Saturday Reading with Our Financial Path

Good morning everyone, and happy Saturday! After my rant last week about how all personal finance basics books are the same, I decided to take a break this week from doing my own book reviews. If I'm getting to the point where reading another book triggers a rant, it must be time to regroup and … Continue reading Saturday Reading with Our Financial Path

These Personal Finance Books Are All The Same

What is a 401k? An IRA? Why should you open an emergency fund? What's the difference between a ROTH and a traditional IRA? How much will your credit card debt cost you over time? Is it better to pay down loans or invest? What are the different types of student loans? How does compound interest … Continue reading These Personal Finance Books Are All The Same

The Automatic Millionaire – New Edition Review! – David Bach

Last week I revisited an older David Bach book, Smart Couples Finish Rich, and I mentioned that I had found a lot of his books to be essentially the same. I was distinctly reminded of that when I picked up "The Automatic Millionaire" from the library, and decided to read and review it for all … Continue reading The Automatic Millionaire – New Edition Review! – David Bach

Smart Couples Finish Rich – David Bach

Have you ever read "Smart Couples Finish Rich" by David Bach? This book is one of the first personal finance books I can remember reading back in my early 20's. The book is copyrighted in 2001/2002, right after 9/11 and the tech crash of the early 2000's, so it's an interesting trip back through time. … Continue reading Smart Couples Finish Rich – David Bach

Better Off – Flipping the Switch on Technology

Have you ever wondered if all the technology we use is spoiling us? Would things be better if we lived a simpler life, more like our ancestors did, with no electricity and no non-human or non-animal powered machines? That's the idea that Eric Brende explores in his book "Better Off - Flipping the Switch on … Continue reading Better Off – Flipping the Switch on Technology