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Investing for Dummies, Fourth Edition

Narrated by: Brett Barry
Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
4 out of 5 stars (206 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Master your financial future with Eric Tyson's revised and updated guide to investing. You'll find coverage of all aspects of investing, including how to develop and manage a portfolio; understand critical tax concerns; and invest in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, real estate, small business, and more. Begin turbo-charging your investment returns now!

Discover how to:

  • Choose investments that fit your goals
  • Read and understand financial reports
  • Balance your portfolio
  • Weigh the benefits of new investments
  • Manage your retirement fund
  • ©2006 Eric Tyson (P)2006 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

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    Repeatative and Left Me Regretting

    It seemed like the author repeated himself half a dozen times saying the same stuff over and over. He failed to really yield any information that was really useful to me. I was expecting a discussion on the different types of investments (which he sort of does) and then theories and suggestions on which types of investments to use in a game-plan approach. That is, if your investment portfolio was a train made up of cars (different types of investments), what type of cars work well together to make a strong portfolio...

    I feel that instead, what I got was a half-hearted attempt to explain individual types of investments, and long, wordy lists of specific companies and their investment options to use if you wanted to use that type of investment. All of this I could have gotten online for free. Nothing as to why to string those types of investments together...

    Maybe my expectations are different than others, but that is what I was hoping for. Maybe another book for me?

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    Helpful

    This was a good overview but I think I would have liked reading the book because I could have gone back over some of the investment strategies and terms. However, it did give me some background information that was helpful.

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    good basics

    i enjoyed the book. It covers the basics well with reminders of things i need to be mindful of.

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    Excellent book for beginners.

    Helps beginners establish a foundation into investing. Now how you build, that's you g to require research and work on your part. But this book positive and negative of all types of investing strategies.

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    great for beginners

    this has been on my list for a very long time. very informative. love it.

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    Great financial advice!

    This audiobook helped me clarify some concepts that I was struggling with. I feel it gives me a good introduction into the most common financial instruments of stocks, bonds, real estate. I

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    Great!

    I learned a lot from this audiobook. New investors in the market should absolutely listen to this!

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    Good Book

    it was a good introduction into the world of investments. Very informative and offers practical advice. Makes investing simple even for us dummies.

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    Good listen

    This audio book hit all of the topics that a beginning investor should know. Easy to follow along. Wish there was more content, or less traffic for me to sit in. I finished this audio book relitelvey quickly.

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    Good but not enough

    This is a good book with a lot of fine advice. I just wish there was more to it.