Recommended Books and Videos

Knowledge is power. Check your local library for some of these books.

Money

Books:

The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition)

Classic book on investing. Not much else needs to be said

Security Analysis: Sixth Edition, Foreword by Warren Buffett (Security Analysis Prior Editions)

This is a boring read but important if you want to dive deep

Fooling Some of the People All of the Time, A Long Short (and Now Complete) Story, Updated with New Epilogue: A Long Short (and Now Complete) Story

Great piece by one of the more successful portfolio managers of our time. It shows that knowing the rules and fighting for them can eventually expose fraudulent practices.

Hedge Funds: An Analytic Perspective – Updated Edition (Advances in Financial Engineering, 3)

Videos:

William Ackman: Everything You Need to Know About Finance and Investing in Under an Hour | Big Think

Great video by hedge fund manager Bill Ackman on the basics of finance.

Cooking

Books:

The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook

I like the food here.

Videos:

Life

Books:

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (30th Anniversary Edition)

Great ways to look at life.

How to Win Friends & Influence People

The book everyone should read to learn about human behavior. May need to adjust the principles to fit within the modern world.

Videos:

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