Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I Get Wise. Introduction. Chapter 1: The Unvarnished Truth About Your Money. Chapter 2: The First Step on the Road to Financial Freedom. Chapter 3: Why Manage Your Own Money? Chapter 4: Know What You Don?t Know. Part II Get Wealthy. Chapter 5: Common Stocks: The Greatest Wealth-Creating Machine of All Time. Chapter 6: Don?t Buy What Wall Street Is Selling. Chapter 7: Your Single Most Important Investment Decision. Chapter 8: The Gone Fishin? Portfolio Unveiled. Chapter 9: Why the Gone Fishin? Portfolio Is Your Best Investment Plan. Chapter 10: How to Legally Stiff-Arm the IRS. Chapter 11: The ETF Alternative. Part III Get On with Your Life. Chapter 12: The Last Two Essentials: Specific Goals and Realistic Expectations. Chapter 13: Your Most Precious Resource. Afterword. Appendix A: Vanguard Funds. Appendix B: ETFs. About the Author. Index.
ALEXANDER GREEN is the Investment Director of The Oxford Club (www.oxfordclub.com). The Oxford Club CommuniquA, whose portfolio he directs, is ranked third in the nation for risk-adjusted returns over the past five years by the independent Hulbert Financial Digest. Mr. Green is also Chairman of Investment U, an Internet-based investment research service with over 300,000 readers (www.investmentu.com). He has been featured on The O'Reilly Factor, and has been profiled by Forbes, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and MarketWatch, among others. He currently lives in central Florida with his wife, Karen, and their children, Hannah and David.
"? business leaders in charge of company 401(k) plans might want to look at The Gone Fishin' Portfolio?without non-correlated investments, workers will never be able to protect themselves from the craziness we call 'Wall Street.'" (The Wall Street Journal, September 26, 2008)