Money Magic is a delightful book. With wit and wisdom, Kotlikoff delivers rich economic insights, concrete advice, and hard-nosed, yet soft-hearted guidance on financial planning, all well-grounded in the science of finance. It will change your financial thinking and improve your financial life. Wherever in the lifecycle—beginning student to beginning retiree, the reader is in for a treat: Bon Appetit!
- Robert C Merton, Nobel Laureate in Economics, 1997 and author of Worth the Risk
Fact-filled, wisdom-filled, Money Magic is quite probably the best financial advice book ever written. You can read it for Laurence Kotlikoff’s sage advice, which tells how to manage your finances for a happier, better life. You can also read it for fun: there is a laugh on almost every page. You should read it for both.
- George Akerlof, Nobel Laureate in Economics, 2001 and co-author of Phishing for Phools
Money Magic is financial freakonomics, delivering non-stop financial shockers –– all based on common economics sense. You'll love this amazing book. It's full of wit, wisdom, and startling paths to a better financial life.
- John Mauldin, author of Thoughts from the Frontlines
Money Magic is a must-read. An unconventional and entertaining page-turner, it will transform your financial thinking and show you how to improve your financial future.
- Jane Bryant Quinn, author of How to Make Your Money Last
Money Magic is funny, ironic and an easy, brilliant read – all great things in a book about personal finance. But Kotlikoff does so much more. He shows us that true personal finance is about real-life decisions we can make. He shows us how to make them. Those choices are wildly powerful, often contrary to convention, and deeply empowering. “Money Magic” can literally change your life.
- Scott Burns, personal finance columnist, The Dallas Morning News
Full of invaluable guidance, this is a must-read for anyone concerned about their financial future.
- Publisher Weekly
Kotlikoff’s valuable insights will appeal to a wide audience seeking financial wisdom.
- Booklist Online