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webguy

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Book recommendations for 3 month vacation
« on: January 20, 2015, 07:16:18 PM »
My wife and I are going on a 3 month vacation to Mexico in a couple of weeks and I'm hoping to get in lots of book reading time. I've been so busy with work the past couple of years that I haven't read anything. Does anyone have any recommendations for good investing or MMM lifestyle type books? I checked out the Bogleheads book list http://www.bogleheads.org/wiki/Books:_recommendations_and_reviews, but there's so many there and I'd love to get some actual recommendations from other like-minded people.

So, if you could recommend 1-3 books, what would they be?
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Re: Book recommendations for 3 month vacation
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2015, 07:41:43 PM »
If you've never read The Millionaire Next Door, you should--it's a classic even if the actual numbers are out of date. Also. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People is great for ditching complaining and naysaying.
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Re: Book recommendations for 3 month vacation
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2015, 01:30:56 AM »
  • The Little Book of Common Sense Investing - John Bogle (this is a quick read, but great statistics about index fund investing)
  • The Seven Stages of Money Maturity: Understanding the Spirit and Value of Money in Your Life - George Kinder (fantastic for looking at your relationship with money)
  • Warren Buffet's biography (I read the Lowenstein one. He is the ultimate Mustachian)
  • Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (this comes up on a lot of lists - it's really interesting)
  • +1 on "Millionaire Next Door".

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Re: Book recommendations for 3 month vacation
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2015, 02:02:40 PM »
Thanks so much guys! I'm about to go and check these books out and order a few of them. If anyone else has any recommendations then please let me know!