Investing for Dummies

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Investing for Dummies

Format:  Paperback,

410 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Aug 2011

ISBN-13: 9780470905456

ISBN-10: 047090545X

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Proven investing advice from Eric Tyson

"Investing For Dummies" arms novice investors with Eric Tyson's time-tested advice along with updates to his investing recommendations and strategies that reflect changing market conditions. You'll get coverage of all aspects of investing, including how to develop and manage a portfolio; invest in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and real estate; open a small business; and understand the critical tax implications of your investing decisions.

This new and updated edition of "Investing For Dummies" provides a slow-and-steady-wins-the-race message and helps you overcome the fear and anxiety associated with recent economic events, no matter where you are in life -- from men and women who are beginning to develop an investing plan or want to strengthen their existing investment portfolios, employees making decisions regarding investing in their company's 401(k) plans or who need to roll them over when changing jobs, young adults who want to begin saving and investing as they land their first jobs, and baby-boomers seeking to shore up their nest eggs prior to retirement.Covers all aspects of investing, including how to develop and manage a portfolioExpanded and updated coverage on investing resources, retirement planning, tax laws, investment options, and real estateTime-tested advice and strategies from Eric Tyson, a nationally recognized personal finance counselor and bestselling author

If you're looking to get sound guidance and trusted investment strategies, "Investing For Dummies" sets you up to take control of your investment options.


Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Aug 2011
ISBN-13: 9780470905456
ISBN-10: 047090545X
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 410
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.4
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.5 x 9.5 x 1.0

Chapter outline

Introductionp. 1
Investing Fundamentalsp. 7
Exploring Your Investment Choicesp. 9
Weighing Risks and Returnsp. 23
Getting Your Financial House in Order before You Investp. 45
Stocks, Bonds, and Wall Streetp. 69
The Workings of Stock and Bond Marketsp. 71
Building Wealth with Stocksp. 81
Investigating and Purchasing Individual Stocksp. 109
Exploring Bonds and Other Lending Investmentsp. 131
Mastering Mutual Fundsp. 153
Choosing a Brokerage Firmp. 187
Growing Wealth with Real Estatep. 195
Investing in a Homep. 197
Investing in Real Estatep. 213
Real Estate Financing and Deal Makingp. 241
Savoring Small Businessp. 265
Assessing Your Appetite for Small Businessp. 267
Starting and Running a Small Businessp. 289
Purchasing a Small Businessp. 313
Investing Resourcesp. 331
Selecting Investing Resources Wiselyp. 333
Perusing Periodicals, Radio, and Televisionp. 341
Selecting the Best Investment Booksp. 349
Investigating Internet and Software Resourcesp. 359
The Part of Tensp. 371
Ten Investing Obstacles to Conquerp. 373
Ten Things to Consider When Weighing an Investment Salep. 381
Ten Tips for Investing in a Down Marketp. 387
Indexp. 393

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