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I have decided to make my recently published book FREE for several days, May 13, 2015 through May 17, 2015 (it normally retails for $4.99).  The book is another installment in my A New Paradigm for Investing series.  In this particular book, I focus on the use of Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) as the primary tool by Financial Advisors to recommend portfolio allocations.  The theory is over 50 years old, and most of its assumptions have been shown to be less and less useful.  I explore the reasons why in my text.  I have tried to write in such a manner that you do not need a degree in mathematics or statistics to understand its contents.  Moreover, you do not need to know about the intricacies of MPT in order to follow my logic.  You would find the same information in a college textbook but in a condensed format here.  It actually is quite surprising how little Financial Advisors know about MPT in general and how the ideas apply to individual investors.

Note that this book is available for download onto a Kindle.  Additionally, there is a Kindle app for iPhones and Android devices which is free to download.  Amazon.com Prime Members can borrow the book for FREE as well. I have provided a link below to make it easier.   My email address is latticeworkwealth@gmail.com should you have any questions/comments/feedback.

The book is:

  • A New Paradigm for Investing: Is Your Financial Advisor Creating Your Portfolio with a 50 Year-Old Theory?:

http://www.amazon.com/New-Paradigm-Investing-Financial-ebook/dp/B00FQQ0CKG/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1381520643&sr=1-1&keywords=a+New+paradigm+for+investing+by+William+Nelson

I would like to thank my international viewers as well of my blog that can be found at https://latticeworkwealth.com/.  I also wanted to especially thank some selected followers of my @NelsonThought and @LatticeworkWlth Twitter accounts (each of whom I would strongly recommend following for their content and insight):

Followers on @NelsonThought:

  • The Wall Street Journal Wealth Report @WSJwealthreport – #wsjexperts
  • The Wall Street Journal Central Banks @WSJCentralBanks – Coverage of the Federal Reserve and other international central banks by @WSJ reporters
  • The Royce Funds @RoyceFunds – Small Cap value investing asset manager
  • Research Magazine @Research_Mag – Latest industry information for wirehouses and ETFs
  • Barron’s Online @BarronsOnline – Weekly financial news magazine of Dow Jones
  • Cleveland Fed Research @ClevFedResearch
  • Pedro da Costa @pdacosta – Central banking and economics reporter at The Wall Street Journal
  • Muriel Siebert & Co. @SiebertCo
  • Roger Wohlner, CFP® @rwohlner – Fee-only Financial Planner for individuals
  • Ed Moldaver @emoldaver – #1 ranked Financial Advisor in New Jersey by Barron’s 2012
  • Muni Credit @MuniCredit – Noted municipal credit arbiter
  • Berni Xiong (shUNG) @BerniXiong – Author, writing coach, and national speaker

Followers on @LatticeworkWlth:

  • Tracy Alloway @tracyalloway – US Financial Correspondent at Financial Times
  • Vanguard FA @Vanguard_FA – Vanguard’s ETF research and education
  • EU External Action @eu_eeas – Latest news from the European External Action Service (EEAS)
  • Charlie Wells @charliewwells – Reporter and Editor at The Wall Street Journal
  • Sri Jegarajah @CNBCSri – CNBC anchor and correspondent for CNBC World
  • Jesse Colombo @TheBubbleBubble – Columnist at Forbes
  • Alastair Winter @AlastairWinter – Chief Economist at Daniel Stewart & Company
  • Investment Advisor @InvestAdvMag – Financial magazine for Financial Advisors
  • Gary Oneil @GaryONeil2 – Noted expert in creating brands for start-ups
  • MJ Gottlieb @MJGottlieb – Co-Founder of hustlebranding.com
  • Bob Burg @BobBurg – Bestselling author of business books
  • Phil Gerbyshak @PhilGerbyshak – Expert in the use of social media for sales
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