Synopses & Reviews
For more than twenty-five years, The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need has been America's favorite finance guide, winning the allegiance of more than a million readers across the country. Now this indispensable book has been fully revised and updated-covering all the new tax laws-and reorganized with a new user-friendly design. Concise, witty, and truly understandable, Andrew Tobias shows you how to use your money to your best advantage-no matter how much or how little you have.
o How to spend smarter-and save $1,000 or more
o When to invest in stocks, and how
o The ins and outs of investing on the Internet
o Tax strategies, from tuition to retirement
o Whom-if anyone-you can trust to manage your money
and much, much more
How to spend smarter--and save $1,000 or more
When to invest in stocks, and how
The ins and outs of investing on the Internet
Tax strategies, from tuition to retirement
The basics of life insurance
Who--if anyone--you can trust to manage your money
The inside skinny on annuities, real estate, and Social Security
and much, much more
PRAISE FOR THE ONLY INVESTMENT GUIDE YOU'LL EVER NEED
"So full of tips and angles that only a booby or a billionaire could not benefit."--The New York Times
"Andrew Tobias is a funny fellow, but he's also canny and sensible, and his book is well worth its modest price."--The Boston Globe
For more than 25 years, this finance guide has won the allegiance of more than a million readers. Now this indispensable book has been fully revised and updated, covering all the new tax laws.
About the Author
ANDREW TOBIAS is the author of twelve books, including the New York Times bestsellers Fire and Ice and The Invisible Bankers. He has been a regular contributor to such magazines as Time, New York, and Parade and cohosted the PBS series Beyond Wall Street. He currently serves as a treasurer for the Democratic National Committee.
Table of Contents
part one Minimal Risk
1 If Am So Smart, How Come This Book Won't Make You Rich?
2 A Penny Saved Is Two Pennies Earned
3 You CAN Get By on $165,000 a Year
4 Trust No One
5 The Case for Cowardice
6 Tax Strategies
part two The Stock Market
7 Meanwhile, Down at the Track
8 Choosing (to Ignore) Your Broker
9 Hot Tips, Inside Informationùand Other Fine Points
part three Family Planning
10 All in the Family
11 What to Do If You Inherit a Million Dollars; What to Do Otherwise
Earning 177% on Bordeaux
How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?
How Much Social Security Will You Get?
A Few Words about the Budget and Our National Debt
Cocktail Party Financial Quips to Help You Feel Smug
Selected Discount Brokers
Selected Mutual Funds
Fun with Compound Interest
Still Not Sure What to Do?