great book for beginners, and helping to understand investing doesn't have to come with an act of god to b profitable and comfortable as it progresses, I am defiantly looking in to income investing
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."
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.
If you think you need to work until you're 60, you need to hear this. In Extreme Early Retirement: An Introduction and Guide to Financial Independence, you'll learn about the new wave of retirees and how people are able to retire when they're still young. We'll go over why you should consider early retirement, what to remember as you plan for an extremely early retirement, how to cut down on spending, and how to keep busy well into your early retirement.
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.
According to a 2006 study done by the National Education Association, 50 percent of teachers leave the profession within five years because of poor working conditions and low salaries. Yet, according to the 2006 General Social Survey, teaching ranks among the top 10 most gratifying jobs, with 69 percent of teachers reporting they were very satisfied with their jobs. A low salary should not be the reason stop molding young minds and influencing lives for the betterment of our society.
You hear about Social Security on the news and in the paper all time, but you don't understand how it really works. With so much attention on Social Security in recent years, no matter your age, you realize its importance. It's time you fully understand what Social Security is, how it works, and what it means for you. No other book is going to teach you about Social Security from the ground up - discussing the history of this social insurance system, how it is funded and dispersed, and how to get your fair share!
Having a proper budget can help you reduce outstanding debt, take control of your financial destiny and become a more relaxed and happier person. Depending on the nature of your circumstances, the perfect budget may not necessarily mean you spending less. But you may require be required to make effective and informed financial decisions. Creating an appropriate budget will help you jump off the treadmill of surviving from paycheck to the next.
If you develop some form of income that doesn't require you to be present, you could repeatedly generate more money without reaching a glass income ceiling! In this book you will learn what a niche website is, how to develop money-making websites, how to use different tools and WordPress plugins to monetize your website, how to use SEO to promote your niche websites, and more.
"More like motivation to learn more"
Do you feel trapped? This audiobook will add more freedom and happiness to your life. We are all born free. We are all freer than we think we are. But sometimes, when you get up for work in the morning, freedom seems like a privilege reserved for the rich and famous. It isn't. This book explains the mind-set shift you need to enjoy a life of freedom and happiness.
From the richest Romans to the robber barons to today's bankers and tech billionaires, Sam Wilkin offers Freakonomics-esque insights into what it really takes to make a fortune. These stories of larger-than-life characters, strategies, and sacrifices reveal how the wealthiest did it, usually by a passion for finding loopholes, working around bureaucratic systems, and creating obstacles to competitors.
Do you write poetry? Now you can get paid for the poetry you write and have your poems published on greeting cards, calendars, posters, and wall plaques. If you want to make your writing dreams come true and get cash for your poetry, this unique book is especially for you. Writing poems for cash is a whole lot of fun and very profitable! Get paid doing what you love.
This book spells out what global banks intend to do with our savings during the next banking crisis. Americans, including ourselves, feel that when we put our money in our local bank, the money we put in is ours. Not anymore! Once the teller takes your money and gives you the deposit slip, it becomes the bank's money. Chapter one explains the new rules that we all must live with as of November 2014.
Personal finance is not just about cutting back. It is about properly allocating your money (also known as spending your money on the things on your financial priority list). In order to convey the importance of proper allocation, I have broken this book into 13 different sections, beginning with chapter one, which is all about the first step of saving money: getting mentally prepared.
"No desarrolla la información que indica"
These 21 techniques for building wonderful habits will surely rebuild your image. Do not hesitate; you won't be disappointed. There is really no harm in trying, and the results could bring you to a new beginning. Habit transformation can truly be essential to attaining what you want, whether financially, spiritually, or whatever you want. You only need to choose your specific destination, and this guide will take you there in the shortest time possible.
If you want to learn more about successful investment decisions, you should hear this book. After studying the work of the world's biggest investors, I have decided to summarize the most important investment decisions of these individuals. I have noticed that most of them have followed the same pattern, and most of these successful individuals have the same mind-set.
In today's economy, it's more important than ever to get clear about your personal and professional goals- and to commit to a plan that will get you there. In The Path to Wealth: Seven Spiritual Steps for Financial Abundance, multimillionaire entrepreneur and angel investor May McCarthy shares her own daily practice to help you do just that.
Credit is undeniably a part of all our lives. Do we need it and why? Good to great credit can help us get ahead in the world quicker than if we didn't have it. Having it can give us better options when it comes to employment, insurance, buying a car, renting an apartment, or buying a home.
This is the book of success. Dare To Succeed gives you the tools you need to break out and win big successes in life and business. It provides you just more than motivation, but prepare you mentally with a road map to attaining unimaginable success no matter where you find yourself or the circumstances that characterize you today.
There are many ways to express financial independence. Hence, it is not easy to achieve it. Financial freedom defined Financial freedom is also known as financial independence. It is the state describing the sufficiency of personal wealth to sustain the cost of living, without having to actively work for basic commodities. The income is greater than the expenses for financially independent people.
In Best Places to Retire: The Top 15 Affordable Towns for Retirement on a Budget, you'll learn about the most ideal places to retire without having to worry about your retirement fund running out. When it comes to retiring in the US, there are tons of cities and towns to consider, but only a few that can truly meet the budgets of many seniors. Listen on to learn about 15 of the best destinations to retire in the United States. Some of the cities we'll review include Cape Coral, Charleston, and Lincoln City.
Don't try day trading until you've read this! Many people believe that day trading is the answer to their problems, as it promises huge returns in the span of a day. With many able to trade from the comfort of their homes, all they need are computers and Internet access. Brokerages are rampant online, and it's very easy to register. Investing should be simple, but there's a catch. We'll reveal these secrets and give you a better way of doing things.
"great advice from mom"
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!!!"
This is an audiobook for busy people. If you want less on your plate and more for your life and career, tune in to the #1 Wall Street Journal best seller, The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. The ONE Thing will bring your life and your work into focus. Authors Gary Keller and Jay Papasan teach you the tricks to cut through the clutter, achieve better results in less time, dial down stress, and master what matters to you.
"Changed my focus"
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"
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"
Napoleon Hill interviewed with William Wrigley, Alexander Graham Bell, Andrew Carnegie and 500 others.
He shares with you the secrets that helped all of these great leaders rise to the top in their respected industries. Many of today's top achievers credit Napoleon Hill's work as well as Think and Grow Rich as being the blueprint for their success.
Through Dale Carnegie's seven-million-copy best seller, recently revised, millions of people have been helped to overcome the worry habit. Dale Carnegie offers a set of practical formulas you can put to work today, formulas that will last a lifetime!
"Investing means different things to different people. In fact, there are different investments for the rich, poor, and middle class. Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing is a long-term guide for anyone who wants to become a rich investor and invest in what the rich invest in. As the title states, it is a "guide" and offers no guarantees... only guidance.” (Robert Kiyosaki)
"Same thought repeated over and over"
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!"
In his groundbreaking Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, T. Harv Eker states: "Give me five minutes, and I can predict your financial future for the rest of your life!" Eker does this by identifying your "money and success blueprint". This blueprint determines your financial life. If your money blueprint is not set for a high level of success, you will never have a lot of money, and if somehow you do, you will most likely lose it!
"He's in your face . . ."
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"
At last, for a generation that's materially ambitious yet financially clueless comes I Will Teach You To Be Rich, Ramit Sethi's 6-week personal finance program for 20-to-35-year-olds. A completely practical approach delivered with a nonjudgmental style that makes readers want to do what Sethi says, it is based around the four pillars of personal finance - banking, saving, budgeting, and investing - and the wealth-building ideas of personal entrepreneurship.
"The content is much better than the title"
Wallace D. Wattles was an American "New Thought" writer who wrote this amazing little book in 1910. It caused a sensation then, and continues to be popular today. In fact, Rhonda Byrne said that part of her inspriation for her best-selling book and film The Secret came from this book.
"good with a few grains"
The ABCs of Real Estate Investing teaches how to achieve wealth and cash flow through real estate, find property with real potential, unlock the myths that are holding you back, negotiate the deal based on the numbers, and much more.
"Not bad at all"
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"
Tony Robbins walks listeners of every income level through the steps to become financially free by creating a lifetime income plan. This audiobook delivers invaluable information and essential practices for getting your financial house in order.
"Best book about money. ever!"
Tax-Free Wealth is about tax planning concepts and how to use tax laws to your benefit. Tom explains how the tax laws work and how they are designed to reduce your taxes - not to increase them. The audiobook explains how to use the tax laws to your advantage and in ways that will support business owners' vision and growth plans for their companies.
"If you own a business this is a MUST"
In 1997, Robert’s book Rich Dad, Poor Dad stunned listeners, stating, "Your house is not an asset." As howls of protest went up around the world, the book went on to become an international best seller. Today, we are all aware that a home can be a liability. Today, we all know a home can go up or down in value. Today, we all know a person can lose money investing in the stock market. Today, we all know our money can go down in value and even savers can be losers. This is why your financial intelligence is more important today than ever before. In a world of financial turbulence, your best asset is your financial IQ.
"Should be required listening"
Burton G. Malkiel's classic and gimmick-free investment guide is now more necessary than ever. Rather than tricks, what you'll find here is a time-tested and thoroughly research-based strategy for your portfolio. Whether you're considering your first 401(k) contribution or contemplating retirement, this fully updated edition of A Random Walk Down Wall Street should be the first book on your wishlist.
"Forget getting rich quick."
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"
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"
Through its five previous editions, Investing in Real Estate has shown investors how to intelligently build wealth with their investments in houses, condominiums, and small apartment buildings. Unlike many titles in this genre, Investing in Real Estate steers clear of the hyped-up no cash, no credit, no problem promises. Instead, it provides sound, real-world advice and instruction that reflects the authors time-tested wisdom and experience.
"Excllent, comprehensive book."
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"
Every trader is an entrepreneur. And just as a new business must capitalize upon the strengths of its founders, a career in the markets crucially hinges upon the assets - personal and monetary - of the trader. As an active trader and a coach of traders in hedge funds, proprietary trading groups, and investment bank settings, author Brett Steenbarger has helped others see the personal assets they have possessed all along: those that can pay a lifetime of dividends.
"Great book and tips"
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.
This updated edition of Inside the House of Money lifts the veil on the typically opaque world of hedge funds, offering a rare glimpse at how today's highest paid money managers approach their craft. Now with new commentary, author Steve Drobny takes you even further into the hedge fund industry. He demystifies how these star traders make billions for their well-heeled investors, revealing their theories, strategies and approaches to markets.
"Definitely Top of the list"
In this jargon-free guide, author Brett McFall shows just how easy it is to set up your own online business. You'll discover how to make money by delivering a great deal of value without a great deal of effort. And you don't have to have a technical bone in your body to do it! In seven simple steps, Brett takes you through everything you need to know to create a successful online business on a shoestring. Packed with useful tips, tools and techniques for setting up and importantly maintaining an online business.
"The nuts and bolts I wanted"
Over the years, people from around the world have turned to Morningstar for strong, independent, and reliable advice. The Five Rules for Successful Stock Investing provides the kind of savvy financial guidance only a company like Morningstar could offer. Based on the philosophy that "investing should be fun, but not a game," this comprehensive guide will put even the most cautious investors back on the right track by helping them pick the right stocks, find great companies, and understand the driving forces behind different industries.
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"
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.
A new approach to investing based on how Wall Street insiders approach the market. The Indomitable Investor deconstructs the stock market as the public has come to know it and reconstitutes it from the inside out from the perspective of the fortunate few who dominate Wall Street. By revealing how top investors and traders think and act Steven Sears shows the stock market to be an undulating ocean of money, with seasoned investors reading the waves others cannot.
"An indispensible tool for the investor"
From Larry Swedroe, the author of the best-selling series of "The Only Guide" investment books, with Kevin Grogan and Tiya Lim, comes a step-by-step handbook that shows you how to develop a winning personal investment strategy and reveals what it takes to make that strategy part of your overall financial plan. The Only Guide You'll Ever Need for the Right Financial Plan focuses on the "art" of investing and gives you the information you need to create a strategy that is tailor-made for your particular situation.
Take advantage of today's real-estate market to find great properties at incredible prices. Our recent economic meltdown transformed real estate from a popular investment to financial kryptonite. Too many people purchased homes with mortgages they simply could never afford. The good news: Great deals are out there for the taking. Finding the Uncommon Deal gives you the secrets to discovering and successfully negotiating the lowest prices for the most prized properties available.
This is the first book to chart the catalytic path of this new industry, explaining how it is and can be a positive disruptive force. It shows how impact investing is a transformational vehicle for delivering "blended value" throughout the investment spectrum, giving a single name to a set of activities previously siloed in enclaves, revealing how they are linked within what is becoming a new field of investing. Written by two leaders in the field of impact investing, the book defines this emgerging industry.
The global financial crisis that erupted in 2008 exposed the flaws in many investment strategies. This book explores the controversies that surround the management of wealth and provides guidance on how to construct investment strategies that are appropriate for each investor. With its detailed analysis, supported by data and anecdotes, it is above all a practical guide. It shows how the insights of behavioural analysis are widely reflected in investor behaviour, while emphasising the importance of basing investment strategy on the principles of traditional finance.
While many investors fear a rapid rise in inflation, author Gary Shilling, an award-winning economic forecaster, argues that the global economy is going through a long period of deleveraging and weak growth, which makes deflation far more likely and a far greater threat to investors than inflation. Shilling explains with clear language and compelling logic why the world economy will struggle for several more years and what investors can do to protect and grow their wealth in the difficult times ahead.
"Extremely gifted logical thinker"
How do TV shows, vending machines, Chinese taxi companies, and a former UK prime minister point to a gold bubble that is about to burst? Many investors consider gold a "safe haven" that will shelter them from recessions, falling markets, and the depreciating value of currency. Many fail to realize, however, that investing in gold at these levels is extremely risky. "We Buy Gold" stores line busy streets, gold miners are no longer protecting themselves from a potential drop in prices.
"Gold is not in a bubble...... yet"
Financial innovation, new laws and regulations, and the financial meltdown of 2007-2008 are just a few of the forces that have shaped, and continue to shape, today's distress investment environment. Combine this with the fact that the discipline of distress investing doesn't always follow what conventional wisdom says, and you can see why it is one of the most challenging areas in finance. Nobody understands this better than Martin Whitman and Dr. Fernando Diz.
"Kind of rambling..."
Bribery and Corruption Casebook: The View from Under the Table is a one-of-a-kind collection of actual cases written by the fraud examiners who investigated them. These stories were hand-selected from hundreds of submissions and together form a comprehensive, enlightening, and entertaining picture of the many types of bribery and corruption cases in varied industries throughout the world. Each case outlines how the bribe or corruption was engineered, how it was investigated, and how perpetrators were brought to justice.
"I enjoy this book immensely"