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Discover the Wealth Within You A Financial Plan for Creating a Rich and Fulfilling Life

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ISBN-10: 0060008326

ISBN-13: 9780060008321

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ric Edelman

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/2/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540

Ric Edelman is the chairman and CEO of Edelman Financial Services, LLC and the author of numerous books about personal finance. He graduated Cum Laude from Rowan University in 1980, and from the Executive Program from Singularity University in 2012. He hosts a weekly radio show entitled, The Truth about Money with Ric Edelman, and his similarly titled tv show airs on over 200 public television stations. His books include the bestseller, The Truth about Retirement Plans and IRAs, as well as The Truth about Money, Rescue Your Money, and The Lies about Money.

Benefit from Ric's Unique Advice
1,384 Reasons to Read This Book
Some of the Unique, Award-Winning Advice You'll Discover
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Answer These Two Questions
The Pursuit of Happiness
Does the Cabbie Know Where You Want to Go?
You Can't Tell the Cabbie What You Don't Know
Meet Evelyn Vandermark
Meet Lillian Brown
Meet Penny Dawson
Your Goals Can't Be Too Big
How to Achieve Your Goals
Feeling Queasy?
How to Build Your Plan
The Final Step: Use Your Income or Investments to Eliminate Any Shortfall
Should You Rely on Income or Assets to Achieve Your Goal?
You're Not Convinced
Remember: It's a Process, Not a Product
A Case Study
Oops, You Forgot Something
The Omission That Could Ruin Your Plan--And a Whole Lot More
Choosing Investments for Your Financial Plan? Let a Baker Show You How to Do It
Pound Cake, the One-Investment Portfolio
A Bird in Hand
Moving Beyond One-Flavor Cakes
The Dangers of Eating Today's Special
Are Analysts More Reliable Than the Pundits?
Is a Tray of Cupcakes Better Than a Cake?
Psst. Hey Buddy, Wanna Buy Some Tulip Bulbs?
Bake a Cake Using Ric's Recipe
Why Is Bill Gates the Richest Man in the World?
How Institutional Investors Slice Their Cakes
The Four Ways You Can Buy Your Investments
Buying Mutual Funds
Buying Variable Annuities
Hiring a Private Money Manager
Buying Investments on Your Own
How To Pick the Mutual Funds That Are Right for You
How Most People Pick Their Funds
Problem #1
Problem #2
Problem #3
Problem #4
How to Pick Mutual Funds
Is It Just Me or Is It Hot in Here?
Are You Always This Wacky?
Why Does B Come After A in the Alphabet?
Am I Good or Just Lucky?
Is That a Diamond Ring, or a Cubic Zirconia?
Do You Always Get What You Pay For?
Should You Bake Cakes or Cupcakes?
How Many Funds Do You Need?
Should You Rely on Active or Passive Management?
The World's Dumbest Investor
Index Fund Holders Could Be Hit With a Huge Tax Surprise
Choosing Between Taxable and Tax-Deferred
Conclusion
Sources
About the Author
Index