The Rich and Famous Money Book: Investment Strategies of Leading Celebrities

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"This book is an incredibly fun read. The style is a lot of People magazine, with a little Smart Money magazine thrown in for good measure."-Detroit Free Press

"Americans have ample role models for how to spend money, but too few on how to save and invest it. Jean Chatzky's new book may change that, however. By showing us how celebrities have incorporated financial decision-making into their lives, this book sends a powerful and valuable message that investing is something that all of us can, and indeed should, do."-Don Phillips President,

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Overview

"This book is an incredibly fun read. The style is a lot of People magazine, with a little Smart Money magazine thrown in for good measure."-Detroit Free Press

"Americans have ample role models for how to spend money, but too few on how to save and invest it. Jean Chatzky's new book may change that, however. By showing us how celebrities have incorporated financial decision-making into their lives, this book sends a powerful and valuable message that investing is something that all of us can, and indeed should, do."-Don Phillips President, Morningstar, Inc.

"Jean has revealed the true innermost secrets of the '90s-how accomplished people make, spend, and invest their money. A good read and great advice all in one."-Donna Hanover broadcast journalist and First Lady of the City of New York

"A book that shows the rich and famous have money problems, too, and how we can avoid them. Jean Chatzky makes learning how to save like the rich and famous lots of fun!"-Al Roker NBC Today

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471185406
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.43 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author

JEAN SHERMAN CHATZKY is an editor-at-large with Money magazine, a contributing editor at USA Weekend magazine, and a regular financial contributor on NBC's Today show. She has appeared as a financial advisor and personal finance expert on Regis & Kathie Lee, CNBC, and MSNBC.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1 The Stock Junkies: Mike Ditka, Don Slaught, Jim Lovell 2
Ch. 2 The Risk-Averse: Nicole Miller, Matt Lauer, Alan Dershowitz 26
Ch. 3 The Real Estate Moguls: Dave Barry, Jeff Blake 50
Ch. 4 The Gurus: Alan C. "Ace" Greenberg, Lou Dobbs, Charles Schwab 68
Ch. 5 The Entrepreneurs: Dave Thomas, Lillian Vernon, Charlie Trotter 90
Ch. 6 The Venture Capitalists: Jim Clark, Walter Payton, David Brenner 112
Ch. 7 The Rebounders: Dennis Rodman, Olivia Goldsmith, Ivana Trump 134
Ch. 8 The Partners: Helen Gurley, David Brown, Ken and Daria Dolan, Susan Feniger, and Mary Sue Milliken 158
Ch. 9 The Collectors: Raoul Felder, Emeril Lagasse 184
Index 201
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