Tony Robbins has a new book out on personal finance Money: Master the Game, 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom. It is at present the #1 selling book on Amazon. The book is also #1 in personal finance, motivation and success and likely some other categories not listed. That is quite some feat. I cannot think of another personal finance book hitting #1 or crossing over in such a fashion. One thing we know about Robbins is that he can sell. The question is whether Robbin’s investing advice is worth the price of the book. The blogosphere is skeptical.
Why you should fade what Tony Robbins is selling. (Barry Ritholtz)
Backtesting the Tony Robbins All-Weather Portfolio. (A Wealth of Common Sense)
Why you should be skeptical of all backtests, including this one. (Steven Place)
There is nothing new in what Robbins is pitching. (Pragmatic Capitalism)
Part of the success of the book is the fact that Robbins hasn’t written a book in over two decades. Endorsements from a list of investment luminaries doesn’t hurt. Below you can see his efforts to publicize the book in what one might consider traditional financial media.
Tony Robbins talking his book on Squawk Box. (CNBC)
James Altucher talks with Robbins about his interaction with big money players. (James Altucher Show)
Robbins on why a Ray Dalio-esque All Weather Portfolio makes sense for investors. (Yahoo Finance)
Robbins on nine “myths of investing.” (Business Insider)
Four “rules” for investing from Robbin’s new book. (Marketwatch)
How Robbins turned himself into the “CEO Whisperer.” (Fortune)
Tim Ferriss talks with Tony Robbins. (Tim Ferriss)
A look at the historical performance of the All Weather Portfolio. (Meb Faber)