Michael Justin Lee was born in Hong Kong and grew up in New York City's Chinatown. A veteran Chartered Financial Analyst, he served as the nation's first Financial Markets Expert-in-Residence in the U.S. Department of Labor. He was previously Practitioner Instructor of Finance in Johns Hopkins University's MBA program, as well as Professorial Lecturer of International Business in Georgetown University’s MS in Foreign Service program. Lee currently serves on the faculties of finance at the University of Maryland and George Mason University.
I really enjoyed reading this book, very well put together and a lot of great points.
I really enjoyed how he was able to point distinct messages and themes throughout the book that kept the story connected yet interesting.
Great insight beyond the Western mindset toward financial success and methods to achieving it.
There is no "strategy" contained herein that one cannot obtain by simple observation. In fact, most are strategies a majority of people already know and are plain to see. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Lorbeer
This fantastic book to help you to realize the difference between Chinese perspective and American perspective about money management. Read morePublished 21 months ago by S. Huang
Great book. Professor Lee gives some great high level advice for an individual to create his own wealth. Read morePublished on March 21, 2013 by Pen Name
I suppose that if a person has been raised by wolves and this is their first investment book it might not be too bad. Read morePublished on February 21, 2013 by TopCat19
Michael Lee presents us with sound yet sometimes difficult to hear lessons for the most reliable ways to wealth and prosperity. Read morePublished on January 8, 2013 by Monique Vouthouris
This review is long overdue! I finally finished and Professor Lee still continues to amaze me. As a former student in his class he has always been engaging and inspirational,... Read morePublished on October 26, 2012 by Kelli-Anne S.
I love this book! This is definitely a great book to read for finance people. This book gives in-depth and thoughtful insight into the fundamentals of wealth building through... Read morePublished on August 18, 2012 by Julyn Z.
It is surprising to see (as of this writing) 24 5-star reviews for this book. I suspect they are all friends of the author. Read morePublished on July 29, 2012 by Book-Movie-Music Lover
Let me summarize the book in 30 words or less:
- be thrifty
- get a good education
- business is personal
- buy a house
- be willing to relocate
-... Read more