How to Really Ruin your Financial Life and Portfolio

How to Really Ruin your Financial Life and Portfolio

Book - 2012
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Hilarious advice on what NOT to do with money, from financialfunny man Ben Stein

Everyone's searching for the secrets to financial success, butwhat about the best ways to lose money . . . fast?! In How ToReally Ruin Your Financial Life and Portfolio , bestsellingauthor, economist, financial commentator, and media personality BenStein explains exactly what to do . . . to go bust! The ultimate"how-NOT-to" guide, the book gives readers invaluable tips thatshould be avoided at all costs. Written in Stein's own inimitablestyle, this hilarious guide provides essential financial advice onwhat not to do when it comes to managing money.

From reading and acting upon investing newsletters to trading ona margin, from investing in bonds to breathlessly following CNBC,and from buying stock in firms you do not understand to believingin your own genius at stock picking to keeping as little cash onhand as possible, Stein presents the rules that every would-beinvestor needs to know, so they can do the exact opposite andactually make money. Fully revised and updated, this new editionpresents all-new missteps that can destroy any portfolio.

Fully revised and updated edition of the tongue-in-cheekbestseller that shows investors what not to do with theirmoney Written by acclaimed author economist, financial commentator,and media personality Ben Stein Loaded with indispensable pieces of bad advice that readersshould avoid at all costs

A laugh-out-loud approach to personal finance, How To ReallyRuin Your Financial Life and Portfolio is an accessible guideto money from the funniest man in finance.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781118338735
Branch Call Number: 332.024 STE
Characteristics: xxi, 138 pages ;,19 cm


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Feb 04, 2019

This small book is a collection of ideas that make a good primer of what not to do and it goes on at the end to cover off life skills such as don't make plans, ignore taxes, how to ruin your greatest asset - you. Good for anyone to read but better for young adults to look over.

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