Book Reviews

The Behavior Gap

Book Review: The Behavior Gap – Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things with Money by Carl Richards

The Behavior Gap is one of the books that I set out to read for my personal finance goals of 2017. It is often recommended by personal finance gurus. The...
The Richest Man in Babylon

Book Review: The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason

If you’re remotely interested in personal finance, you have probably heard of the book entitled The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason. You have probably heard that it...
behind the scenes with berkshire hathaway

Book Review: Damn Right! Behind the Scenes with Berkshire Hathaway Billionaire Charlie Munger by Janet Lowe

After reading The Snowball by Alice Schroeder and going to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual General Meeting in Omaha (see my experience in parts one and part two), I was hooked...
one up on wall street

One Up on Wall Street by Peter Lynch Book Review

I was a bit hesitant to read One Up on Wall Street by Peter Lynch because to be frank, I didn't really like Beating the Street very much.  One Up...
Beating the Street

Beating the Street by Peter Lynch Book Review

Peter Lynch was a legendary money manager of the Fidelity Magellan Fund- $1000 invested intros fund in 1977 was worth $28,000 in 1990.  He has since retired from the Magellan...
the snowball

Book Review: The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder

I have always wanted to read The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life but never got around to it.  Since I am planning to go to the Berkshire...
The Essential Retirement Guide

Frederick Vettese’s: The Essential Retirement Guide – A Contrarian’s Perspective

Frederick Vettese tells you right up front that while he sought to use “layman’s terms” in his newest offering: The Essential Retirement Guide – A Contrarian’s Perspective, it is NOT...
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The Warren Buffett Way: Investment Strategies of the World’s Greatest Investor Review

Since I planning to realize my dream of seeing Warren Buffett live in person, I thought it would be a good idea to read about his investment strategies and to...
The intelligent investor

Re-Reading The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

On my recent holiday, I had the opportunity to re-read The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham.  Some (one? two?) of you may recall that I reviewed it back in 2010...
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