Category: Books

MoneySense Guide To The Perfect Portfolio 0

MoneySense Guide To The Perfect Portfolio

What’s the most up to date book for Canadian index investors?   It’s Dan Bortolotti’s MoneySense Guide To the Perfect Portfolio. It’s well researched, instructive, amazingly well written, and as Dan likes to say, you can get it for less...

How Harvard and Yale Beat the Market—Book Review 2

How Harvard and Yale Beat the Market—Book Review

I just finished reading How Harvard and Yale Beat the Market,  and I found it fascinating. I’m always keen to read perspectives that don’t jive with the evidence based party line:  that finding someone to beat the stock market averages...

quest for alpha 7

The Quest for Alpha by Larry Swedroe – a Book Review

When Larry Swedroe’s newly released 163 page personal finance book, The Quest for Alpha, was released in February, I rushed to order a copy.  Knowing that the book wouldn’t be available in Singaporean bookstores for a few months, I ordered...

Andrew’s Investment Book Recommendations 20

Andrew’s Investment Book Recommendations

Here’s something I should have put together ages ago, considering the number of people who have asked me for investment book recommendations.  I’ve read more than 300 personal finance books over the past twenty years.  Perhaps I’m a bit of...

The Millionaire Teacher — The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School…But Didn’t 27

The Millionaire Teacher — The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School…But Didn’t

Many schools do a great job teaching their students. Where I teach high school English, at Singapore American School,  we have a superb program that encourages core values of honesty, respect, tolerance, responsibility and kindness. Our arts programs are fabulous,...

Drop what you’re reading when this gets published 5

Drop what you’re reading when this gets published

Michael O’Higgins and his son are about to start working on a new book. O’Higgins, author of Beating the Dow (1991) and Beating the Dow with Bonds (1999)  has written two of the best personal finance books I have ever read....

The Elements of Investing book review 28

The Elements of Investing book review

I get a kick out of this.  Try finding a book (any book) on finance that makes this claim: Statistically speaking, the odds are that you can pick actively managed mutual funds and create a portfolio that will beat—after all...

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