Synopses & Reviews
You're no idiot, of course. You try to keep your credit card debt to a minimum, set aside a little money when you can for a rainy day, and even brown-bag it sometimes to keep your wallet lined with cash. But when it comes to taking that extra money and investing it, you feel like the safest place to put your cash is under your mattress. Don't stuff your Posturepedic just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Investing Like a Pro gives you the expert information you need to make sense of the investing world and make your money work for you. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Savvy Investing
offers down-to-earth advice on everything: stocks, bonds, commodities, futures and options, CDs, mutual funds, IRAs, mortgages, all types of insurance, credit cards, taxes, and more.
Authors Koch, DeSalvo and Little clearly explain the ins and outs of Wall Street, how to zero in on a reliable broker, and dabbling in mutual funds and related portfolios.
Includes chapters on advanced investing.
Describes how to safely invest in such sources as stocks, fixed-income securities, and mutual funds to save for a house, college, and retirement, and shows how to establish a stable foundation for investing by getting out of debt.
For those who want to make their money work for them.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Investing, Third Edition, provides investment guidance and information to the ever increasing number of Americans who are looking to secure their future. Topics covered include portfolio objectives, home ownership, college education funding, fixed income investments, and common versus preferred stock.
About the Author
Edward T. Koch
has over 40 years of experience as an investment professional. Now retired, he was senior vice president and regional manager of Fleet Investment Advisors.
Debra DeSalvo is a writer, having contributed articles to Investor's Daily, Barron's, and NY Business, among others. She is co-author of How to Get a Business Loan Without Signing Your Life Away.
Joshua Kennon is the Investing for Beginners guide at About.com, a division of The New York Times. His series of lessons on financial statement analysis has been used by managers, investors, and universities throughout the world.