Billy Graham: His Life and Influence by David Akiman

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More than any preacher in American history, Billy Graham has acted as the religious of the Protestant faith in this country. He’s held court worldwide with politicians, presidents, celebrities, and many others. He’s been the spiritual counselor of most of our modern Presidents. His long career also meant he was forced to deal with a changing landscape of civil rights, …

Book Review and Notes: Your Money or Your Life

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I recently finished up a classic, Your Money or Your Life by Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin. This is the progenitor of the entire Financial Independence movement (at least the modern version) and I’d never picked it up. I’m glad I did. While a lot of the information isn’t revolutionary 25 years later, I’m sure it was a game changer at the …

The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin

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I recently finished The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin. I owe our roommate Jane a debt of gratitude for introducing me to Cixin. She’s Chinese and gifted me the English version, saying it was her favorite Chinese fiction. This is the first Chinese science-fiction to become a major hit to the point that it has been translated and distributed in …

Brandon Sanderson: Stormlight Archive

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I don’t plan to spend a lot of time reviewing fiction, particularly the sci-fi or fantasy genre. However, every once in a while I enjoy doing some fun, easy reading in some of my favorite types of books from my childhood and teenage years. I always loved Robert Jordan‘s, Wheel of Time Series, and unfortunately he passed to soon to …

Millenial Money – Book Review and Notes

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I recently finished Patrick O’Shaughnessy‘s book, Millennial Money. who also has a great blog over at Millennial Invest. I really enjoyed the book. It’s good to hear an investment philosophy specifically geared toward the under 30 crowd. There wasn’t a lot of groundbreaking information, but it was a very solid primer on all the advantages that youth conveys to the …