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Investing For Dummies

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Investing For Dummies

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 portfolio
  • Expanded and updated coverage on investing resources, retirement planning, tax laws, investment options, and real estate
  • Time-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.

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 portfolio
  • Expanded and updated coverage on investing resources, retirement planning, tax laws, investment options, and real estate
  • Time-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.

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  • Eric Tyson, MBA, is an internationally acclaimed and bestselling personal finance author, lecturer, and adviser. He is dedicated to teaching people to manage their money better and to successfully direct their own investments.

Table of Contents-
  • Introduction 1

    Part I: Investing Fundamentals 7

    Chapter 1: Exploring Your Investment Choices 9

    Chapter 2: Weighing Risks and Returns 23

    Chapter 3: Getting Your Financial House in Order before You Invest 45

    Part II: Stocks, Bonds, and Wall Street 69

    Chapter 4: The Workings of Stock and Bond Markets 71

    Chapter 5: Building Wealth with Stocks 81

    Chapter 6: Investigating and Purchasing Individual Stocks 109

    Chapter 7: Exploring Bonds and Other Lending Investments 131

    Chapter 8: Mastering Mutual Funds 153

    Chapter 9: Choosing a Brokerage Firm 187

    Part III: Growing Wealth with Real Estate 195

    Chapter 10: Investing in a Home 197

    Chapter 11: Investing in Real Estate 213

    Chapter 12: Real Estate Financing and Deal Making 241

    Part IV: Savoring Small Business 265

    Chapter 13: Assessing Your Appetite for Small Business 267

    Chapter 14: Starting and Running a Small Business 289

    Chapter 15: Purchasing a Small Business 313

    Part V: Investing Resources 331

    Chapter 16: Selecting Investing Resources Wisely 333

    Chapter 17: Perusing Periodicals, Radio, and Television 341

    Chapter 18: Selecting the Best Investment Books 349

    Chapter 19: Investigating Internet and Software Resources 359

    Part VI: The Part of Tens 371

    Chapter 20: Ten Investing Obstacles to Conquer 373

    Chapter 21: Ten Things to Consider When Weighing an Investment Sale 381

    Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Investing in a Down Market 387

    Index 393

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