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How a Second Grader Beats Wall Street Golden Rules Any Investor Can Learn

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ISBN-10: 0470919035

ISBN-13: 9780470919033

Edition: 2009

Authors: Allan S. Roth

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Investing is simple, but never easy. We carry a lot of investment baggage-including hot tips from friends and the financial media and complicated financial recommendations from Wall Street salespeople and brokers. Yet the biggest obstacle we face by far is our ability to outsmart ourselves. In order to overcome these obstacles, investors need to follow straightforward strategies that will consistently push their portfolios ahead of the pack by an additional three to four percent annually over most investors. Strategies that even a kid could understand. In How a Second Grader Beats Wall Street, readers will follow the story of Kevin Roth-an eight-year-old who was schooled in simple…    
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Book details

List price: $11.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 3/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Introduction: The Seeds of Financial Success
The Claw Will Take Your Money: "10 - 2 = 8"
Own the World: "Don't Put All of Your Eggs in One Basket"
The Advantage of Having Wall Street Marketing Blinders (and Where Can I Get Some?): "I Don't Watch Cramer; I Like SpongeBob"
Adults Behaving Badly: "Don't Act Silly When Something Is Important"
Can You Beat a Second Grader's Portfolio?: "I'm Not Going to Win All Three Spins"
Beyond the Second-Grader Portfolio: "If Dad Says There's a Better Way, I Might Try It, but I'm Not So Sure"
Bonds-Your Portfolio's Shock Absorber: "Don't Lend Money to Someone Who Won't Pay You Back"
Better Than Bonds: "If the Teacher Promises You'll Be Paid Back, Then It's Okay to Lend Randy Money"
Simply Brilliant or Brilliantly Simple-Building Your Portfolio: "Don't Bet Your Lunch Money"
Investors Who Love to Pay Taxes, and the IRS Who Loves Them: "Don't Pay Taxes If You Don't Have To"
Nightmare off Wall Street-The Scary Tale of Trick-or-Treat Investing: "If the Game Is Too Hard to Understand, I'm Not Playing"
Increase Your Return No Matter What the Market Does: "If You Pick the Low-Hanging Fruit, You Don't Have to Climb the Tree"
Keep It Simple, Stupid (KISS): "Why Do Grownups Have to Make Things So Complicated?"
Kevin's Postscript
About the Author