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  • What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017

  • A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
  • By: Richard N. Bolles
  • Narrated by: Mel Foster
  • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 87
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    4 out of 5 stars 76
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    4 out of 5 stars 76

With more than 10 million copies sold in 28 countries, the world's most popular job-search book updated for 2017 tailors Richard Bolles's long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a tough economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • You need the workbook

  • By Richard Ross on 05-15-17

You need the workbook

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Reviewed: 05-15-17

Great but you need the workbook to follow along and get the full value. Thx

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Little Book of Common Sense Investing

  • By: John C. Bogle
  • Narrated by: Thom Pinto
  • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 768
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 577
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 575

To learn how to make index investing work for you, there's no better mentor than legendary mutual-fund industry veteran John C. Bogle. Over the course of his long career, Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group and creator of the world's first index mutual-fund, has relied primarily on index investing to help Vanguard's clients build substantial wealth. Now, with The Little Book of Common Sense Investing, he wants to help you do the same.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Invest in Index Fund.If you get that, don't waste$

  • By Sankar on 12-20-10

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Reviewed: 04-01-17

This is not for someone new to investing. The author spends 90% of the book arguing how amazing index funds are however offers no counter argument. Finally at the end he elaborates and explains index funds. Poor delivery.