Book Reviews

Book Review and Giveaway: The Seven Rules of Wall Street

By FT / June 16, 2009 /

Book publisher McGraw-Hill was kind enough to send me their spring catalog for me to choose which books I would be willing to read and review.  Out of the many titles in the “finance” section, the book “The Seven Rules of Wall Street, Crash Tested Investment Strategies that Beat the Market” caught my eye.  I…

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Book Review and Giveaway: 397 Ways to Save Money

By FT / June 2, 2009 /

It’s been a while since my last book review and giveaway.  This time around I have the pleasure of reviewing a book written by a fellow Canadian blogger, Kerry Taylor of Squawkfox.  The book is called 397 Ways to Save Money and it includes some great frugal tips that pretty much everyone can use. About…

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Money For Nothing: And Your Stocks for FREE – Book Review

By FT / May 13, 2009 /

I was at my local library doing my regular walk through of the personal finance section and the new Derek Foster book, Money for Nothing, caught my eye.  As I was a fan of his previous books, I anticipated great things from this edition, so I quickly checked it out to be read later that…

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Pilgrimage to Warren Buffett’s Omaha – Book Review and Giveaway

By QCashMan / February 24, 2009 /

This is another book review from, our favorite millionaire, QCash. “Pilgrimage to Warren Buffett’s Omaha: A Hedge Fund Manager’s Dispatches from Inside the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting” by Jeff Matthews is a history lesson of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger.  Matthews uses the 2007 and 2008 annual general meeting, and more importantly, the…

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The New Retirement Book Review and Discussion

By FT / February 18, 2009 /

Similar to the annual customer appreciation event with TD, my father attended the local BMO Nesbitt burns event a little while ago.  The showstopper of the event was a talk given by Sherry Cooper, the BMO Nesbitt Burns chief economist. At the end of the event, Ms. Cooper gave away her newest book “The New…

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No Hype – The Straight Goods on Investing Your Money: Book Review and Giveaway

By QCashMan / January 27, 2009 /

I’ve asked QCash, the young and retired millionaire, to write a book review on No Hype – The Straight Goods on Investing Your Money.  Here is a great summary that he came back with.  Be sure to check out the giveaway at the end of the review! Thanks to Million Dollar Journey for giving me…

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Rich Brother Rich Sister Book Review and Giveaway

By FT / January 20, 2009 /

Robert Kiyosaki is at it again with another book titled Rich Brother Rich Sister – Two Different Paths to God, Money and Happiness.  Did you know that Mr. Kiyosaki’s book “Rich Dad Poor Dad” has been on the New York Best Sellers list for the past 7 years?  I’m one of the many who have…

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Book Review and Giveaway: Killing Sacred Cows

By FT / November 18, 2008 /

“Killing Sacred Cows” is certainly a catchy title.  At first glance, you might think that this book has some sort of religious theme, but it’s not that type of book.  Killing Sacred Cows is about money myths that perpetuate, and the reasons why they are myths.  The thing that stood out most about this book…

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