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Why the Best-Laid Investment Plans Usually Go Wrong: And How You Can Find Safety and Profit in an Uncertain World Paperback – January, 1989

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 563 pages
  • Publisher: Fireside; 1 edition (January 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0671672924
  • ISBN-13: 978-0671672928
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 6.1 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,236,869 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I read "Best Laid Plans" when it first came out and it changed my life. I used to worry about not having enough money, not being able to buy a house, etc etc. I have followed Browne's advice and now have a comfortable nest egg. More importantly, when the stock market has dropped dramatically, or the events of September 11 caused worry, I slept well with regard to my finances. Safety, Safety, Safety. I know people who are now seeing therapists in an effort to get over their stock market losses, Actually, my portfolio dropped, to, but not all that much because I followed the rules of diversification that Browne advocates.
Read this book. It will change your life.
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The most practical guide to investing and its pitfalls and traps I have read.... Point in fact most people do not have sufficient talent or interest to be great investors... This book will help you not be gulled or overconfident...

great investors usually start early, have great passion for investing and study of all of the boring details... It also requires some talent and a lot of luck..
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Harry is the inventor of the permanent portfolio investment strategy which I now preach and teach. I also incorporated Harry's strategy into my own book available on amazon.com called "Invest Safely & Generate Income for Life". www.teknigal.com
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