Join Early Retirement Today
View Poll Results: How would you rate this book ...2003
Best book I've read 0 0%
I like & recomend it 0 0%
Interesting 0 0%
Not very informative 0 0%
Waste of time 0 0%
Voters: 0. You may not vote on this poll

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Book: Rich is a state of mind: Robert Gignac, Michael Townshend
Old 12-06-2006, 08:43 AM   #1
Full time employment: Posting here.
My Dream's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 837
Book: Rich is a state of mind: Robert Gignac, Michael Townshend

Since the poll results didn't recomend the last book, I thought I would try another one that my investment adviser gave me about 3 years ago but I didn't have the chance to read it. Well I have more time now but was wondering what your thoughts were?

Begins with a dying man, Richard Jarvis, whose final wish is that his friend, Linden, carry out his estate instructions.
Structured like Chilton's The Wealthy Barber, the financial planning process is taught to Jarvis' niece and nephew Linden and Jarvis.
Financial concepts are based on investment and tax principles but also on values such as courtesy, punctuality, organization, life-long learning, thrift, awareness and a healthy curiosity.
Includes the process of goal-setting, the power of compound interest, saving and investing, the guarantee of inflation and taxation, the pros and cons of leveraging and of RRSPs, discerning risk comfort, and allocating assets.
Epilogue addresses the issue of finding and selecting a financial planner, and the Appendix highlights financial planning resources.

Apparently a #1 Best Selling Business Book, 2003

My Dream is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Re: Book: Rich is a state of mind: Robert Gignac, Michael Townshend
Old 12-06-2006, 09:18 AM   #2
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
Dawg52's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Central MS/Orange Beach, AL
Posts: 8,930
Re: Book: Rich is a state of mind: Robert Gignac, Michael Townshend

Never heard of it. But I have only read 2 books in last 5 years. That will change after retirement.
Retired 3/31/2007@52
Investing style: Full time wuss.
Dawg52 is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Leaving US... dunc0029 FIRE and Money 42 01-10-2007 09:07 PM

» Quick Links

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:41 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.