Book Reviews

Book Review: Prosperity through mutual funds
The author, Arvind Paranjape explains the concepts of financial planning and mutual funds through interesting analogies which readers can easily relate to.
by Ravi Samalad Apr 7, 2015
Book Review: How to really ruin your financial life and portfolio
The author draws on his own investing experience to deliver a tongue-in-cheek guide on how to avoid common financial mistakes. Seasoned professionals and novice investors alike will laugh their way through the book’s lessons because the author possesses a brimming wit and a lifetime of collected wisdom, often gained through the same mistakes he cautions readers against.
by Ian Robertson, CFA Feb 22, 2015
Book Review: The Value Proposition
The book is an informative guide for those striving to gain a deeper understanding of and improve their skills in value investing.
by Bruce Grantier, CFA Nov 28, 2014
Investor Behavior: The Psychology of Financial Planning and Investing
In their book ‘Investor Behavior: The Psychology of Financial Planning and Investing’, authors, Baker and Ricciardi have done an excellent job of soliciting articles that blend academic research with real-world applications that can be used by financial planners.
by Ronald L. Moy, CFA Nov 14, 2014
Annuities remain unloved and unpopular as a destination for retirement assets
Barry M. Gillman, CFA reviews ‘Life Annuities: An Optimal Product for Retirement Income’, a book authored by Moshe A. Milevsky.
by Barry M. Gillman, CFA Mar 14, 2014
At last, a book that explains finance in a simple manner
Harsh Roongta of Apnapaisa says that Manish Chauhan’s book ‘Jago Investor’ will help advisors explain the concepts of financial planning to clients in a simple yet engaging manner.
by Harsh Roongta May 14, 2012
KN Sivasubramanian reviews his favourite book
Sivasubramanian KN, CIO, Franklin Equity - India, Franklin Templeton Investments reviews ‘To Kill a Mocking Bird’
by Sivasubramanian KN Oct 16, 2011
Getting rich is not a matter of luck but attitude
Mukund Seshadri, a CFP and the founder of M.S.Ventures reviews ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ by Robert T. Kiyosaki. He finds that the book is a must read for anyone interested in wealth creation
by Mukund Seshadri Aug 11, 2011
Simple book with profound wisdom
Sanjay Thaker an IFA, Invest N Gain Financial Services, Rajkot, reviews Nick Murray’s Simple Wealth Inevitable Wealth and finds it is a must read book for all financial advisors and their clients
by Sanjay Thaker Jun 26, 2011
Greed in modern finance exposed
David Pezarkar, Head - Equities, Shinsei Asset Management (India), reviews Big Short written by Michael Lewis
by David Pezarkar Dec 23, 2010
Enlightened by Randomness
Tushar Pradhan, CIO of HSBC Mutual Fund reviews Fooled by Randomness
by Tushar Pradhan Nov 23, 2010