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Friday, October 16, 2015

Odds On Update: Name, Date, and Publisher Chosen!

I'm excited to share that my book project has made significant progress since your last update. The title is officially - Odds On: The Making of An Evidence-Based Investor. We've been chosen by a highly selective publisher who only takes 10% of submissions. Please stay tuned for more information regarding the book's release and ways you can help make it a huge success.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Confessions of a Financial Writer

I started writing about investing in 1981, as a 24-year-old reporter for Money magazine—the only mainstream publication focused on personal finance in those days. Since then I’ve written or edited millions of words of financial and other writing for books, magazines, websites, newsletters…name it. These days, I'm an owner of The Writing Company, in Portland, Maine; we create editorial content for advisors, financial service firms and media companies. My colleague, Sean Donahue, and I are working with Matt Hall on a book about his career as an evidence-based investor. I think the book is going to change lives. It's already changed the way I invest.

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Successful investing often comes down to having a strong philosophy you can stick with. In Odds On, Matt Hall shows how more than fifty years of modern finance have provided insight into how financial markets work. Investors who develop and apply a strong philosophy based on these principles can improve their odds of long-term financial success. David Booth
Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Dimensional Fund Advisors