John C. Bogle, the founder of Vanguard and creator of the world’s first index mutual fund, has been advocating for investors’ rights since 1974. The Little Book of Common Sense Investing is a straightforward guide to investing that strips away all the mumbo-jumbo and gets down to brass tacks. This updated edition includes new information on exchange traded funds (ETFs), why you should buy stocks when they’re cheap, and how to choose an advisor wisely—plus Bogle’s latest thoughts on retirement planning, inflation, bear markets…and much more.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to get a basic understanding of investing. It’s perfect for people who are just starting out, but it also has plenty of information that more experienced investors will find useful.
- It is a straight-forward guide to investing, which makes it easy for beginners to understand.
- It provides updated information on a wide range of topics related to investing.
- Bogle is an experienced and well-respected investor, so his advice is worth taking seriously.
- It can be a little dense to read
- Bogle isn’t always up-to-date with the latest investment trends
- ‘The Little Book of Common Sense Investing’ might be too simple for some more experienced investors
Learn more about the author
John C. Bogle is the founder of Vanguard and creator of the world’s first index mutual fund. A graduate of Princeton University, he has been advocating for investors’ rights since 1974. Mr. Bogle lives with his wife in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.
“Bogle has done it again! This is an amazing little book that does a great job of explaining in simple, commonsense language what all the Wall Street noise is really about. Essential reading for every investor.”
“A clear and concise guide to understanding stocks, bonds, and investment strategies. This is a perfect primer for anyone looking to invest in the stock market.”
“This is an updated edition of the classic which was first published in 2007. The author, John C. Bogle, is the founder of Vanguard and creator of the world’s first index mutual fund…The book advocates for investors’ rights since 1974.”
“Bogle has done it again! This is an easy-to-read book about investing that will benefit novice and experienced investors alike. His insights and recommendations are based on time-tested wisdom, common sense, and extensive research.”