Recommended Books

We here at The Intro Machine have spent decades developing ourselves, and one of the best ways is to continuously feed your mind with the wisdom of others. To help you we have assembled an evolving list of some of the books that we have personally found valuable.

ANNUITIES

Paychecks and Play Checks by Tom Hegna
Taxation and Suitability of Annuities for Professional Advisors by John Olsen, CLU, ChFC, AEP

ASSET PURCHASES

106 Common Mistakes Home Buyers Make and How to Avoid Them by Gary Eldred

BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS

The Opposite of Spoiled by Ron Lieber
The Logic of Life by Tim Harford

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J Stanley
Misbehaving by Richard M Thaler
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT

Maxed Out: Hard Times in the Age of Easy Credit by James Scurlock
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

ECONOMICS

Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
Capitalism and Freedom by Milton Friedman
Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt
Freakonomics by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner

The Undercover Economist by Tim Harford

The Undercover Economist Strikes Back by Tim Harford

ETHICS

Ethics 101 by John C Maxwell
What Money Can’t Buy by Michael J Sandel

FINANCIAL PLANNING

Financial Mistakes of Young Americans by Joseph RR Templin, CAP, CLU, ChFC
The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason
Taking the “If” out of Life by Shane Westhoelter

Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School by Cary Siegel

INVESTMENTS

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham
One Up On Wall Street by Peter Lynch
A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G Malkiel

LIFE INSURANCE

Questions and Answers on Life Insurance: The Life Insurance Toolbook by Anthony Steuer
The Tools and Techniques of Life Insurance Planning by Stephan Leimberg, Robert J Doyle, and Keith A Buck

RETIREMENT PLANNING

Ed Slott’s Retirement Decisions Guide by Ed Slott, CPA
Rewirement by Jamie Hopkins, JD

SOCIAL SECURITY

Tom Hegna’s Guide to Social Security by Tom Hegna