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I think that I would say I didn’t really learned all that much from the book. The four elements of determining your asset allocation are: His is a clear and readable style, and Bogle helps make still somewhat-arcane terms such as quantitative investing understandable.

InFortune magazine named Mr.

Asset allocation and the cost of the funds you invest in are by the far the two decisions that will have the greatest impact on your returns. New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor, which became a bestseller and is considered a classic.

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Reading this book might alsohelp you realize, as I have, that common sense really is prettyuncommon. As briefly highlighted in the book, Bogle started the Vanguard investment fund to test a comomn put out by a prominent researcher on the merits of “indexing”.

Investing is an act of faith in the U. Showing of reviews.

While muchhas changed during this time, the importance of investing and bigle addressed in the original edition of this book have not. Bogle takes a critical look at the mutual fund industry and helps investors navigate their way through the staggering array of investment alternatives that are available to them.


Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Securing your financial future has never seemed muutual difficult, but you’ll be a better investor for having read the Second Edition of Common Sense on Mutual Funds.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It is a treatise and a lifetime of experience condensed down into a readable book.

Vommon fast, free shipping with Muutual Prime. A chapter on international funds. As a millenial who has taken the personal computer revolution for granted, it is tough to appreciate the weight of this book. Read more Read less. Bogle was a promising mutual fund executive at a very young age, and he could have increased his fortunes by several orders of magnitude. Chapter 21 On Leadership. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Reading this book offers investors a glimpse of the perspective and lessons learned srnse recent years that were anything but normal.

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He also explains the foundations of which he built Vanguad and why more funds should be built with the sole purpose of truly building value for shareholders and not trying to push a product to collect fees. Consider Carefully the Added Costs of Advice Since the first edition of Common Sense on Mutual Funds was published inmuch has changed, and no one is more awareof this than mutual fund pioneer John Bogle.


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It’s hard not to think that this book is just an advertising scheme for Bogle’s company, Vanguard. Since the first edition was published inmuch has changed—and changed radically—in the financial landscape, and no one is more aware of this than mutual fund pioneer John C.

At the time of the writing of the 10th anniversary edition he had undergone a heart transplant and had turned over management of Vanguard to other people, continuing to work there in a smaller capacity.

To wrap up this litany, I put before you—both tentatively and humbly—a final attribute of leadership: This is a big deal.

There are other short comparatively books on investing that follow Bogle’s investing ‘theology’. Aug 01, Barry Bridges rated it it was amazing.