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Every year many books on money and finance are published. Only few gain publicity. When you hear or see an author interviewed on radio and TV or read reviews in national newspapers or magazines, think about the terrific job done by the author’s and the publisher’s PR agents. The book Pound Foolish by freelance writer […]
Jim Blankenship is a Certified Financial Planner, Enrolled Agent, and the owner of Blankenship Financial Planning in Illinois. I have been following his blog Getting Your Financial Ducks In A Row for some time. I also referred to his online publication The IRA Owner’s Manual when I had a question about inherited IRAs. Jim knows […]
Rick Ferri is the founder of a Michigan investment advisory firm Portfolio Solutions. I came to know Rick from his postings on the Bogleheads Investment Forum. When the PR person for the publisher contacted me about Rick’s new book The Power of Passive Investing, I eagerly asked for a review copy. Passive investing means investing […]
I forget how I got to know Mike Piper. Maybe from his comments on or links to my blog? Maybe from his posts to the Bogleheads investment forum? Mike is the blogger at Oblivious Investor. He writes a "100 pages or less" series of books that aim to make things easy to understand. His latest […]
Larry Swedroe is a well known financial advisor. He wrote at least eight books on investing. I read and liked most of his previous books. The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need for the Right Financial Plan is a new book published in August 2010. In this book, Swedroe and his co-authors try to tie together […]
Are you concerned about the deficit and the national debt? I am. Very concerned. One of my biggest fears is that despite my hard work and diligent savings, my accumulated savings will be decimated by inflation and currency devaluation because of high deficit and national debt. With interest, I read Comeback America by David Walker. […]
My Wall Street Journal subscription expired in July, but they are still sending me the paper. Maybe they wish I would renew, but I already started a subscription to Financial Times. Having both papers at the same time gives me an opportunity to put them side by side for a comparison. Both Financial Times (FT) […]
Being a financial blogger, I often receive requests for reviewing books. I usually ignore them but when I was offered No One Would Listen by Harry Markopolos, I took the offer because I’m fascinated by the story. Harry Markopolos is the guy who sounded the alarm on Bernie Madoff’s giant Ponzi scheme. He submitted detailed […]