is an in-depth book on investments understandable let alone
entertaining. Cutting the Gordian Knot does a
masterful job of making the complex world of investments an
exciting journey for those who desire financial independence.
Lon Neese has authored a must-read for anyone who invests and
is committed to being successful long term."
Frederick J. Diamond, CPA
Managing Principal, Fund Evaluation Group, Inc.
a comprehensive and crystal clear manner, Lon Neese has delivered
an essential, insightful and timeless guide for anyone interested
in investments and investing. From its spring water clear explanations
of investment strategies and vehicles to its unique review of
the "confusing cast of characters" found in the investment
world, Cutting the Gordian Knot is full of advice
that every investor not only needs, but also requires to make
Jeffery A Everett, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Templeton World Fund
Executive Vice President, Templeton Global Advisors
who is serious about investing for the long term should read
Cutting the Gordian Knot. Lon Neese has capsulized in
clear and easy-to-read terms the habits and tools that lead
to success in investing."
Harry C. Moore, CBE
Chairperson & CEO (retired), Beloit Corporation
Chairperson, Lyford Cay Foundation
the Gordian Knot contains some powerful material; anyone
who reads it can master their own finances and investments.
Any company that provides a means for its employees to invest
their 401(k), profit sharing or pension funds should make this
book required reading!"
James L. Packard
Chairman & CEO, Regal-Beloit Corporation
Governor, American Stock Exchange
Neese has performed a genuine public service by authoring Cutting
the Gordian Knot, for he covers a field of critical knowledge
about which the public in general is gravely illiterate, and
he does so in a concise yet lucid style. Would that every high
school senior could have access to the material covered! And
yet it is a solid reference book for everyone regardless of
Dr. Miller Upton, MBA, PhD
President Emeritus, Beloit College
Former President, American Finance Association