Brian Portnoy

From complex to simple in money and beyond.

Media & Press



  • Reuters: "The Magic of Enough"
  • A Teachable Moment: "The Only Benchmark That Matters"
  • Marketwatch: "Money Can Buy Happiness (Sort Of)"
  • Abnormal Returns: "An important read.... A roadmap on how to think about money and its ultimate role in making our lives richer and deeper.
  • USA Today: "The Geometry of Wealth author Brian Portnoy talks about how money figures in a joyful life."
  • The Irrelevant Investor: "The Geometry of Wealth ... is the type of book you give to someone you truly care about."
  • The Acquirer's Multiple: "Using the lenses of modern neuroscience and ancient philosophy, Portnoy asks the age-old question, 'Does money buy happiness?'” 
  • Business Insider: The Geometry of Wealth is named one of the "best books" to read this summer.
  • Simplifying the Complex World of Money: An interview on purpose  with Helene Stelian
  • NASDAQ Reads: An ongoing book series featuring interviews with authors who have written about personal finance, entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • The Native Society: A candid interview 
  • Retirement Savvy: The Geometry of Wealth: A Savvy Review