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9781119691228

Ignore the Hype Financial Strategies Beyond the Media-Driven Mayhem

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  • ISBN13:

    9781119691228

  • ISBN10:

    1119691222

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2020-09-16
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

Secure your investment gains and supercharge your results with this down-to-earth analysis of investing fundamentals

Via powerful and unique insights, Ignore the Hype: Financial Strategies Beyond the Media-Driven Mayhem teaches readers how to keep their focus squarely on time-tested strategies for meeting their financial goals without getting distracted by a constant barrage of news headlines.

The book takes a common-sense approach to the financial world that’s ideally suited to the everyday investor. It covers topics including:

  • How to avoid competing against hedge funds in a game they’ve rigged
  • What you can do today to avoid taxes tomorrow
  • Wall Street’s Dirty Secret: Forecasting is just guessing
  • Why some of your investments have worse odds than a casino game
  • How the media circus can derail your financial plans
  • Surviving a world where financial advisors don’t have to act in your best interest

Ignore the Hype emphasizes the difference between short-term trading and long-term investing, how to filter the constant onslaught of information coming your way from every angle and separate the valuable content from the noise, and how to build a foundation for investment success based on common sense and academic research.

Author Biography

Brian Perry (New York, NY) is the Executive Vice President and Director of Research at Pure Financial Advisors, helping clients navigate turbulent markets and stay on course towards their financial goals. He has been actively involved in the financial markets for more than 20 years and has worked as a portfolio manager, strategist, and trader. Perry has written and published several articles, presented at hundreds of seminars and conferences, and appeared on TV and radio.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Preface

Introduction

Part I Yes the Game is Rigged, But You Don’t Have to Play

Chapter 1 The Times They Are A-Changin’

Chapter 2 Don’t Play a Game That’s Rigged

Chapter 3 Guess What? A Forecast Is Just A Guess

Part II If You Don’t Know Where You’re Going, You Probably Won’t Get There

Chapter 4 You Must Know What Drives Investment Returns

Chapter 5 You Must Have A Specific Financial Goal

Chapter 6 You Must Invest To Meet Your Goal

Chapter 7 You Must Practice Smart Diversification

Chapter 8 You Must Learn How You’ll Be Taxed

Part III Just Because You’re Paranoid, Doesn’t Mean They Aren’t Out To Get You

Chapter 9 How to Avoid the Taxman Without Going To Jail

Chapter 10 Sorry, But You’re Probably Your Own Worst Enemy

Chapter 11: FYI, The Media Doesn’t Care if You Make Money

Chapter 12: Avoid The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Chapter 13: How to Survive a Bear Attack

Conclusion

Index

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