The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-05
  • Publisher: Houghton Miff
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Now updated with tips for the current financial crisis, the book the New York Times said was "So full of tips and angles that only a booby or a billionaire could not benefit."

For more than thirty years, The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need has been a favorite finance guide, earning the allegiance of more than a million readers across the United States.

Now even more indispensable, this completely revised and updated edition of this textbook will show readers how to use money to their best advantage in the wake of epochal change on Wall Street, no matter how much or how little they may have.

Using concise, witty, and truly understandable tips and explanations, Tobias delivers sensible advice and useful information, covering topics such as

- How virtually any reader can save more than $1,000 a year

- How and when to invest in stocks

- The "safest investment in the world"

- and much, much more.

Andrew Tobias presents a valid introduction to investing in this textbook, he discusses a wide range of investment vehicles aimed at increasing wealth incrementally.

Author Biography

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 co-hosted the PBS series Beyond Wall Street.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Prefacep. xix
Note to the 2011 Editionp. xxi
The Big Picturep. xxiii
Minimal Risk
If I'm So Smart, How Come This Book Won't Make You Rich?p. 3
A Penny Saved Is Two Pennies Earnedp. 13
You CAN Get By on $165,000 a Yearp. 53
Trust No Onep. 65
The Case for Cowardicep. 76
Tax Strategiesp. 105
The Stock Market
Meanwhile, Down at the Trackp. 141
Choosing (to Ignore) Your Brokerp. 177
Hot Tips, Inside Information-and Other Fine Pointsp. 195
Family Planning
All in the Familyp. 225
SO OKAY: What to Do If You Inherit a Million Dollars; What to Do Otherwisep. 243
Earning 177% on Bordeauxp. 265
How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?p. 267
How Much Social Security Will You Get?p. 271
A Few Words about the Budget, Taxes, and Our National Debtp. 275
Cocktail Party Financial Quips to Help You Feel Smugp. 285
Selected Discount Brokersp. 287
Selected Mutual Fundsp. 289
Fun with Compound Interestp. 293
Still Not Sure What to Do?p. 295
Indexp. 299
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Truly the only investment guide you will ever need! March 26, 2011
These textbook ideas are simple, effective and just plain easy! It is perfect for the non-investor who wants a simple plan on how to invest and save for retirement. I plan on reading his other books now. This is the 20th book I have read on investing - and this is by far the best and most clear!
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