Phil DeMuth was valedictorian of his class at the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1972, then got his masters in communications and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. An investment psychologist with a longstanding interest in the stock market, he has written for The Wall Street Journal and Barrons, as well as Human Behavior and Psychology Today. His opinions have been quoted on theStreet.com and Fortune Magazine and is president of Conservative Wealth Management in Los Angeles.
While presented with a good deal of droll humor and an easy to understand manner, the facts shared in this book are sobering.
Ben Stein and Phil DeMuth have done us a real favor by speaking the unvarnished truth about what needs to be done by everyone who will face retirement.
The authors make a good case for taking action now, regardless of your age, at developing a financial plan for your retirement.
This book is very to read even for someone who know very little about investing. I think everyone should be more informed about saving and investing for the future and this book... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Scottie Lady
Provided copies of this book to four friends so far who are still learning to make their own long term financial decisions.
So far it has proven to be understandable for all.
I really like the idea's explained in this book. I listen to Ben Stein often and always enjoy hearing his thoughts on financial planning. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer
Ben Stein is the best. I have made money, and made better decisions about my money, after reading this book.Published 20 months ago by uduffus1
A friend gave me this book yesterday and it took about 2 hours to read. The information was basic stuff that most people know unless they are living under a rock. Read morePublished on August 22, 2010 by Scott Rogers
This inexpensive paperback book was so good I bought a copy for my wife after reading a library copy for myself. Multiple worksheets to help a couple get ready for retirement.Published on December 3, 2009 by Gary A. Peitzmeier
Ben and Phil have written a retirement book that will scare the crud out of the average 60 year old and hopefully will motivate the average 20 year old. Read morePublished on July 21, 2008 by TRW
Really enjoyed this book. I'm an experienced investor and still came away with useful information. For those who believe this was all gloom & doom....WAKE UP ! Read morePublished on September 30, 2007 by K. Rauch
Ben Stein & Phil DeMuth have a simple rule for the new millennium: "If you're old enough to have sex, you're old enough to save for retirement. Read morePublished on May 18, 2007 by L. Hill