The story is set in Babylon, which was once a city of wealth and splendour due to the hard work and wisdom of the people there. In the book, a wise, rich man from Babylon offers valuable advice on how to create and preserve wealth. Here is a summary of the lessons in the book –
To begin with, the seven rules of money to be practiced are listed. These comprise of steps without which one cannot generate wealth –
Save money. He says for every ten coins, you put in your purse, spend nine. This way you will accumulate money over a period of time.