Review & Interviews

A collection of reviews of our favorite bookes, movies and products. And interviews of our favorite people

Securing Retirement: 14 Best Retirement Planning Books

Here at Retirement Savvy, we’re big on having a fulfilling and secure retirement. Here are our top recommendations for books to read on retirement in 2019! 1. HOW TO RETIRE HAPPY, WILD AND FREE Many people look forward to retirement. They have dreams of all the things they could possibly do. However, that excitement quickly gives way …

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Films About Finance

I’ve reviewed and recommended a number of films related to finance and economics over the last few years. Appropriately, they can all be found on the Recommendations & Reviews page. A summary of my favorites were identified in the For Your Viewing Pleasure post. While my list focuses primarily on documentaries, the ’10 Best’ infographic from the folks at …

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The Essential Retirement Guide – A SavvyReview

Author Frederick Vettese is the Chief Actuary of Morneau Shepell, one of the largest human resources consulting and technology companies and one of the top five defined benefit pension plan providers in North America. Vetesse has spent his entire career providing retirement consulting and actuarial services in respect of workplace pension plans. Much of his professional …

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Toxic Inequality – A SavvyReview

Toxic Inequality: How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide & Threatens Our Future Hardcover: 218 pages Publisher: Basic Books (2017) Author Thomas M. Shapiro is the Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy at the Heller School, Brandeis University, where he directs the Institute on Assets and Social Policy. While many will reflexively disagree …

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The Partner

Television Show: The Profit (2017). After investing more than $50 million of his own money in companies featured on The Profit, self-made millionaire and serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis is now ready to invest in his new CNBC show, The Partner. I have been a fan of Marcus and The Profit since the show first premiered. In fact, the show was a recommendation here …

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The Blue Satin Nightgown: A Savvy Review

The Blue Satin Nightgown: My French Makeover at Age 78 Paperback: 205 pages Publisher: CreateSpace (2016) Author Karin Crilly was a Marriage and Family Counselor for thirty years in Southern California. After two adventurous years of living in Aix-en-Provence, France – the home of renowned painter Cezanne – she returned to California and now lives in Laguna …

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