Investing For Canadians For Dummies, 3rd Edition
Want to take charge of your financial future? This friendly guide has been thoroughly updated to provide you with the latest insights into smart investing, from weighing your investment options (such as stocks, real estate, and small business) to understanding risks and returns, managing your portfolio, and much more.
- Get time-tested investment advice — expert authors Eric Tyson and Tony Martin share their extensive knowledge and reveal how to invest in challenging markets
Discover all the fundamentals of investing — explore your investment choices, weigh risks and returns, choose the right investment mix, and protect your assets
Build wealth with stocks, bonds, and mutual funds — use indexes, understand prices, minimize costs, and diversify your investments
Get rich with real estate — find the right property, evaluate the market, finance your investments, work with agents, and close the deal
Start, buy, or invest in a business — write a business plan, consider a franchise, and improve profitability
Manage education and retirement savings plans — establish your goals, evaluate your investment options, and tame your taxes
Investigate the best investing resources — determine which sources on the air, in print, and online offer you valuable information — and which you should avoid
Open the book and find:
- How to develop an investment strategy that fits your goals and personality
Recommendations on the best stock, bond, and money market funds
The best times to buy and sell stocks and bonds
The scoop on exchange-traded and index funds
How to make the most of your Tax-Free Savings Account
Tips for reading and analyzing financial reports
How to make safe and profitable real estate investments
Part I: Investing Fundamentals.
Chapter 1: Exploring Your Investment Choices.
Chapter 2: Weighing Risks and Returns.
Chapter 3: Getting Your House in Order before You Invest.
Part II: Stocks, Bonds, and Bay Street.
Chapter 4: The Workings of Stock and Bond Markets.
Chapter 5: Building Wealth with Stocks.
Chapter 6: Investigating and Purchasing Individual Stocks.
Chapter 7: Exploring Bonds and Other Lending Investments.
Chapter 8: Mastering Mutual Funds.
Chapter 9: Choosing an Investment Dealer.
Part III: Getting Rich with Real Estate.
Chapter 10: Investing in a Home.
Chapter 11: Investing in Real Estate.
Chapter 12: Real Estate Financing and Deal Making.
Part IV: Savouring Small Business.
Chapter 13: Assessing Your Appetite for Small Business.
Chapter 14: Starting and Running a Small Business.
Chapter 15: Purchasing a Small Business.
Part V: Investing Resources.
Chapter 16: Selecting Investing Resources.
Chapter 17: Perusing Periodicals, Radio, and Television.
Chapter 18: Selecting the Best Investment Books.
Chapter 19: Investigating Internet and Software Resources.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 20: Ten Investing Obstacles to Conquer.
Chapter 21: Ten Things to Consider When You’re Selling an Investment.
Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Investing in a Down Market.