New. NewMendoPower Employment Services will immediately and carefully pack this book in high-quality bubble lined, envelopes. Then we send you a confirmation e-mail. We appreciate your business and welcome any questions.
Publishers Weekly, 2000-03-27 The man behind Nothing Down: How to Buy Real Estate with Little or Nothing Down is back; this time, he stops just short of promising every reader untold riches. A quick look at the chapter titles--"Infopreneuring: How to Turn a Tiny Classified Ad into a Fortune," "The Internet: Your Next Fortune Is Just a Click Away," etc.--prepares readers for the journey ahead. Allen's basic advice is to get paid multiple times for the same work: write a book or a song or license an innovative idea and collect royalties for years; become a multilevel marketer and get a piece of every sale made by others in the organization. The dollars will literally roll in while you sleep, Allen claims, hardly wasting a comma on the fact that most people fail to create recurring streams of income from these ventures. The hype obscures the sound financial advice he does offer: live well within your means, save regularly and invest a significant portion of your money in index funds. However, Allen doesn't help his case by making it sound as if a 20% return in the stock market is commonplace or by suggesting that engaging in esoteric investment strategies such as writing "covered calls" is as easy as falling off a log, and much more profitable. It is too bad the book doesn't come with a money-back guarantee for readers who don't become millionaires. At least that would have been a sure thing. 150,000 first printing; $300,000 ad/promo; 15-city author tour. (Apr.) Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.
Alibris, the Alibris logo, and Alibris.com are registered trademarks of Alibris, Inc.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.