Don't Count on It!

  • by John C. Bogle
  • Narrated by Mel Foster
  • 22 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Reflections on Investment Illusions, Capitalism, "Mutual" Funds, Indexing, Entrepreneurship, Idealism, and Heroes
Throughout his legendary career, John Bogle-founder of the Vanguard mutual fund group and creator of the first index mutual fund-has helped investors build wealth the right way, while, at the same time, leading a tireless campaign to restore common sense to the investment world.
A collection of essays based on speeches delivered to professional groups and college students in recent years, Don't Count on It is organized around eight themes

Illusion versus reality in investing
Indexing to market returns
Failures of capitalism
The flawed structure of the mutual fund industry
The spirit of entrepreneurship
What is enough in business, and in life
Advice to America's future leaders
The unforgettable characters who have shaped his career
Widely acclaimed for his role as the conscience of the mutual fund industry and a relentless advocate for individual investors, in Don't Count on It, Bogle continues to inspire, while pushing the mutual fund industry to measure up to their promise.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great book overall but a bit repetitive

narrator was good. content was great just a bit repetitive but actually found that a bit good for the points to sink in.
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- Mark A Mascia

Repetitive explanation of why Vangaurd is better

Would you try another book from John C. Bogle and/or Mel Foster?

Some interesting stuff but everything could have been conveyed in about 20 minutes. Don't waste your money on this.

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- Sean CM

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-30-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios