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Personal Finance & Investing

If you are a private investor, these summaries will help you find a suitable investment strategy according to market conditions and your desired level of risk. Learn about stocks, bonds, derivatives, precious metals, real estate and much more.

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The Way to Wealth
Book
 

Benjamin Franklin

Applewood Books, 1986

(9)

The Intelligent Investor
Book
 

Benjamin Graham

HarperBusiness, 2005

(10)

Money: A Love Story
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Kate Northrup

Hay House, 2013

(5)

What Every Angel Investor Wants You to Know
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Brian S. Cohen and John Kador

McGraw-Hill, 2013

(8)

Think and Grow Rich
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Napoleon Hill

Random House, 1987

(8)

The 25 Habits of Highly Successful Investors
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Peter Sander

Platinum Press, 2013

(7)

The New Advisor for Life
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Stephen D. Gresham

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011

(7)

A Short History of Financial Euphoria
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John Kenneth Galbraith

Penguin, 1994

(10)

The Alternative Answer
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Bob Rice

HarperBusiness, 2013

(8)

Investing with Your Values
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Hal Brill et al.

Bloomberg Press, 1999

(6)

Market-Neutral Investing
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Joseph G. Nicholas

Bloomberg Press, 2000

(8)

Warren Buffett and the Interpretation of Financial Statements
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Mary Buffett and David Clark

Scribner, 2008

(8)

How to Simplify Your Life
Book

Tiki Kustenmacher and Lother J. Seiwert

McGraw-Hill, 2004

(9)

Trump University Asset Protection 101
Book

J. J. Childers

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007

(6)

Financial Shenanigans
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Howard Schilit

McGraw-Hill, 2002

(9)

Enough.
Book
 

John C. Bogle

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008

(8)

Security Analysis
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Benjamin Graham and David Dodd

McGraw-Hill, 1996

(8)

The Little Book that Beats the Market
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Joel Greenblatt

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005

(8)

Gold Bubble
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Yoni Jacobs

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2012

(8)

Behavioral Finance and Wealth Management
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Michael Pompian

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006

(8)

Angel Investing
Book

Robert J. Robinson and Mark Van Osnabrugge

Jossey-Bass, 2000

(8)

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Personal Finance & Investing

Most folks dream of striking it rich – or at least making a few bucks off of their investments. Considering man’s universal desire to turn money into more money, it’s not at all surprising that personal finance and investing is among the most popular categories in getAbstract’s library. With roughly 250 summaries of the best personal investment books in print, we’re confident that you’ll find the answers to all of your financial questions. The investment books our writers have expertly summarized appeal to the full range of investors, from wide-eyed novices to old pros. You’ll learn about a number of investment philosophies and whether you’re best suited to take risks or more comfortable with a conservative approach. Many of our summaries deal with the psychology of investing and the role intuition plays in your decisions. You’ll find information galore about the way financial markets operate and strategies that can help you capitalize on fluctuating economic conditions.

Covering All the Bases

The diversity of subjects in this category will impress you. Perhaps you’re just looking for some help managing your household budget or digging your way out of credit card debt. Maybe you’re a new investor and need an introduction to the fundamentals of the stock market and the differences between stocks, bonds and CDs. Or you’re thinking about dabbling in precious metals or trying your hand at day trading. Sophisticated investors will find plenty of information on derivatives, IPOs and real estate. Remember that the small investment you make in getAbsract will pay handsome dividends.