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Looking for great books about investing?

Hello Everyone! I happened to come by a great book list compiled by Business Insider – books that Warren Buffet himself has said are worth reading! Warren Buffet of course is the legendary investor from Omaha, USA. He has influenced my style of thinking about investments and business heavily. His book suggestions have directed my […]


Best Books about Personal Finance

Some weeks ago Trent from the great “The Simple Dollar” blog announced that he would discontinue his long lived series of reviewing one personal finance book per week. He has done an awesome job in reviewing hundreds of books through the years – all reviews are available in his blog. He was one of the […]


How to Identify a Company with a Durable Competitive Advantage

Warren Buffett and the Interpretation of Financial Statements: The Search for the Company with a Durable Competitive Advantage – Mary Buffet and David Clark I usually buy books after I have done some research on them. This little book caught my eye in the bookstore as I was looking for a book for a reference […]


Professional investors dream about volatile markets

The Elements of Investing – Burton G. Malkiel, Charles D. Ellis I have read Burton Malkiel’s classic ”A Random Walk Down Wall Street” before. Therefore I had high expectations for this book as well. I believe I should start with a warning.  ”The Elements of Investing” is indeed good, but for very different reasons. Where […]


What can you get when you mix psychology and personal finance?

I Will Teach You To Be Rich – Ramit Sethi Ramit Sethi has been a great inspiration for me. He has found his own special niche in personal finance literature by focusing on psychology behind the money, big wins and earning more. The name of the book is controversial for many reasons. It easily makes […]


Learning about investing

Recently I have been looking more closely my old notes about investing literature. When I was a student there were no leftovers in the end of the month. However my situation has changed and I am now a full time employee. I am finally in a situation in my life where I can set some […]


Do you have a “big hat” but “no cattle”?

The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy – Thomas J. Stanley, William D. Danko The book Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko is something very often referred by the Personal Finance bloggers and writers around the net. And there is a good reason for it. People whom […]


Way to beat 50 % of the other investors

This review is about a book available in Finnish only. If you are interested in the passive investing but would like to read about it in English, you can start for example in here: Paras sijoitus: Itsepuolustusopas sijoittajille – Marko Erola Marko Erola has managed to write an excellent book about passive index investments. […]