Who would have thought that Pat Robertson, the religious broadcaster and host of The 700 Club, is a financial expert. He has written the book Right on the Money: Financial Advice for Tough Times.
The book is designed for the beginning investor or the investing novice, as it provides a lot of advice about obtaining credit, getting out of debt, improving your credit score, and saving money. He also covers the basics of stocks, mutual funds, options, future, and gold. In addition, he has several chapters on home ownership, mortgages, and refinancing.
For someone who is starting out with investing, Right on the Money: Financial Advice for Tough Times may be worth taking a look at.