Book Review: The Work Revolution

Book Review: The Work Revolution

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I just finished reading Julie Clow’s new book ‘The Work Revolution.’ Like the title implies, it has a range of ideas that can revolutionize the way an organization treats its employees and how employees look at work. … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Wealth Cure

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down to read Hill Harper’s new book, “The Wealth Cure.” The wealth cure takes an interesting look at personal finance compared to many of its counterparts. Rather than have an old rich guy tell you that paying your credit cards on time and skipping Starbucks will make you rich, Harper focuses on the more personal side of personal … [Read more...]

Book Review: “The Skinny On” Series

This week, I read two books from the “Skinny On” series by Jim Randel.  “The Skinny On Credit Cards” and “The Skinny On Networking” were quick, enjoyable books with an interesting twist compared to the average finance and how-to books you will read today.As Randel explains early on in “The Skinny on Credit Cards,” the books are written in the form of Japanese “Manga,” or … [Read more...]

Book I Liked: Syrup by Max Barry

I finished an amazing book last week that I want to share with you.  The book is called Syrup.  It is the first novel by Max Barry, one of my favorite authors.  He wrote the more recent (and also awesome books) Jennifer Government and Company.Syrup is a hilarious story about the adventures of Scat, a recent college graduate with a marketing degree and hopes of coming up … [Read more...]

Book Review: The 4 Hour Workweek

Book Review: The 4 Hour Workweek

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I just finished reading The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Richby Tim Ferriss.  The book was fun and easy to read.  Not only was it fun, it was a bit inspirational.  I know I am behind the curve in this book, which made waves when it came out in 2007, but its words are just as relevant as they were in 2007.The book is written in a logical … [Read more...]

Review of “I Will Teach You To Be Rich”

Review of “I Will Teach You To Be Rich”

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Ramit Sethi is a fun and interesting character. I had the chance to meet hima few months back on his book tour and just got around to finishing the book. Ramit genuinely cares about helping his readers be as lazy and financially stable as possible. If you think that is an oxymoron, you should probably read the book.Ramit's book, which is billed as "No Guilt, No Excuses, No … [Read more...]

Book Review: 10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget

Book Review: 10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget

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I just finished reading the new book by the bloggers over at Wise Bread.  Their book, 10,001 Way to Live Large on a Small Budget, gives many thousands (ten actually) of tips on living frugal and personal finance.The book is easy to read through quickly.  It is designed in a way that helps you to drill in on what you care about and skip the parts that you don't.  I, for … [Read more...]

Book Review: Automatic Millionaire

Book Review: Automatic Millionaire

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I read Automatic Millionaire a while back, but I think it is worthy of discussion here on Narrow Bridge.  It was actually a part of what insipred me to start blogging about personal finance.David Bach's book is easy to read and straight to the point.  He covers a series of topics and step by step instructions for automating your financial life.  Bach makes it easy to … [Read more...]

Book Review: Rich Like Them

Book Review: Rich Like Them

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I just finished reading Rich Like Them, a book dedicated to searching for the answers of how people get rich. Specifically, the book chronicles the author's journey across America's 100 richest zip codes.The book has a fun premise and is full of good ideas and thoughts on making it big. There are few big surprises in the book. The author writes about his many … [Read more...]