Corporate Finance Demystified offers a comprehensive introduction to corporate finance principles, the time value of money, including present value, amortization schedules, and more. This self-teaching guide comes complete with key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and even a final exam. Simple enough for beginners but challenging enough for advanced students, this is a lively and entertaining brush-up, introductory text, or classroom supplement.
Through vividly illustrated game play, Monopoly, Money, and You shows you how to manage real-life financial challenges using lessons from the iconic board game. You'll improve the critical skills it takes to succeed fi nancially, including:
CASH MANAGEMENT * DIVERSIFICATION * NEGOTIATING * DEAL-MAKING * ANALYZING OPPORTUNITIES * CREATING A BUDGET * REDUCING DEBT * MAKING THE BEST OF LIMITED CHOICES * KEEPING YOUR COOL IN TOUGH TIMES
"[Orbanes] reveals tips and life lessons that are useful to everyone, from high schoolers getting their first credit cards to Wall Street traders looking for an edge in their next negotiation." -- KEVIN TOSTADO, producer and director of Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story
"Monopoly became a part of my life the moment my father, Robert Barton--then president of Parker Brothers--acquired the game in 1935. Now, all these years later, Philip Orbanes reveals what we've all sensed since then--the game is replete with solid financial lessons." -- RANDOLPH P. BARTON, former president of Parker Brothers
"As Philip Orbanes says, Monopoly teaches you two N's: numbers and negotiation. Numbers are vital to financial success, be it in your business, career, or personal life. And negotiation is really the acquired skill of selling effectively, a skill you rely on daily." -- BOB REISS, founder of 16 start-ups and author of Low Risk, High Reward
Market volatility is at a record high, which has investors running scared. You don't have to be one of them. Whether your goal is to protect your money in a downturn or profit handsomely from an upturn, trading options is the answer.
Options DeMYSTiFieD reveals why today’s smartest investors rely on the versatility of the options marketplace--and how you can, too! With its quick, snappy explanations and easy-to-understand examples, it provides the knowledge you need to start trading options like a pro in no time. Chapterending quizzes and a final exam round out Options DeMYSTiFieD into a comprehensive self-teaching guide that allows you to learn at your own pace.
This fast and easy guide has everything you need to:Protect your investments from market downturns--even those in your IRA or 401(k) Increase income from stocks you already own Multiply the leverage you have in the market to max out your profits Manage the risk of investing without decreasing profit potential Engage in more complex trading, such as covered calls, spreads, straddles, and hedges
Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced trader, Options DeMYSTiFieD has what you need to build a solid foundation in options trading.
Do you think cash vehicle is another phrase for "expensive car"? Would you know a hybrid investment if you saw one? Does T-bill mean anything to you? The world of investing is a complex (and sometimes scary) place. Fortunately, you have a knowledgeable tour guide that speaks a language you understand!
Investing DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition, untangles an otherwise perplexing topic, making it easier than ever to invest like a veteran! Outlining step-by-step techniques for making the most of your money while keeping it out of harm’s way, this self-teaching guide explains how to identify and take advantage of rich opportunities--from mutual funds to taxfree bonds to real estate. Market-proven tips and techniques, handy checklists, and chapter-ending quizzes help you build a solid foundation on the subject at your own speed.
This fast and easy guide helps you:Determine your investment personality to increase your success Protect your money from the next market downturn Boost returns while managing risk with the right allocation strategies Understand balance sheets, income statements, and other documents Generate greater returns from your 401(k), IRA, or other retirement account
Simple enough for a novice but challenging enough for an experienced investor, Investing DeMYSTiFieD helps you put your money in the right places, whether you're looking to earn quick cash or build for the future.
“Finally, the book which may put Harvard Business School out of business. A must-read for all professionals who seek strong financial expertise.”
—Rick Rickertsen, Managing Partner, Pine Creek Partners; author of Buyout
“Terrific overview of corporate finance and accounting that even the nonfinancial professional will find useful.”
—Ken Glazer, former Senior Competition Counsel, The Coca-Cola Company
“The Wall Street MBA distills a broad swath of corporate finance and financial reporting concepts into a concise, practical, and easily accessible format.”
—Robert Borghese, lecturer, The Wharton School; author of M&A from Planning to Integration
The Wall Street MBA gives you the tools to:Review financial statements Analyze earnings Detect fraud Assess stock prices Value companies Determine the cost of capital
With brand-new chapters on currency trading, real estate valuation, and commodities
“[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.”
—from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
“The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. Here’s how to instantly uplift your crucial conversations.”
—Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator of the #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul®
The first edition of Crucial Conversations exploded onto the scene and revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. This new edition gives you the tools to:Prepare for high-stakes situations Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue Make it safe to talk about almost anything Be persuasive, not abrasive
"Whether you are just getting started or a veteran in the business, The Millionaire Real Estate Agent is the step-by-step handbook for seeking excellence in your profession and in your life."
--Mark Victor Hansen, cocreator, #1 New York Times bestselling series Chicken Soup for the Soul
"This book presents a new paradigm for real estate and should be required reading for real estate professionals everywhere."
--Robert T. Kiyosaki, New York Times bestselling author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad
The Millionaire Real Estate Agent explains:Three concepts that drive production Economic, organizational, and lead generation models that are the foundations of any high-achiever's business How to "Earn a Million," "Net a Million," and "Receive a Million" in annual income
“Fast, fun and immensely practical.”
—JOE SULLIVAN, Founder, Flextronics
“Move over Neil Strauss and game theory. Pitch Anything reveals the next big thing in social dynamics: game for business.”
—JOSH WHITFORD, Founder, Echelon Media
“What do supermodels and venture capitalists have in common? They hear hundreds of pitches a year. Pitch Anything makes sure you get the nod (or wink) you deserve.”
—RALPH CRAM, Investor
“Pitch Anything offers a new method that will differentiate you from the rest of the pack.”
—JASON JONES, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle
“If you want to pitch a product, raise money, or close a deal, read Pitch Anything and put its principles to work.”
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“Pitch Anything opened my eyes to what I had been missing in my presentations and business interactions.”
—LOUIE UCCIFERRI, President, Regent Capital Group
“I use Oren’s unique strategies to sell deals, raise money, and handle tough situations.”
—TAYLOR GARRETT, Vice President, White Cap
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—JAY GOYAL, CEO, SumOpti
About the Book:
When it comes to delivering a pitch, Oren Klaff has unparalleled credentials. Over the past 13 years, he has used his one-of-a- kind method to raise more than $400 million—and now, for the fi rst time, he describes his formula to help you deliver a winning pitch in any business situation.
Whether you’re selling ideas to investors, pitching a client for new business, or even negotiating for a higher salary, Pitch Anything will transform the way you position your ideas.
According to Klaff, creating and presenting a great pitch isn’t an art—it’s a simple science. Applying the latest findings in the field of neuroeconomics, while sharing eye-opening stories of his method in action, Klaff describes how the brain makes decisions and responds to pitches. With this information, you’ll remain in complete control of every stage of the pitch process.
Pitch Anything introduces the exclusive STRONG method of pitching, which can be put to use immediately:
Setting the Frame
Telling the Story
Revealing the Intrigue
Offering the Prize
Nailing the Hookpoint
Getting a Decision
One truly great pitch can improve your career, make you a lot of money—and even change your life. Success is dependent on the method you use, not how hard you try. “Better method, more money,” Klaff says. “Much better method, much more money.” Klaff is the best in the business because his method is much better than anyone else’s. And now it’s yours.
Apply the tactics and strategies outlined in Pitch Anything to engage and persuade your audience—and you’ll have more funding and support than you ever thought possible.