Investment Basics for Women: The Essential Guide to Taking Control of Your Finances

Investment Basics for Women: The Essential Guide to Taking Control of Your Finances


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Whether working, single, married, or widowed, every woman should have a basic understanding about how to invest and manage her money. This valuable new reference introduces, in easy to understand language, the world of investing to any woman who wants to learn more. It is an indispensable guide for developing an investment program to insure one's financial security. Advance praise for Investment Basics for Women from top financial executives "Women need to take control of their financial lives, and this book is an important step. Kathy Buys and Jonathan Berohn have done a terrific job explaining the concepts and issues for women." —Bridget A. Macaskill President and Chief Executive Officer Oppenheimer Funds, Inc. "Experts estimate that 90% of all women will have sole control over their finances at some point in their lives…Through this book, Kathy has clarified the basics of investing and provided the tools necessary for women to face their unique issues in preparing for the future." —Elizabeth T. Sorrells Senior Vice President, Colonial Investment Services, Inc. Co-author of two books: Financial Planning Under the New Rules: An Investor's Guide to the Tax Reform Act of 1986 Tax Reform Act of 1986: The Financial Planner Seminar Series

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028611754
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/09/1997
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 7.32(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

With many years of professional experience, KATHY BUYS is President of her own business, Buys & Company, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor. Her prior experience includes holding the position of Vice President of Investments at one of the largest banks in the country and working as a Financial Consultant for a major Wall Street brokerage firm. She has given hundreds of seminars, including presentations for Fortune 500 companies. Kathy has had numerous articles published in the Denver Post. She was the investment specialist chosen by the Post to present at financial workshops which they sponsor and has served on the Denver Post's expert panel for a bimonthly series offering financial advice to readers. JONATHAN BEROHN is a freelance writer based in Denver, Colorado.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Facing the Challenge.

Chapter 2. Why Do I Need To Invest?

Chapter 3. Growth & Income.

Chapter 4. Stocks.

Chapter 5. Bonds.

Chapter 6. Mutual Funds.

Chapter 7. Retirement Planning.

Chapter 8. Speculative Investments.

Chapter 9. Investment Advisors.

Chapter 10. Getting to Know Yourself.

Chapter 11. Investing Online.

Chapter 12. Using Market Resources.

Chapter 13. Putting It All Together.

Chapter 14. Analysis Paralysis.



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