A great way to get an idea about the fundamentals of the stock market. Clear information without the technical terminology that gets confusing.
Many financial writers try to make you think you have to work hard at investing. You must study stock charts every night. Read annual reports. Thoroughly analyze a company's financial statements. Read the financial press. Buy special software. Hang out in online investing forums. Not so! Don't waste your time. This book takes modern financial theory to its logical conclusion. You can get the maximum long term benefit by following its simple plan. No tedious math or economics theory needed.
"Great book and easy to understand."
If you're someone who feels like their company is lacking, somehow, and want to boost the earnings and the position of the enterprise as a whole, then you might want to listen to this book. Even if you're simply an individual who would like to make their financial information public, financial statements are the way to go.
This audiobook is intended for investors who need help but do not know what to do, how to invest, or whom to trust. Every day we are inundated with the next best investment strategy, and it is very hard to tell which strategies offer help and which ones just add more risk.
This audiobook will help you become financially independent so you won't need to depend on your job, your spouse, your family members, or the government to support your lifestyle. It'll provide 10 proven steps to generate sufficient passive income, which many have followed to get out of the rat race!
Master the art of finding great deals, and you'll have the opportunity to master your finances and thus your freedom. Whether you're an owner financier, flipper, landlord, wholesaler, or subject-to entrepreneur, it all starts with consistently finding great deals. Mitch believes real estate investing is a powerful strategy for acquiring wealth. He has helped new investors find their place and has helped veteran investors re-invent themselves. He especially believes in "owner financing" beyond all other investing strategies.
There's nothing wrong with living the lifestyle you want to live, but when this affects your progress in life as far as finances are concerned, then you need to take action. The truth is that you can never become rich by spending. When you sow spending, you reap poverty. You can never move ahead in life by being the biggest spender, whether you do it because you have convinced yourself that your job demands a certain lifestyle or not. When you are constantly broke when you are working or running a business, something is definitely wrong with the way you handle your money.
With these expert tips, learn how to dominate real estate. You'll be well on your way to passive income and becoming financially free with this easy guide. This audiobook breaks down into easy-to-understand modules. It starts from the very beginning of real estate investing, so you can get great results, even as a beginner!
Steve Burns approaches this work with the eye of a master restorer who looks at a classical painting that is being refurbished. He carefully studied the text to bring Nicolas Darvas' wisdom into the 21st century. Steve Burns illuminates the dramatic changes in the market to show how Nicolas Darvas' principles are more useful now than ever.
On American Public Media’s Marketplace Weekend host Lizzie O’Leary guides listeners through the most fascinating economic stories of the week, exploring what happened, why it matters, who it affects and what happens next.
There are simple ways to save money each and every day. In this audiobook, you'll learn 365 tips to apply to each day of the year. We'll even tell you how to save monthly, save faster, and save for kids....
"Very common sense but..."
Financial accounting is extremely important for you to learn if you want to successfully continue with your career and give the whole enterprise a boost.
Book 4 of Money: Learning the Basics consists of understanding retirement. In this short guide, I discuss the basics about saving for your retirement, whether you're 18 years old and just starting out or 55 years old and getting ready to retire. It is never too early or too late to start thinking about it.
Budgeting is setting aside a certain amount of money to spend a day, a week, or a month. In this "learning the basics" guide, I first discuss how to divide your check and make sure you are accounting for all of your bills. I then discuss how to set a budget and stick to it, resisting the urge to overspend. Afterward, you'll learn various budgeting methods, whether you want to use a handwritten technique, a computer program like Microsoft Excel, or an app on your tablet.
Clear, reassuring, generation-spanning wisdom to investors from one of America's best known brokers. Now, at the age of 81, Julius Westheimer boils down his lifetime of experience into his first book and shares with us his wisest and most sought-after investment advice for generating wealth safely and soundly.
Do you want to earn more money fast? What is the best way to secure your financial independence? What is passive income? What is the secret behind successful investors? If you want to learn more about successful investment decisions, than you should listen to this book.
Since you were old enough to hold a job, you've been hoodwinked to believe that wealth can be created by blindly trusting in the uncontrollable and unpredictable markets: the housing market, the stock market, and the job market. I call this soul-sucking, dream-stealing dogma "The Slowlane" - an impotent financial gamble that dubiously promises wealth in a wheelchair. For those who don't want a lifetime subscription to "settle-for-less", there is an alternative.
"Get Rich Quick is Possible"
Become a savvy trader with a 'mindful' edge.... TraderMind is an essential resource for understanding and applying mindfulness-based approaches that help to enhance an individual trader's overall performance. Based upon extensive research and practical application in the real world of the trading floor, TraderMind includes methods, tactics and techniques to build and enhance awareness and insight, which help manage thoughts and emotions and maximize trading performance.
This book will be about the basics of saving money. Whether it's an emergency fund, cutting back on some stuff, or alternative means of saving, there are ways to make your goal by putting some aside.
Would you like to make more money? Let business expert, Brian Tracy, show you how easy it is. Being able to position and sell your product or service against your competitors requires intelligence, judgment, creativity, flexibility and continuous experimentation. These are all skills that you can learn with practice. Whether it's a critical business plan, an effective sales presentation, a focused marketing plan to reach your ideal customer, or finding key people to build your business, this audiobook is for you.
Tony Robbins has coached and inspired more than 50 million people from over 100 countries. More than four million people have attended his live events. Oprah Winfrey calls him "super-human". Now for the first time - in his first book in two decades - he's turned to the topic that vexes us all: How to secure financial freedom for ourselves and our families.
"Get to the point Tony"
Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. With perspectives that often contradict conventional wisdom, Robert has earned a reputation for straight talk, irreverence and courage. He is regarded worldwide as a passionate advocate for financial education. According to Kiyosaki, "The main reason people struggle financially is because they have spent years in school but learned nothing about money."
"Great Book - Bad Narrator"
This expanded edition includes dozens of practical tips and case studies from readers who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book. Also included are templates for eliminating email and negotiating with bosses and clients, how to apply lifestyle principles in unpredictable economic times, and the latest tools, tricks, and shortcuts for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either.
"Step 3: PROFIT!!!"
Okay, folks, do you want to turn those fat and flabby expenses into a well-toned budget? Do you want to transform your sad and skinny little bank account into a bulked-up cash machine? Then get with the program, people. There's one sure way to whip your finances into shape, and that's with The Total Money Makeover. It's the simplest, most straight-forward game plan for completely making over your money habits. And it's based on results, not pie-in-the-sky fantasies.
"This guy makes sense"
Listen to the incredible national best seller that is changing people's lives - and increasing their net worth. Also available: The Millionaire Mind.
"Light Went on in My Head"
The greatest investment advisor of the 20th century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing" - which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies - has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market Bible ever since its original publication in 1949.
"It was okay"
Millions of people throughout the world have improved their lives using The Magic of Thinking Big. Dr. David J. Schwartz, long regarded as one of the foremost experts on motivation, will help you sell better, manage better, earn more money, and - most important of all - find greater happiness and peace of mind.
"There is allot here"
In business, the right behaviors matter. But getting it right is tricky. Even when we acknowledge the need to change what we do and how we do it, life has a habit of getting in the way, upsetting even the best-laid plans. And just how do we manage those situations that can provoke even the most rational among us into behaving in ways we would rather forget?
"More Brilliance from Marshall Goldsmith!"
Keller Williams' The Millionaire Real Estate Investor is your handbook to the tried and true financial wealth-building vehicle that rewards patience and perseverance and is available to all: real estate.
You'll learn about the myths about money and investing that hold people back and how to develop the mindset of a millionaire investor; how to develop sound criteria for identifying great real-estate investment opportunities; and more.
"We spend more time working than doing anything else in life. It's not right that the experience of work should be so demotivating and dehumanizing." So says Laszlo Bock, head of People Operations at the company that transformed how the world interacts with knowledge. This insight is the heart of Work Rules!, a compelling and surprisingly playful manifesto with the potential to change how we work and live.
Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant reveals how some people work less, earn more, pay less in taxes, and learn to become financially free.
"Everyone should read/listen to this book - period!"
This course is an introduction to the stock market and stock investing for novices and experienced investors alike. Professor DeGennaro uses simple analogies to explain the origin of stocks and other securities, as well as their relative risks. He stresses the danger of trying to beat the market by trying to pick winners, predict price trends, or otherwise find opportunities that other investors have missed.
"Must read for everyone outside of the industry"
The goal of money management is to maximize our happiness at every stage of our lives. Whether you are a novice investor or a seasoned pro, starting your first job or contemplating retirement, these 24 straightforward lectures are an excellent primer for making successful financial decisions at every stage of your life. Professor Finke takes you on a tour of some of the most widely available financial products and tools, from mutual funds to life insurance to college savings accounts.
"Excellent practical overview of critical topic "
Thanks to its treasure trove of proprietary data and army of statisticians and data scientists, led by chief economist Stan Humphries, Zillow has been able to spot the trends and truths of today's housing market while acknowledging that a home is more than an economic asset. In Zillow Talk, Humphries and CEO Spencer Rascoff explain the science behind where and how we live now and reveal practical, data-driven insights about buying, selling, renting, and financing real estate.
"If you are in Real Estate & or Mortgage read it"
The classic best seller by Benjamin Graham, perhaps the greatest investment advisor of the 20th century, The Intelligent Investor has taught and inspired hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Since its original publication in 1949, Benjamin Graham's book has remained the most respected guide to investing, due to his timeless philosophy of "value investing".
"very useful, unfortunately abridged"
Maximizing the trader's state of mind is the key to successful results. Conflicts, contradictions, and paradoxes in thinking can spell disaster for even a highly motivated, astute and well-grounded trader. Mark Douglas, an industry consultant since 1982, sends the message that a "thinking strategy" will profoundly influence a trader's success rate. Douglas addresses five very specific issues to give traders the insight and understanding about themselves that will make them consistent winners in the market. Trading in the Zone offers specific solutions to the "people factor" of commodity price movement. It uncovers the true culprit for lack of consistency when it comes to stock picking: lack of focus and self-confidence. Through simple exercises, traders will learn how to think in terms of probabilities and adopt the specific beliefs necessary to developing a winner's mindset. Along the way, they'll gain valuable insights into their own entrenched misconceptions about the market.
"Great a second time"
Dave Ramsey's New York Times best-selling guide to better living through financial security, now completely revised and updated.
"Surprisingly disappointing - sorry dave"
Everyone likes the idea of turning the ugliest house on the block into the best house on the block and making a profit. Until now a system has not been shared on how to successfully complete this task on time and budget without getting your hands dirty. This audiobook not only cracks the code but shares the proven path and system to have a systems-based rehab business that makes consistent profits for ordinary, everyday people.
"A real bible in Rehab investing"
The Weekend Millionaire's Real Estate Investing Program is a step-by-step guide that shows you how to target a possible real estate property and analyze its true value to get the absolute most out of your investment, whether you plan to rent or sell. This program gives you a long-term strategy, based on sound market principles, to leverage the properties you buy and develop to create a substantial cash flow without major capital investment.
"Lots of good information"
It's safe to say that nearly everyone is seeking a happier, more successful life. So then why do so few attain it? Business Secrets from the Bible proposes a new way to view and approach success—one based upon key concepts from the Bible that are actually surprisingly simple. Written especially for those seeking success in the realms of money, relationships, and spirituality, this book encourages listeners to realize their common mistakes, come to terms with them, and turn those mistakes into future triumphs.
"Ancient Jewish Wisdom, Success God's Way"
Wholesaling is by far the quickest and easiest way to make a killing in the world of real estate investing. Think of it as the day trading of real estate except it is far simpler and less risky. In fact when you learn how to do it the right way, you won't take on any risk at all. The Real Estate Wholesaling Bible teaches you everything you need to know to profit from real estate wholesaling without any money, credit, or experience to get started.
In The Outsiders, you'll learn the traits and methods striking for their consistency and relentless rationality that helped these unique leaders achieve such exceptional performance. Humble, unassuming, and often frugal, these "outsiders" shunned Wall Street and the press, and shied away from the hottest new management trends. Instead, they shared specific traits that put them and the companies they led on winning trajectories: a laser-sharp focus on per share value as opposed to earnings or sales growth; an exceptional talent for allocating capital and human resources; and the belief that cash flow, not reported earnings, determines a company's long-term value.
"Good depth of stories and business concepts"
After numerous years as an options market-maker in the trenches of the New York Mercantile Exchange, few analysts know how to make money trading options like author Lee Lowell. Now, in the Second Edition of Get Rich with Options, Lowell returns to show you exactly what works and what doesn't. Filled with in-depth insight and expert advice, this reliable resource provides you with the knowledge and strategies needed to achieve optimal results within the options market. It quickly covers the basics before moving on.
"Well presented strategies."
This audiobook provides fascinating insights into the hedge fund traders who consistently outperform the markets, in their own words. From best-selling author, investment expert, and Wall Street theoretician Jack Schwager comes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of hedge funds, from 15 traders who've consistently beaten the markets. Exploring what makes a great trader a great trader, Hedge Fund Market Wizards breaks new ground, giving readers rare insight into the trading philosophy and successful methods employed by some of the most profitable individuals in the hedge fund business.
"An indepth vew into Hedge Fund managers"
What happens when a young Wall Street investment banker spends a small fortune to have lunch with Warren Buffett? He becomes a real value investor. In this fascinating inside story, Guy Spier details his career from Harvard MBA to hedge fund manager. But the path was not so straightforward. Spier reveals his transformation from a Gordon Gekko wannabe, driven by greed, to a sophisticated investor who enjoys success without selling his soul to the highest bidder.
"Malk Williams does a superb job."
What do Dunkin' Donuts, J. Crew, Toys "R" Us, and Burger King have in common? They are all currently or just recently were owned, operated, and controlled by private equity firms. The New Tycoons: Inside the Trillion Dollar Private Equity Industry That Owns Everything takes the listener behind the scenes of these firms: their famous billionaire founders, the overlapping stories of their creation and evolution, and the outsized ambitions that led a group of clever bankers from small shops into powerhouse titans of capital.
""Modern day Wizards of Oz""
<>Beat the Crowd is the real contrarian's guide to investing, with comprehensive explanations of how a true contrarian investor thinks and acts - and why it works more often than not. Best-selling author Ken Fisher breaks down the myths and cuts through the noise to present a clear, unvarnished view of timeless market realities. He also points out the ways in which a contrarian approach to investing will outsmart the herd.
Often downplayed in the excitement of starting up a new business venture is one of the most important decisions entrepreneurs will face: should they go it alone, or bring in cofounders, hires, and investors to help build the business? More than just financial rewards are at stake. Friendships and relationships can suffer. Bad decisions at the inception of a promising venture lay the foundations for its eventual ruin.
"Story is not bad but bad performance"
Howard Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, he is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, and his client memos brim with insightful commentary and a time-tested, fundamental philosophy. The Most Important Thing explains the keys to successful investment and the pitfalls that can destroy capital or ruin a career.
"Lessons from a Master Investor"
Buy bank-owned properties at fire-sale prices! Banks and lending institutions today own more than one million foreclosed properties, more are in the foreclosure pipeline. Banks desperately want to get these properties off their balance sheets, but there aren't enough buyers. The result is a soft real estate market with prices investors and homeowners may not see again in their lifetime.
"it's good and read it"
Humorous and entertaining, this book exposes the folly and hypocrisy of Wall Street. The title refers to a story about a visitor to New York who admired the yachts of the bankers and brokers. Naively, he asked where all the customers' yachts were? Of course, none of the customers could afford yachts, even though they dutifully followed the advice of their bankers and brokers. Full of wise contrarian advice and offering a true look at the world of investing, in which brokers get rich while their customers go broke.
"Set it and forget it" investing, with less risk and higher returns. Get Rich with Dividends is the best-selling dividend-investing book that shows investors how to achieve double-digit returns using a time-tested conservative strategy. Written by a 19-year veteran of the equity markets, this invaluable guide shows you how to set up your investments for minimal maintenance and higher returns, so you can accumulate wealth while you focus on the things that matter.
Happy Money offers a tour of new research on the science of spending. Most people recognize that they need professional advice on how to earn, save, and invest their money. When it comes to spending that money, most people just follow their intuitions. But scientific research shows that those intuitions are often wrong.
"Good book, but could have been longer"
In the unique arena of professional trading coaches and consultants, Van K. Tharp is an internationally recognized expert at helping others become the best traders they can be. In Trading Beyond the Matrix: The Red Pill for Traders and Investors, Tharp leads listeners to dramatically improve their trading results and financial life by looking within. He takes the reader by the hand through the steps of self-transformation, from incorporating "Tharp Think" - ideas drawn from his modeling work with great traders - making changes in yourself so that you can adopt the beliefs and attitudes necessary to win when you stop making mistakes.
Considered an indispensable source of cutting-edge research and ideas among the world's top investment firms and money managers, the journal The Manual of Ideas boasts a subscriber list that reads like a Who's Who of high finance. Written by that publication's managing editor and inspired by its mission to serve as an "idea funnel" for the world's top money managers, this book introduces you to a proven, proprietary framework for finding, researching, analyzing, and implementing the best value investing opportunities.
Most people wouldn't expect a schoolteacher to amass a million-dollar investment account. But Andrew Hallam did so, long before the typical retirement age. And now, with Millionaire Teacher, he wants to show you how to follow in his footsteps. With lively humor and the simple clarity you'd expect from a gifted educator, Hallam demonstrates how average people can build wealth in the stock market by shunning the investment products peddled by most financial advisors.
"Excellent Investment Advice"
>The Failure of Risk Management takes a close look at misused and misapplied basic analysis methods and shows how some of the most popular "risk management" methods are no better than astrology! Using examples from the 2008 credit crisis, natural disasters, outsourcing to China, engineering disasters, and more, Hubbard reveals critical flaws in risk management methods and shows how all of these problems can be fixed.
"Not a risky read"
In light of the colossal losses and amidst the resulting confusion that still lingers, it is time to rethink money management in the broadest of terms. Drastic changes need to be made, and managers who actually made money during 2008 make for a logical starting place. The Invisible Hands provides investors and traders with the latest thinking from some of the best and the most successful players in money management, highlighting the specific risk and return objectives of each, and discussing the evolution of certain styles and beliefs in money management.
"Interesting hands-on takes on the crisis"