Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

Investing for Non-Finance People: Essentials to Start Managing Your Own Investments
Tero Toivanen, 2018
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Investing is a skill that even non-finance people should learn to master. Whether your goal is to have comfortable retirement, finance your children’s education, reach financial independence or just retain the purchasing power of savings, investing is the way to reach these targets. Investing for Non-Finance People describes the basic investing principles in a straightforward way so you are able to use them regardless of your background. In addition to the general principles, the book also goes into detail about how to invest—and what to invest in. You will learn that investing does not need to be complicated and it does not require a lot of time and effort. The end result is that you should be able to start successfully investing right away, shortly after reading this book. 

It's Good to be Queen: Every Woman's Pocket Guide to Financial Sovereignty 
Roselyn Wilkinson, 2018
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A guidebook that lays down the simple steps for everything a woman needs to know and do to reach her financial goals and reign supreme. From budgeting, determining your net worth, saving and staying debt-free to vetting qualified professionals, and protecting yourself and your assets with proper insurances, you’ll master investment basics, industry terminology and learn how to build wealth over time.

The Intelligent Asset Allocator: How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk
William J. Bernstein, 2017
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Self-taught investor William Bernstein offers no gimmicks, inside secrets, or magic solutions―just the facts about investing and calm, smart advice on how to build and manage a portfolio designed for the long run. This is all you need, despite claims of the advisors and pundits looking to profit from your hard-earned money. This easy-to-understand guide provides everything you need, including:

•    The basics of finance—historical, psychological, and institutional
•    Time-tested strategies for improving the risk/reward ratio
•    Ways to sharpen your focus to improve portfolio management

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits, 
Paths to Wealth Through Common Stocks, 
Conservative Investors Sleep Well, and
Developing an Investment Philosophy

Philip A. Fisher (2012)
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Regarded as one of the pioneers of modern investment theory, Philip A. Fisher's investment principles are studied and used by contemporary finance professionals including Warren Buffett. Fisher was the first to consider a stock's worth in terms of potential growth instead of just price trends and absolute value. His principles espouse identifying long-term growth stocks and their emerging value as opposed to choosing short-term trades for initial profit. Now, for the first time ever, the Philip Fisher Investment Classics brings together four classic titles, written by the man who is known as the "Father of Growth Investing." 

All About Asset Allocation, Second Edition
Richard A. Ferri, 2010
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When it comes to investing for your future, there’s only one sure bet—asset allocation. If you’re serious about investing for the long run, you have to take a no-nonsense, businesslike approach to your portfolio. In addition to covering all the basics, this edition offers advice that is prudent and practical, including learning which investments work well together and why; selecting the right mutual funds and ETFs; creating an asset allocation that’s right for your needs; knowing how and when to change an allocation; and understanding target-date mutual funds.

The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing. A Book of Practical Counsel
Benjamin Graham, Jason Zweig, Warren E. Buffett, 2006
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The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham, taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing"—which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies—has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949. Over the years, market developments have proven the wisdom of Graham's strategies. While preserving the integrity of Graham's original text, this revised edition includes updated commentary by noted financial journalist Jason Zweig, whose perspective incorporates the realities of today's market, draws parallels between Graham's examples and today's financial headlines, and gives readers a more thorough understanding of how to apply Graham's principles.