How To Really Ruin Your Financial Life and Portfolio


Author: Ben Stein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111895131X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 138
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An economist, financial commentator, and media personality provides the rules that every would-be investor needs to know, so that they can do the exact opposite and actually make money.

Peace of Mind for Your Aging Parents: A Financial, Legal, and Psychological Toolkit for Adult Children, Advisors, and Caregivers


Author: Kenneth O. Doyle Ph.D.,Larry K. Houk JD
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440859329
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 246
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Explains the most effective ways to discuss the legal and financial responsibilities that come with the end of life and tools for managing them—such as wills, trusts, estate planning, and cash management—in the context of financial psychology. • Prepares readers for meaningful conversations with their aging parents, with each other, and with the people who care for them • Details solutions to the problems most often mentioned by clients • Presents not only conventional wisdom but also state-of-the-art ideas from financial psychology • Defines elder law and financial issues so as to be accessible to general readers

The Best Kept Secret to Financial Freedom


Author: Robert G. Beard, Jr.
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 148347562X
Category: Self-Help
Page: 62
View: 8800
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Are you ready to become wealthy and financially independent? Would you like to insure that you maintain your financial freedom? Would you enjoy seeing your children and grandchildren obtain financial freedom early in their lives, no matter their career choices? And, would you find satisfaction in the thought of your parents retiring without worrying that they may outlive their money? If you answered yes to any of these questions... you have come to the right place! This book will provide you with the tools necessary to take care of your own financial affairs; to help you stay clear of the sharks on Wall Street; to outlive your money; to attain financial freedom as soon as possible; and, to maintain your financial freedom regardless of what happens in the markets and the world! Let's get started... the journey to obtain and maintain financial freedom is waiting for you!

Pensionize Your Nest Egg

How to Use Product Allocation to Create a Guaranteed Income for Life
Author: Moshe A. Milevsky,Alexandra C. Macqueen
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN: 0470952288
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 210
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Pensionize Verb. 1. To convert money into income you can't outlive. 2. To create your own personal pension, a monthly income that lasts for the rest of your natural life. With the subpar performance of the markets, record-high personal debt levels, and shockingly low savings rates, it's clear that many Canadians expecting to retire in the next decade simply don't have a sufficient nest egg to ensure a worry-free retirement. Making matters worse, only about one-third of Canadians currently belong to a formal, or registered, pension plan; and even a large number of that "lucky third" will not retire with a guaranteed pension income. If you no longer have the time to wait and hope for your traditional investments to pay off, the answer is to "pensionize your nest egg" using the new technique of product allocation set out in this book. Pensionize Your Nest Egg explains how to Recognize if you really have a pension or just a tax-sheltered savings plan. Become informed about the new risks you and your nest egg face in retirement and why asset allocation, despite its value in the accumulation stage of life, is not sufficient to protect you and your money. Measure your retirement sustainability quotient (RSQ) and your Financial Legacy Value (FLV)-then choose a retirement income plan on the Retirement Income Frontier. Understand how product allocation differs from asset allocation, how to allocate your nest egg across three product silos, and learn about the new financial products that are available to protect against the new risks you face. Follow a seven-step process to close your Pension Income Gap and convert your retirement savings into a secure stream of lifetime income. Whether you do it yourself or work with a financial advisor, Pensionize Your Nest Egg gives you a simple plan to create a guaranteed retirement income-for life.

The Truth about Money


Author: Ric Edelman
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781594861642
Category: Finance, Personal
Page: N.A
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Explaining difficult concepts in plain English with a breezy style, this third edition has new material covering new tax laws, retirement savings strategies, a chapter on identity theft, and question-and-answer sidebars.

The A to Z Money Book from Armchair Millionaire


Author: Lewis Schiff
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 141165823X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 424
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Since 2002, Lewis Schiff has published his hit column, "Ask the Armchair Millionaire" in both ArmchairMillionaire.com and CNNMoney.com, Money Magazine's web site, each week. This column regularly features the collected wisdom and homespun tales of ArmchairMillionaire.com's most savvy community members alongside Schiff's own expert advice. Its easy-to-browse format offers step-by-step solutions so the reader can put their plan into action right away. Published from 2002 to 2004, these 172 columns cover every important financial topic under the sun, from "automobile leasing" to "wills and inheritances." With The A to Z Money Book from Armchair Millionaire, you've got fingertip access to the very best insights, expertise and advice in one place -- a complete solution on your road to financial freedom!

The Wealth Chef


Author: Ann Wilson
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1401947700
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
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International finance coach Ann Wilson is known as the Wealth Chef because of her ability to help people cook up monetary success. In this previously self-published book, Ann has laid out a step-by-step guide to creating financial freedom. In its pages, readers will find five recipes for wealth that helped Ann go from having nothing to becoming a multimillionaire. These recipes reveal the secrets to: • Becoming debt-free while simultaneously generating wealth • Getting your "wealth accelerators" working • Increasing your quality of life while reducing your expenses • Focusing on personal goals and tracking successes for rapid results Ann takes what she's learned from her own life and from teaching around the world-from Africa, to Asia, to Australia, to America, to Europe-and gives readers an in-depth yet manageable plan and tested principles to improve their relationship with money. Simply put, she shows readers how to become financially savvy and build wealth starting immediately. They realize they can create financial freedom and live their dream life now, feeling empowered to throw away the old recipe for success: mix together one secure job with a lifelong portion of hard work and sacrifice to hopefully live the dream life after retirement. Why wait? With the practices and techniques Ann presents here they don't have to!

Wealth Unbroken

Growing Wealth Uninterrupted by Market Crashes, Taxes, and Even Death
Author: Rebecca Walser
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
ISBN: 1620235161
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 212
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Most Americans fall far too short in achieving long-lasting financial success in retirement. Conventional wealth building wisdom has been leading Americans astray for well over 35 years. In fact, following traditional financial methods towards wealth has led to 96 out of every 100 Americans failing to achieve true financial success.In her book, WEALTH UNBROKEN, Tax attorney and financial strategist Rebecca Walser maps out how to be one of the few who not only survives but thrives in the coming era of increasing taxes, extreme market volatility and an aged, debt-riddled America. Americans have been fed half-truths for decades, ruining their ability to create true wealth. WEALTH UNBROKEN subverts this prevalent misinformation and gives you the reality behind saving, building, and investing your hard-earned wealth in your current and future self. With this book, you can take the path less traveled with unflinching confidence in your lifelong financial success.

Cause Honey, We Ain't the Huxtables

A Practical ''Instruction Manual'' for Choosing the Right Spouse for You
Author: Sabrina B. Parker
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477103120
Category: Self-Help
Page: 57
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Having a rough day? Money troubles? Relationship worries? Youre stressed out but then you rememberthe year is somewhere between 1984 and 1992; its Thursday and the Cosby Show comes on tonight! Suddenly things are looking up; bring on the hilarious Huxtable wisdom. Maybe it will be the grandparents anniversary and well be entertained with a jazzy act that reminds us not to stop believing in love. Ah yesThe Cosby Show. You love watching it, and of course one day your marriage will turn out to be just as loving, supportive, and lasting; right? Maybe. Or maybe not. This book was written to help you increase the chances of that happening. Enjoy.

La Transformacion Total de Su Dinero

Un Plan Efectivo Para Alcanzar Bienestar Economico
Author: Dave Ramsey
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 1418582468
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: N.A
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Los cuatro pilares de la inversión

Fundamentos para construir una cartera ganadora
Author: William Bernstein
Publisher: Grupo Planeta Spain
ISBN: 8423425800
Category: Business & Economics
Page: N.A
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Invertir no es azar, ni es casualidad. Es, más bien, un viaje en el que se va de la mano de brokers, periodistas, especuladores y empresas que seguramente tendrán intereses opuestos a los suyos. Los cuatro pilares de la inversión demuestra cómo ignorar esos y otros obstáculos, cómo seguir en la línea correcta, y determinar su dirección financiera con intención de generar riqueza para usted y su familia.

How to Be a Real Estate Investor


Author: Phil Pustejovsky
Publisher: Freedom Mentor
ISBN: 1475235216
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 200
View: 4722
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America's most trusted real estate investing mentor and coach, Phil Pustejovsky, shows you step by step, how to be a real estate investor, regardless of how much money you have, your credit rating or your experience level. This book was created for anyone looking for a simple to read, easy to follow guide on real estate investment in today's market.

The Power of Impossible Thinking

Transform the Business of Your Life and the Life of Your Business
Author: Colin Cook,Yoram (Jerry) R. Wind
Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132716086
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 352
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50,000 copies sold, now in paperback... If you can think impossible thoughts, then you can do impossible things!! The power of change: create new thinking for new solutions! Includes a new introduction demonstrating the "power of impossible thinking," plus access to exclusive book summary and authors' interview at the book's companion Web site. The Power of Impossible Thinking is about getting better at making sense of what's going on around you so you can make decisions that respond to reality, not inaccurate or obsolete models of the world. This bestseller reveals how mental models stand between you and the truth and how to transform them into your biggest advantage! Learn how to develop new ways of seeing, when to change to a new model, how to swap amongst a portfolio of models, how to understand complex environments and how to do "mind R and D," improving models through constant experimentation. Jerry Wind and Colin Crook review why it's so hard to change mental models and offer practical strategies for dismantling "hardened missile silos". Finally they show how to access models quickly through intuition, and assess the effectiveness of any mental model. Purchasers of this book gain access to audio summaries on a companion web site, along with a new half-hour interview with the authors.

Confessions of a Financial Planner

Secrets to a Secure Retirement
Author: David Holland
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 061546629X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 172
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In Confessions of a Financial Planner: Secrets to a Secure Retirement, author and adviser, David D. Holland, reveals what every serious investor should know to achieve a comfortable retirement. Filled with David's practical insights from 20 years experience, ""Secrets"" provides plain English answers to critical questions, such as: How do I achieve a lifetime of retirement income? What do I do about inflation? How do I address the costs of long-term care? How do I make the right investment choices?David has a reputation for innovative thinking and he is one of the most credentialed financial advisers in the country.

Investiphobia


Author: Paul Puckett
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780983335306
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 266
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About the Book "There are innumerable books available that purport to help investors do a better job with their portfolios; however, few come close to Investiphobia in delivering on that promise. Here you won't find page after page of mind numbing tables, graphs and unrealistic advice but rather page after page of interesting, realistic and common (and not so common) sense advice. This is not a book for your book shelf; it's a book for you to read and enjoy. Follow its solid advice and your financial future will be well rewarded." Harold R. Evensky, CFP(r), AIF(r) President, Evensky and Katz "The field of investing is cluttered with far too many 'howto' books. Thankfully, Mr. Puckett's book is that uncommon book written for the common person, i.e., anybody who is not in the investment business." Jim Flinchum, CFP, CIMA President, Bay Capita l Advisors "In this engaging book, Mr. Puckett reinforces behavioral finance theory with insight, practical experience, and compassion. This book could become a classic." Ralph Rieves former editorial director of Dow Jones-Irwin "Investiphobia is, for investors, like having subtitles with a foreign film -an AH HA moment to understand what's going on! Paul has set forth a TO DO plan so investors can sort out emotions, understand industry pitfalls and develop a strategy to align their wealth with their wishes. An individual can step into the Producer & Director role and get the show rolling. No excuses any longer - Ready, Set, Action!" Caroline S. Oliver CFA CFP(r) Description We grow up imagining how happy we will be when we finally have money. But many people discover they have very strong fears relating to their money. Some are more than just concerned. Their fears have reached phobic levels. In a capitalist economy, one would think we would be very comfortable and open about money - and our feelings about our investments. Yet many people are not at all comfortable discussing their investments. They have fears that have negatively impacted their investment decisions. To prevent these fears from affecting their portfolio, they must be open to recognizing what they are, and then effectively address them. When fear is ignored or denied, it can become a phobia that will not only destroy your investment portfolio, it will also affect your life. The book includes a quiz to help you determine if you have Investiphobia. Many of the people suffering from Investiphobia are unaware of their condition which may be caused by one or more of eighteen separate fears. You do not need to learn them all, just the fears you find applicable to you. Some of these fears, like the fear of loss, are very common. Others, like the fear of not keeping up with the Joneses, may be new to you. You will learn to identify the many individual fears that may cause investiphobia with examples of the ways they may manifest in your investment life. And you will find suggestions on the best ways to address each fear with guidance on keeping these fears from affecting you and your portfolio. Finding Your Financial Life Guide is the second half of Investiphobia. It provides a comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide designed to give you the tools you need to find and choose the right advisor fo

Guía para invertir en Oro y Plata


Author: Michael Maloney
Publisher: Aguilar
ISBN: 607111313X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 311
View: 1163
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Todo lo que necesitas saber para obtener ganancias de los metales preciosos ¡ahora! Michael Malony ofrece al pequeño, mediano o gran inversionista las mejores estrategias para ser un líder en el negocio de la compra-venta de oro y plata, un experto en la colocación de los metales en los mercados correspondientes y sobre todo, un hombre de negocios audaz y exitoso. Con un estilo dinámico y cimentado en su gran experiencia, Maloney explica detalladamente en qué circunstancias, dónde y cuándo invertir en oro y plata, y cómo el negocio de los metales ha tenido un auge impactante en diversas ciudades de Estados Unidos. Sin duda, un libro no sólo para expertos en el negocio del oro y la plata, sino para todos aquellos que desean ser empresarios ambiciosos y bien documentados. Todo lo que necesitas saber para obtener ganancias de los metales preciosos ¡ahora! Michael Malony ofrece al pequeño, mediano o gran inversionista las mejores estrategias para ser un líder en el negocio de la compra-venta de oro y plata, un experto en la colocación de los metales en los mercados correspondientes y sobre todo, un hombre de negocios audaz y exitoso. Con un estilo dinámico y cimentado en su gran experiencia, Maloney explica detalladamente en qué circunstancias, dónde y cuándo invertir en oro y plata, y cómo el negocio de los metales ha tenido un auge impactante en diversas ciudades de Estados Unidos. Sin duda, un libro no sólo para expertos en el negocio del oro y la plata, sino para todos aquellos que desean ser empresarios ambiciosos y bien documentados.

Inversiones

La Respuesta
Author: Daniel C. Goldie
Publisher: Oceano De Mexico
ISBN: 9786074005356
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 112
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An excellent manual for the newbie investor, Investments: The Answer discusses five basic but key decisions necessary for fruitful investments. With simple advice that is both easy to follow and efficient, this book shows you how to develop a more profitable portfolio for any investor. Should I invest on my own or seek professional help? How should I assign my investments between stocks, bonds, and cash? What specific types of stock, within all the main categories, should I be sure to include in my portfolio? Should I adopt an administrative method to invest, or follow a passive option? When is a good time to sell and buy stocks? In a world of operators who do not stop talking and believe that they can successfully cheat the system within a market characterized by its instability, this extraordinary book offers all the orientation any new investor needs.

The New Master Your Money

A Step-by-Step Plan for Gaining and Enjoying Financial Freedom
Author: Ron Blue,Jeremy White
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9781575675374
Category: Religion
Page: 272
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Finally...a financial planning book that presents concepts in an easy-to-understand format. Do you know if you have enough? Do you know how much is enough? If you can't answer these questions, The New Master Your Money is for you. Ron Blue extracts principles from God's Word and applies them to your financial portfolio. Ron's professional experience in financial planning will be an asset to you and to your family for generations to come. This new edition includes important updates and new content you won't want to miss.

The $5 Cup of Coffee is Ruining My Retirement

Saving for Retirement
Author: Paul Scheiner, BSE, MSE
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1462815545
Category: Reference
Page: 204
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Have you worked hard at your job for most of your life and find that you have little if anything to show for it but debts and credit card bills? Do you feel like you can’t save a dime because of the demands of a growing family? Does it frustrate you when you try to figure out how you can possibly build a retirement nest egg under these conditions? The $5 Cup of Coffee is Ruining My Retirement will teach you the lifestyle changes necessary to eliminate waste and pay off debt in order to start building your nest egg. It will help you develop your own personalized financial plan and make your money work for you. There are chapters aimed at providing novice investors with a basic understanding of investments and how to safely increase the value of their assets. In addition, the book explores a number of personal issues associated with leaving the job force, selecting leisure activities, and controlling spending in the retirement years. Now Paul Scheiner gives you the tools to master the art of controlling your spending and building wealth. Hundreds of books offer advice on preparing for retirement, but few focus specifically on the day-to-day issues facing the family of today as they try to pay their bills, avoid debt, and have something left over to build their nest egg. Unlike other books, it is aimed at the average adult who does not have a financial education. The $5 Cup of Coffee is Ruining My Retirement is a book that you will want to keep on your shelf for reference over the years. The $5 Cup of Coffee is Ruining My Retirement reviews: • How much of a nest egg you need to retire • Eliminating waste in everyday activities • Taking advantage of other people’s money • Diversifying your investments • How to grow your nest egg • The various forms of investing • The magic of compounding • Issues related to early retirement • Outliving your money • Getting the most out of retirement activities • Plus numerous other issues

Building Wealth with Silver


Author: Thomas Herold
Publisher: eBookIt.com
ISBN: 1456601377
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 250
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We are all using dangerous, outdated, old economic strategies to protect and grow our money in the so-called 'new economy.' Most of us don't even know it. Every economy is, in some sense, 'new.' However, applying the rules from an 'older' economy to a 'newer' one during times of transition is a recipe for financial ruin.Economic transitions have been around for centuries . . . the difference is that now they are worldwide in scope and affect everything rather than local in nature with limited affects.While you sleep at night, while you go to work each day, something insidious is actually stealing your financial future. It isn't anyone's fault really. There is a massive reallocation of wealth as we transition into the new economy.There are two sides to this story. Because of the changing rules of money, the greatest transfer of wealth in the nation and the world is now unfolding. Money is about to flow away from the financially uninformed and flow towards the financially well-informed in the years ahead.This is nothing new, really. Money has always worked this way. The good news is that average members of the public now have more ways than ever before to understand this process and to take appropriate action.I am sure you are aware of the rising price of gold that's been going on for almost 10 years now. Most recently, gold started climbing with even greater speed. History repeats itself again and again. Whenever governments start to dilute their money investors transfer their money into gold. Gold has intrinsic value and will always prevail in any economy.What most non-investors and investors -- including yourself -- probably you don't realize is that although gold is a great way to preserve your wealth, it's silver that could actually make you rich!The price of gold has already risen dramatically, but silver is just beginning its climb.Nine Reasons Why Silver is a Unique Wealth Building Instrument - Silver, like gold, has intrinsic value- Silver has been in a commodity bull cycle since 2000- Silver is a safe hedge against currency inflation- Silver is a security choice during times of financial crisis- Silver is rarer than gold- Silver is used in 90% of all electronics -- and its mostly non-renewable- Silver inventories are very low- Silver leasing -- the scam will be exposed soon- Silver investment markets are expanding thanks to the ChineseWhat You Will Learn From Building Wealth with SilverYou will discover why the Federal Reserve was created and why you and I have been kept in the dark about its true purpose. You will find out why the U.S. dollar is quietly being destroyed without fanfare and the reason this process is being publically denied and covered up. You will see why unemployment numbers, along with many other economic figures, are rigged, and how we're are being lied to about their true significance.The insights you get from the first few chapters alone can change your life. Even if you were to study at Harvard for five years -- which would cost you, by the way, over $95,000 -- you would not have the knowledge you need to get any closer to this kind of insider information.Learn why silver is the best investment opportunity right now.Get the facts on silver production and consumption, and all the details behind silver's projected five- to eight-fold increase over the next several months.