A Guide to Financial Literacy and Life 1st Edition
Praise for BUFFETT’S TIPS
“John Longo and his son, Tyler, have performed a valuable service, taking the wisdom of Warren Buffett (the supply of which is ample) and distilling from it 100 ‘tips,’ with the authors’ own explanatory text, to guide the reader from financial ignorance to a degree of financial literacy. Along the way, there are useful lessons for life in general. If you have a friend, child, or parent who needs a pathway to a better understanding of some financial fundamentals, get this book for them?it’ll go a long way to bringing them up to speed.”
-Simon Lorne, Vice Chairman and Chief Legal Officer, Millennium Management LLC; former Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson
“Priceless. 100 investment and life tips from the Oracle?a great read for the beginning investor.”
-S. Basu Mullick, retired Portfolio Manager and Managing Director, Neuberger Berman; former General Partner, Omega Advisors; noted value investor; former “Marketwatch Fund Manager of the Year”
“John Longo has a well-earned reputation for excellence in teaching at the University level. Working with his son Tyler, John now extends his passion for education out of the classroom and across generations with this guidebook to the essential tools for financial proficiency.”
-Gregory P. Francfort, noted value investor; former Institutional Investor “All-Star Analyst”
“John and his son have written an invaluable guide steeped in the wisdom of Warren Buffett. Marrying sound financial advice with general life lessons, Buffett’s Tips provides a solid foundation for advancing financial literacy across a broad multi-generational audience.”
-Joshua Rosenbaum, Joshua Pearl, Joseph Gasparro, co-authors, The Little Book of Investing Like the Pros and Investment Banking: Valuation, LBOs, M&A, and IPOs
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About the Author
John M. Longo, Ph.D., CFA, is a Professor of Practice in the Finance & Economics Department at Rutgers Business School and Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager for Beacon Trust. Beacon has $3+ billion in assets under management and is a unit of Provident Financial Services (NYSE: PFS), founded in 1839. He has served as a visiting Professor of Finance at Global EMBA Asia – the joint international Executive MBA Program of Columbia University, London Business School, and The University of Hong Kong – for more than five years.
Dr. Longo has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio, Fox Business, wsj.com (video), BBC World, The (Ron) Insana Quotient, GreatInvestors.TV, and several other programs. He has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg (online), CNBC.com, Thomson Reuters, U.S. News & World Report, Dow Jones MarketWatch, The Harvard Crimson, Fox Business (online), and dozens of other periodicals.
In addition to Buffett’s Tips, he has written The Art of Investing: Lessons from History’s Greatest Traders and Hedge Fund Alpha: A Framework for Generating and Understanding Investment Performance. Previously, he was a vice president at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and served on the Advisory Board of the Bloomberg Institute, the educational division of Bloomberg LP.