Book Reviews

The Ten Roads to Riches

By FT / May 1, 2017 /

One of my financial goals for the year was to sit down and read a bit more, and so far, this goal has been going better than expected. Recently, I was contacted by Ken Fishers PR team to help promote his latest book “The Ten Roads to Riches (second edition)”.  I get a lot of…

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Financial Goals Progress – Books I’m Reading

By FT / March 13, 2017 /

One of the perks of being a personal finance blogger is that I receive more books in my mailbox that I have time to read.  However, as one of my financial goals for 2017 was to read (and learn) a little more, I’ve made the intention to sit down with a good book as often…

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Let’s Get Blunt About Your Financial Affairs – Book Review and Giveaway

By FT / November 23, 2015 /

Taxes! While most people hate them, I’m the strange type that enjoys optimizing tax strategies.  Surprisingly, I’m not alone in this.  Fellow blogger, Mark Goodfield from The Blunt Bean Counter, is an expert in the field of tax planning and has put together his first book “Let’s Get Blunt About Your Financial Affairs.” About the…

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The Moolala Guide to Rockin your RRSP – Book Review and Giveaway

By FT / May 6, 2014 /

It has been a while since the last book review but this book, The Moolala Guide to Rockin your RRSP by Bruce Sellery, is one I would like to share.  The first instalment by Mr. Sellery, Moolala, was reviewed in 2011 with high regard and focused on achieving your financial goals.  This book has the…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Saving & Investing for Canadians – Book Announcement and Giveaway

By FT / July 27, 2012 /

Going through school, the last thing I would consider myself was a writer. However, starting this blog in 2006 changed things where I discovered that I enjoyed sharing my thoughts, and surprisingly, for an audience. As time went on, I’ve played around with the idea of writing a book related to personal finance, but the…

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How Not to Move Back In With Your Parents – Book Review and Giveaway

By FT / June 4, 2012 /

It’s been a couple of years, but Rob Carrick is back again with another personal finance book that I would consider a must read for young Canadians.  The title is a bit long, but descriptive to the overall theme of the book. The book is titled “How Not to Move Back in with Your Parents…

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The Worried Boomer by Derek Foster – Book Review and Giveaway

By FT / November 28, 2011 /

Derek Foster is back again with his sixth book – The Worried Boomer (link).  While his first five books were mostly about investing, this one a little bit different where it’s all about retirement. Who is Derek Foster? Derek Foster is known as Canada’s Youngest Retiree when he retired at the young age of 34.…

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Free at 45 – Book Review and Giveaway

By FT / April 18, 2011 /

Timothy Stobbs, the author of the book Free at 45 – How to Retire Early and Happy (link), may be better known to you as the blogger behind Canadian Dream – Free at 45.  Tim recently completed his book project and contacted me to help spread the word with a review.  I must admit that…

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