Investing For Canadians For Dummies by Tony MartinInvesting For Canadians For Dummies by Tony Martin

Investing For Canadians For Dummies

byTony Martin

Paperback | June 5, 2009

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Become a savvy investor with this completely revised and updated guide

Want to take charge of your financial future? This friendly guide has been thoroughly updated to provide you with the latest insights into smart investing, from weighing your investment options (such as stocks, real estate, and small business) to understanding risks and returns, managing your portfolio, and much more.

  • Get time-tested investment advice — expert authors Eric Tyson and Tony Martin share their extensive knowledge and reveal how to invest in challenging markets
  • Discover all the fundamentals of investing — explore your investment choices, weigh risks and returns, choose the right investment mix, and protect your assets

  • Build wealth with stocks, bonds, and mutual funds — use indexes, understand prices, minimize costs, and diversify your investments

  • Get rich with real estate — find the right property, evaluate the market, finance your investments, work with agents, and close the deal

  • Start, buy, or invest in a business — write a business plan, consider a franchise, and improve profitability

  • Manage education and retirement savings plans — establish your goals, evaluate your investment options, and tame your taxes

  • Investigate the best investing resources — determine which sources on the air, in print, and online offer you valuable information — and which you should avoid

    Open the book and find:

    • How to develop an investment strategy that fits your goals and personality
    • Recommendations on the best stock, bond, and money market funds

    • The best times to buy and sell stocks and bonds

    • The scoop on exchange-traded and index funds

    • How to make the most of your Tax-Free Savings Account

    • Tips for reading and analyzing financial reports

    • How to make safe and profitable real estate investments

Eric Tyson, MBA, is a financial counsellor, syndicated columnist, and bestselling author.Tony Martin is a personal finance speaker and commentator, and the co-author, with Eric Tyson, of Personal Finance For Canadians For Dummies.
Title:Investing For Canadians For DummiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.25 × 7.28 × 0.98 inPublished:June 5, 2009Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0470160292

ISBN - 13:9780470160299

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent book If you need to find out more about investing in Canada this book will help a lot. It has details on tax implications along with many tips on finding the right investment for you.
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Table of Contents


Part I: Investing Fundamentals.

Chapter 1: Exploring Your Investment Choices.

Chapter 2: Weighing Risks and Returns.

Chapter 3: Getting Your House in Order before You Invest.

Part II: Stocks, Bonds, and Bay Street.

Chapter 4: The Workings of Stock and Bond Markets.

Chapter 5: Building Wealth with Stocks.

Chapter 6: Investigating and Purchasing Individual Stocks.

Chapter 7: Exploring Bonds and Other Lending Investments.

Chapter 8: Mastering Mutual Funds.

Chapter 9: Choosing an Investment Dealer.

Part III: Getting Rich with Real Estate.

Chapter 10: Investing in a Home.

Chapter 11: Investing in Real Estate.

Chapter 12: Real Estate Financing and Deal Making.

Part IV: Savouring Small Business.

Chapter 13: Assessing Your Appetite for Small Business.

Chapter 14: Starting and Running a Small Business.

Chapter 15: Purchasing a Small Business.

Part V: Investing Resources.

Chapter 16: Selecting Investing Resources.

Chapter 17: Perusing Periodicals, Radio, and Television.

Chapter 18: Selecting the Best Investment Books.

Chapter 19: Investigating Internet and Software Resources.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Investing Obstacles to Conquer.

Chapter 21: Ten Things to Consider When You’re Selling an Investment.

Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Investing in a Down Market.