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  • 4 reviews
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  • 366 titles in library
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  • The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Richard Florida
    • Narrated By Eric Conger

    We tend to view prolonged economic downturns, such as the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Long Depression of the late 19th century, in terms of the crisis and pain they cause. But history teaches us that these great crises also represent opportunities to remake our economy and society and to generate whole new eras of economic growth and prosperity.

    Roy says: "A General Look at the Financial Crisis"
    "could have been said in half the time"

    it was a great listen however the author repeated himself often. half the book could have been cut out.

    i did appreciate the fact the author was equal on his fact and unbias. he treated all recent presidents equally and didn't point his opinion in any specific direction unlike 99% of what the media says which is nice!

    it wasn't eye opening as i knew most of the info but I did appreciate the added facts about the Long Depression.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Gone Fishin' Portfolio: : Get Wise, Get Wealthy...and Get on With Your Life (Unabridged)

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Alexander Green, Steve Sjuggerud
    • Narrated By Erik Synnestvetd

    In The Gone Fishin' Portfolio, author Alexander Green details an effective yet simple approach to investing that embraces the uncertainty of financial markets, and reveals how you can generate exceptional results during both good times and bad. Discover how the "Gone Fishin' Portfolio" will allow you to earn superior returns, reduce risk, minimize taxes, and eliminate Wall Street's mountain of fees.

    Gabriel says: "2/3-ok-advise; 1/3 paid for commercial"
    "everything in this program can be said in 3 points"

    you can summarize everything into 3 points
    1.) diversify into three sections: stocks, bonds, indexes/mutual funds
    2.) divide your investment portfolio into two sections: 40% is to be invested in foreign markets and 60% are to be invested in local markets
    3.) when one of your three sections are doing well, you pull money out and place the additional cash into the lower preforming sections to keep it balanced.

    do that and the author said you will become balanced and wealthy.

    I said all of that in less than 500 characters ... NOT 6 hours of audio!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Nikola Tesla
    • Narrated By David Mitchell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    Written in his early 60s, Tesla looks back on the events that shaped his life as the inventor of our modern world. Like many exceptional artists, scientists, and engineers, Tesla's senses and intellect worked on a higher level, which often afflicted him physically. Yet, he overcame, and used his special abilities and strong educational background to make electricity the servant of man.

    Peter says: "Very interesting"
    "found this interesting but lacking greatly"

    this is an interesting autobiography on nikola tesla however its lacking greatly on the specifics of his life. its like listening to a quick summary of his entire life rather than a true autobiography.

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • The Tesla Legacy

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Robert G. Barrett
    • Narrated By Dino Marnika

    The Tesla Legacy, set in Newcastle, Muswellbrook, Scone and the mysterious Burning Mountain in New South Wales, is an action-packed, pace-driven thriller woven with intrigue and a delightful touch of humour and romance, and an ending guaranteed to send chills down your spine.

    Amazon Customer says: "interesting story"
    "interesting story"

    this is an interesting story that had a few twist. not what i was looking for but i did listen to the entire program. i did enjoy the Australian accent.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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