Welcome to the August edition of the Monthly CME. I’ve put together a short list of articles, podcasts, and books for your reading pleasure. Topics will range from personal finance to life-work balance and more. Enjoy!
It’s index fund month! A great primer on mutual funds by WCI with lots of nice screen shots.
Wall Street Physician discusses the S&P 500 vs. Vanguard’s Total Stock Market, two very popular all-inclusive index funds to invest in. Bottom line – you can’t go wrong with either.
Meanwhile Jim discusses why the Vanguard Total Stock Market is his favorite fund.
Podcasts & Audiobooks:
I recently listened to Bringing up Bébé on Audible and the narration is fantastique. The author discusses her observations as an American raising children in Paris. The French seem to be doing it right.
Are you in the debt is ok camp? See how you feel after reading Cory Fawcett’s The Doctors Guide to Eliminating Debt.
Unfortunately you can’t buy this book on Amazon, but it is worth a read. Simple Wealth, Inevitable Wealth by Nick Murray discusses why 100% equities is the way to build wealth. Nick is the mentor to financial advisors.