Robert T. Kiyosaki

Best known as the author of Rich Dad Poor Dadthe #1 personal finance book of all time—Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. He is an entrepreneur, educator, and investor who believes the world needs more entrepreneurs who will create jobs.

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With perspectives on money and investing that often contradict conventional wisdom, Robert has earned an international reputation for straight talk, irreverence, and courage and has become a passionate and outspoken advocate for financial education.

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Robert has been heralded as a visionary who has a gift for simplifying complex concepts—ideas related to money, investing, finance, and economics—and has shared his personal journey to financial freedom in ways that resonate with audiences of all ages and backgrounds. His point of view is that the “old advice”—go to school, get a job, save money, get out of debt, invest for the long term, and diversify—has become obsolete advice in today’s fast-paced ever-changing world. His Rich Dad philosophies and messages challenge the status quo and his teachings encourage people to take initiative to become financially educated and financially free.

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Robert grew up in the small town of Hilo, Hawaii. He went to college at Kings Point Merchant Marine Academy in New York state. Upon graduation, Robert turned down a well-paying job with Standard Oil and chose to enlist in the Marine Corps as a helicopter pilot at the time of the Vietnam War.

After his service in the military, Robert went to work for the Xerox Corporation. His Rich Dad told him that the key to any successful business is sales. Robert rose to the #1 salesperson at Xerox. From there his entrepreneurial spirit kicked in. He created the company Rippers, along with his brother. Rippers was the first company ever to bring to market the nylon and Velcro “surfer” wallet.

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During this time Robert met and studied with R. Buckminster Fuller; a futurist, visionary, inventor, architect and humanitarian. Bucky, as he was called, had an immense impact on Robert and as a result Robert set out to make a positive difference as an educator of entrepreneurship and money.

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In 1996 Robert and his wife, Kim, created and launched the CASHFLOW board game to teach people about money and investing in a fun and entertaining way. In 1997 Robert wrote Rich Dad Poor Dad, and they founded The Rich Dad Company. Today the book and the board game are more popular and relevant than ever before.

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Robert is the author of 27 books, including two books with Donald Trump, prior to him becoming President of the United States. Robert has been a featured guest with media outlets in every corner of the world. He the host of the Rich Dad Radio Show podcast, a world-renowned speaker, and life-long student.

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Limitless Expo 2024

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Rich Dad Radio Show

Automate Your Wealth

Release date: July 17, 2024
Guest(s): Guest host Jaren Sustar with guest Brennan Schlagbaum
Episode Description: Guest host Jaren Sustar fills in for Robert in this episode and welcomes Brennan Schlagbaum as they discuss their insights on how to simplify, automate, and build wealth efficiently.
Duration: 34min

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Robert Kiyosaki’s Latest Videos

Escaping the Rat Race: What School Failed to Teach You About Money - With Robert and Kim Kiyosaki

This our story and today we share with you our formula to millions, the game of the rich, and how we choose to fight academia with capitalism.

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How the Pandemic has Changed Real Estate In 2020 - @Ken McElroy [Millennial Money]

The first quarter of 2020 showed big promises for a favorable real estate market largely due to a strong economy, low unemployment, and record-low interest rates. This all changed when the coronavirus pandemic hit this past March.

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What Happens When Major Cities Go Broke WORLDWIDE - Robert Kiyosaki Quarantine Updates

What happens when cities across the country, or the world for that matter, can no longer collect taxes from its taxpayers? In major cities like New York and Vancouver, the taxes the city is able to collect is dwindling as many companies and individuals are struggling financially in the wake of the coronavirus.

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