Internet Guide to Personal Finance and Investment

Internet Guide to Personal Finance and Investment

by Qun G. Jiao


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In the past few years, using the Internet for information and guidance in the area of personal finance has become the obsession of more and more Americans. This guide provides the needed direction to locate the appropriate intelligence to answer questions about current personal financial needs. Covering over 1400 carefully selected Web sites, part 1 includes resources for financing personal goals, such as education and retirement. Other sections of the book offer sites on investment choices and services, managing and protecting assets, personal banking, debt management, estate planning, insurance, and taxation. For each site, the author has included a summary description to highlight the contents, features, and sponsor. Sites were chosen based on ease of navigation, timeliness of information, scope, and level of free access. Indexes are by Web site sponsor and subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781573564700
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/30/2001
Series: Global Guides to Internet Business Resources Series
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

QUN G. JIAO is Associate Professor and Reference Librarian at Newman Library of Baruch College, City University of New York. He is the library's bibliographer for economics. He has published numerous research articles in various scholarly journals of library and information science and is co-author of the book Internet Resources and Services for International Finance and Investment (Oryx Press, 2001).

Table of Contents



Financing Your Goals

Employment and Benefits

Financing for Education

Financing for Family-Owned and Small Businesses

Financing for Retirement

Personal Finance Resources for Different Populations

Personal Finance Services and Tools

Investing for Your Goals

Investing in Bonds

Investing in Commodities

Investing in Currencies

Investing in Futures and Options

Investing in Mutual Funds

Investing in Stocks

Investing in Global Markets

Investing in Real Estate

Investment Resources and Services

Managing and Protecting Your Assets

Consumer Advocacy, Fraud and Scam

Debt Management


Legal Information and Services

Marriage, Divorce and Child Support

Online Banking

Tax and Estate Planning

Unclaimed Assets

Web Site Sponsor Index

Subject Index

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