The Secret of Shelter Island

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The Secret of Shelter Island: Money and What Matters

The Secret of Shelter Island explores the complicated relationship we all have with money and reveals the road map to a rich life. Drawing on some of today's best minds and many of history's greatest thinkers, this handbook is both a much-needed source of inspiration and an insightful look at the role of both money and values in the pursuit of the good life. It addresses what really matters when it comes to money and how to make smarter decisions with what you have and describes the profound connection between money, character, personal philosophy, and outlook. If you want to understand what ultimately provides meaning, contentment, and the satisfaction of a life well-lived, then read The Secret of Shelter Island.

Praise for The Secret of Shelter Island

"The Secret of Shelter Island provides fresh perspectives, deeply felt insights, and compelling ideas about how to lead a richer life. And the writing is shockingly good."

Michael Masterson, bestselling author of Automatic Wealth: The Six Steps to Financial Independence and Ready, Fire, Aim: Zero to $100 Million in No Time Flat

"There are spiritual issues that adults have to think about. Alex Green recognizes that and writes about them beautifully. I like these essays a lot."

Charles Murray, bestselling author of The Bell Curve, Human Accomplishment, and Real Education

"In The Secret of Shelter Island, Alex Green shows one how to engage the material world without losing one's spirituality, meaning, and larger purpose. With an economy of words and poignancy of thought, Green cuts straight to the heart of what really matters in life."

Michael Shermer, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, and author of The Mind of the Market, The Science of Good and Evil, and How We Believe

"The Secret of Shelter Island is exceptional—indeed brilliant!"

Edgar F. Puryear, author of Nineteen Stars: A Study in Military Character and Leadership