December 6, 2010

Four Hour Work Week Book Review

When the 4-Hour Workweek came out back in 2007 with a lot of buzz I was interested in taking a look. However I was off to China on my international assignment and getting married so reading the 4 Hour Work...
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September 23, 2010

The Big Short Book Review

I just finished reading Michael Lewis' latest book The Big Short. The book delves into the lives of 3 groups of small time money managers that were able to see the coming collapse of the subprime mortgage bond market...
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March 17, 2010

Stop Acting Rich Book Review

Back when I was in college a department head gave me a copy of The Millionaire Next Door as a thank-you gift for a project I helped with. This book had a profound effect on me at the time...
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January 4, 2010

Download Start Over, Finish Rich for Free

Today only, you can download the "Start Over, Finish Rich" e-book by David Bach for FREE! The download link is on this page. I haven't yet read the book, but I have read several of David's previous books in the...
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May 28, 2008

Million Bucks By Thirty Book Review

When I first read some details about this book I knew I needed to read it. It is a book that I could have probably written myself although it wouldn't have been nearly as entertaining. Once I got it...
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May 9, 2008

Four Pillars of Investing Book Review

A must read for everyone - this book is a core reading to establish how to invest your money as a laymen. It is divided into 4 sections, each a fundamental part of becoming a successful investor. The 4 Pillars...
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February 19, 2008

Millionaire Meditation Free Ebook

On the fringe of personal finance, I stumbled on this free ebook on how to manage the stress of higher paying jobs. Its basically a book about mediation for people who don't meditate. Find something you love to do and...
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January 28, 2008

Negotiation Genius Book Review

Negotiation Genius is a well written text book on a subject that I think everyone should learn more about (especially for folks interested in personal finance). Once I started, I quickly read through the whole book and was still eager...
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January 21, 2008

Smart Couples Finish Rich Book Review

Well my wife and I finally completed our reading of Smart Couples Finish Rich. Was it everything I had hoped it would be? The book doesn’t perform miracles, but it definitely helped my wife and I kickoff some important financial...
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January 16, 2008

Smart Couples: Retirement Basket

As part of our reading of Smart Couples Finish Rich, my wife and I discussed our retirement savings strategy. Not rocket science, but I first gave my wife an overview of what we are doing today: 1) Max out...
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January 14, 2008

Smart Couples: Value Circles

My wife and I recently resumed reading Smart Couples Finish Rich. I have been pushing for the two of us to read this book to help us talk about and begin better financial planning for the two of us....
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January 7, 2008

There's Hope, We May Finish Rich

Sometimes is all about timing. Last year my wife and I made an unsuccessful attempt to sit down and read together Smart Couples Finish Rich. We were able to get a few chapters into it, but other external events and...
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August 16, 2007

Secrets of Power Negotiating Book Review

Granted this book is on the periphery of personal finance books. However after reading this book it reinforced my thinking that negotiating is such an important part of personal finance. It is a part of every financial transaction that occurs...
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November 27, 2006

Automatic Wealth Book Review

Call me crazy, but I liked this book. I think this book is perfect for the reader who works a regular job, has read Rich Dad, Poor Dad or the Automatic Millionaire, thought those authors were too vague, and are...
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November 15, 2006

8 Habits of Successful Wealth Builders

Michael Masteron in Automatic Wealth suggests in his experience there are 8 common habits found in successful wealth builders: 1.) Work hard. Makes sense to me. Working hard at your career or business should grow your income. The author mentions...
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October 17, 2006

What Investing Books am I Reading?

I still have a bunch of investing books I am trying to read (after excluding the ones given by publishers to review). Even a guy like me, who loves to talk about personal finance, can consume only limited quantities of...
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February 17, 2006

Book Review: The Automatic Millionaire Homeowner

Since I am actively searching for a home at the moment I was eager to jump into this book. I had never read the bestseller "The Automatic Millionaire" by the same author, but I am famaliar with the principals and...
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February 16, 2006

2millionblog's Book Rating Review System

I wanted to take this opportunity to define a book rating system for this blog. I want to be able to convey more than whether a book is good or bad, so I thought I could rate a book on...
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