Personal Finance & Investments
The Affordable Care Act For Dummies is your survival guide to understanding the changes in our health care system and how they benefit you. Written in down-to-earth language, this handy resource outlines new protections under the Affordable Care Act, and walks you through what you—as an individual or an employer—need to do to select the best health insurance plan for your needs. With ... Read More
This completely revised and updated, plain-English guide is packed with the latest information on choosing the best annuity for your retirement needs. You’ll ... Read More
You don’t need to be an expert analyst, a star stock-picker, or a rocket scientist to have better investment results than most other investors. You just need to allocate your assets in the right way, and have the conviction to stick with that allocation.
The big secret behind asset allocation — the secret that ... Read More
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You're prepared for challenges on the athletic field. But are you prepared for the challenges of winning an athletic scholarship? Let this friendly guide be your coach. It explains what kind of scholarships are out there, how to promote yourself and deal with recruiters, and how to survive possible snags after you've won ... Read More
Bonds and bond funds are among the safest and most reliable investments you can make to ensure an ample and dependable retirement incomeif you do it right! Bond Investing For Dummies helps you do just that, with clear explanations of everything you need to know to build a diversified bond portfolio that will be there when you need it no matter what happens in the stock market. ... Read More
Budgeting For Dummies™, is a personal finance software package, for the Microsoft Windows operating system that allows customers to effortlessly manage their finances, knowing how much to spend and save, allowing them to plan for a secure future. Budgeting For Dummies™ allows statements to be downloaded from online banks and other financial institutions, which will then be automatically categorized showing actual spend against budgeted expenditure. Manual transaction entry, recurring transactions, investments management, stocks, and share downloads are also provided. Bank statements will be easily reconcilable and graphical reports and charts produced showing how your finances are doing. Note: Available in the UK only.
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This friendly, practical, guide explains candlestick charting and technical analysis in plain English. In no time, you’ll ... Read More
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CFDs enable you to have control over a wide variety of financial products for just a fraction of their underlying value. But with their potential for higher return also comes higher risk. CFDs For Dummies gives you clear advice on how to make the most of these exciting products while managing your risk at all times. ... Read More
Despite tough economic times, rates of donations are on the rise. If you want to make a difference but don't know where to start, you need Charity & Philanthropy For Dummies.
This is your one-stop, no-nonsense guide to charitable activities. Inside you'll find lots of strategies for philanthropic work such as volunteering your time, raising funds, donating your own cash or expertise, impact investing, and social entrepreneurship ... Read More
While Wall Street has been troubled, commodity markets have been soaring. Since 2002, commodities have outperformed every other asset class including stocks, mutual funds, and real estate. This hands-on, friendly guide gives you the basics on breaking into the market, dispels common myths, and shows you how to implement a wide range of trading and investing strategies. It ... Read More
People with great credit scores are getting turned down for credit cards and loans for homes and cars. What do they need besides a good score? What are lenders looking for now that they are extremely risk-averse? Repairing broken or damaged credit is one thing, but having to meet today's much stiffer credit standards requiring that consumers consistently manage their credit is another ... Read More
Credit card debt is the third largest source of household indebtedness. Credit Repair Kit For Dummies gives you the tools you need to repair your credit.
This new edition covers: major changes with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) inquiry into overdraft practices and their effect on consumers; dealing with the effect of tightened credit markets on those with good, marginal, or bad credit; best ways to recover ... Read More
The easy way to get started in crowdfund investing
Crowdfund investing (CFI) is going to be the next big thing on Wall Street. U.S. investment banks, brokerage houses, and law firms are gearing up for the creation and regulation of new financial products that will be available to the general public starting in early 2013. The introduction of these products will revolutionize the financing of small businesses and startups for these key reasons: ... Read More
Forex markets can be one of the fastest and most volatile financial markets to trade. Money can be lost or made in a matter of seconds, and forex markets are always moving. So how do you keep up? This hands-on, friendly guide shows you how the forex market really works, what moves it, and how you can actively trade in it — without losing your head! ... Read More
Day trading is undoubtedly the most exciting way to make your own money. Before you begin, you need three things: patience, nerves of steel, and a well-thumbed copy of Day Trading For Dummies.
This plain-English guide shows you how day trading works, identifies its all-too-numerous pitfalls, and gets you started with an action plan. From classic and renegade strategies to the nitty-gritty ... Read More
Are you seeking straightforward advice on how to avoid debt and establish a good credit standing? With this book, you discover how to dispute inaccurate information in your credit report, communicate with debt collectors, set financial goals and build a good credit history, as well as how to detect and avoid scams and identity theft. ... Read More
According to Fortune magazine, investing in dividends is one of the top five ways to survive market instability. Dividend Stocks For Dummies gives you the expert information and advice you need to successfully add dividends to your investment portfolio, revealing how to make the most out of dividend stock investing-no matter the type of market. ... Read More
Use this comprehensive and easy-to-understand resource to set up and run your own self-managed super fund. Discover how to manage your fund, stay on the right side of the DIY super rules, invest your super cash and run a pension from your SMSF. ... Read More
With timely, substantial information about energy stocks, Energy Investing For Dummies teaches the ins and outs of energy sectors and how to incorporate them into business and investment plans. As a savvy investor and business manager you will find the important information and advice you need to incorporate these growth areas into your investment portfolio. ... Read More
As more and more of the population reach senior ages—including baby boomers, many of whom do not have wills—an increasing number of people are being thrust into the role of executor, administrator, personal representative of an estate, or trustee of a trust after the death of a loved one. This updated edition of Estate & Trust Administration For Dummies ... Read More
These are turbulent times for Europe. The European debt crisis has dominated headlines, toppled elected leaders, and even called into question the survival of the Euro itself. In fact, not a day goes by without headlines screaming about the eurozone in crisis.
But what are the key issues at stake? What exactly caused the crisis...and what might happen next? Julian Knight walks you through the issues and explains ... Read More
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have a strong foothold in the marketplace, because they are less volatile than individual stocks, cheaper than most mutual funds, and subject to minimal taxation. But how do you use thisfinancial product to diversify your investments in today's fast-growing and ever-changing market?
Exchange-Traded Funds For Dummies shows you in plain English how to weigh your options and pick ... Read More