Basic Principles of Conservative Investing - 9 Principles You Must Follow

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Rich Brott, Nov 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 116 pages
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Investing can be very complicated or very simple. It can be very successful or disastrous. There is risk with investing and there is risk in not investing. Investing can be very enjoyable or very distasteful. In this book you will be given some overall and well-rounded investment information. Absolutely no attempt will be made to influence you to invest in a specific type of financial instrument. Author Rich Brott starts by encouraging you to set aside monies so that in time you have something to invest. The pre-investment process begins by being prepared for those unexpected emergencies. Following that you must be on a path to reach those short term and long term financial goals. With this out of the way, you can turn your thinking to retirement and your long term well-being. If you have already retired, it's all about preserving what you have and making sure that your money always outlasts you. So get out a notepad, your pen or highlighter and record some insights and "to do" lists as your read its contents.
 

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Contents

Finding the Money to Invest
11
Understanding Investment Risk
23
Diminishing Investment Risk
26
Investment Mistakes to Avoid
31
Steps to Successful Investing
37
Mutual Fund Investing
43
Investment Alternatives
48
Beyond Social Security
69
Planning for Retirement
77
Summary
89
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Rich Brott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Economics and a Master of Business Administration. He has served in an executive position of some very successful businesses. Additionally, he has functioned on the board of directors for churches, businesses, and charities and served on an advisory board for a college and other entities. He has traveled to more than 25 countries on teaching assignments and business concerns. Rich has authored over twenty books. He and his wife Karen, have been married for 35 years. Rich Brott resides in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, three children, son-in-law and granddaughter.

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