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Protecting your wealth in good times and bad
Ferri, Richard A.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2003]

Physical Description:
xiv, 322 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
A national savings dilemma -- Investment return shortfalls -- Bear markets and bad investor behavior -- Getting trampled by the herd -- The high cost of low returns -- Advice about investment advice -- Types of retirement accounts -- Investment choices: stocks -- Investment choices: bonds -- Other sources of retirement income -- Forecasting market returns -- Asset allocation explained -- Early savers -- Mid-life accumulators -- Pre-retirees and retirees -- Experienced retirees.
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HG179 .F446 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Newly formatted and updated, this book reaches out to the broad chess playing market, the beginning and intermediate players looking to learn the tactics that win pieces and gain an advantage. Each tactical concept is fully explained in easy-to-understand language with diagrams, examples and game situations so readers understand the thinking and game plan behind the moves.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Part 1 Saving, Investing, and the Mistakes We Makep. 1
1. A National Savings Dilemmap. 3
2. Investment Return Shortfallsp. 16
3. Bear Markets and Bad Investor Behaviorp. 29
4. Getting Trampled by the Herdp. 49
5. The High Cost of Low Returnsp. 71
6. Advice About Investment Advicep. 82
Part 2. Building Blocks to Successp. 101
7. Types of Retirement Accountsp. 103
8. Investment Choices: Stocksp. 120
9. Investment Choices: Bondsp. 136
10. Other Sources of Retirement Incomep. 152
11. Realistic Market Expectationsp. 169
12. Asset Allocation Explainedp. 185
Part 3. A Lifelong Saving and Investing Guidep. 197
13. Early Saversp. 199
14. Midlife Accumulatorsp. 222
15. Pre-Retirees and Retireesp. 241
16. Experienced Retireesp. 268
Appendix A. Saving for Higher Educationp. 281
Appendix B. Web Sites for Saving and Investingp. 288
Appendix C. Books About Saving and Investingp. 290
Appendix D. Glossary of Termsp. 292
Indexp. 309