Books, English

No one predicts the future – Neither investment experts (III)

Finally, we reached the third and last part of the book review “I will teach you to be rich” – Have a good read. [Part 1] [Part 2].

Wine and Finance experts

Another interesting part of the book is when Ramit Sethi compares the so-called investment experts with wine tasters – none of them know what they’re doing!

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Books, Français

Est-ce qu’un livre peut vous rendre riche?

Mener des projets et la carrière c’est une tâche quotidienne des ingénieurs. Même si nous utilisons très souvent des outils de finances, nous ne les profitons pas dans nos finances personnelles. De cette façon, il y a beaucoup de livres qui parlent de ce sujet et j’ecriverai ici sur un qui j’ai lu – Le livre “I will teach you to be rich” (“Je vais vous apprendre à être riche”) du auteur Ramit Sethi.

Ramit Sethi a commencé sur le monde des investissement avec son première salaire de sa bourse d’étude. Il l’a perdu moitié, donc il a noté qu’il ne pouvait pas seulement investir, il devrait comprendre bien le système.

Il est diplômé en Stanford, et quand il étudiait psychologie et comportement humain, il a aperçu que les conseils donnes pour les experts ne marchaient pas et même les experts ne le suivaient pas. Alors, il a groupé ces connaissances et il a publié le livre dont nous parlerons ici (vous pouvez visiter son site web aussi, cliquez ici).

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Books, English

Personal Budgets Do not Work! (II)

Planning is not only for projects and careers, it should also be applied in our personal finances. I will continue here the review of the book “I will teach you to be rich” of the author Ramit Sethi (Ramit’s Site). Have a good read – and if you have not seen the previous text, click here.

Planning Your Financial Life

After you’ve adjusted your personal finances, Ramit Sethi provides tips to continuously improve it. He devotes one of his chapters to conscious consumption (we’re not talking about solid waste here) and demonstrates why having a budget does not work.

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Books, English

Can a Book Make You Rich? (I)

Managing works and projects is the daily task of every engineer. Although we also deal with costs in this management, we often do not apply such knowledge in our personal financial management. In that sense, there are several books on the subject, and one of them is “I will teach you to be rich” of the author Ramit Sethi (you can visit his website clicking here).

Ramit Sethi began by investing his first salary from his scholarship into stocks… resulting in his first loss (he lost half of his investment). That way, he realized that he could not simply invest, he would have to understand how the system works.

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Books, English

5 books you should read before you are 30

I always enjoyed creating lists. Games that I want to play. To do lists. Books I already read and I want to read. The last, I used Skoob to keep my reading records, I registered many books and wrote some reviews.

However, as time goes by, I had to prioritize other things and I never returned there.
Even though my Skoob profile is outdated, I still buy many books. Obviously. Some of these books have changed the way I think and then I decided to share them with you.

(If you are older than 30 years, there is no problem; it is never too late to change).

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