The Perfect Portfolio A Revolutionary Approach to Personal Investing

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  • Copyright: 2009-03-23
  • Publisher: Wiley
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To achieve long-term success in today's market, you can't place your faith totally in financial "experts" who are far too often salespeople first and objective advisers second. You must take personal control of your hard-earned savings and build a portfolio that gives you a realistic chance of earning returns that enable you to meet the investing goals you really want to achieve in life.

Author Biography

Leland B. Hevner is the President of the National Association of Online Investors (NAOI), which he founded in 1997. With thousands of members, the NAOI is the nation's premier provider of academically rigorous investor education to the public. Hevner is a recognized expert and innovator in the field of personal investing and has been interviewed and quoted widely in the national media. He has also provided consulting services to financial organizations around the world.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Author's Notep. xvi
The Perfect Portfolio Online Supplementp. xviii
Acknowledgmentsp. xxi
The Problem, The Solution, and Getting Started
The Woeful State of Personal Investing and the Need for Change-A View from Main Streetp. 3
The Perfect Portfolio Methodology-A Revolutionary Approach to Creating a Superior Portfoliop. 21
Building Your Portfolio's Core Segment-Establishing a Firm Foundationp. 41
Supercharging Your Portfolio with Target Market Investing
Building Your Portfolio's Target Market Segment-Five Asset Building Blocks that Will Supercharge Your Portfoliop. 63
Adding Gold to Your Portfolio-An Investment with Intrinsic Valuep. 89
Adding an Energy Component to Your Portfolio-An Asset that Runs the World's Economyp. 107
Adding Agricultural Commodities to Your Portfolio-The Staples of Life as a Staple of Your Portfoliop. 121
Adding a Real Estate Component to Your Portfolio-Considering a Truly Unique Assetp. 135
Adding Emerging Market Stocks to Your Portfolio-Searching the World for Extraordinary Returnsp. 157
Creating and Working with Your Perfect Portfolio
Designing Your Perfect Portfolio-Building a Powerful Portfolio that Meets Your Unique Needsp. 177
Implementing, Monitoring, and Managing Your Perfect Portfolio-Keeping Your Portfolio on Course in Changing Conditionsp. 207
Maximizing the Potential of Your Perfect Portfolio-Transforming Your Personal Involvement into Wealthp. 229
The Perfect Portfolio Summary Reviewing, Teaching, and Experiencing the Perfect Portfolio Methodologyp. 249
Appendix A Sample PPM Building Block Trading Planp. 261
About the Authorp. 269
Indexp. 271
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