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The Ultimate Depression Survival Guide: Protect Your Savings, Boost Your Income, and Grow Wealthy Even in the Worst of Times

The Ultimate Depression Survival Guide: Protect Your Savings, Boost Your Income, and Grow Wealthy Even in the Worst of Times

Martin D. Weiss

ISBN: 978-0-470-59821-4

Jun 2010

220 pages

In Stock

$16.95

Description

An insightful look at how to protect, save, and grow wealth in difficult economic times

Having an effective financial and personal plan for the future is now more crucial than ever. And with the bestselling The Ultimate Depression Survival Guide now in paperback, you'll quickly learn how to create such a plan. This comprehensive guide was especially designed to help people map out a practical financial plan in this unpredictable economic environment, so that they can stop worrying about their money and just enjoy life.

Step by step, Martin Weiss-America's Consumer Advocate for Financial Safety-introduces, explains, and helps solve many of the new challenges and risks that face millions of Americans. Throughout the book, Weiss provides you with sound strategies for coping with the credit crunch, housing bust, and decline of the U.S. dollar.

  • Discusses different ways to adapt to the realities of continuous market volatility
  • Contains solutions to dealing with sinking real estate or falling stocks
  • Examines the opportunities you'll have to buy choice assets at bargain prices during a depressed economy

The Ultimate Depression Survival Guide also examines important topics that today's investor must be familiar with-including global investing, foreign currencies, and commodities-if they intend to make it through the decade ahead.

Introduction.

Chapter 1: Why a Depression Is Inevitable.

How to Reduce Debts in Bad Times.

How to Protect Your Job in Bad Times.

Chapter 2: How to Escape the Housing Nightmare.

10 Steps for Selling Your Home in a Sinking Market Want to Keep Your House Come Hell or High Water?

Then Here’s How to Cut Expenses or Get Assistance.

Chapter 3: Sell Your Stocks—Before It’s Too Late!

How to Get Your 401(k) Out of Danger.

Chapter 4: The Hidden Traps of Wall Street.

With Most Corporate and Municipal Bonds Overrated, Here’s What to Do With Them.

How to Find Safe Insurance.

Chapter 5: How Safe Is Your Bank?

How to Save in a Depression.

What Happens to Your Money If Your Bank Fails.

Chapter 6: The Safest Place in the World for Your Money.

How to Use a Treasury-Only Money Fund for Almost All Your Banking Needs.

Chapter 7: All-Weather Investments for the Best and the Worst of Times.

How to Build Your Personal Hedge Program.

Chapter 8: How to Profit Directly from the Decline.

How to Go For Profits in a Down Market.

Chapter 9: How to Continue Making Money Even with the Worst Disasters.

How to Invest in Foreign Currencies.

Chapter 10: When to Buy the Best Bargains of the Century.

Basic Principles for Buying at the Bottom.

Chapter 11: Bonds: Your First Great Income Opportunity.

How to Maximize Your Yield with Safety.

Chapter 12: Dividends: Your Second Great Income Opportunity.

How to Find Stocks with Steadily Rising Dividends.

Chapter 13: The Great Fork in the Road: Inflation or Deflation?

How to Invest in Gold in a Depression.

Chapter 14: The Triumph of the Dollar.

Chapter 15: The Foundation for Recovery.

Chapter 16: Future Fortunes.

Five Golden Rules for Building New Fortunes.

Acknowledgments.

About the Author.

Notes.

Index.