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Old 12-14-2010, 11:11 AM   #1
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Good Investment Book?

Can you guys recommend a good investment book? Any topic is good but preferably in asset allocation. But again, any topic is good as long as it's worth recommending.

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Check out the list of books on investing found here: An updated FIRE recommended reading list (with a military twist)
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Old 12-14-2010, 11:26 AM   #4
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I liked the William Berstein book - "Intelligent Asset allocator". For a more general investment book, I recommend his "Four Pillars of Investment".
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I just read The Bogleheads Guide to Investing. Very easy to understand and thorough.
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Still the best list I know of. Which one exactly depends on where you're starting knowledge wise, but these are all excellent. Four Pillars of Investing is my favorite, but the newer Investor's Manifesto is similar but somewhat condensed. Good luck.

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Check out Bernstein's latest book, Investors Manifesto.

BTW, taxes are a concern but don't let them distract you from the main task of making the most of your resources.
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Here ya go:



Oh wait. I use that one as a doorstop. Here's a better one:

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Oh wait. I use that one as a doorstop. Here's a better one:

Where's you copy of Charles Given's "Wealth Without Risk"??

He has one quote I liked: "When rates are low, stocks will grow, when rates are high, stocks will die".......
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I just read The Bogleheads Guide to Investing. Very easy to understand and thorough.
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Old 12-14-2010, 03:20 PM   #11
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Thanks everyone. Heard good things about the books mentioned above so I'll check it out.
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