Narrated by Brett BarryAbridged3 hr 21 min
With so many choices, investing can be tricky. Stock Investing for Dummies, 2nd, makes things simple with proven tactics and time-tested strategies for picking winners. This updated edition includes new case studies, resources, and insight on government policy -and will have you investing with confidence in no time! Discover how to find a great broker, decode company documents, choose the right investment strategy, handle your taxes, weigh risk versus reward and discover new investing opportunities.
Are you feeling stressed out over your financial future? Are you tired of feeling frustrated and confused about investing in general? You might also think you don’t have enough money saved up to start investing. You’re not getting any younger and saving money for your retirement is not going to get any easier.
There is too much information available about investing and it’s either too complicated or too boring to take in. You also have to be very careful who you trust with your hard earned money, because the last thing you want is to get swindled by any of these financial con men or investments that will make you go broke.
However, it’s time you take control of your financial future, because no one else will. You deserve a stress free and exciting life where you don’t have any worries about money or where it’s going to come from. You should be able to spend your leisure time doing the things you love and enjoy, like going on long vacations in exotic countries, spending quality time with your significant other, swimming, hiking, bike riding or anything you always wanted to spend more time doing.
I’ll show you the steps to financial freedom. I go over the basics that you need to know about investing, but I also show you how to analyze investments. You will also learn some of the lingo and financial jargon, which gives you the knowledge and confidence to make the right decisions, whether you invest alone or when talking to a financial adviser.
Covers foreclosure rules and regs for all 50 states
Minimize your risks and maximize your return, while assisting homeowners
Want to buy and sell foreclosure properties? This hands-on guide covers all aspects of investing in foreclosures, from identifying potential properties and assessing value to carefully researching and inspecting properties, so you don't get stuck holding a money pit . . . or even worse, a worthless piece of paper! Discover how to deal with homeowners in preforeclosure, bid for a property, buy bank-owned properties at well below market value—and ultimately sell for maximum profit.
Discover how to:Research property titles, mortgages, and deedsBuild a strong investment teamObtain financingNetwork your way to successAvoid common pitfalls Invest with integrity
Master the basics of trading and strengthen your portfolio
Do you want to trade stocks, but don't know where to start? Are you scared of the risks? Relax! Trading For Dummies takes a measured approach to trading, giving you the basics of trading and portfolio management. This friendly guide will show you how to analyze the market and make smart decisions—so you won't lose your shirt!
Discover how to:
Understand market cycles
Choose the best broker for you
Master technical analysis
Develop a balanced portfolio
Uncover new trends
Manage your risk exposure
In the market for a home, but don't know where to start? Not to worry! From financing, mortgages, and credit scores to closing the deal, bestselling real estate authors Eric Tyson and Ray Brown walk you step by step through the entire home-buying process.
Discover how to:Harness the Internet to help in your searchDetermine how much home you can affordSelect the right type of mortgageWork with agents, brokers, lenders, and lawyersResearch neighborhoods and home values
The only user-friendly beginner’s guide to Six Sigma
Six Sigma is the most common—and perhaps least understood—methodology for streamlining processes in manufacturing, service delivery, management, and almost any other business activity. For business leaders seeking increased efficiency and customer service, Six Sigma is the key.
Written specifically for Six Sigma beginners—whether they’re small business owners who want to implement Six Sigma, or professionals and students who need to get up to speed fast—Six Sigma For Dummies is the most straightforward, non-intimidating guide on the market. Hundreds of thousands of professionals work in Six Sigma companies such as GE, Sony, Toshiba, Microsoft, and Nokia, but have a hard time fully understanding the methodology. This simple, friendly guide makes Six Sigma make sense.
Intended to help readers implement Six Sigma in their small and medium-sized businesses to improve quality and reduce costs, this no-nonsense guide explains:
What Six Sigma isWhat Six Sigma’s goals and objectives are The benefits of Six Sigma in both large and small businesses How the belt system works The DMAIC approach How to implement Six Sigma How to use Six Sigma tools How Six Sigma’s approach aims for zero-defects