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The Power of Zero audiobook cover art

Absolutley invaluable

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-22-17

As a CFP, I have been a proponent of Life Insurance Retirement Plans as a primary component of an individuals future needs. The tremendous tax benefits escape many so called advisors, as well as financial pundits on popular financial programs.
This book does a terrific job in explain the basic strengths of this, and other issues, to get to a zero percent tax liability at retirement. So valuable!!

11-22-63 audiobook cover art

Solid Story, Very Good Narrator

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-05-12

Where does 11-22-63 rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I do not typically listen to fiction, but I have read a few Stephen King books, and had enjoyed his writing style. As compared to his other writings, this ranks as one of his better works.

What was one of the most memorable moments of 11-22-63?

The entire book seems to flow without dragging, even though it is a long narrative. I would say that the story keeps the listener engaged, and I found myself wanting to get back into the story without delay.

What about Craig Wasson’s performance did you like?

Craig does an excellent job with the narration, and his voice inflections between characters; as well as playing into the emotion of a particular scene, kept me engaged as if I was watching it played out in front of me. Very well done.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I did not have an extreme reaction, nor does the story require extremes. It is a compelling ficticious view wrapped around actual historical people, done in such a way that keeps you listening to the end. The book has sort of a long "wind down" but it does not cause you to lose interest.

Any additional comments?

I will likely look for other titles narrated by Craig Wasson; he helped bring this story to life for me.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

Executive Briefing audiobook cover art

Short and strong

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-03-11

A brief presentation on how to present your product or information in a manner to be received well.
I found it useful because I was doing just the opposite in some instances with predictable results. The recommendations make sense as presented. I'm looking forward to implementing as much as possible.

Exodus audiobook cover art

Are you Serious?!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-10-07

Well what can I say about this "Free excerpt."
First, I was blown away by the perverted sexual content, which was simplistic and poorly written. I won't even get into the "sloppy seconds gross-out segments...."
I didn't know a sexual fiction piece could be so boring. Also, it seems to me that it might be mistaken for a benign horror novel, safe for younger ears....it isn't. This is the first audiobook I've deleted from my collection. Not worth the time, even if it IS free.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Financial Reckoning Day audiobook cover art

Looks At Past In Detail, Not Much Future

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-27-07

As a finacial professional, I chose this piece in an attempt to glean some financial insight into what I agree to be a financial turmoil upcoming in the near future. I agree with the authors that the current "bulbles" of Real Estate and the derivatives market will likely unwind, and therefore have a drastic effect on the equity markets and the economy in general. The title of the book might imply that it is a strategy to handle the possible pending collapse, however, it is a more aptly described as a detailed look into the past - recent and distant - with respect to the various bubbles that have occured throughout history. The authors make their points through painstaking detail of this history, noting that these bubbles have never been deflated effectively. They have little, if any, confidence that this time will be any different. I found the history lesson informative and entertaining, but felt the book fell a bit short on actual strategy looking forward. With that aside, I found this book to be worth my time, even though it is a quite lenthy unabridged narration.
The narrator was very effective in keeping the pace and tone of the book interesting, and I would listen to any other pieces he presents in the future. Those who have a professional or serious personal interest in the financial markets will most likely find this book worth their time with regards to the detailed (informative) history lesson.

25 of 25 people found this review helpful