Today I’m reviewing the book Smarter Better Faster – The Transformative Power of Real Productivity by Charles Duhigg. When I started reading this book, I thought it would be about how to accomplish more as an individual. After all, the author opens the book with a story about someone he wants to meet who seems […]
Genius vs. grit. Which one matters more in the marathon of life? Angela started her life the daughter of someone who thought she was just not a genius and so wouldn’t succeed in life. But she went on to win a MacArthur grant (aka the genius grant) and write a NY times best selling book. […]
Overall I have to say Retire Inspired by Chris Hogan is a very good introduction to the basics of personal finance and “retirement”. I put retirement in quotes because Chris isn’t just advocating the usual work until 65 and then stay home all day image that many people have when they think about retirement. Instead […]
The book Swipped by Adam Levin is hands-down the best book on identity theft, protecting yourself from it, and recovering from it, that I’ve ever read. If you’re interested in the subject, be sure to pick it up-you won’t regret it.
I’ve heard of Ric Edelman before on the Bogleheads website, as well as on The Money Guy Show podcast, so when I saw Rescue Your Money – How To Invest In These Tumultuous Times in the library I decided to pick it up. Checking the price, it looks like the book is selling for $16 […]
Overall, Pound Foolish is not one of my favorite personal finance books. Although the author makes some good points, there’s an unfortunate amount of criticism of famous financial personalities, and discussion about how it’s impossible to financially get ahead for ordinary people. This is obviously not how I think about personal finance and investing, so […]