The Ten Roads to Riches

The Ways the Wealthy Got There (and How You Can Too!)

By Ken Fisher; Lara Hoffmans
(John Wiley & Sons, Hardcover, 9780470285367, 228pp.)

Publication Date: October 20, 2008

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Discover how your net worth can be worth more

"The Ten Roads to Riches" takes an engaging and informative look at some of America's most famous (and infamous) modern-day millionaires (and billionaires) and reveals how they found their fortunes. Surprisingly, the super-wealthy usually get there by taking just one of ten possible roads. And now, so can you Plenty of books tell you how to be frugal and save, but "The Ten Roads to Riches" tells you how you can, realistically, get super-rich.

Throughout these pages, renowned investment expert and self-made billionaire Ken Fisher highlights amusing anecdotes of individuals who have traveled (or tumbled) down each road, and tells you how to increase your chances of success. Whether it's starting a business, owning real estate, investing wisely, or even marrying very, very well, Fisher will show how some got it right and others got it horribly wrong. Find out the right questions to ask when starting your own business-the richest road of all Learn what Mark Cuban, Rupert Murdoch, and rapper Jay-Z have in common, and how you can emulate them Discover how to avoid high-profile flameouts like the Enron guys and jailed plaintiffs' lawyer Melvyn Weiss

Whether you're just beginning to plan your financial future or well on your way, "The Ten Roads to Riches" can show you how to gain and, more importantly, maintain the wealth you want.




About the Author
KEN FISHER (Woodside, CA) is best known for his prestigious "Portfolio Strategy" column in Forbes magazine, where his over 25-year tenure of high-profile calls makes him the fourth longest-running columnist in Forbes's 90-plus year history. He is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Fisher Investments, an independent global money management firm with over $32 billion under management (as of 6/30/10). Fisher is ranked #289 on the 2009 Forbes 400 list of richest Americans, and #721 on the 2010 Forbes Global Billionaire list. In 2010, Investment Advisor magazine named him as one of the 30 most influential individuals of the last three decades. Fisher has authored numerous professional and scholarly articles, including the award-winning article, "Cognitive Biases in Market Forecasting," and has published six previous books, including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal bestsellers, The Only Three Questions That Count, The Ten Roads to Riches, How to Smell a Rat and Debunkery, all of which are published by Wiley. Fisher has been published, interviewed, and/or written about in many major American, British, and German finance or business periodicals. He has a weekly column in Focus Money, Germany's leading weekly finance and business magazine. LARA HOFFMANS is a content manager at Fisher Investments, a contributing editor of MarketMinder.com, and coauthor of the bestsellers, The Only Three Questions That Count, The Ten Roads to Riches, How to Smell a Rat, and Debunkery.

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