Published November 12, 2014|3 min read
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Unconventional Success: A Fundamental Approach to Personal Investmentby David F. SwensenDavid Swensen is an investment legend - the Chief Investment Officer at Yale University since 1985, he realized an average annual return of 11.8% on Yale’s investments over the ten years to 2009. Swensen asserts that the for-profit mutual-fund industry fails the average investor, and this book provides the tools for personal investors to take back control of their funds.
I Will Teach You To Be Richby Ramit SethiIf you don’t know anything about finances, this is the place to start. Ramit Sethi wrote this book for millennials, and it shows in his humor and attitude. While the title of his book and his blog may be "I Will Teach You To Be Rich," what he’s really teaching is financial literacy, a valuable tool that is the first step to any wealth-building.
Debt-Free by 30: Practical Advice for the Young, Broke, and Upwardly Mobileby Jason Anthony and Karl CluckWhile this book may be targeted at people in their first decade after college, it’s useful for anyone who is drowning in debt. The authors wrote the book after eliminating $27,000 of their own debt, so you know that this advice is tried and true.
Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes and How to Correct Them: Lessons from the Life-Changing Science of Behavioral Economicsby Gary Belsky and Thomas GilovichA personal finance guide and an introduction to a new psychological field, this revised edition of the 1999 classic brings updated research and new insights into behavior during a rough economic downturn. While it might make you feel uneasy about past financial mistakes, this book is a must-read for anyone who touches money.
The Behavior Gap: Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things With Moneyby Carl RichardsAnother guide that focuses on human psychology, The Behavior Gap aims to give simple advice that goes against our preconceived notions. Described as "the anti-Jim Kramer," Richards’ calm style reminds readers that getting too emotional about money hurts in the long run.These books are amazing resources. Don’t pass up your chance to win them in our giveaway!Enter the Giveaway*Winner will have choice of physical books or eBooks from Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, or Barnes & Noble Nook.
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