'The 4 Hour Workweek' by Timothy Ferris is the 'click bait' of publishing. Its got a catchy title that really makes you want to find out how exactly to 'escape the 9-5, live anywhere, and join the new rich'. Once you get into the book, you find out it's not as easy as you were hoping. Which you really knew all along, but were hoping you'd be wrong. Essentially, the book boils down to coaching . . .
I loved reading The Index Card by Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack. In the book, they try to keep personal finance simple by outlining 10 basic principles you should stick to. They recommending keeping their 10 rules on an index card for easy reference (hence the title). By avoiding detailed "how-to" instructions, this book's broad principles are relevant to almost any personal financial . . .
In The One Page Financial Plan, Carl Richards approaches personal finance from the 'why', instead of the 'how'. He stresses the importance of figuring out why money is important to you, and what you want to accomplish from this. This lays out the foundation for setting goals that are appropriate for you, rather than cookie cutter goals that the financial industry thrusts on you. Examining the . . .
While I hope I have good insights and advice to share with the world, I by no means think that I am the only or greatest source of financial wisdom. There are many other authors, bloggers, and financial advisors who are way smarter than I am. Everyone dishing out financial advice will have different opinions on personal finance, some differing way more than others. With that in mind, I will . . .