The Little Book of Common Sense Investing, John C. Bogle
Bogle’s book argues that the stock market is a no-win game, in part because fund managers and brokers are on the take.Having said that, Bogle argues that the no-win game is one that can be turned around to the advantage of an investor by (spoiler alert!) investing in index funds — a way to “buy and hold all of the nation’s publicly held businesses at very low cost.”
The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Warren Buffett
If you could read some of the thoughts of the man who is often described as the most successful investor in the world, why wouldn’t you?You can in this compilation of the Oracle of Omaha’s essays on topics ranging from corporate governance, accounting and valuation, taxes, finance, investing, and alternatives to common shares.
The book is a memoir in which Kyosaki talks about his two “fathers:” his own Dad; and his best friend’s “rich” dad. The subtitle tells you a bit more: “What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not.”