pt. 1. Investing fundamentals: Exploring your investment choices -- Weighing risks and returns -- Getting your house in order before you invest -- pt. 2. Stocks, bonds, and Wall Street: The workings of stock and bond markets -- Building wealth with stocks -- Investigating and purchasing individual stocks -- Exploring bonds and other lending investments -- Mastering mutual funds -- Choosing a brokerage firm -- pt. 3. Getting rich with real estate -- Investing in a home -- Investing in real estate -- Real estate financing and deal making -- Assessing your appetite for small business -- Starting and running a small business -- Purchasing a small business -- pt. 4: Savoring small business: Assessing your appetite for small business -- Starting and running a small business -- Purchasing a small business -- pt. 5. Investing resources: Selecting investing resources -- Perusing periodicals, radio, and television -- Selecting the best investment books -- Investigating Internet and software resources -- pt. 6. The part of tens: Ten investing obstacles to conquer -- Ten things to consider when you're selling an investment -- Ten tips for investing in a down market.
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