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The Gone Fishin' Portfolio: Get Wise, Get Wealthy...and Get on With Your Life

ISBN: 978-0-470-11267-0
256 pages
September 2008
The Gone Fishin

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A timeless investment guide that reveals how to consistently earn market-beating returns while reducing risk

What every investor needs is a battle-tested strategy that embraces the uncertainty of financial markets-and life in general. One that will yield market-beating portfolio returns in both good times and bad. The Gone Fishin' Portfolio shows you what that strategy is, how it works, and why you should begin using it immediately.

The innovative approach outlined throughout these pages will help investors enjoy a notably high probability of success by using an investment strategy based on the notion that nobody knows what the market is likely to do next, which, in effect, allows investors to capitalize on uncertainty.

  • Details one of the safest and simplest ways to reach your long-term financial goals, and explores the financial and psychological challenges you're likely to face in the years ahead
  • The "Gone Fishin' Portfolio" is based on a Nobel Prize-winning investment strategy that takes just twenty minutes to implement
  • Discusses the relationship between risk and reward in financial markets, and reveals how the investment industry really works

The Gone Fishin' Portfolio will allow you to reach your most important investment goals, beat Wall Street at its own game, and achieve the financial independence you deserve.

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Table of Contents

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.

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Author Information

ALEXANDER GREEN is the Investment Director of The Oxford Club (www.oxfordclub.com). The Oxford Club CommuniquÃ, 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.
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Reviews

"… 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)
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