen Covey’s cherished classic commemorates his timeless wisdom, and encourages us to live a life of great and enduring purpose.


Business Brilliant

Book

In Business Brilliant, Lewis Schiff combines compelling storytelling with ground-breaking research to show the rest of us what America’s self-made rich already know: It’s synergy, not serendipity that produces success. He explodes common myths about wealth and explains how legendary entrepreneurs such as Richard Branson, Suze Orman, Steve Jobs, and Warren Buffet have subscribed to a set of priorities that’s completely different from those of the middle class.


You Are a Badass at Making Money

Book

You Are a Badass at Making Money will launch you past the fears and stumbling blocks that have kept financial success beyond your reach. Drawing on her own transformation—over just a few years—from a woman living in a converted garage with tumbleweeds blowing through her bank account to a woman who travels the world in style, Jen Sincero channels the inimitable sass and practicality that made You Are a Badass an indomitable bestseller. She combines hilarious personal essays with bite-size, aha concepts that unlock earning potential and get real results.


The 10X Rule

Book

While most people operate with only three degrees of action-no action, retreat, or normal action-if you're after big goals, you don't want to settle for the ordinary. To reach the next level, you must understand the coveted 4th degree of action. This 4th degree, also know as the 10 X Rule, is that level of action that guarantees companies and individuals realize their goals and dreams. The 10 X Rule unveils the principle of "Massive Action," allowing you to blast through business cliches and risk-aversion while taking concrete steps to reach your dreams.


Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Book

Angela Duckworth is a celebrated researcher and professor. It was her early eye-opening stints in teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience that led to her hypothesis about what really drives success: not genius, but a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance. In Grit, she takes us into the field to visit cadets struggling through their first days at West Point, teachers working in some of the toughest schools, and young finalists in the National Spelling Bee. She also mines fascinating insights from history and shows what can be gleaned from modern experiments in peak performance. Finally, she shares what she’s learned from interviewing dozens of high achievers.



KEEP GOING

Don’t stop until you’re earning more.


Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Inspiration

This bold yet simplistic yellowish-orange poster features the Gandhi quote “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever” in a large, black font. It is complemented by a small picture of Gandhi at the bottom.


The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

Inspiration

This beautiful motivational poster features a simple graphic of a human figure gazing at a sea of mountains against the backdrop of a sunset. Below, in a white font, is the Confucius quote “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”


Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing.

Inspiration

This attractive motivational poster features a space backdrop with a simplistic red rocket graphic shooting up from the bottom and through the quote. The quote, from Ralph Waldo Emerson, reads, “Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing.”



There’s no shortage of resources on this list, which means you should now be well-equipped to set your money-making plans in gear, no matter what your current situation is. It’ll take some hard work—we never said it would be easy. But with this ultimate resource guide, you’re closer to your dream lifestyle than ever before.