Financial Solutions Group Reading List

Financial decisions are unique decisions that encompass the individual nature of your life and work, your habits and heuristics, your family and financials. We consistently grow our wisdom bank by reading titles relevant to these items and the financial industry, politics, history, and economy; we thought our clients and acquaintances might like to do the same. As you review this list, if you have thoughts on the books included below or suggestions of your own, please feel free to contact our office.

Family Legacy and Education

  • A Gift to My Children: A Father’s Lessons for Life and Investing by Jim Rogers
  • Raising Financially Fit Kids by Joline Godfrey
  • Silver Spoon Kids by Eileen Gallo
  • Kids, Wealth, and Consequences: Ensuring a Responsible Financial Future for the Next Generation by Richard A. Morris and Jayne A. Pearl
  • The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas Stanley and William Danko

Business and Leadership

  • Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek
  • Who Moved My Cheese? By Spencer Johnson
  • Enough: True Measures of Money, Business, and Life by John Bogle
  • Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters
  • The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
  • Eat People: And Other Unapologetic Rules for Entrepreneurial Success by Andy Kessler
  • Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You by John Warriillow
  • Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins
  • Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t by Jim Collins
  • Fast/Forward: Make Your Company Fit for the Future by Julian Birkinshaw and Jonas Ridderstrale
  • Exponential Organizations: Why New Organizations are Ten Times Better, Faster, and Cheaper Than Yours (and what to do about it) by Salim Ismail
  • Abundance: The Future is Better than you Think by Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler

Financial Markets and Investing

  • The Capitalist Manifesto: The Historic, Economic and Philosophic Case for Laissez-Faire by Andrew Bernstein
  • Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation by Edward Chancellor
  • Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis by James Rickards
  • The Adventure Capitalist by Jim Rogers
  • Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes by Richard Clarke and R.P. Eddy
  • The Coming Jobs War by Jim Clifton
  • An Inquiry into The Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States by Laffer, Moore, Sinquefield, and Brown
  • Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity by Meredith Whitney
  • How Money Walks by Travis Brown
  • AntiFragile: Things that Gain from Disorder by Nassim Taleb

History and Politics

  • On China by Henry Kissinger
  • The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: A True Story about the Birth of Tyranny in North Korea by Blaine Harden
  • Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet by Lyndal Roper
  • Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
  • The Road to Serfdom by F.A. Hayek