"The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life" is a biography of Warren Buffett, one of the world's most successful investors and business leaders. The book is written by Alice Schroeder, who was given unprecedented access to Buffett and his family, friends, and colleagues.
The book traces Buffett's life from his childhood in Omaha, Nebraska, to his early years as an investor, to his eventual rise to become one of the richest people in the world. Schroeder chronicles Buffett's investment strategies, his philosophy of business and life, and his personal relationships and struggles.
Schroeder provides detailed insights into Buffett's investment decisions and the principles that have guided his success. She also explores his personal life, including his relationships with his family, friends, and business partners. Throughout the book, Schroeder emphasizes the importance of integrity, hard work, and perseverance in achieving success.
One of the key themes of the book is the importance of learning and continuous improvement. Buffett is portrayed as a lifelong learner, constantly seeking to improve his knowledge and skills. Schroeder also emphasizes the importance of relationships and the role they have played in Buffett's success.
Overall, "The Snowball" is a comprehensive and insightful biography of one of the world's most successful investors and business leaders. Schroeder's access to Buffett and her extensive research provide valuable insights into his life and philosophy, making the book a must-read for anyone interested in business, investing, and personal development.
High school freshman Finley Lewis is a self-taught day trader, and the author of 9 Rules to Dominate Your Money and Learn What 67% Of Adults Don’t Know.
He writes about financial literacy for teens, aiming to fill the gap the education system leaves in preparing young people for success in later life.
Finley has been an investor for three years, beginning his journey at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. He has always been passionate about money and had the importance of managing and spending it wisely instilled in him at a young age. The more he learned, the more he noticed the shocking absence of financial literacy teaching in school, and he became determined to share his knowledge to help other teenagers.
Wise beyond his years, Finley recognizes that the key to building wealth is time, and he’s dedicated to making sure young people have the knowledge they need early enough to get a head start.
Finley is a straight-A student and spends half an hour a day watching Spanish TV in order to learn the language. He volunteers in the community and loves baking (just ask his friends about his chocolate chip cookies!).
Learn more at: https://www.finleylewis.com/