Brian Portnoy is an investor, educator, writer, and entrepreneur. As the founder of Shaping Wealth, Brian speaks on and coaches financial wellness throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. In his two books, The Investor's Paradox and The Geometry of Wealth, he tackles the challenges of not only making better investment decisions but also how money figures into a joyful life. Brian has worked in the hedge fund and mutual fund industries for more than two decades. He is a CFA charterholder and earned his doctorate at the University of Chicago.
Josh Brown and Brian Portnoy have put together a unique
anthology--people rarely get to hear how financial experts invest
their own money. What's fascinating is that there are almost as
many investment strategies as authors, telling us that what's
important is finding a process and strategy that works for you. I
highly recommend reading "How I Invest My Money," I think you'll
learn a lot and learn that even the experts have very different
paths to investment success. --James P. O'Shaughnessy, Chairman
O'Shaughnessy Asset Management and author of "What Works on Wall
Street, 4th Edition."
This is the book I've needed and wanted to read my entire adult life! Brian Portnoy and Joshua Brown gathered together an extraordinary group of financial experts and asked them to pull back the covers on how and why they've invested their own money. Their values and motivations, their fears and hopes will resonate with everyone who picks up this book. Never has there been such an open-hearted, generous, and actionable collection of financial wisdom in one place. -- Moira Somers, Ph.D., C.Psych. Author, Advice that Sticks
Behind every portfolio is a unique human being with her own goals, dreams, and time lines. So before you determine the right balance of stocks v. bonds, you must answer the question, "what do I want from life?" In How I Invest My Money, leading financial experts offer candid insight into how their relationships, fears, and passions drive their investment strategies and tactics, many of which run counter to prevailing financial wisdom. You may be surprised to learn that the only sacred cow is one's own vision. -- Paul Ollinger, Host, Crazy Money Podcast
Each of these stories is interesting on its own, but the beauty of this book is that it allows the reader to detect themes across all the stories. Money stands for different things to different investors, but the common themes of independence, generosity, engagement, and empowerment really make this book stand out. Simultaneously hopeful and comforting to read, I strongly recommend this book to investors across the spectrum: the novices as well as the veterans. -- Nicole M. Boyson, Ph.D., Professor of Finance, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University, Boston, MA