3 things school doesn’t teach you about money

Robert Kiyosaki dishes more wealth-building tidbits

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Book Review Title: "Unfair Advantage: The Power of Financial Education -- What Schools Will Never Teach You About Money" Author: Robert T. Kiyosaki Publisher: Plata Publishing, 2011; 176 pages; $8.90 at Robert Kiyosaki is perhaps still best known as the author of the "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" series of books, which almost 15 years ago began indoctrinating the world on his then-unconventional wealth-building strategies. The books emphasize the use of leverage (debt) to build real estate investment portfolios and businesses, and largely eschew stock market investments, savings accounts and conventional "get a good job" wisdom. Kiyosaki raised more than a few eyebrows when he declared that your personal residence was a liability because it was cash-flow negative. Then the market meltdown proved his point. Less well-known are Kiyosaki's insistence that his adherents manage their spending, consumer debt and taxes wisely -- sage advi...