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Buffett's Tips

A Guide to Financial Literacy and Life

Tyler J. Longo, John M. Longo


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What if you could learn financial literacy from Warren Buffett himself?

Finance is a language like any other: the more fluently you speak it, the further--and more comfortably--you travel. And if you want to improve your financial literacy, what better teacher could you have than Warren Buffett? Often described as the greatest investor of all time, Warren Buffett started his investment firm with$100 in the late 1950s and went on to become the billionaire and sage we know today. Along the way he's reaped huge profits for fellow investors in Berkshire Hathaway and remains one of the most sought-after and closely watched figures in the business world.

So how did he do it? In Buffett's Tips, award-winning professor and professional investor John M. Longo demonstrates just how by translating decades of Buffett's writings and media appearances into a 100 straightforward tips and strategies anyone can follow for enhanced financial literacy and independence, including:

  • Essential concepts like the time value of money and compound interest
  • Basic financial instruments, such as savings and checking accounts and certificates of deposit
  • Approaches to valuing stock, including discounted cash flow and relative valuation
  • How to build a portfolio in accordance with Buffett's two golden rules

Whether you want to grow your personal finances, develop your business acumen, or improve softer career skills such as emotional intelligence, there's no one better to learn from than the most famous investor in the world--and no better way to do that than having a copy of Buffett's Tips close at hand.

Wiley, 9781119763918, 432pp.

Publication Date: December 22, 2020

About the Author

JOHN M. LONGO is a Professor of Profes- sional Practice in the Finance and Economics Department at the Business School of Rutgers University. He has also been visiting professor of finance at EMBA-Global Asia--the joint Executive MBA program of Columbia Business School, London Business School, and The University of Hong Kong. He has more than 25 years of professional investment experience and is currently serving as Chief Investment Officer of Beacon Trust, a $3+ billion registered investment advisor. A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Professor Longo earned an MBA in Finance and a PhD in Finance from Rutgers, where he also received his BA degree. TYLER J. LONGO is a high school student in the Princeton, NJ area. He has completed the Introduction to Business, Finance, and Economics program for high school students at Columbia University and additional coursework in AP Economics, AP Statistics, and Financial Literacy. He has become financially literate in large part due to his work on this book.