Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan - there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint. Includes more than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point.
"This will change your life..."
Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed the way tens of millions of people around the world think about money. With perspectives that often contradict conventional wisdom, Robert has earned a reputation for straight talk, irreverence and courage. He is regarded worldwide as a passionate advocate for financial education. According to Kiyosaki, "The main reason people struggle financially is because they have spent years in school but learned nothing about money."
In 1998, three Harvard Business School graduates - two men and one woman - turned down six-figure salaries at big corporations, bet on themselves, and launched their own new companies. By their 10-year reunion, their audacity had paid huge dividends. They'd made many millions of dollars, created hundreds of jobs and left their mark on the world. The Intelligent Entrepreneur tells the compelling and instructive story of how these three young founders did it.
"Very Interesting and Relevant"
This short audiobook, read by the author, covers the big questions you should be asking yourself before you so much as glance at an estate agent's window. It contains a jargon-free explanation of basic investment principles, summaries of the major post-crunch investment strategies, and advice on developing a mindset that will support your long-term success.
Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts. But the real jackpot is a cache of numbers collected over the years by a strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts: software engineers, statisticians, Wall Street analysts, lawyers, and physics professors.
"Interesting book, overdramatic reader"
Millions of people throughout the world have improved their lives using The Magic of Thinking Big. Dr. David J. Schwartz, long regarded as one of the foremost experts on motivation, will help you sell better, manage better, earn more money, and - most important of all - find greater happiness and peace of mind.
"This is old school, things have moved on!"
Listen to the incredible national best seller that is changing people's lives - and increasing their net worth.
"Makes money sense"
Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant reveals how some people work less, earn more, pay less in taxes, and learn to become financially free.
While the Foreign Exchange (Forex) market can be a very profitable place, you must have a firm understanding of how to operate within this environment if you intend on achieving any success. That's why you need Getting Started in Currency Trading, Third Edition. This reliable resource - written for both newcomers and those with some Forex experience - puts trading world currencies in perspective, and shows you exactly what it takes to make it in this field.
The global financial crisis that erupted in 2008 exposed the flaws in many investment strategies. This book explores the controversies that surround the management of wealth and provides guidance on how to construct investment strategies that are appropriate for each investor. With its detailed analysis, supported by data and anecdotes, it is above all a practical guide. It shows how the insights of behavioural analysis are widely reflected in investor behaviour, while emphasising the importance of basing investment strategy on the principles of traditional finance.
"Making money is a knack, a knack that can be acquired. And if someone like me can become rich, then so can you - no matter what your present circumstances. Here is how I did it and what I learned along the way." So writes Felix Dennis, who believes that almost anyone of reasonable intelligence can become rich, given sufficient motivation and application. How To Get Rich is a distillation of his business wisdom. Primarily concerned with the step-by-step creation of wealth, it ruthlessly dissects the business failures and financial triumphs of "a South London lad who became rich virtually by accident".
"One of my favourites"
Warren Buffett remains one of the most sought-after and watched figures in business today. He has become a billionaire and investment sage by buying chunks of companies and holding onto them, managing them as businesses, and eventually reaping huge profits for himself and investors in Berkshire Hathaway. The first two editions of The Warren Buffett Way gave investors their first in-depth look at the innovative investment and business strategies behind the spectacular success of living legend Warren E. Buffett.
"A fantastic book"
The classic best seller by Benjamin Graham, perhaps the greatest investment advisor of the 20th century, The Intelligent Investor has taught and inspired hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Since its original publication in 1949, Benjamin Graham's book has remained the most respected guide to investing, due to his timeless philosophy of "value investing".
Once dominated by global banks, hedge funds, and multinational corporations, the foreign exchange market, or forex, is now easily accessible to traders and investors around the world. But in order to make the most of your time in this market, you need to have a firm understanding of how it works. Written by forex expert Kathy Lien, The Little Book of Currency Trading shows you how to effectively trade and invest in today's biggest market. Page by page, she describes the multitude of opportunities possible in the forex market....
"Good but could have been better"
Maximizing the trader's state of mind is the key to successful results. Conflicts, contradictions, and paradoxes in thinking can spell disaster for even a highly motivated, astute and well-grounded trader. Mark Douglas, an industry consultant since 1982, sends the message that a "thinking strategy" will profoundly influence a trader's success rate. Douglas addresses five very specific issues to give traders the insight and understanding about themselves that will make them consistent winners in the market. Trading in the Zone offers specific solutions to the "people factor" of commodity price movement. It uncovers the true culprit for lack of consistency when it comes to stock picking: lack of focus and self-confidence. Through simple exercises, traders will learn how to think in terms of probabilities and adopt the specific beliefs necessary to developing a winner's mindset. Along the way, they'll gain valuable insights into their own entrenched misconceptions about the market.
"Left me feeling inspried"
A remarkable writing debut, filled with indelible moments, The Buy Side shows as no book ever has the rewards - and dizzying temptations - of making a living on the Street.
"Highly entertaining and believable"
What separates the world's top traders from the vast majority of unsuccessful investors? Jack Schwager sets out to answer this question in his interviews with superstar money-makers including Bruce Kovner, Richard Dennis, Paul Tudor Jones, Michel Steinhardt, Ed Seykota, Marty Schwartz, Tom Baldwin, and more in Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders.
In the unique arena of professional trading coaches and consultants, Van K. Tharp is an internationally recognized expert at helping others become the best traders they can be. In Trading Beyond the Matrix: The Red Pill for Traders and Investors, Tharp leads listeners to dramatically improve their trading results and financial life by looking within. He takes the reader by the hand through the steps of self-transformation, from incorporating "Tharp Think" - ideas drawn from his modeling work with great traders - making changes in yourself so that you can adopt the beliefs and attitudes necessary to win when you stop making mistakes.
"Think in a different way."
Rich Woman is an audiobook on investing for women. Why an investment book written just for women? There's a very good reason. The how-to's of investing; how to buy and sell a stock or how to find a profitable rental property are the same for men and women. What's different are the unique issues that women face when it comes to money and investing.
"Inspiring, I highly recommend!"
Quantitative trading strategies - known to many as "black boxes" - have gained a reputation of being difficult to explain and even harder to understand. While there is a certain level of complexity to this approach, with the right guidance, you can successfully overcome potential obstacles and begin to excel in this arena. That's why expert fund manager Rishi Narang has created Inside the Black Box. In a straightforward, nontechnical style - supplemented by real-world examples and informative anecdotes - this reliable resource takes you on a detailed tour through the black box.
Many successful investors will tell you that Scott Yancey's hit TV show Flipping Vegas was their introduction to real estate investing, and helped them to achieve success. But, flipping homes isn't for everyone, and even if it is the strategy of choice, a series of TV episodes need some reinforcement.
Have you ever thought about what the wealthy and elite do differently? What tools, vehicles, and concepts are they implementing throughout their lives that keep them on the right side of the money and out of the rat race? It's time to turn the tables and learn how you can be your very own banker. Re-harness the power of compound interest to work in your favor!
The Impact Investor: Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative Capitalism offers precise details on what exactly impact investing entails, embodied in the experiences and best and proven practices of some of the world's most successful impact investors, across asset classes, geographies, and areas of impact.
According to a recent study fully 80 percent of all businesses are started up by people over 35. Amy Groth of Business Insider cites these reasons that fortune favors the old: First, older entrepreneurs have more life and work experience. In some cases they have decades of industry expertise - and a better understanding of what it truly takes to compete and succeed in the business world. Second, they also have much broader and vaster networks.
This program explains why investors (possibly your clients) make such poor decisions with their money. Why do investors constantly chase returns? Why do they buy mediocre investments that underperform the indexes? Why do they leave their money in investments that lose money yet are unwilling to sell until they increase in value? If you can understand your own behavior with money, you will become a much better investor and earn returns that will last your whole life.
As an experienced investor and a college graduate with a bachelor's degree in business administration, I go in depth in explaining the basics of mutual funds. I break down all there is to know about mutual funds and explain them in easy-to-understand wording so the average person can make sense of it all. I know that investing can be confusing without a financial advisor.
After researching, interviewing and observing many successful individuals here are the habits I determined are crucial to your success.
The most prevalent emotion facing traders is fear. Fear causes traders to exit trades too early, ruining their equity curve. Fear causes traders to self-sabotage so they can fulfil their self-fulfilling prophecy of trading failure. Fear causes traders to find reasons to avoid taking trades that would have been winners. Fear causes traders to exit trades before they have a chance to get the move under way and then have the misery of seeing a profitable trade run away from them.
After researching, interviewing, and observing many successful individuals, here are the habits I determined are crucial to your success. If you want to be successful this is a must-listen.
The thing about Scott is that he loves to share and help others succeed. What he most wants to share is his in-depth knowledge of real estate investing in any type of market; fast, slow, buyer market, seller market, big houses or small ones.
Isn't it your time to implement a brand-new, revolutionary idea of why you should be rich? Most people say they want to be rich, or they hope to be rich, but it stops right there --with some effort but no results. This program will show you why being cash rich, with not just a high net worth but high cash flow, is not a hope or a wish but an absolute state of mind that you can achieve. The old way to become rich--work hard and long to achieve your goals--is dead and gone.
As a certified public accountant (CPA), I compiled this brief guide on SEP IRA, or the Simplified Employee Pension Individual Retirement Account, because several of my friends and family who are self-employed and business owners kept asking me how to start one, and what it entails.
Is poverty inevitable? No, says author Paul Godfrey. More than Money shows how organizations can win the fight against poverty and create prosperity for people at the base of the pyramid in the developing and developed world.
This audiobook is very much about you. If you need to start making money online, create extra income, build your own retirement income, or replace your job with something you love, then this is the audiobook for you. How do I know this audiobook is perfect for you? Well, it's because I've been in your shoes myself.
Today we are fulfilled with emerging business that take on sectors of business that or undefinable by the average human. Businesses can take advantage of these new sectors by scheming people. People in the United States are becoming more reliant of financial advisers and stock brokers to manage their financial deposits. What happens if that adviser puts most of your investment right into her purse, or his wallet?
Based on a hugely successful Invesco workshop, this book offers an interactive, enjoyable, motivating plan for women who want to take control of their finances and feel secure about the things that matter most to them. Too often, financial advice jumps right to the minutiae of investments, skipping over the deeper questions of what people really want from their money, both now and in the future. Ellen Rogin and Lisa Kueng teach their clients and workshop audiences to do the opposite.
Frugal living is the new in-thing, even without financial problems. Everybody wants to give frugality a shot, and if you ask me, it will do the planet a favor. Think about it, if you reduce your consumption and focus on making do with things you can find naturally, you are not only saving money, but the planet as well. It's a win-win situation, though the businesses will fail.
Let's face it. Just as with any other kind of investment, you can make a mint or lose your shirt in commercial real estate ventures. Usually, however, it is the gamblers and the novices who lose and the knowledgeable insiders and prudent investors who gain. Real Estate, a program endorsed by the National Association of Realtors, is not a "get rich quick" program. It has been developed for the serious commercial real estate investor... the person who looks before he leaps.
A leader in the commercial real estate field, Mike Lipsey first burst on the national scene in 1981, when his Louisiana-based firm was acquired by the commercial group of Coldwell Banker. From that time on, Mike has parlayed earlier achievements into continued success, most notably in the acquisition of office buildings, apartment complexes and shopping centers throughout the Gulf South.
Self control is probably the most important skill you need to acquire as a trader. Unfortunately most trading psychology books can be very vague and short on specific strategies to take control of your mental state while trading. Control Your Inner Trader draws on the experience of an eight-year trading veteran who is also a qualified therapist. Behavioural and therapeutic techniques are included in the book that are easy for anyone to follow.
This audiobook provides fascinating insights into the hedge fund traders who consistently outperform the markets, in their own words. From best-selling author, investment expert, and Wall Street theoretician Jack Schwager comes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of hedge funds, from 15 traders who've consistently beaten the markets. Exploring what makes a great trader a great trader, Hedge Fund Market Wizards breaks new ground, giving readers rare insight into the trading philosophy and successful methods employed by some of the most profitable individuals in the hedge fund business.
"Best book so far"
What happens when a young Wall Street investment banker spends a small fortune to have lunch with Warren Buffett? He becomes a real value investor. In this fascinating inside story, Guy Spier details his career from Harvard MBA to hedge fund manager. But the path was not so straightforward. Spier reveals his transformation from a Gordon Gekko wannabe, driven by greed, to a sophisticated investor who enjoys success without selling his soul to the highest bidder.
"A must read for Value Investors - great book"
In The Outsiders, you'll learn the traits and methods striking for their consistency and relentless rationality that helped these unique leaders achieve such exceptional performance. Humble, unassuming, and often frugal, these "outsiders" shunned Wall Street and the press, and shied away from the hottest new management trends. Instead, they shared specific traits that put them and the companies they led on winning trajectories: a laser-sharp focus on per share value as opposed to earnings or sales growth; an exceptional talent for allocating capital and human resources; and the belief that cash flow, not reported earnings, determines a company's long-term value.
What do Dunkin' Donuts, J. Crew, Toys "R" Us, and Burger King have in common? They are all currently or just recently were owned, operated, and controlled by private equity firms. The New Tycoons: Inside the Trillion Dollar Private Equity Industry That Owns Everything takes the listener behind the scenes of these firms: their famous billionaire founders, the overlapping stories of their creation and evolution, and the outsized ambitions that led a group of clever bankers from small shops into powerhouse titans of capital.
Thinking of starting a business? Already have a business online and looking to take it to the next level? The wonderful world wide web has made creating a start-up that much easier. Thousands of people are out there reaping the rewards the web can bring. If you want to join them, you've come to the right place. Profiling today's foremost web entrepreneurs, Lucy Tobin takes us through their start-up stories and maps out exactly what's made them so successful.
"Good book for business starters!"
The Risk of Trading is a practical resource that takes an in-depth look at one of the most challenging factors of trading--risk management. The book puts a magnifying glass on the issue of risk, something that every trader needs to understand in order to be successful.
>In Motivate to Win Richard Denny shows how you can transform your dreams of success into reality by becoming more motivated. Motivation is essential for business survival as well as a rewarding personal life, so learning the skills and techniques to improve it is never time wasted. This stimulating book covers every aspect of this important life-skill including how to become highly motivated and achieve goals, understanding what motivates others and inspiring them, and avoiding the pitfalls of de-motivation.
Considered an indispensable source of cutting-edge research and ideas among the world's top investment firms and money managers, the journal The Manual of Ideas boasts a subscriber list that reads like a Who's Who of high finance. Written by that publication's managing editor and inspired by its mission to serve as an "idea funnel" for the world's top money managers, this book introduces you to a proven, proprietary framework for finding, researching, analyzing, and implementing the best value investing opportunities.
How many self-help books are written by authors whose biggest success is selling self-help books? Three Simple Steps is different. Despite stock market crashes, dot-com busts, and the specter of recession, the author started a virtual company from home, using a few thousand dollars of his savings. A few years later, without ever hiring an employee or leaving his home office, he sold it for more than $100 million. As the economy slipped into another free fall, he did this again with a company in a different field. He accomplished this through no particular genius.
It's safe to say that nearly everyone is seeking a happier, more successful life. So then why do so few attain it? Business Secrets from the Bible proposes a new way to view and approach success-one based upon key concepts from the Bible that are actually surprisingly simple. Written especially for those seeking success in the realms of money, relationships, and spirituality, this book encourages listeners to realize their common mistakes, come to terms with them, and turn those mistakes into future triumphs.
The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget provides a detailed guide to one of the least-known but most effective retirement strategies in today's chaotic economic environment: Retiring abroad. The premise is simple: Enjoy a happier, healthier, more fulfilling retirement than you could possibly afford in the U.S. or Canada by finding the right overseas retirement haven. The audiobook reveals those affordable havens and the strategies for successfully making the move that could save your retirement.
>The Failure of Risk Management takes a close look at misused and misapplied basic analysis methods and shows how some of the most popular "risk management" methods are no better than astrology! Using examples from the 2008 credit crisis, natural disasters, outsourcing to China, engineering disasters, and more, Hubbard reveals critical flaws in risk management methods and shows how all of these problems can be fixed.
"Please send a copy to the FSA & SEC"
Howard Marks, the chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital Management, is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, he is today sought out by the world's leading value investors, and his client memos brim with insightful commentary and a time-tested, fundamental philosophy. The Most Important Thing explains the keys to successful investment and the pitfalls that can destroy capital or ruin a career.
From the best-selling author of The Small Business Start-up Workbook, Cheryl Rickman brings you a thoroughly practical guide to starting up a digital business, covering the full journey from idea to exit, with easy-to-implement strategies to make your online venture an on-going success. With a combination of tips, exercises, checklists, anecdotes, case studies and lessons learned by business leaders, this workbook will guide you through each step of digital business.
Humorous and entertaining, this book exposes the folly and hypocrisy of Wall Street. The title refers to a story about a visitor to New York who admired the yachts of the bankers and brokers. Naively, he asked where all the customers' yachts were? Of course, none of the customers could afford yachts, even though they dutifully followed the advice of their bankers and brokers. Full of wise contrarian advice and offering a true look at the world of investing, in which brokers get rich while their customers go broke.