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Recommended Books

The following books cover a variety of finacial topics and strategies based on passive investing over the long term.

The Bogleheads The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing

Invest like a Boglehead, and let their grassroots investment wisdom guide you down the path of long-term wealth creation and happiness, without all the worries and fuss of stock pickers and day traders.

Enough Enough

Enough offers Vanguard founder John C. Bogle's unparalleled insights on money, the values we should emulate in our business and professional callings, and what we should consider as the true treasures in our lives.

Asset Allocation Asset Allocation

Roger Gibson's Asset Allocation provides step-by-step strategies for implementing asset allocation in a high return/low risk portfolio, educating financial planning clients on the solid logic behind asset allocation, and more.

The Four Pillars of Investing The Four Pillars of Investing

William Bernstein's The Four Pillars of Investing gives investors the tools they need to construct top-returning portfolios­­--without the help of a financial adviser.

The Informed Investor The Informed Investor

Most people are scared stiff by investment risk, but don't know that the biggest risk is simply investor behavior. The only way to eliminate such self-destructive behavior is to get hard facts on how the stock market really works. Fortunately, anyone can learn with The Informed Investor.

The Richest Man in Babylon The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon is a book which dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. Through their experiences in business and managing household finance, the characters in the parables learn simple lessons in financial wisdom.

The Bogleheads The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning

Filled with valuable advice on a wide range of retirement planning issues, including some pearls of wisdom from Bogle himself, The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning has everything you need to succeed at this endeavor.

Common Sense on Mutual Funds Common Sense on Mutual Funds

Bogle shows you how simplicity and common sense invariably trump costly complexity, and how a low cost, broadly diversified portfolio is virtually assured of outperforming the vast majority of Wall Street professionals over the long-term.

The Investor The Investor's Manifesto

The Investor's Manifesto will help you understand the nuts and bolts of executing a lifetime investment plan, including: how to survive dealing with the investment industry, the practical meaning of market efficiency, how much to save, and what vehicles to use to achieve financial security and freedom.

 The New Coffeehouse Investor The New Coffeehouse Investor

"How to Build Wealth, Ignore Wall Street, and Get on with Your Life." Introductory guide to investing with index funds, asset allocation, and other tools for retirement planning.

All About Index Funds: The Easy Way to Get Started All About Index Funds: The Easy Way to Get Started

All About Index Funds offers individual investors essential information on index funds; expert advice on how to start investing; and winning strategies for high returns with low risk.

The ETF Book: All You Need to Know About Exchange-Traded Funds The ETF Book: All You Need to Know About Exchange-Traded Funds

The ETF Book, Updated Edition gives you a broad and deep understanding of this important investment vehicle and provides you with the tools needed to successfully integrate exchange-traded funds into any portfolio.

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