I don’t know much about investing. But I’m learning fast. Now that I’m a majority citizen, I’ve been setting up credit cards, high interest saving accounts, checking account, and a long-term investment account/portfolio. I’m not doing this because I obsess about money. I’m doing it because with a little financial savvy starting at age 18 I will have better life options when I’m 30.
Until Winning the Loser’s Game: Timeless Strategies for Successful Investing I had not read any books on the stock market, investing, saving, etc. I’m happy to say this was an excellent first book. It’s definitely geared to the individual investor who’s fairly green. I totally buy Ellis’ premise that investing smartly is your game to lose — the key is to mitigate risk, be rational, and think long-term.
Here are three pages of notes I took on the book so I remember all that I learned.