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I reviewed Rob Carrick's recent book. I have to say that I recommend it highly.

I know there have been a few people in here asking about resources to learn more about investing (ie Royal) and I think this book is a good one.

http://www.moneysmartsblog.com/great-book-for-canadian-investors-rob-carricks-guide-to-whats-good-bad-and-downright-awful-in-canadian-investments-review/

Has anyone read his last book?

“How to Pay Less and Keep More For Yourself: The Essential Consumer Guide to Canadian Banking and Investing"

I plan to read it but it was published at the end of 2006 so it might be dated.
 

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I reviewed Rob Carrick's recent book. I have to say that I recommend it highly.

I know there have been a few people in here asking about resources to learn more about investing (ie Royal) and I think this book is a good one.

http://www.moneysmartsblog.com/great-book-for-canadian-investors-rob-carricks-guide-to-whats-good-bad-and-downright-awful-in-canadian-investments-review/

Has anyone read his last book?

“How to Pay Less and Keep More For Yourself: The Essential Consumer Guide to Canadian Banking and Investing"

I plan to read it but it was published at the end of 2006 so it might be dated.
I read both books and I don't remember much of the previous one now (and I didn't put much into the review either). I do agree that it is probably a bit dated now and I would be surprised if a savvy financial person such as yourself learned something new from the previous book.

http://www.canadiancapitalist.com/book-review-how-to-pay-less-and-keep-more-for-yourself/

I liked and reviewed the recent book as well. I like the way Rob pulls no punches and says it as it is.

http://www.canadiancapitalist.com/book-review-rob-carricks-guide-to-whats-good-bad-and-downright-awful-in-canadian-investments-today/
 

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It would be interesting to know what Rob's own, personal portfolio looks like and generally how well he has done with his own investments.

The proof is in the pudding.
 

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The proof is in the pudding.
[URL=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pudding]Wikipedia[/URL] said:
The proverb, "The proof of the pudding's in the eating" (often erroneously shortened to "the proof is in the pudding")[2] dates back to at least the 17th century.[3] The 17th century saying translates .... for whatever the ingredients, let the final-sweet taste alone be judged.
But on your contention, it is very hard to get actual performance for writers. The best I ever saw was a track record for Jim Cramer that showed he was right 47% of the time.
 

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It would be interesting to know what Rob's own, personal portfolio looks like and generally how well he has done with his own investments.

The proof is in the pudding.
The book isn't about how to pick winning stocks. More how to invest period.

From what I gather, he has some dividends stocks. I suspect he's into indexing as well.
 
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