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Investing For The Rest Of Us is an investing guide for people who might not have the time, the inclination, or the skills to closely monitor their investment portfolios. This book shows that most people would be much better off selecting a passive investing strategy and then essentially leaving their investments alone rather than making frequent changes to their investment ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published November 28th 2013 by Koratious Press (first published November 17th 2013)
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Feb 27, 2014 Snik rated it it was amazing
I received a Kindle version of this book for free on LibraryThing in exchange for an honest review.

Most of the information I have read on investing contains broad principles that anyone can use or details that are more applicable for savvy or highly skilled investors. While those types of information can be helpful, it is also useful to have practical information that is applicable to the average person. I feel that this book fits that category. It took many of the broad principles that I have r
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Feb 03, 2014 Spellcheck rated it it was amazing
Excellent book on investing. One of the chapter quotes says "Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway." HA! The author then goes on to explain how most financial advisors wind up costing investors money in the long run.

This book provides a common sense approach to investing, with an easily understood explanation of how and why this approach works. The author also goes on to explain the concept of portfolio rebalancing and how
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Strong, basic advice for those wanting to put into place a conservative, low cost investing strategy.
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David L. Wright is the author of the bestselling investment book: "Investing For the Rest of Us" and writes for the popular personal finance website: Dollar Bits (dollarbits.com).

A lifelong investor, Mr. Wright retired more than a decade early. He spent the last decade of his career as the Chief Financial Officer of a $100 million entertainment company. During his career, Wright also worked as a c
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