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Index Revolution: Why Investors Should Join It Now

Charles D Ellis · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The evidence-based approach to a more worthwhile portfolio The Index Revolution argues that active investing is a loser's game, and that a passive approach is more profitable in today's market. By adjusting your portfolio asset weights to match a performance index, you consistently...
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On Fire: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life

John O'Leary · North Star Way
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of Brene Brown's Daring Greatly and Nick Vujicic's Life Without Limits comes a rousing 7-step plan for living a life on fire, filled with hope and possibility - from an inspirational speaker who survived a near-fatal fire at the age of nine and now runs a successful...
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Becoming a Leader of Character: 6 Habits That Make or Break a Leader at Work and at Home

Dave Anderson · Morgan James Publishing
Pages: 218
Format: Print book

While many books focus on developing managerial competencies, most leadership failures are the result of a failure in character, not a failure in competence. But, just like how you don't get in shape by reading a fitness magazine, you don't become a Leader of Character by reading...
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Everydata: The Misinformation Hidden in the Little Data You Consume Every Day

John H. Johnson · Bibliomotion
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

While everyone is talking about "big data," the truth is that understanding the "little data" (stock reports, newspaper headlines, weather forecasts, etc.) is what will help you make smarter decisions at work, at home, and in every aspect of your life.The average...
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Smart Mom, Rich Mom: How to Build Wealth While Raising a Family

Kimberly Palmer · American Management Association
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Of all life's financial shocks, few compare to bringing home an infant. Just one tiny person costs $250,000 to raise-- not including college! How will you pay for it? That agonizing question fuels mothers' choices about their careers, budgets, and families. Some lean in, some scale back...
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The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP

Philipp Lepenies · Columbia University Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Widely used since the mid-twentieth century, GDP (gross domestic product) has become the world's most powerful statistical indicator of national development and progress. Practically all governments adhere to the idea that GDP growth is a primary economic target, and while criticism...
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Social Security 101: From Medicare to Spousal Benefits, an Essential Primer on Government Retirement Aid

Alfred Mill · Adams Media
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A crash course in retirement benefits! Too often, writing about social security turns the noteworthy details of the benefits into boring details about regulations or biased political arguments that would put even a die-hard bureaucrat to sleep. Social Security 101 cuts out the tedious explanations...
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The Tetris Effect: The Game that Hypnotized the World

Dan Ackerman · PublicAffairs
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Tetris is perhaps the most instantly recognizable, popular video game ever made. But the fascinating story of its origins is lesser known. How did an obscure Soviet programmer, working on frail, antiquated computers, create a product that has earned nearly $1 billion in sales? How did an inspired,...
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The Artist's Compass: The Complete Guide to Building a Life and a Living in the Performing Arts

Rachel Moore · Touchstone
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

An inspiring, real world guide for artists in the classic bestselling tradition of What Color Is Your Parachute? that shows how to build a successful, stable career in the performing arts, from the President and CEO of the Los Angeles Music Center who has carved her own success through...
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The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse

Mohamed A El-Erian · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, one of the world's most influential economic thinkers and the author of When Markets Collide, has written a roadmap to what lies ahead and the decisions we must make now to stave off the next global economic and financial crisis.Our...
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Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?: A Story About Women and Economics

Katrine Marcal · Pegasus Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A funny, clever, and thought-provoking examination of the myth of the "economic man" and its impact on the global economy How do you get your dinner? That is the basic question of economics. When economist and philosopher Adam Smith proclaimed that all our actions were motivated...
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Door to Door: The Magnificent, Maddening, Mysterious World of Transportation

Edward Humes · Harpercollins
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Garbology explores the hidden and costly wonders of our buy-it-now, get-it-today world of transportation, revealing the surprising truths, mounting challenges, and logistical magic behind every trip we take and every click we make.Transportation...
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The Best Things in Life are Free

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pbns
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Lonely Planet's The Best Things in Life are Free is packed full of money-saving tips, tricks and recommendations for the best-value sights and experiences around the world. From parks, museums and exercise classes that are free, to insider ideas on food and experiences offered at great...
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The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War

Robert J Gordon · Princeton University Press
Pages: 768
Format: Print book

In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, home appliances, motor vehicles, air travel, air conditioning, and television transformed households and workplaces. With...
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The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore

Michele Wucker · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 284
Format: Print book

A "gray rhino" is a highly probable, high impact yet neglected threat: kin to both the elephant in the room and the improbable and unforeseeable black swan. Gray rhinos are not random surprises, but occur after a series of warnings and visible evidence. The bursting of the housing...
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