F. Yee

"franky59"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 75% (3 of 4)
Location: Calgary, Canada
In My Own Words:
I live in Calgary and am a technology entrepreneur. When not working, I like to play tennis and golf. I also coach basketball for my kid's teams. Probably my all-time favorite book is Rich Dad, Poor Dad. It's not well written per se, but it has imparted the most memorable and useful advice to me.

I would problably travel if I had time, money and no reponsibilities. And while traveling, I w… Read more
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 617,313 - Total Helpful Votes: 3 of 4
Smoke and Mirrors: Financial Myths That Will Ruin &hellip by David Trahair
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Trahair has provided great advice to a large number of Canadians, particularly those Boomers looking to retire over the next 20 years. With this book (a bargain at $17!), you'll find most of the tools to retire comfortably and with peace of mind. He will debunk the many financial myths that are perpetuated by the 'financial services' companies that may actually put your retirement at risk. As a bonus, you'll live a little better before retirement, knowing that you don't HAVE to have a million dollars or more to retire comfortably.
I might sound like a commercial, but the fact is, I've done similar calculations, and have come to same conclusions about the myths he talks about. The… Read more
Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Road Trip by Jim Rogers
Read the other reviews, both good and bad. I was surprised at the number of poor reviews. So I guess I chalk it up to subjectivity and what you want out of it. If you want a good read on the state of the world (between 1999-2002) and how it affects economics, it's a great story. If you want a travel story or an investment book, it probably comes up short.
Rogers doesn't cover his traveling in much detail except for some of the more exciting sequences that occurred. For example, going thru Calgary, Canada where I live rated 2 sentences. Totally uneventful and therefore no real discussion. If you're looking for investment advice, it talks mostly in generalities about the good, the… Read more