investment book recommendations

What Color is the Sky

Mike Finley

This book helps the individual understand the world of investing, and to simplify the jargon/terminology.


Mike Finley

This book guides you with the transition from the world of work to the next phase of your life. Called retirement by many.

The Little Book of Main Street Money

Jonathan Clements

A book written for the average person. Easy to read and easy to understand.

Millionaire Teacher, The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School

Andrew Hallam

A teacher demonstrates how he became a millionaire! This is a great starter book.

A Random Walk Down Wall Street

Burton Malkiel

A modern classic that provides insight into a world that can be mysterious to us all.

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing

John Bogle

This is a great starter book on investing. I would trust John Bogle with my last dollar.

Common Sense on Mutual Funds

John Bogle

This book will teach you all you need to know about mutual funds and investing in them. Not for beginners.

Winning the Loser’s Game

Charles Ellis

Inform yourself about the investment business. There is a great deal of money at stake. YOUR money!

The Four Pillars of Investing

William Bernstein

The finest book on investing I have ever read. Read this book once every year. Wisdom will follow!

The Investor’s Manifesto

William Bernstein

A great follow-up book to his previous books.

The Power of Passive Investing

Rick Ferri

The evidence is in. Rick lays it out for you in a very clear and concise way. Passive investing is the answer.

All About Asset Allocation

Rick Ferri

This book helps you understand how to divide up your money within different asset classes all over the world.

The Smartest Investment Book You’ll Ever Read

Daniel R. Solin

Short, sweet and to the point.

The Smartest Retirement Book You’ll Ever Read

Daniel R. Solin

The process of retirement can be found in this simple and straightforward book.

Investing Made Simple: Index Fund Investing and ETF Investing Explained in 100 Pages or Less

Mike Piper

This does not have to be difficult.

Investing in Real Estate

Morgan Housel

Your enemy and your friend is right there in the mirror.

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Stuff the lawyer wants me to say: Investing outside a bank or a credit union is not FDIC insured. You may lose the value in the investments you select. All information provided here is for informational purposes only. It is not an offer to buy or sell any of the securities, insurance products, or other products named. Translated: I am not selling anything! Educate yourself, research the information that you learned and finally make the right decisions that will benefit you and your family going forward.

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