Ben Stein can be seen talking about finance on Fox TV news every week. He has written about finance for Barron’s and The Wall Street Journal for decades and contributes regularly to the AARP’s Modern Maturity (now AARP: The Magazine). He was one of the chief busters of the junk bond frauds of the 1980s, has been a long-time critic of corporate executives’ self-dealing, and has written several self-help books about personal finance.
Phil DeMuth is an investment psychologist with a longstanding interest in the stock market. He has written for The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s, as well as Human Behavior and Psychology Today. His opinions have been quoted on theStreet.com and Fortune Magazine. He is president of Conservative Wealth Management in Los Angeles.
another super book by ben and phil, i accept their theories and try to practice applying them, you 2 are great.Published 18 months ago by lance ramrod
Check out this video of him in Aug 2007 talking about how "stocks are going to be a heck of a lot higher in a year" and goes on to recommend buying Merrill Lynch because its such... Read morePublished on February 9, 2011 by Cointreau
My union's finance committee uses the QPP portfolio planner spreadsheet to help select portfolio choices for us. Read morePublished on March 24, 2010 by Buck Lansford
The books is fine, so far, but the (few) charts and graphs are crap in the e-book.
They need a better process for embedding non-text items. A lot better.
I find Ben Stein to be one of the most intelligent and witty financial whizzes of today. Not only does he offer sound investment practices but he does it in a comical way... Read morePublished on September 6, 2009 by Jack Investor
I expected a lot more from Ben Stein. Too much that I just don't comprehend. Not for the average investorPublished on February 18, 2009 by Spirit
This is a quick read, but deserves a couple of readings, anyway. I liked how they start with a core portfolio, supercharge it with funds or stocks, then use fixed income... Read morePublished on September 9, 2008 by Crash and Burn
We liked this book. Humor and economics combined with excellent suggestions for enhancing our existing portfolio. Read morePublished on June 26, 2008 by Terri Gautier
I will not review ground related to the book that has already been so ably covered here. Instead I want to relate my own experiences as to the improvement of portfolio composition... Read morePublished on April 19, 2008 by Robert W. Elmer