January 10, 2006
News & Opinion: Follow-up to "Read the Number"
Yesterday, Todd encouraged you to read The Number. Last week, Jack posted his review of it. And it's not just us that are recommending the book. It's getting a lot of buzz (especially for being a business book) and is a recommended read. To give you another perspective of The Number and of just how much buzz is going around, BusinessWeek's January 16 issue featured a full-page review of it. The author presented both his criticisms and his praise for the book. Here are a few highlights:
[T]his is not a typical personal finance book, thank goodness. The value of The Number lies in its conversation about getting older, insights about key questions for any financial blueprint, and, most crucial, ruminations on what makes for a satisfying life.And finally.
To me, it's the message of Eisenberg's own story that stands out.You can read the whole article here. The book can be found here.