Personal Finance & Investments
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
Part I: Managing Risk
Chapter 1: Living with Risk
Chapter 2: Understanding Risk
Chapter 3: Taking Charge of Risk
Chapter 4: Managing Financial Risk
Chapter 5: Working as a Financial Risk Manager
Part II: Measuring Financial Risk
Chapter 6: Valuing Risk
Chapter 7: Stressing for Success
Chapter 8: Speaking Greek ... Read More
Your practical guide to scoring cash to fuel your real estate investments
Want to be a smart, successful real estate investor? This no-nonsense guide contains everything you must know to make the right choices about financing your investments from the various options available and the impact on cash flow to the tax implications and risk factors involved. You also get tried-and-true tips for surviving a down market and using current investments to ... Read More
Flash is installed on 98 percent of browsers and runs on most smartphones, delivering RIA content and videos. With Flash 10.1 for mobile devices, developers have the perfect tool to create a richer experience. This friendly guide covers the tools needed to develop native mobile device apps as well as Web Flash mobile apps, including games, and does it all in the easy-to-follow ... Read More
Foreclosure Investing For Dummies ... Read More
This practical, no-nonsense guide helps you size up your options and increase your chances of saving your home. You’ll ... Read More
Write winning essays and get financial aid
Need money for college? This simple, straightforward guide shows you how to find scholarships, grants, and other "free money" to use toward your college expenses. You get expert advice on applying for federal grants, participating in state tuition plans, competing for scholarships from private organizations, and more - with tips on avoiding scams, completing your ... Read More
Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey, and South Africa (CIVETS) are six countries poised to be the next group of developing nations to see an economic boom. These countries, similar to the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) are currently reaping the rewards of a growing economy.
Frontier Markets For Dummies provides an honest look at the CIVETS countries and explores ways that ... Read More
Reduce the headaches when getting started in property
Confused and intimidated by the world of real estate? Feel like you're missing out on the profits? Relax! Getting Started in Property For Dummies is your practical guide to all aspects of buying property, from buying a piece of history to building from scratch. Discover how to minimise the hassles, maximise the profits and come out ahead! ... Read More
Whether you want to prepare for retirement or just make a little extra money on the side, Getting Started in Property Investing For Dummies, Australian Edition, is the perfect way to take advantage of one of the most reliable and profitable investment vehicles in history. From weighing up your investing and financing options to managing the ongoing costs of real estate and building a long-term portfolio ... Read More
Take your first steps towards investing in the sharemarket
Build the successful share portfolio you've always wanted, guided by this beginner's guide to the sharemarket. Getting Started in Shares For Dummies reveals the investing secrets you need to know how the market works, how the stock exchange operates and what brokers actually do. ... Read More
Getting Started with Crowdund Investing In a Day For Dummies shows small business owners what they can do now to prepare for crowdfund investing since the signing of the 2012 JOBS Act into law.
It includes an overview of how crowdfunding came about; the steps you can take to get ready for CFI once it is available, and ways you can make your company or business project attractive to investors.
• The origins of the JOBS Act ... Read More
Authored by Ann Logue, a financial writer and hedge fund specialist, this handy, friendly guide covers all the bases for investors of all levels. Whether you’re just ... Read More
Looking for help making smarter, more profitable high-end investment decisions? Why buy 13 books that cover each of the major topics you need to understand, when High-Powered Investing All-In-One For Dummies gives you 13 expert guides for the price of one?
This hands-on resource arms you with an arsenal of advanced investing techniques for everything from stocks and futures to options and exchange-traded funds ... Read More
Want to buy a house, but concerned about the real estate market? Have no fear—Home Buying Kit For Dummies arms you with Eric Tyson and Ray Brown's time-tested advice and updated strategies for buying a home in current market conditions. You'll discover how to find theright property, make smart financial decisions, and understand the latest lending requirements and tax implications. ... Read More
Featuring eight full-color pages of instructive before-and-after photos, this completely practical guide demonstrates how and why to eliminate clutter, make repairs ... Read More
The fun and easy way? to minimize selling hassles and get top dollar for your house
Want to stand out to homebuyers in today's crowded market? America's #1 bestselling real estate authors have revised their classic guide to save you time and money as you prepare to sell your property. They'll show you when to put your house on the market, the pros and cons of FSBO, and the best ways to utilize the Internet ... Read More
Practical solutions to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft
In 2008, 9.9 million Americans became victims of identity theft. The cost exceeded $48 billion in 2008; consumers spend some $5 billion out-of-pocket each year to clear up resulting fraud issues. This guide will help keep you from becoming the next victim.
Written by a veteran security professional, Identity Theft For Dummies ... Read More
Recommended by finance experts and used extensively by institutional investors, index funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) provide unmanaged, diversified exposure to a variety of asset classes. Index Investing For Dummies shows active investors how to add index investments to their portfolios and make the most of their money, while protecting their assets. It features plain-English information ... Read More
Now updated your guide to getting the best insurance policy
Are you intimidated by insurance? Have no fear this easy-to-understand guide explains everything you need to know, from getting the most coverage at the best price to dealing with adjusters, filing claims, and more. Whether you're looking for personal or business insurance, you'll see how to avoid common pitfalls, lower your costs, and get what you deserve at claim time. ... Read More
Nowadays the value of daily foreign exchange trading is more than one hundred times the value of annual international trade in goods and services. As result of the great importance of international financial transactions, the subject of international finance continues to develop as fast as—or faster than—any other field in economics and finance. ... Read More
The most effective investment strategies for Australians -- all in one great-value book
Dealing with debt and lacking in savings? Can't decide between investing in shares or property, or through superannuation? With a little guidance you can get your money organised and make it work harder for you.
Written by a team of financial experts -- including Trish Power ... Read More
Think investing is only for the super-rich? Think again! Written in plain English and packed with tons of expert advice, Investing For Dummies shows you step-by-step how to make sound, sensible investment choices—whatever your budget. All the major investment categories are covered for the smart beginner, while more advanced and alternative investments are presented for the more adventurous ... Read More