A Woman's Guide to Savvy Investing
Everything You Need to Know to Protect your FutureeBook - 1998
Where can women learn the basics of investing? From reluctant husbands, doubting boyfriends, or fast-talking stockbrokers? A more comfortable and informative way is from another woman This frank, unintimidating book clearly explains everything a woman needs to know to invest wisely for her own secure future.
Readers learn: The language of money (what all those terms mean) -- What the basics are: stocks, bonds, mutual funds, dividends, capital gains (and losses) -- Why and how companies issue stocks and how to benefit from their (positive) change in value -- How to find a trustworthy stockbroker and avoid scams -- The fundamentals of choosing stocks (so you're not dependent upon your uncle's "sure-thing tips") -- Analyzing a company's financial health, tracking its progress, knowing when to sell -- Special investments: IPO's, investment clubs, short-selling, buying on margin, and socially-responsible investing.