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Meet the Frugalwoods

Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living

The deeply personal story of how award-winning personal finance blogger Elizabeth Willard Thames abandoned a successful career in the city and embraced frugality to create a more meaningful, purpose-driven life, and retire to a homestead in the Vermont woods at age thirty-two with her husband and daughter. In 2014, Elizabeth and Nate Thames were conventional 9-5 young urban…  More »

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You Need a Budget

The Proven System for Breaking the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle, Getting Out of Debt, and Living the Life You Want

Experience a life free of financial stress and transform your relationship to money with this indispensable guide—the first book based on You Need A Budget's proven method that has helped hundreds of thousands of people break the paycheck to paycheck cycle, get out of debt, and live the life they want to live.  More »

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Angel

How to Invest in Technology Startups—Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000

One of Silicon Valley's most successful angel investors shares his rules for investing in startups in this enlightening guide that is sure to become the bible for twenty-first century investors.  More »

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Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules

Words of Wisdom from the Partnership Letters of the World’s Greatest Investor

Using the letters Warren Buffett wrote to his partners between 1956 and 1970, a veteran financial advisor presents the renowned guru’s “ground rules” for investing—guidelines that remain startlingly relevant today. In the fourteen years between his time in New York with value-investing guru Benjamin Graham and his start as chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett…  More »

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The Aspirational Investor

Taming the Markets to Achieve Your Life’s Goals

The Chief Investment Officer of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management explains why goals, not markets, should be the primary focus of your investment strategy—and offers a practical, innovative framework for making smarter choices about aligning your goals to your investment strategy. Today all of us bear the burden of investing wisely, but too many of us are preoccupied with the…  More »

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Beyond the Grave, Revised and Updated Edition

The Right Way and the Wrong Way of Leaving Money to Your Children (and Others)

This expert, one-of-a-kind handbook shows you how to ensure that your inheritance instructions will be carried out the way you want them to be; protect your children's inheritance from creditors, ex-spouses, addictions, tax troubles, mismanagement, squandering, and other risks of loss; prevent family conflict that can arise when parents die and children divide the "family money"; leave…  More »

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The Alternative Answer

The Nontraditional Investments That Drive the World’s Best-Performing Portfolios

The first book to explain the new world of alternative investing, showing how anyone can use nontraditional options to significantly increase returns and lower risks The world's elite investors have long relied on alternative investments to produce superior returns. Until now, these strategies were the exclusive purview of institutions and the superwealthy, but today any informed…  More »

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Man vs. Markets

Economics Explained (Plain and Simple)

Man Vs. Markets by Paddy Hirsch of NPR’s “Marketplace” is economics explained, pure and simple, for the layperson who wouldn’t know a “bond” from an “option,” and who believes that a “future” is when we’ll all have flying cars. Here is an illuminating, insightful, and wonderfully witty journey of discovery through the often confusing financial markets, offering…  More »

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Warren Buffett Invests Like a Girl

And Why You Should, Too

Investingisn't a man's world anymore—and the provocative and enlightening WarrenBuffett Invests Like a Girl shows why that's a good thing for Wall Street,the global financial system, and your own personal portfolio. An indispensiblenew volume from the multimedia financial education company Motley Fool, WarrenBuffett Invests Like a…  More »

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Protecting Your Parents’ Money

The Essential Guide to Helping Mom and Dad Navigate the Finances of Retirement

Wall Street Journal “Love and Money” columnist Jeff D. Opdyke offers a compassionate and highly effective handbook designed to help elderly parents manage their money. Protecting Your Parents’ Money is the essential guide to helping Mom and Dad navigate the finances of retirement, covering such topics as understanding Medicare, preventing elder fraud, and the hunt for a quality…  More »

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Motley Fool Million Dollar Portfolio

How to Build and Grow a Panic-Proof Investment Portfolio

"Motley Fool makes investing fun again."—BetterInvesting Magazine The mission of Motley Fool—the multimedia financial education company cofounded in 1993 by brothers David and Tom Gardner—is to "educate, amuse, and enrich." Their valuable, innovative, and entertaining investing book, Motley Fool Million Dollar…  More »

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The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter

From Big Macs to “Zombie Banks,” the Indicators Smart Investors Watch to Beat the Market

The Wall Street Journal Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators that Really Matter is a must-have guide for investors. Dow Jones columnist Simon Constable and respected financial historian Robert E. Wright offer valuable tips and insight to help investors forecast and exploit sea changes in the global macroeconomic climate. Unlike other investment handbooks, Constable and Wright’s guide…  More »

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The Myth of the Rational Market

A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street

"Do we really need yet another book about the financial crisis? Yes, we do—because this one is different….A must-read for anyone who wants to understand the mess we're in."—Paul Krugman, New York Times Book Review  More »

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The Wall Street Journal Guide to Investing in the Apocalypse

Make Money by Seeing Opportunity Where Others See Peril

In The Wall Street Journal Guide to Investing in the Apocalypse, authors James Altucher and Douglas R. Sease provide investors with provocative and essential guidance that will enable them to take advantage of the lucrative investment opportunities that inevitably will arise when disaster strikes. The only book of its kind currently on the market, this indispensible handbook will help…  More »

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The Wall Street Journal Guide to the New Rules of Personal Finance

Essential Strategies for Saving, Investing, and Building a Portfolio in a World Turned Upside Down

From the world’s most respected business publication comes the definitive guide to the new, ever-changing landscape of personal finance. The Wall Street Journal Guide to the New Rules of Personal Finance is an essential tool for anyone looking for sound financial advice in a world where everything you thought you knew about saving, managing risk, and constructing a portfolio has been…  More »

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The Truth About Money 4th Edition

“A single source for what you need to know to put your financial house in order, an impressive piece of work, and very useful.”—Bob Clark, Editor-in-Chief, Dow Jones Investment Advisor Ric Edelman, America’s most successful financial advisor, has revised and updated his classic personal finance bestseller to reflect the new global economic outlook. In his 4th edition of…  More »

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Piggybanking

Preparing Your Financial Life for Kids and Your Kids for a Financial Life

Piggybanking is a must-have financial guide that shows couples how to afford kids and how to teach them about money. A longtime personal finance writer for the Wall Street Journal, author Jeff D. Opdyke offers invaluable advice for young families no matter what the financial climate—recession or boom—in a one-of-a-kind handbook for “Preparing Your Financial Life for Kids and Your…  More »

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How to Invest $50-$5,000 10e

The Small Investor’s Step-by-Step Plan for Low-Risk Investing in Today’s Economy

Now with the latest and safest strategies for smart investing in the new economy A perennial bestseller, Nancy Dunnan's How to Invest $50-$5,000 has been a trusted advisor for more than two decades. But never before has the economy changed so radically in so short a time. This new edition reflects the latest, smartest strategies for small investing in the current economy…  More »

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Money 911

Your Most Pressing Money Questions Answered, Your Money Emergencies Solved

Jean Chatzky, the popular Today Show financial editor and Oprah contributor, shows readers how to navigate the critical challenges and universal conundrums of personal finance in Money 911. A lifesaver in difficult economic times, Money 911 answers the tough financial questions about how to manage your money in the face of life-altering events. Like popular personal finance guru Suze…  More »

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Put More Cash in Your Pocket

Turn What You Know into Dough

Sinking. Slowly. That′s what it feels like. No matter how tight you cinch that belt it never seems like enough. Squeeze another few dollars out of the budget and they′re eaten up by rising prices at the pump or at the checkout. It doesn′t make sense, everyone′s hurting and yet prices keep going up. There is a way out; a way to stop sinking; a way to not just tread…  More »

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The Capitalist’s Bible

The Essential Guide to Free Markets—and Why They Matter to You

The Capitalist’s Bible, edited by Gretchen Morgenson, an award-winning journalist with the New York Times, is the essential guide to capitalism and its many languages, customs, and practices. Including thinkers like Adam Smith, concepts like supply and demand, and developments like globalization, The Capitalist’s Bible is an essential primer that clarifies, informs, and answers all…  More »

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Financially Ever After

The Couples’ Guide to Managing Money

Your Guide to Managing the Real Dollars—and the Real Emotions—of Your Relationship Too often with money, couples face two choices: fight and risk making the situation worse, or keep quiet and risk making the situation worse. Financially Ever After offers a third option: family financial fluency—the insight, knowledge, and vocabulary every couple needs to communicate…  More »

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The Complete TurtleTrader

How 23 Novice Investors Became Overnight Millionaires

This is the true story behind Wall Street legend Richard Dennis, his disciples, the Turtles, and the trading techniques that made them millionaires. What happens when ordinary people are taught a system to make extraordinary money? Richard Dennis made a fortune on Wall Street by investing according to a few simple rules. Convinced that great trading was a skill that could be…  More »

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The Wall Street Journal Guide to the End of Wall Street as We Know It

What You Need to Know About the Greatest Financial Crisis of Our Time—and How to Survive It

The definitive guide for Main Street readers who want to make sense of what′s happening on Wall Street, and better understand how we got here and what we need to know to in days to come. Written by seasoned financial writer Dave Kansas, this official Wall Street Journal guide will be filled with practical information, revealing what the crisis means for reader′s financial lives, and…  More »

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The Boomer’s Guide to a Great Retirement

You Can Do It!

PBS financial expert Jonathan D. Pond has helped millions of Americans get their personal finances in order. If you're worried about the state of your retirement, he'll show you: Why not to believe the scary misinformation put forth by the media and the finance industry How you can get yourself in shape for retirement, regardless of your salary level or how early you started saving Why…  More »

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Money for Nothing

One Man’s Journey through the Dark Side of Lottery Millions

For the better part of a decade, Edward Ugel spent his time closing deals with lottery winners, making a lucrative and legitimate—if sometimes not-so-nice—living by taking advantage of their weaknesses . . . weaknesses that, as a gambler himself, he knew all too well. In Money for Nothing, he explores the captivating world of lottery winners and shows us how lotteries and…  More »

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The Intelligent Investor Rev Ed.

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…  More »

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Running Money

Hedge Fund Honchos, Monster Markets and My Hunt for the Big Score

A brilliant investor, a born raconteur and an overall smart-ass, Andy Kessler pulls back the curtain on the world of hedge funds and shows how the guys who run big money think, talk and act. Following on the success of Wall Street Meat, his self-published book on the lives of Wall Street stock analysts, Andy Kessler recounts his years as an extraordinarily successful hedge fund…  More »

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How We Got Here

A Slightly Irreverent History of Technology and Markets

Best-selling author Andy Kessler ties up the loose ends from his provocative book, Running Money, with this history of breakthrough technology and the markets that funded them. Expanding on themes first raised in his tour de force, Running Money, Andy Kessler unpacks the entire history of Silicon Valley and Wall Street, from the Industrial Revolution to computers, communications…  More »

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Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind reveals the missing link between wanting success and achieving it! Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get rich easily, while others are destined for a life of financial struggle? Is the difference found in their education, intelligence, skills, timing, work habits, contacts, luck, or…  More »

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Bull!

A History of the Boom and Bust, 1982-2004

In 1982, the Dow hovered below 1000. Then, the market rose and rapidly gained speed until it peaked above 11,000. Noted journalist and financial reporter Maggie Mahar has written the first book on the remarkable bull market that began in 1982 and ended just in the early 2000s. For almost two decades, a colorful cast of characters such as Abby Joseph Cohen, Mary Meeker, Henry Blodget, and…  More »

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Wall Street Meat

My Narrow Escape from the Stock Market Grinder

Wall Street is a funny business. All you have is your reputation. Taint it and someone else will fill your shoes. Longevity comes from maintaining that reputation. Ask Jack Grubman, the All-Star telecom analyst from Salomon Smith Barney; uber-banker Frank Quattrone at CS First Boston; Morgan Stanley's Mary "Queen of the Net" Meeker; or Merrill Lynch's Henry Blodget. Well…  More »

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The IRS Problem Solver

From Audits to Assessments—How to Solve Your Tax Problems and Keep the IRS Off Your Back Forever

Are you burdened with the tax debt of a current or former spouse? Have you just received an IRS computerized or "correction" notice? Are you in danger of having your property seized? Has your tax return been selected for an audit? Is the IRS knocking on your door? If you've answered "yes" to any of these questions, you're not alone: more than twenty-five million taxpayers are…  More »

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Money Masters of Our Time

An expert reviews the experts - new and updated appraisals of the winning investment strategies of the greatest financial wizards. Money Masters of Our Time is a reappraisal and revision of those money masters who have stood the test of time plus a look at new money masters. Train emphasises the parts of their various business careers that illuminate their investment techniques…  More »

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Stock Market Wizards

Interviews with America’s Top Stock Traders

The third in the bestselling Market Wizards series, this time focusing on the barometer of the economy - the stock market. It has been nearly a decade since the publication of the highly successful The New Market Wizards. The interim has witnessed the most dynamic bull market in US stock history, a collapse in commodity prices, dramatic failures in some of the world′s leading…  More »

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Use the News

How To Separate the Noise from the Investment Nuggets and Make Money in Any Economy

Explaining the methods that have made her -- and her stock picks -- famous, Maria Bartiromo tells investors how to use hot information to make money in any market, raging bull or lumbering bear. Packed with sage advice from the most influential people on Wall Street, Use the News is an indispensable investment handbook that will disclose…  More »

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It’s Not the Big That Eat the Small...It’s the Fast That Eat the Slow

How to Use Speed as a Competitive Tool in Business

Conventional wisdom once told us big companies are unbeatable... and eat smaller competitors for breakfast. Not anymore. These days It's Not the Big that Eat the Small... It's the FAST that Eat the Slow! Jason Jennings and Laurence Haughton discovered what separates today's icons of speed from everybody else. They…  More »

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Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth

The 8 Secrets of How 5,000 Ordinary Americans Became Successful Investors—and How You Can Too

How did a secretary, a firefighter, a retired naval officer, a housewife, a construction worker, a schoolteacher, and a pharmacist become wealthy? Bestselling author Ric Edelman has studied the wealth-making habits of these 5,000 other ordinary Americans and reveals his findings in this extraordinary book that outlines in eight easy, practical steps to secrets to achieving and maintaining…  More »

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Wealth Happens One Day at a Time

365 Days to a Brighter Financial Future

Does a secure financial life seem to difficult to imagine let alone achieve? Does wealth strike you as an impossible dream? Whether you're living from paycheck to paycheck, or simply confused by the world of stocks, bonds, and brokers, it's never too late to change your situation. All you need is a little help. By spending just ten to fifteen minutes a day with this immensely…  More »

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Hide Your Assets and Disappear

A Step-by-Step Guide to Vanishing Without a Trace

A New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller! Are you tired of the way you're living? Are you fed up with everyone trying to take your most valuable possessions--your money and assets--away? Are you sick of having creditors, the IRS, or a vindictive ex-spouse nipping at your heels? If only you could disappear without a trace...if only you could resurface in some exotic…  More »

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Beating The Dow Revised Edition

A High-Return, Low-Risk Method for Investing in the Dow Jones Industrial Stocks with as Little as $5,000

In 1991, Michael B. O'Higgins, one of the nation's top money managers, turned the investment world upside down with an ingenious strategy, showing how all investors--from those with only $5,000 to invest to millionaires--could beat the pros 95% of the time by putting 100% of their equity investment into the high-yield, low-risk "dog" stocks of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. His formula…  More »

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Pit Bull

Lessons from Wall Street’s Champion Day Trader

Welcome to the world of Martin "Buzzy" Schwartz, Champion Trader--the man whose nerves of steel and killer instinct in the canyons of Wall Street earned him the well-deserved name "Pit Bull." This is the true story of how Schwartz became the best of the best, of the people and places he discovered along the way and of the trader’s tricks and techniques he used to make his millions.  More »

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Die Broke

A Radical Four-Part Financial Plan

From America's most trusted financial advisor comes a comprehensive guide to a new and utterly sane financial choice. In Die Broke, you'll learn that life is a game where the loser gives his money to Uncle Sam at the end. There are four steps to the process: Quit Today No, don't tell your boss to shove it...at least not out loud. But in your head accept that from this day…  More »

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The New Market Wizards

Conversations with America’s Top Traders

In The New Market Wizards, successful traders relate the financial strategies that have rocketed them to success. Asking questions that readers with an interest or involvement in the financial markets would love to pose to the financial superstars, Jack D. Schwager encourages these financial wizards to share their insights. Entertaining, informative, and invaluable, The New Market Wizards…  More »

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