How to Make the Most of Summer 2020: Suggestion #6

Suggestion #6: READ!

The world of finance is a source of endless material for writers and has resulted in fascinating stories. Check out this list of the Top 20 Best & Most Recommended Finance Books:

1. The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing | Benjamin Graham and Jason Zweig
2. Think and Grow Rich | Napoleon Hill
3. One Up On Wall Street | Peter Lynch
4. Security Analysis | Benjamin Graham and David Dodd
5. Rich Dad Poor Dad | Robert T. Kiyosaki
6. The Theory of Investment Value | John Burr Williams
7. The Millionaire Next Door | Thomas Stanley and William Danko
8. The Investment Answer | Daniel C. Goldie, CFA, CFP and Gordon S. Murray
9. A Random Walk Down Wall Street | Burton Malkiel
10. Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk | Peter L. Bernstein
11. The Richest Man in Babylon | George S. Clason
12. Market Wizards | Jack D. Schwager
13. Common Sense on Mutual Funds | John Bogle
14. Your Money or Your Life | Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez
15. Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds | Charles Mackay
16. Barbarians at the Gate | Bryan Burrough and John Helyar
17. Liar’s Poker | Michael Lewis
18. Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings | Philip A. Fisher
19. The Alchemy of Finance | George Soros
20. When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management | Roger Lowenstein

And this list of the Top 5 Best Business Books, as recommended by some of the most prestigious MBA programs in the country:

1. The Lean Startup | by Eric Ries
2. Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game | by Michael Lewis
3. How to Win Friends and Influence People | by Dale Carnegie
4. Good to Great | by Jim Collins
5. The Hard Thing About Hard Things | by Ben Horowitz

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center