The ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ Mirage: Unmasking the Myth

Adam Gelencser
5 min readAug 31, 2023

For decades, Robert Kiyosaki’s “Rich Dad Poor Dad” has graced bookshelves, flaunted as a foundational tome for financial literacy. Its central tenets — the importance of financial education, the value of assets over liabilities, and the perils of the traditional employment path — have influenced millions. But as its lessons become deeply entrenched in modern financial culture, it is high time we scrutinize its content and the credibility of its author.

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Adam Gelencser

Tech enthusiast, currently entrepreneuring — regularly sharing content on tech news and irregularly on other topics. Founder of QMapper.co video AI tool.