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The easy way to make sense of investing when you’re just starting outToday’s 20- and 30-somethings have witnessed a miserable investment market during most, if not all, of their adult lives. But going forward, the opposite is more likely to be true. In order to build a retirement portfolio that is capable of covering expenses in your golden years, it is necessary to start saving and investing while you are young. Investing in Your 20s & 30s For Dummies offers investment advice for taking the first steps as you star out on your own earning a livable income.I
Deep insight and candid discussion from one of Wall Street’s best investorsCommon Stocks and Common Sense provides detailed insight into common stock investing, using a case-study approach based on real-world investments. Author Edgar Wachenheim is the 28-year CEO of Greenhaven Associates, boasting an average annual portfolio comparable to Warren Buffet’s. In this book, he shares his knowledge and experiences by providing detailed analyses of actual investments made by himself and other investors.
The days of buying and holding stocks and mutual funds for years are gone; nowadays, futures and option markets offer some of the best opportunities to make money trading in volatile times. But like all investments, high risk is involved, and in order to become a successful trader you must be prepared to work as a geopolitical analyst, a money manager, and an expert in all types of commodity markets. Futures & Options For Dummies will show you how trading is done and how to survive and succeed in these ever–changing markets.
Books that tell you how you could have done well in the past with the power of hindsight are useless. How about a real live fire demonstration of how to make money investing in the stock market? Clem Chambers takes you through a year of building a portfolio, with real money and costs. It is a one year, no gimmicks ride on the rollercoaster of investing which ends with a fat profit.
Be Rich is an adventure in investing. Read it before you set out on your own.
Investing is easy – when you know what you are doing.
A timeless approach to investing wisely over an investment lifetime With the current market maelstrom as a background, this timely guide describes just how to plan a lifetime of investing, in good times and bad, discussing stocks and bonds as well as the relationship between risk and return. Filled with in–depth insights and practical advice, The Investor′s Manifesto will help you understand the nuts and bolts of executing a lifetime investment plan, including: how to survive dealing with the investment industry, the practical meaning of market efficiency, how much to save, how to maintain discipline in the face of panics and manias, and what vehicles to use to achieve financial security and freedom.
If you want to diversify your portfolio and lower your risk exposure with hedge funds, here s what you should know: Hedge Funds For Dummies explains all the different types of funds, explores the pros and cons of funds as an investment, shows you how to find a good broker, and much more.Authored by Ann Logue, a financial writer and hedge fund specialist, this handy, friendly guide covers all the bases for investors of all levels. Whether you re just building your first portfolio or you ve been investing for years, you ll find everything you need to know inside:What a hedge fund is and what it doesHow hedge funds are structuredDetermining whether a hedge fund is right for your portfolioCalculating investment risk and returnShort– and long–term tax issuesDeveloping a hedge fund investment strategyMonitoring and profiting on macroeconomic trendsEvaluating fund performanceEvaluating hedge fund managementIf you re investing for the future, you definitely want to minimize your risk and maximize your returns.
The Only Three Questions That Count" is the first book to show you how to think about investing for yourself and develop innovative ways to understand and profit from the markets. The only way to consistently beat the markets is by knowing something others don’t know. This book will show you how to do just that by using three simple questions. You’ll see why CNBC’s Mad Money host and money manager James J. Cramer says, "I believe that reading his book may be the single best thing you could do this year to make yourself a better investor.I
Your most valuable asset…is you. LOADED will teach you how to make the most of it. "LOADED is that rare resource which somehow captures both theoretical and practical wisdom about money, personality, and life. Your views – and actions -with money will be much improved after reading the wonderful advice in LOADED." – James Grubman, PhD. Author of Strangers in Paradise: How Families Adapt to Wealth Across Generations and co-author of Cross Cultures: How Global Families Negotiate Change Across GenerationsBased on decades of research, and years of hands-on experience with people from all walks of life, LOADED is a must-read for anyone who finds themselves caught between the desire to thrive financially, and the complex emotions and conflicting priorities that money so often brings to our lives.
A fully updated follow-up to Peter Schiff’s bestselling financial survival guide-"Crash Proof," which described the economy as a house of cards on the verge of collapse, with over 80 pages of new materialThe economic and monetary disaster which seasoned prognosticator Peter Schiff predicted is no longer hypothetical-it is here today. And nobody understands what to do in this situation better than the man who saw it coming. For more than a decade, Schiff has not only observed the economy, but also helped his clients restructure their portfolios to reflect his outlook.
A crash course in managing personal wealth!Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of investing into tedious discourse that would put even Warren Buffett to sleep. Investing 101 cuts out the boring explanations, and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as you learn how to build a portfolio and expand your savings. From value investing to short selling to risk tolerance, this primer is packed with hundreds of entertaining tidbits and concepts that you won’t be able to get anywhere else.S
Harness the power of your money with a 21st century mindsetThe speed at which the world is evolving is compounding exponentially each day, leaving individual investors wondering how to appropriately plan for their financial future. The financial norms that helped prior generations retire with grace are quickly evaporating or have already been replaced with new difficult realities.Money Mindset is an expert-led guide to growing your wealth, protecting your wealth, and transferring your wealth to future generations.
For the first time at book length, bestselling author and economist Jeff Rubin addresses Canada’s national economic future–and the financial security of all Canadians. Since 2006 and the election of the 1st Harper government, the vision of Canada’s future as an energy superpower has driven the political agenda, as well as the fast-paced development of Alberta’s oil sands and the push for more pipelines across the country to bring that bitumen to market. Anyone who objects is labeled a dreamer, or worse–an environmentalist: someone who puts the health of the planet ahead of the economic survival of their neighbours.
The irreverent guide to investing, Boglehead styleThe Boglehead’s Guide to Investing is a DIY handbook that espouses the sage investment wisdom of John C. Bogle. This witty and wonderful book offers contrarian advice that provides the first step on the road to investment success, illustrating how relying on typical "common sense" promoted by Wall Street is destined to leave you poorer. This updated edition includes new information on backdoor Roth IRAs and ETFs as mainstream buy and hold investments, estate taxes and gifting, plus changes to the laws regarding Traditional and Roth IRAs, and 401k and 403b retirement plans.
Get fifty years of industry-defining expertise in a single volumeJohn Bogle on Investing is a compilation of the best speeches ever delivered by one of the 20th century’s towering financial giants. Individually, each of these speeches delivers a powerful lesson in investing; taken together, Bogle’s lifelong themes ring loud and clear. His investing philosophy has remained more or less constant throughout his illustrious career, and this book lays it out so you can learn from the very best. You’ll learn what makes a successful investment strategy, consider the productive economics of long-term investing, and how emotional investment in financial markets is often counterproductive enough to forfeit success.
Train your brain to be a real contrarian and outsmart the crowdBeat the Crowd is the real contrarian’s guide to investing, with comprehensive explanations of how a true contrarian investor thinks and acts – and why it works more often than not. Bestselling author Ken Fisher breaks down the myths and cuts through the noise to present a clear, unvarnished view of timeless market realities, and the ways in which a contrarian approach to investing will outsmart the herd. In true Ken Fisher style, the book explains why the crowd often goes astray—and how you can stay on track.C
Managing your money and creating wealth has never been so easy with this simple, effective financial planning guideIn The One Page Financial Plan, CEO and financial advisor Sam Henderson gives you a straightforward process for tailoring a financial plan that meets all your goals and needs. In fact, everything you need to comprehensively manage your money and create wealth can fit on one page.A comprehensive, step-by-step handbook for getting the most out of your money, The One Page Financial Plan is the perfect tool for managing your assets effectively, whether you’re a young person just starting out, or an experienced professional preparing for retirement.
Financial Planning DIY Guide is the only Australian all-in-one handbook to getting the most from your money. Written by expert financial planner Sam Henderson, this comprehensive guide will help you build and manage your assets no matter what your stage of life, and show you how to create your own one-page financial plan and put it into practice.Inside you’ll learn how to:-reduce your tax, boost your savings and maximize your income-structure your investment portfolio (including investing in shares and property) and manage risk-make the most of your superannuation-plan your income for retirement-protect your wealth through estate planning.-
New York Times bestsellerDo you know what your retirement account will be worth on the day you plan to tap into it? Do you know what the tax rates will be for the rest of your life? Do you know how long you’re going to live? Most people have no clue…and that’s the problem with conventional financial planning: It’s based on things you can’t predict or control. Wall Street lost more than 49% of the typical investor’s money – twice – since the year 2000. And studies show that because they followed the conventional wisdom, almost half of all Boomers won’t have enough money to cover even basic living expenses during their retirement years.
Now is the time to make money!You have watched the market swing amid concerns over the European debt crisis and heard the cautious optimism about U.S. economic recovery. Now, you’re wondering where you should be putting your money for maximum safe return. With The 100 Best Stocks to Buy in 2013, you can reap high earnings with stock picks that promise a better return than the market average.In addition to naming 100 top-performing investments, this newest edition of the classic book includes:An evaluation of the current state of the marketInformation about significant investment opportunitiesTips for balancing your portfolio between aggressive and safety stocksAdvice about investing to cover rising college costsAn essential guide for anyone investing in today’s market, The 100 Best Stocks to Buy in 2013 gives you solid and dependable advice you can take to the bank.
A highly readable personal finance book that translates financial jargon and enables readers to ask the tough questions to protect their money and their financial well-beingIn today’s unsettled financial markets, where most pension plans died out with the twentieth century and where no one’s certain of the future of Social Security, hardworking people turn to financial advisors to guide them to a worry-free financial lifestyle. But do you really know how to find a legitimate financial advisor? Do you understand the jargon advisors use to explain your investments? And most important, do you know the answers to the most critical questions that will affect your financial future: how much are advisors’ fees, and just how safe are the investment choices they make on your behalf? Now more than ever, you need to educate yourself to prepare for your future, whether it’s buying a house, paying for college, or saving for retirement.
Why do so many people fail at investing, while a stellar handful consistently make money, year after year? The answer is quite simple. People fail at investing for two very straightforward reasons: 1. they don’t know why they are investing, and 2. they don’t know how to invest.
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