Real U Guide to Saving and Investing
With all the basics for a first-time investor who wants to learn how to invest safely in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds-plus excellent tips and ... Show synopsis With all the basics for a first-time investor who wants to learn how to invest safely in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds-plus excellent tips and guidance for more experienced investors as well-this guide covers it all. If reading the CNBC ticker is like reading Greek to you, and the term "diversified portfolio" leaves you wanting to reach for a dictionary, never fear. Mike Kavanagh, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(TM) and popular radio talk show host, makes the world of saving and investing simple by decoding all the terminology and showing first-timers how to turn small monthly investments into a sizeable nest egg. The guide answers basic questions including: - How to open your first brokerage account - How to buy stocks without a stock broker - How to earn a million dollars by the time you're 65 - How to start your own retirement fund - How much to save for a child's college education (and where else you might get the money) Filled with 4-color photographs, charts, and easy-to-grasp examples which make the rules of investing clear, the Real U Guide to Saving and Investing is a must-read for anyone who has been thinking about taking the plunge into the stock market. (It should also be required reading for anyone who "hasn't" contemplated investing in stocks!).