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Test Your Financial Modeling Knowledge

  • Peter Lynch

Friends of ASM – I am stoked to announce that we are incorporating a new quizzing platform. At ASimpleModel.com, we believe testing makes you smarter faster, and that retrieving knowledge from memory is essential to successful learning. We are also working to keep as much content available for free as we possibly can. In that effort, our goal is to charge primarily for testing.

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My Quora Profile

  • Peter Lynch

I started answering questions on Quora a couple years ago to help create awareness for ASimpleModel. I have since found that I rather enjoy answering questions of a wider variety, and thought it would be relevant to share them here. Below you will find a selection of answers that relate to finance and / or investing, but not necessarily to financial models.

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How can I get good at financial modeling in three months?

  • Peter Lynch

I answer questions on Quora from time to time, and thought I should start sharing answers related to finance and financial models on ASM. You can find my profile HERE.

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Suggested Reading: Michael Mauboussin

  • Peter Lynch

Charlie Munger, a proponent of making yourself a learning machine, has the following to say about his partner Warren Buffet:

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Charlie Munger: Learning Machines

  • Peter Lynch

For the uninitiated, there is a new book about Charlie Munger (Bershire Hathaway’s Vice Chairman) titled Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor. The text concisely details the principles of value investing, and explores Munger’s process. It may be repetitive if you have followed his career or read Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger. But otherwise I would highly recommend it as an introduction to this great investor.

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