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The Best Finance Books for Investors and Real Estate Professionals – Winston Rowe and Associates

Winston Rowe and Associates is pleased to present our of recommended finance books for 2015.

We consider these books the cream of the crop; the best of the best.

Winston Rowe & Associates, a no upfront fee capital source offers the financing investors and owners need to purchase or refinance commercial real estate nationwide.

Take the time. Read all of them, and you’ll have a good primer in personal finance, economics, investing and owning a business.

We’ve included a quick review and summary of each book.

The Four Pillars of Investing: Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio by William Bernstein

If you were to read just one book on this list, purchase this one. The book teaches you about proper asset allocation.

A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing by Burton Malkiel

A classic book that basically states most people do not beat index based funds. Presents all of the evidence and research on this subject.

The Intelligent Asset Allocator: How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk by William Bernstein

Bernstein’s first book, and it goes into much more detail than “The Four Pillars of Investing” book. If you want to understand more of the technical details pick up this book

The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing by Benjamin Graham and Jason Zweig

The classic value investing book that everyone should read. It has been updated with comments from Jason Zweig who currently works at the Wall Street Journal.

The New Buffettology byMary Buffett and David Clark

Insights in the mind of Warren Buffet and the investments he makes.

Wealth Secrets of the Affluent: Keys to Fortune Building and Asset Protection by Christopher Jarvis and David Mandell

All sorts of tips and details into protecting your wealth from legal troubles.

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas Stanley and William Danko

How do wealthy people act? Much different than you expect, and they are among us.

The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It by Michael Gerber

A book that is a MUST have for any entrepreneur. Gets you out of just being a technician.

Stop Acting Rich: …And Start Living Like A Real Millionaire

Thomas Stanley by The latest book from the same author who wrote, “The Millionaire Next Door”. Read my detailed review of the book

Buffettology by Mary Buffett and David Clark

First installment with insight on how Warren Buffett invests.

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Great for someone wanting to start a business who has some out of the box ideas. Yes it contains a lot of fluff, but it does have some great advice. See our recent Rich Dad, Poor Dad review

The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve by G. Edward Griffin

Puts the Federal Reserve in a different light. Somewhat long and long winded, but it’s still an eye opening read.

Unlimited Wealth: The Theory and Practice of Economic Alchemy by Paul Zane Pilzer

An old economic book that’s currently out of print, but a great discussion on how wealth is created.

Free to Choose: A Personal Statement by Milton Friedman and Rose Friedman

The classic economic book from Milton Friedman. The book goes into more detail than the PBS TV series. Find out why more freedom equals a richer society economically.

Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal by Ayn Rand

Essays from the often controversial author Ayn Rand and other writers. Discusses why capitalism is the only logical system to structure a society upon.

Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History by Milton Friedman

The history of money, what exactly is money, and how it can be manipulated by government.

The Dao of Capital: Austrian Investing in a Distorted World by Mark Spitznagel

How to apply Austrian Economics to investing. While the book itself takes a roundabout way to discuss how to do this, it’s worth the read.

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