Investing: Starting From Scratch

Investing: Starting From Scratch

by Janet Holt

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Based on three years of research and verified by a team of financial experts, Investing: Starting from Scratch uses simple analogies to explain the complex subject of investing and retirement planning. Seventy-eight million Baby Boomers started turning 65 in 2011. Many of them will not have saved enough to retire because they don t know how to invest their money. The number one reason they give for procrastinating is that investing is just too complicated. Not anymore! You will learn; - Investment terms, starting from scratch. - Answers to questions you have too intimidated to ask. - How to take charge of your financial future. - That no matter what the market is doing, now is always the best time to invest. - Exactly what all the various investment options are, and how to choose the ones that are right for you. - How to design a portfolio to meet your personal goals. - How to be the captain of your carefully-chosen team of advisors and guardians. - How to create financial peace. - How to create an income stream for your retirement. - What to do if you don't have enough.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157680503
Publisher: Eakin Press
Publication date: 04/01/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 218
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Janet Holt is a gerontologist and a licensed professional counselor specializing in the challenges of retirement. She is also a Baby Boomer who set out to understand why everybody was making money from her retirement savings but her. The result of her three-year research project is her new book, Investing Starting From Scratch. She hopes the information contained in this book will help others find their own road--a much shorter one than hers--to financial clarity.

Janet regularly speaks to groups and teaches classes on financial literacy. She writes a monthly column for the Lake Chapala Review and in addition, offers a continuing education seminar for counselors about the special challenges faced by boomers. For a current list of workshops and seminars, visit

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