John Bogle's The Little Book of Common Sense Investing contains everything you need to create a great retirement. But serious students of investing will want to dig further. Here are some suggestions.
These days, most serious investors use their computers for research, reading, monitoring their portfolios, and sometimes trading. Tens of thousands of investor-oriented web sites compete for your attention. Many of them also compete for your mind and your money, often without deserving either.
When I'm on the Web, here are my favorite investment-related sites:
Analyzenow.com is a great site for any serious amateur or professional financial planner. Its creator, Henry (Bud) Hebeler, a former president of Boeing Aerospace Company, has focused his retirement on helping people understand the realities of saving for retirement, as opposed to the fantasies to which many people cling. Casual visitors may find some of his financial planning tools to be conservative and daunting. But they are extremely thorough and reliable, as you would expect from a former aeronautical engineer.
DFAUS.com is the home page for Dimensional Fund Advisors. Here you'll find out more about this firm's investment philosophy along with a large library of academic articles on passive asset-class investing. The site also contains several informative videos. Serious investors may find it worthwhile to bookmark the investment glossary on this site.
Morningstar.com offers a huge amount ...