Streamlined, straightforward, and simple to read guides from Standard & Poor's and Lightbulb Press.
The easiest way to get a grip on personal finance, investing, and retirement
From the world's leading financial analysts and investor education specialists comes an invaluable foundation of knowledge for every kind of investment you want to make. These guides, a collaboration between Standard & Poor's and Lightbulb Press, use clear language and informative graphics to demystify financial topics. The books make it easy for you to navigate the financial markets and understand the basics of investing and personal finance.
Filled with clear, jargon-free definitions of important financial terms, this handy reference gives you the language you need to navigate the world of investing and finance. It also includes common acronyms and extended definitions of more sophisticated investing concepts.
Virginia B. Morris and Kenneth M. Morris are the authors of the popular and well-regarded Lightbulb Press financial guides, which have sold millions of copies. Virginia is editorial director of Lightbulb Press and the author of more than a dozen books on financial subjects. Her articles regularly appear in a wide variety of magazines and she is a frequent guest on radio and television financial programs. Ken is the CEO of Lightbulb Press, and the creator of the signature Lightbulb Press style - clear language married to informative graphics. As an innovator in the field of simplified communications, he created many of the first easy-to-read documents for the brokerage, mutual fund, and insurance industries.