Of all topics we’ve written about on Saving the Crumbs, the one we probably get asked about the most is investing. I’ve dipped my toe into the subject here and there on occasion, but I’ve been content to direct most people to the “Stock Series” by JL Collins. It’s one of the most succinct and accessible resources on investing I have found anywhere, so you can understand my delight when JL contacted me about the opportunity to review an advanced manuscript of his book, The Simple Path to Wealth (this is an uncompensated review, by the way).
Imagine a book that can teach you everything you need to know about investing in one afternoon. Now suppose that the book is insightful, well researched, filled with wit and humor, and can help you achieve better investing results than over 80% of professional investors. You’d think that it’s either too good to be true or I was trying to con you, right?
I’m not pulling your leg and I’m not getting paid to say this, but The Simple Path to Wealth is that book. [Read more…]