Adopting the Minimalist Lifestyle Book Review

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I was thinking to buy a small book on minimalism recently. But actually, I bought a pack of several books about minimalism. To be honest, I was thinking I was buying a single book but ended up with a pack. Oh well. The first book  I have read is Adopting the Minimalist Lifestyle by Ariel Horowitz.

It’s a really tiny book. I was thinking the entire set of book was small already, but each book is tiny. It’s a minimalist book about minimalism ;) I have been able to find it for very cheap on Kindle once again. It is difficult to find this kind of books in my used book shop. But if you are patient, it is relatively easy to find them for cheap on Amazon.

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How I made $2’000’000 on the stock market – Book Review

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No, I did not make two million dollars in the stock market. But I just read a book about a man who did ;) I finished reading “How I made $2,000,000 in the stock market”.

This book tells the story of Nicolas Darvas who made two million dollars in the stock market, in less than two years. Nicolas Darvas is not a professional investor, but a dancer. He is touring around the world, going from one show to another. The book tells his story from his beginnings with many mistakes to the successful. I thought it was a very interesting story. You can learn many things from his mistakes and from his successes. Even though the book is quite, I think it is still mostly relevant to today. You

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Think and Grow Rich – Book Review

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It’s been a while since I’ve done a book review on that blog. In fact, it’s been a long time since I’ve read a personal finance or investing book. But two weeks ago I saw that Think and Grow Rich, from Napoleon Hill, was at only 0.58$ on Amazon for Kindle. You can read my tips about finding cheap Kindle ebooks. I often saw it mentioned in best of lists on several blogs. So I thought it was a good bargain. So I bought it and read it and here is my review :)

This book is about self-improvement and personal development. It’s a very old book. It was written in 1937 by Napoleon Hill. It was written after the great depression. It’s based on the secret recipe for success by Andrew Carnegie. All this book is based on explaining this secret recipe through a series of steps.

As you will discover, Think and Grow Rich is a very special book. It’s different form most of the books I usually read. It can teach you a lot of things, but you may have to figure out many things yourself.

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I Will Teach You To Be Rich – Book Review

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I just finished reading I Will Teach You To Be Rich, by Ramit Sethi. This book will give you a lot of advice on how to improve your finances. It may not make you a millionaire. But it is a great book, full of helpful recommendations on how to improve your finances!

This book has been great to read. One of the best read from the personal finance books I have read so far. Like the last book I read, I have been able to buy it for a few dollars on Kindle. If you want to be lucky, look at my techniques to find cheap Kindle ebooks. It is really nice and light to read. It is not too dense and still contains quite a lot of information.

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The Millionaire Next Door – Book Review

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The last book I read is The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy, by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko. This book is a study of the millionaire households in the United States. In this post, you’ll find out exactly what this book is about and what I though about it. I was lucky to find it very cheap on Kindle.

I’m still reading many new personal finance books. And so far, it’s been a great ride. There are some really great books about personal finance, investing and frugality.

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Book Review: Rich Dad Poor Dad

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The most recent finance book I have read is “Rich Dad Poor Dad” by Robert T. Kiyosaki. This is my short review of the book. This book is very different from the others, in several ways. Generally, the personal finance community does not rate this book very high. In this post, I will give you my point of view about this book and tell you what it is all about.

As you will see, my point of view on this book is a bit varied. Some things are really good. But some things are really bad about this book. Let’s directly see what I am talking about.

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Book Review: The Bogleheads Guide to Investing

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Bogleheads Guide to Investing CoverHere is another book review of an investing book. This is the second book I read in my way to personal finance enlightenment: The Bogleheads Guide to Investing, by Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer and Michael LeBoeuf.

This book is a complete guide about personal investing, how to save money and how to invest it. I think it is a really good book, well-written and full of very good advice. The book is full of quotes from other financial figures and uses facts to support every argument. It is not perfect. It is very well suited to U.S. investor, less practical for international investors. But it still is a book I would recommend to anyone serious about investing.

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Book Review: The little book of common sense investing

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Since I started to pay closer attention to my finance, I have read a few books about investing and finance. I am going to review them on this blog. I am going to explain what the book is about and also what I liked about the book. And of course, what I did not like about it.

The first book I have read is “The little book of Common Sense Investing”, by John C. Bogle. It is coming from the founder and former CEO of the Vanguard Mutual Fund Group. A lot of people in the Bogleheads community are recommending this book, so I decided to give it a try.

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