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Who is Robert Kiyosaki?
Find out more about the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

Robert T. Kiyosaki is best known as the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad. This is the #1 personal finance book of all time, which has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money.

His book titles hold four of the top ten spots on Nielsen Bookscan List's Life-to-Date Sales from 2001-2008 alone. In addition, Robert has been featured on shows such as Larry King Live, Oprah, The Doctors, Bloomberg International Television and CNN.

Educational Entrepreneur, co-creator of the CASHFLOW® board game, founder of the financial education-based Rich Dad Company and author of New York Times Bestsellers: Rich Dad Poor Dad, Conspiracy of The Rich: The 8 New Rules of Money, and Unfair Advantage

With Perspectives on Money and Investing That Often Contradict Conventional Wisdom, Robert Has Earned a Reputation for Straight Talk, Irreverence and Courage.

His point of view is that the old advice of “get a good job, save money, get out of debt, invest for the long term, and diversify” is bad (both obsolete and flawed) advice. This challenges the status quo. His assertion that "your house is not an asset" has stirred controversy, but it has been proven to be accurate in our economy's current financial crisis.

In 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 Best Seller list.

Robert wrote the column, Why the Rich Are Getting Richer, for Yahoo! Finance. And he was featured in TIME Magazine's popular "10 Questions" column. Here, he answered questions ranging from investing with few resources to the impact of education on one's financial success.

Robert's latest book, Conspiracy of the Rich: The 8 New Rules of Money, pioneered online book publishing as a free, online and interactive book with contributions from 1.1 million readers in over 167 countries.

Frequent updates and postings appear on And he recently completed a mini-documentary, Shooting the Sacred Cows of Money. This centers on debunking the destructive myths about money and teaching the five, essential elements of financial education.The film can be viewed for free at www.

Why 'A' Students Work for 'C' Students book cover

Kiyosaki expands on his belief that the school system was created to churn out 'Es' / Employees... those "A Students" who read well, memorize well and test well... and not the creative thinkers, visionaries and dreamers –entrepreneurs-in-the-making... those "C Students who grow up to be the innovators and creators of new ideas, businesses, applications and products.

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