Books Recommended by Mr. Money Mustache
A Random Walk Down Wall Street
The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing
Burton G. Malkiel
Source: "A great explanation of why index investing rules, written by a very wise professor/investor guy who has personally researched and debunked most of the common 'wisdom' that exists about stock trading today." - MMM
Tap Dancing to Work
Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966-2013
Carol J. Loomis
Source: "The latest Giant Warren Buffett book. Rather than a story of his life, this one is more a collection of Fortune magazine stories about him and things he has written." - MMM
Early Retirement Extreme
A philosophical and practical guide to financial independence
Jacob Lund Fisker
Source: "If I had to sum up [this book] by inventing my own title for it, I would call it, 'The entirety of human civilization and thought, expressed as a series of equations and graphs.'" - MMM
The Millionaire Next Door
The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy
Thomas J. Stanley
Source: "The main thing it will do is give you reassurance that I am not actually making this shit up. I’m following a very time-honored formula for making you rich." - MMM
The Intelligent Asset Allocator
How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk
Source: "Explains that with very little effort, you can drastically reduce the volatility of your investments, even while maintaining the same level of overall returns." - MMM
The New Economics of True Wealth
Juliet B. Schor
Source: "The idea of [this book] is that we can all end up happier and with more free time, while maintaining a fully functioning and efficient economy." - MMM
Struck by Lightning
The Curious World of Probabilities
Jeffrey S. Rosenthal
Source: "Sums up my decision making process whenever anything is unknown. The basic idea is: understand how fun and useful probabilities and statistics are." - MMM
The Rational Optimist
How Prosperity Evolves
Source: "It argues compellingly that everything is not only going to be OK in the future, it is surely going to be Fucking Great. That much, I agree with." - MMM
Undressing the Dismal Science
Source: "This book’s claim to fame is that it uses absolutely no graphs or numbers when explaining economics. It’s also moderately funny at times." - MMM
Tools of Titans
The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers
Source: "I’ve actually got a huge, huge list of documentaries that I’ve been meaning to watch, many of them collected from the guests in [this book]." - MMM
The Life You Can Save
How To Do Your Part To End World Poverty
Source: "Finalized my desire to give away most of the money I earn over my lifetime to help eliminate third world poverty." - MMM
Your Money or Your Life
9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
Source: "If you just get whatever the latest edition of that book is, it really teaches you a philosophy that’s pretty similar to mine." - MMM
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