Winter reading list recommended by financial advisors
Most of us wish we had more time to read, but life, work and binge-watching “Stranger Things” or “Ozark” can get in the way. Yet as the year creeps to a close and your year-end business winds down, this is the perfect time to enjoy a good book. Don’t have time quite yet?
Add one of the following suggestions to your holiday wish list and you can take it on your next business trip in the New Year.
President Obama once credited books with allowing him to “slow down and get perspective,” Oscar Wilde said “it is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it,” and novelist Elizabeth Hardwick has claimed that “the greatest gift is a passion for reading.”
Whether they illuminate a new way of looking at the world, or prompt clients to study up on personal finance strategies, books are a wonderful way to share insights with friends, colleagues and clients.
“Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them and it’s much cheaper to buy somebody a book than it is to buy them the whole world,” author Neil Gaiman has said.
Financial Planning asked advisors about their favorite reads. Most of the books on this list are related to the industry, but a few are from outside the space.
Click through the list to learn more: