Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksSonaLibrariesSign in

Peter Mallouk

Recommended Books

Peter Mallouk is the president and chief investment officer of Creative Planning and affiliated companies. His first book, The Five Mistakes Every Investor Makes and How to Avoid Them: Getting Investing Right, was published in 2014.
7 books on the list
Sort by
Latest Recommendations First
Skin in the Game book cover
Skin in the Game
Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life
Nassim Nicholas Taleb - 2018-06-01
Goodreads Rating
Discover the essence of risk and reward with this bold work that challenges long-held beliefs about success, fairness, justice, and influence. Drawing on examples from history and modern times, the author argues that having "skin in the game" is essential for thriving in life and society. From the roles of corporations and politicians to the true meaning of religion, this book sheds new light on critical topics that shape our world. A must-read for anyone seeking a fresh perspective on personal responsibility and ethics.
Peter Mallouk
@marvyned The Power of Kindness, @piero_ferrucci Skin In the Game, @nntaleb Misbehaving (long overdue reading this one), @R_Thaler      source
Misbehaving book cover
The Making of Behavioral Economics
Richard H. Thaler - 2016-06-14
Goodreads Rating
Explore the radical notion that real-life humans, with all our biases and irrational tendencies, are the central agents in the economy. In Misbehaving, Nobel laureate Richard H. Thaler shares his hilarious and inspiring journey to bring economics back down to earth, revealing how our misbehavior has serious consequences. Discover how behavioral economics opens up new ways to look at everything from household finance to assigning faculty offices, all while providing entertaining stories of Thaler's spirited battles with traditional economic thinking.
Peter Mallouk
@marvyned The Power of Kindness, @piero_ferrucci Skin In the Game, @nntaleb Misbehaving (long overdue reading this one), @R_Thaler      source
Recommended by
Richard Thaler
The Power of Kindness book cover
The Power of Kindness
The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life--Tenth Anniversary Edition
Piero Ferrucci - 2007-10-04 (first published in 2005)
Goodreads Rating
Discover the power of kindness in this popular guide, now celebrating its tenth anniversary with a new chapter, introduction, and "Kindness Book Shelf." The message is clear: acts of generosity and decency are the secret to a fuller, more satisfying life. Piero Ferrucci's chapters on virtues such as honesty, warmth, and loyalty are joined by a new chapter on "Harmlessness," offering even more wisdom and power. Whether you're a new reader or a fan of the original, this edition is perfect for anyone seeking to live with more kindness.
Peter Mallouk
@marvyned The Power of Kindness, @piero_ferrucci Skin In the Game, @nntaleb Misbehaving (long overdue reading this one), @R_Thaler      source
The Intelligent Investor book cover
The Intelligent Investor
The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel (Revised Edition)
Benjamin Graham - 2006-02-21 (first published in 1949)
Goodreads Rating
This classic investment guide has been updated for today's market conditions. Benjamin Graham's philosophy of "value investing" teaches how to shield investors from substantial error and develop long-term strategies. With updated commentary by financial journalist Jason Zweig, readers gain a more thorough understanding of how to apply Graham's principles. This edition is a vital and indispensable read for anyone striving to reach their financial goals.
Peter Mallouk
A phenomenal book.      source
The Prophet book cover
The Prophet
Kahlil Gibran - 2003-04-13 (first published in 1923)
Goodreads Rating
Explore life's deepest questions through the wise teachings of Al Mustafa in this timeless classic. Topics such as love, marriage, work, and death are all explored in this book, which has been translated into over 108 different languages and has remained in print for generations. Join in on the conversation and discover the wisdom of The Prophet.
Peter Mallouk
One of my favorite books.      source
Common Sense on Mutual Funds book cover
Common Sense on Mutual Funds
Fully Updated 10th Anniversary Edition
John C. Bogle - 2000-10-19 (first published in 1999)
Goodreads Rating
Discover expert insights on investing in mutual funds in this updated book by a renowned pioneer in the industry. Written in an accessible style, this resource offers timeless advice on building a strong investment portfolio while navigating through a range of investment options. Learn how common sense and simplicity can outperform costly complexity, and how a low-cost, diversified portfolio can lead to long-term success. This book is a must-read for anyone looking to secure their financial future.
Peter Mallouk
A book that I read when I was very young that I thought really kind of explained the investing world in plain English.      source
Awareness book cover
The Perils and Opportunities of Reality
Anthony de Mello - 1992-05-01 (first published in 1990)
Goodreads Rating
Discover a spiritual message centered around awareness in this book that blends Christian spirituality, Buddhist parables, Hindu exercises and psychology. With short chapters perfect for quiet moments, the author challenges readers to become alive to the needs and potential of others and wake up in every aspect of life.
Peter Mallouk
Gives you a lot of perspective about yourself and the world.      source