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A Review of “The Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing”

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Jason Kelly sent me an updated version of his book, The Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing: 2013 Edition*, to read and review. I finished reading it yesterday. It’s a short read, which is good because I’m a notoriously slow reader. Overall, I liked the book and would recommend it to anyone just starting […]

ANNOUNCING The Winner of the “Think, Act, and Invest Like Warren Buffett” Book Giveaway

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The randomly-selected winner of the latest AFM giveaway was… Commenter #10, Bob. Congratulations to Bob! I’ll be sending Bob an email. For the rest of you: stay tuned. More giveaways to come.

BOOK GIVEAWAY: Larry Swedroe’s “Think, Act, and Invest Like Warren Buffett”

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Larry Swedroe sent me an email this weekend about his new book. I downloaded a copy from Amazon and gave it a quick read (it’s a fairly small book at 160 pages). It’s not your typical Warren Buffett book. Larry uses Bueffett’s own words to illustrate the importance of passive investing. Those who think this […]

Quote of the Day – Aging

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Today is my birthday. I’m 43. Dang! Anyway, I was reading through the quotes on aging in my copy of The Forbes Book of Business Quotations and I came across one that I thought was worth sharing; “Middle age is when your classmates are so gray and wrinkled and bald they don’t recognize you.” – […]

Quote of the Day: Speculation vs. Gambling

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Today’s quote of the day comes from Chapter 12 – Investment and Speculation in Thomas Sowell’s Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy*, one of my favorite books: Speculation is often misunderstood as being the same as gambling, when in fact it is the opposite of gambling. What gambling involves, whether in games […]

Announcing the Winner of “The Indomitable Investor” Giveaway

Friday, September 21st, 2012

The winner of the latest AFM giveaway was commenter #6, Mercyn. Congrats to her! I’ll have another giveaway in less than two weeks. Stay tuned…

Humor: Great Money Quote From Shaquille O’Neal’s Book

Friday, September 21st, 2012

AFM reader, Anna, posted a link to this quote from Shaquille O’Neal’s book Shaq Uncut: My Story* yesterday in a comment. I thought it was worth sharing because it made me laugh: NOTE: “Lester” is Shaq’s accountant. One of the things I invested in when I first got to Orlando was some coin-operated car washes. […]

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