Recommended Books

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Here are some very helpful books on personal finance and investing. Some of the links may be affiliate links. Each and every one of them I recommend because I’ve read them and found them useful. There are tons of books not on the list that I read some of which are worth a look and others…well less so. If you’d like to see that list, click here.

Personal Finance

The Millionaire Next Door – Stanley & Danko.

The Barefoot Investor – Scott Pape (Australian oriented).

Investing Top 5 Guides.

The Intelligent Investor – Ben Graham.

Security Analysis – Ben Graham & David Dodd.

The Bogleheads Guide to Investing – Larimore, Lindauer & LeBoeuf.

Investment Fables – Aswath Damodaran.

The Defensive Value Investor – John Kingham.

Value.Able – Roger Montgomery

Investing Top 6 on broader investment philosophy. 

Margin of Safety – Seth Klarman. Hard to find but worth it, some chapters certainly better than others.

Irrational Exuberance – Robert Shiller.

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator – Edwin Lefèvre. One of the very best books on equity investment I’ve come across.

A Random Walk Down Wall Street – Burton Malkiel. Excellent for those starting out.

Damn Right! – Janet Lowe. Charlie Munger’s view on a variety of topics. I found it hard to get through.

The Essays of Warren Buffett – Cunningham. Useful although not easy to apply. Inspiring.

Warren Buffett

Buffett – The Making of an American Capitalist – Roger Lowenstein.

The Warren Buffett Way – Robert Hagstrom.

The Warren Buffett Portfolio – Robert Hagstrom. Both of Hagstrom’s books are interesting.

Peter Lynch

Beating the Street – Peter Lynch. More Lynch, who is easy to read.

One up on Wall Street – Peter Lynch. A classic that’s actually not too bad.

If you have a favourite equities investment book, please include it in the comments below!