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    Warren Wisdom | Buffett’s Biography

    Friday, January 1st, 2010 at 9:34 PM

    Short Synopsis
    This book is about Warren Buffett’s life as an investor and citizen. It details his large deals with background and insight. The book’s focus is mainly on his road to wealth but also gives good insight on Buffett’s character and personal relations.

    Purchase on Amazon: Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist

    After reading this well written book I feel to I have a good idea of Warren Buffett’s investment strategy and character. Here are the main points I gleaned from the 400+ pages.

    Develop Creative Ways of Generating Income
    As a boy Warren developed many small business ideas and ventures. These ventures were essential to allow Warren to save up his bankroll. In 1945 (at age 15) Warren was making $175 per month (about $2,100 in 2009 dollars). Some of his ideas/jobs included:

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