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A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life

Brian Grazer · Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times bestselling author and Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer has written a brilliantly entertaining and eye-opening exploration of curiosity and the life-changing effects it can have on every person's life.From Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer, New York Times...
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Working for Yourself: Law & Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers & Gig Workers of All Types

Stephen Fishman · NOLO
Pages: 560
Format: Paperback

The all-in-one legal and tax resource every IC (and gig worker) needs Ready to be your own boss? Whether you're starting a full-scale consulting business or booking gigs on the side, Working for Yourself provides all the legal and tax information you need in one place. This excellent,...
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I Brake for Yard Sales: And Flea Markets, Thrift Shops, Auctions, and the Occasional Dumpster

Lara Spencer · Abrams Publishing
Format: Paperback

Good Morning America correspondent Lara Spencer is a self-confessed frugalista with a passion for shopping at yard sales, thrift shops, and estate sales, and for decorating her home and friends homes with her fabulous finds. In I Brake for Yard Sales, Lara shares her secrets for bargain...
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The Map and the Territory: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting

Alan Greenspan · Penguin Press HC, The; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Like all of us, though few so visibly, Alan Greenspan was forced by the financial crisis of 2008 to question some fundamental assumptions about risk management and economic forecasting. No one with any meaningful role in economic decision making in the world saw beforehand the storm for what...
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Federal Resume Guidebook: Strategies for Writing a Winning Federal Resume

Kathryn Kraemer Troutman · Jist Works; 5 edition
Format: Paperback

The Hiring Reform Initiative has completely changed the federal hiring process. This book shows you writing methods to get best qualified, referred to a supervisor, interviewed, and hired! Effectively include KSAs in your resume with accomplishments. Maximize readability with the Outline...
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The Perfect Resume: Resumes That Work in the New Economy

W Daniel Quillen · Cold Spring Press
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

HR Director and "Get a Job!" author Dan Quillen shows readers how to craft an incredible resume that will get job-seekers in the door!This is the follow-on book to the author's "Get a Job!" book (Fall 2013) , and is the first in a series of books written by Dan Quillen....
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Energy: A Human History

RICHARD RHODES · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time - wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond.

People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world...
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The Smartest Retirement Book You'll Ever Read

Daniel R. Solin · A Perigee Book
Format: Paperback

Follow the advice in The Smartest Retirement Book You'll Ever Read and you will:Find simple strategies to maximize your retirement nest eggSteer clear of scams that rob you of your hard-earned savingsEnsure that your money lasts longer than you doAvoid the common mistakes that can leave...
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Personal Finance For Dummies

Eric Tyson · For Dummies
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

Take stock of your financial situation

From budgeting, saving, and reducing debt, to making timely investment choices and planning for the future, Personal Finance For Dummies provides fiscally conscious readers with the tools they need to take charge of their financial...

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The Little Book That Still Beats the Market

Joel Greenblatt · Wiley
Pages: 183
Format: Hardcover - Revised Ed.

Can you spare three hours to learn how to beat the market? As unlikely as it may seem, hedge fund manager and professor Joel Greenblatt, whose investment firm has averaged 40% annual returns for over twenty years, can teach you how. You can achieve investment returns that beat the pants...
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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

Cathy O'Neil · Crown
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

"A former Wall Street quantitative analyst sounds an alarm on mathematical modeling, a pervasive new force in society that threatens to undermine democracy and widen inequality,"--NoveList.

"We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives--...

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J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2019: For Preparing Your 2018 Tax Return

J K LASSER · Wiley
Pages: 848
Format: Paperback

The nation's most trusted tax guide, updated for your 2018 returns

J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2019 is the nation's most trusted tax guide, updated to help you prepare your 2018 return. Step-by-step expert guidance walks you through the forms, calculations, and deadlines...

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Startup Your Life: Hustle and Hack Your Way to Happiness

Anna Akbari · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

As an entrepreneur, Anna Akbari learned that one of the best things about startups is their ability to pivot quickly basically a euphemism for failing and starting over. And she quickly found that personal success is no different. It s not just about developing and following the right process...
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Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President

Ron Suskind · Harper; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The hidden history of Wall Street and the White House comes down to a single, powerful, quintessentially American concept confidence. Both centers of power, tapping brazen innovations over the past three decades, learned how to manufacture it. Until August 2007, when that confidence finally...
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The Real Crash: America's Coming Bankruptcy - How to Save Yourself and Your Country

Peter D. Schiff · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 444
Format: Hardcover - Revised Ed.

Peter D. Schiff has fully revised and updated his provocative New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller The Real Crash. First published in 2012, The Real Crash argues that America is enjoying a government-inflated bubble, one that reality will explode...with disastrous...
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