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With the economy still moving slowly like an ant and unemployment rates still quite high, many Americans are looking and searching for ways to stretch their dollars.
The old adage that knowledge is power gives many the incentive to get information from books.
These books have been written based on interviews with the rich and the authors’ own experience in making extremely comfortable life.
So why not give a gift of knowledge to yourself and friends and family that could pay for itself many times over?
Download Books On Kindle
You can buy physical books or e-books. Buy Amazon e-reader known as Kindle, download e-books and read them at your convenience.
The quality of Kindle has improved a lot and the price has come down quite a bit. It’s more affordable than ever. It will give you a good return on your money in the long run. Buy Kindle…
The Great Reflation
The Great Reflation looks at the lasting effects of the recent housing and credit bubbles, and gives advice on how to capitalize in today’s shifting financial world. Continue Reading…
Common Sense on Mutual Funds
Common Sense on Mutual Funds is a critical look at the complex world of mutual funds, through the eyes of one of the masters, Vanguard founder and godfather of index investing John Bogle. Continue Reading…
The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America
This collection of letters written by Warren Buffett to shareholders in Berkshire Hathaway lays out the legendary investor’s ideas on business, law, and (of course) making money in the market. Continue Reading…
Profiting from the World’s Economic Crisis
Analyzing the uncertain–and ever-changing–financial world of 2010, Bud Conrad uses government action and global market trends to predict the long-term direction of the U.S. economy. Continue Reading…
Common Stocks & Uncommon Profits
This book outlines the philosophies held by Philip Fisher, an influential and oft-quoted investor. Warren Buffett said that this book “enables one to make intelligent investment commitments.” Continue Reading…
The Intelligent Investor
Many regard this book as one of the best books ever written about investing. In it the esteemed Ben Graham lays out his case for value investing. Continue Reading…
The Little Book That Still Beats The Market
Originally published in 2005, this updated book discusses strategies for buying into good businesses at bargain prices. It is already considered by many to be a classic investing book. Continue Reading…
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
The oldest book on our list, Reminiscences of a Stock Operator tells the story of a trader who made his way from small brokerages in New England to the big time on Wall Street. Despite being almost 90 years old, the book remains relevant to modern investors. Continue Reading…
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
This book applies the mathematical idea of “random walk” to the stock market. He concludes that most investors are best served by passively investing rather than trying to outperform the market. Continue Reading…
Competitive Strategy is a business-oriented book that discusses how companies rise to the top in intra-industry competition via strategic positioning and innovation. As the aphorism goes, the better you are at business, the better you are at investing–this book will help you in both. Continue Reading…
The Warren Buffetts Next Door
Forbes Investing Editor Matt Schifrin writes about everyday people, from retired disc jockeys to truck drivers, who have outstanding investment records and, in some cases, made millions. Their life stories and investment strategies are explored. Continue Reading…
Market Wizards: Interviews With Top Traders
In Market Wizards the author sits down and talks with top traders who have seen great returns on the market floor. Their insights cover stocks, futures, currencies and even the psychology of trading. Continue Reading…
Investment Strategies for a Decade of Slow Growth and Deflation
The author predicts deflation and slow growth in the coming years. Accordingly, he picks out industries that will thrive and sectors that will bust; his insight is necessary for anyone interested in asset allocation and exchange-traded funds. Continue Reading…
The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
Nassim Taleb, best known for his 2007 book The Black Swan, wrote Fooled By Randomness to underline the omnipresence of random events and the frequency with which we try to explain chance using logic. It’s a sobering look at investing, and good counterbalance to the get-rich-quick mentality. Continue Reading…
The Billion Dollar Mistake
Sometimes it’s easiest to learn from the errors of others. Stephen Weiss tells the story of eleven mistakes that ended up costing a billion dollars or more–mistakes we’d all prefer not to replicate. Continue Reading…
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