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Worry Free Investing by Zvi Bodie

I started this blog in August, 2007. Before that, I was writing a monthly article that appeared on a static web page that I designed by hand. Not pretty, really. When I flipped to this format, the old pages still existed on the server but not tied in to this site. It’s time I migrated [...]

Abundance – The Future Is Better Than You Think

This book makes the remarkable case for a future in which the current level of poverty at the low end is virtually eliminated. I continue to be stunned by the data at Globalrichlist.com which shows that half the world lives on less than $850 per year. It doesn’t take much in the way of improvement [...]

The Feel of a Book

The news is out that Borders book store is no longer. As I consider this, I wonder if it’s a sign that books are going the way of the 8-track, cassette, LP, and VHS tape. Or is it an indication that book stored were meant to be independent stores, the neighborhood book store that still [...]

Super Freakonomics

I recently read and enjoyed Super Freakonomics. The book was a worthy sequel to its predecessor, of course, titled Freakonomics.  Unlike most other books I’ve read, it’s tough to put in a few words what the underlying theme of this book is. Instead, I’ll offer my take on a few of the anecdotes the book [...]

The Upside of Irrationality

The Upside of Irrationality, The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home, is the sequel to Dan Ariely’s Predictably Irrational, which I discussed in June. I have to say, I enjoyed Dan’s first book enough that I had pretty high hopes for the sequel, and I was not disappointed. Similar to Predictably [...]

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