Win All 11 Books from J.P. Morgan's 25th Summer Reading List

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Over its 25-year history, J.P. Morgan’s Summer Reading List has become an anticipated event, featuring works by renowned authors, entrepreneurs, academics, and thought leaders.

Curated from hundreds of suggestions by J.P. Morgan’s advisors worldwide, the list features a diverse collection of eleven nonfiction titles in genres such as business, science, history, and self-improvement.

The list aims to spark curiosity, inspire new perspectives, and promote intellectual adventure among readers. Titles are selected based on timeliness, quality, and global appeal.

The list’s longevity and J.P. Morgan’s brand recognition have established it as an influential source for book recommendations.

The 11 Titles of the 2024 book selections

The 11 books selected for J.P. Morgan’s 2024 Summer Reading List are:

  1. Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection by Charles Duhigg
  2. Giants: The Celebration of Art by Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz
  3. Love and Whiskey by Debra Pollack
  4. The Formula: How Rogues, Geniuses, and Speed Freaks Reengineered F1 Into the World’s Fastest-Growing Sport by Joshua Robinson and Jonathan Clegg
  5. Secret Stays: Pioneering Hosts of The New Chic curated by Melinda Stevens, Issy von Simson and Tabitha Joyce
  6. The Secret Society of Aunts & Uncles by Jake Gyllenhaal and Greta Caruso
  7. Finding Fortunato: How a Peruvian Adventure Inspired the Sweet Success of a Family Chocolate Business by Adam Pearson
  8. Uptime: A Practical Guide to Personal Productivity and Wellbeing by Laura Mae Martin
  9. The Anxious Generation: How the Great Rewiring of Childhood Is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness by Jonathan Haidt
  10. Brave New Words: How AI Will Revolutionize Education (and Why That’s a Good Thing)

Anniversary Spotlight – this is a special category that celebrates JPMorgan Chase’s 225th anniversary, as its earliest predecessor was founded as a waterworks company in 1799.

11. The Worth of Water: Our Story of Chasing Solutions to the World’s Greatest Challenge by Gary White and Matt Damon

    And now you can win all eleven books on the list

    We are offering a chance for two Tiller customers to win all eleven books on the list simply by sharing one money win from the past year.

    It could be tiny, like a small way you’ve saved money, or huge, like paying off a big debt or reaching a milestone savings goal.

    Basically, if you feel like it’s a win, it’s a win!

    How it works

    • Share your quick money win in the thread below
    • We'll select two entries with a good old "Randomize Range" in Google Sheets
    • We’ll choose both winners on Monday, June 3
    • We’ll notify each winner via direct message here in the Community
    • All books will ship via Amazon
    • You must have a US shipping address to win

    Good luck with the drawing, and thank you for your sharing your money win with the Tiller Community!


    My big win: I finally have a handle on what I’m spending, and was thus able to set a realistic budget, which led me to figure out how much extra I could be paying towards my morgage each month. If I stick to this budget, I’ll be paying it off by 2025 - 7 years early!


    I had a really big win this year: finally reached my retirement saving goal!

    For a long time I’ve been working to save up money for retirement. I’ve had a dollar amount in mind that would allow my wife and I to retire and live in comfort. Within the last year I’ve reached that goal. Now my spouse and I just need to figure out when we both want to stop working and if we want to relocate. These are problems you want to have. :grinning:


    What is your interest rate? If it’s low, you might want to invest the excess and pay off the house on schedule.

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    I recently started my 2nd year of Tiller usage, and it has allowed me to both leverage my time and visualize projected cash flow much better than my previous manual spreadsheet tracking methods. This has allowed me to make significant progress towards my two pressing goals of paying off my car loan and aggressively building an emergency savings account. Based on my Tiller cash flow projections, I am on track to complete both of my goals by the end of Q3 2024, and I couldn’t be happier. I’m looking forward to the continuous evolution of the Tiller products. Thanks!


    My money win in the last year: I finalized my categorizing for 2023 and then printed it out and walked through the whole picture with my wife. It led to discussions about our spending trends, where spending got out of control, and just getting on the same page on household spending.

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    My money win in the last year: I got divorced, so a big life change for me. I have stayed out of debt and have an even better handle on my spending thanks to tiller.


    My win: being able to look back on a year plus of shared finances with my husband, and feeling empowered to spend the money we have on things that make us happy (like movies and museums).

    We used Tiller to help us understand if now is a good time to buy a home & sell ours. We looked at our budgets to see where we could cut back, and did some forecasting to understand what a future financial life would look like with a different mortgage payment. It was easy and made our decision feel more confident!

    My money win has been establishing a tangible investment/ savings goal. Before Tiller, I had little transparency into my dollars invested, and the amount I was saving/ investing was ad hoc and “whatever was left over.” I now am operating with a set goal to reach on a monthly and annual basis, and I am empowered with the tools to track and work towards that objective.

    My money win: Over the past year I have had several large and unexpected home repairs, new childcare expenses, and a period of unemployment. But 12 months on from the start of that, thanks to Tiller, I’m starting to be able to relax again and contemplate traveling with my family, which is an expense we have not been able to outlay for some time now. Thank you, Tiller!

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    My huge win was developing a Google Sheet workbook that is powered by Tiller. Honest it took me a long time but I now can see my finances in a way that works for me. I also created one for my business which I am still working on. I do a lot of work in financial therapy so incorporating the emotional side to my transactions is a game changer.

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    I’ve been using Tiller now since May 2018 - so my 6 year anniversary this month. I have complete visibility into what we spend and earn and I can see how it’s changed over the last 6 years!

    A recent win of mine is that I’ve dug up various old electronics and things from around the house and sold them on eBay for a really fair price. This is a double win because I am decluttering and making some money in the process. I usually take things to Goodwill but wanted to try to get something back for higher value items and I definitely was able to do that! (And the earnings flow into Tiller too)

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    My big win recently was discovering Tiller. Allowed me to ditch Quicken, which I had grown to despise. Tiller has been great for meeting my needs around personal finance monitoring and expense tracking. Big win for my family!

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    My big win is I turned 70 this month and will receive my first social security check next month, approximately 32% higher than if I took it at my FRA. We have been living off my retirement savings, my wife’s pension, and her part time work since 2018 when I retired. Based on projections from Maxifi (google it), a program that projects your lifetime budget we will be able maintain our current standard of living until we are 100 which is about the same as before retirement. I will be using Tiller to make sure we don’t exceed those spending projections.

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    My big win: discovering Tiller!

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    My big win: finding Tiller and moving off of the slow, antique Quicken! I can see my finances much better now. (Now I just have to figure out how to import 20 years of Quicken data (with different category names)

    It seems that I will be copying a lot of people when I say that my big win was finding tiller. About three years ago, I wanted to be more cognizant on my spending and liked knowing all the money I had and where it was going. I had created this amazing spreadsheet myself and would use the bank statements and the csv exports from each bank. I have a lot, like 35 credit cards and multiple savings and checking across multiple banks, several different types of loans as well. I had made budgets using categories and monthly balances, I felt it was pretty good for someone not advanced in excel. But, I realized that there had to be a better way to be importing the transactions. I started to learn about API’s and thought I could just link the banks directly using plaid. I was gonna pay a friend like $500 to rig up API’s from each bank to bring in the transactions. Luckily, he took a while to get into this project, because one day I randomly came across tiller and I realized this was exactly what I was looking for. The foundation spreadsheet is a bit better than my spreadsheet and it was actually a pretzel to copy everything over to it since I was basically tracking my transactions the same way tiller does, which was nice. So now I have one master spreadsheet with all my transactions for the past three years. And I will never look back. And it is so cheap. Like even if it was 70 a month, I would still pay for it. (Don’t get any ideas, Tiller). Another win is the daily email. It’s so good. I love getting my informed delivery for the mail being delivered that day and then getting my Hello Money email. The email is just an amazing way to be even more on top of all the transactions I make. Remember, I have many accounts and constantly add more. It’s all tracked and reported. You can see if you get a charge from a subscription that was supposed to be canceled and stop it in its tracks without losing more money. There are just so many examples.
    I am sorry this is long, I am just waiting for my Hello Money email to come.


    Thank you Tiller for offering these books!

    And thank you Tiller for helping me get a handle on my spending. Having to “touch” each transaction is incredibly powerful. For this reason - I don’t think I will ever use AutoCat - I like having to manually categorize each transaction - even if some can be repetitive.

    My money win is that I am seriously considering “retirement” to a less stressful job offering lower pay but more fulfillment. Obviously, I can’t do that unless I have a realistic budget to type into my retirement planning software. Retirement plans can fall apart for any number of reasons and monthly/annual spending is certainly one of them. In any case, Tiller is helping me both gain control of my spending and gain confidence that I might be able to pull this off.

    Keep up the great work Tiller Team!


    My big win was migrating my spreadsheet processes I created 15 years ago and have added onto to fully utilizing Tiller. This software has been a game changer for me as I can now see things how I always wanted to see them and pretty much put the whole thing on autopilot and can just look at it and make decisions instead of previously needing to input myriad of data and quality check so many things - making it hard to see the forest through the trees. Having Tiller also encouraged me to set-up autopay for accounts across the board, which was a big win. Thanks!