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Personal Finance and Investing All-in-One For Dummies, UK Edition

Personal Finance and Investing All-in-One For Dummies, UK Edition

Faith Glasgow (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-99829-7

Feb 2011

608 pages

Select type: E-Book



Providing a one-stop shop for every aspect of your money management, Personal Finance and Investing All-in-One For Dummies is the perfect guide to getting the most from your money. This friendly guide gives you expert advice on everything from getting the best current account and coping with credit cards to being savvy with savings and creating wealth with investments. It also lets you know how to save money on tax and build up a healthy pension.

Personal Finance and Investing All-In-One For Dummies will cover:

  • Organising Your Finances and Dealing with Debt
  • Paying Less Tax
  • Building up Savings and Investments
  • Retiring Wealthy
  • Your Wealth and the Next Generation

Book I: Organising Your Finances and Dealing with Debt.

Chapter 1: Figuring Out Financial Goals, Financial Budgets, and Financial Advisers.

Chapter 2: Choosing the Best Current Account for You.

Chapter 3: Covering Yourself with Insurance.

Chapter 4: Tackling Your Overdraft and Other Credit Nasties.

Chapter 5: Choosing a Credit Card.

Chapter 6: Weighing Up Personal Loans.

Book II: Paying Less Tax.

Chapter 1: Understanding Tax Basics.

Chapter 2: Dealing with Self Assessment.

Chapter 3: Taxing Family Situations.

Chapter 4: Understanding Tax When You Work for Someone Else.

Chapter 5: Working for Yourself Can Be Less Taxing.

Chapter 6: Taxing Your Savings and Investments.

Book III: Building Up Savings and Investments.

Chapter 1: Squaring Risk and Return.

Chapter 2: Saving for a Rainy Day.

Chapter 3: Choosing a Mortgage.

Chapter 4: Making the Most of Tax-Free Savings and Investments.

Chapter 5: Delving Into Collective Investments.

Chapter 6: Scrutinising Shares and Bonds.

Chapter 7: Investing in Bricks and Mortar.

Chapter 8: Making Exotic Investments.

Book IV: Retiring Wealthy.

Chapter 1: Planning for a Wealthy Retirement.

Chapter 2: Making the Most of State and Workplace Pensions.

Chapter 3: Picking Through Personal Pensions.

Chapter 4: Taking Control with a Sipp.

Chapter 5: Working with Your Pension.

Chapter 6: Using Property for Retirement.

Book V: Protecting Your Wealth for the Next Generation.

Chapter 1: Working Out Why to Write a Will.

Chapter 2: Deciding Who Gets What.

Chapter 3: Choosing the Right People to Follow Your Wishes.

Chapter 4: Dealing with Inheritance Tax.

Chapter 5: Understanding Trusts.

Chapter 6: Grasping the Basics of the Probate Process.


"…caters for the absolute novice in a one-step-at-a-time way..." (Good Book Guide, August 2007)

" excellent one stop reference...If you're looking for a handy guide to sort out your finances, this is for you." (Pensions World, November 2007)