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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 Richest Man in Babylon
Book
 

George S. Clason

Signet, 2004

(8)

Think and Grow Rich
Book
 

Napoleon Hill

Random House, 1987

(8)

The 25 Habits of Highly Successful Investors
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Peter Sander

Platinum Press, 2013

(7)

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

Scribner, 2008

(8)

The Intelligent Investor
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Benjamin Graham

HarperBusiness, 2005

(10)

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing
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John C. Bogle

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007

(9)

The Trillion Dollar Meltdown
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Charles R. Morris

Public Affairs, 2008

(9)

How to Smell a Rat
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Ken Fisher and Lara Hoffmans

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2009

(9)

Inside the Black Box
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Rishi K. Narang

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(8)

Money: A Love Story
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Kate Northrup

Hay House, 2013

(5)

The Only Three Questions That Count
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Ken Fisher et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006

(9)

Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl
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LouAnn Lofton

HarperBusiness, 2011

(7)

Buffett
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Roger Lowenstein

Random House, 2008

(9)

How to Simplify Your Life
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Tiki Kustenmacher and Lother J. Seiwert

McGraw-Hill, 2004

(9)

The One Minute Millionaire
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Marc Victor Hansen and Robert G. Allen

Harmony Books, 2002

(7)

The Billion Dollar Mistake
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Stephen L. Weiss

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010

(8)

A Random Walk Down Wall Street
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Burton G. Malkiel

W.W.Norton, 2007

(9)

What Color Is Your Parachute? For Retirement
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Richard N. Bolles and John E. Nelson

Ten Speed Press, 2007

(8)

Value Investing
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Bruce C.N. Greenwald et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001

(9)

A Gift to My Children
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Jim Rogers

Random House, 2009

(7)

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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.