One woman's story of how she beat the killer germ pseudomanus areaginoso after being told she only had six months to live. Under the guidance of natural therapist Elias Schindelar this book is a must read and includes natural remedies, healthy diet advice and is endorsed by The House eLidi.
Take control of your finances! The latest on how to save more, invest wisely, and plan for the future. Do you need help managing your financial priorities? Relax! This friendly guide give you just the information you need to take control of your finances and make the most of your money. Whatever your income level, whatever you financial goals, the updated edition of this national bestseller is the Canadian sourcebook of sound financial planning. Discover how to: Get out - and stay out - of consumer debt. Reduce your spending Save more of what you earn Make profitable investments Buy insurance coverage that's right for you Select the best financial advisers Get smart! @ www.dummies.com Find listings of all our books Choose from many different subject categories. Sign up for eTips at etips.dummies.com Praise for Personal Finance for Canadians For Dummies® "One of the most comprehensive and readable guides available on the subject." - Calgary Herald "Packed with useful information, all presented in bite-sized segments in a clear, uncluttered format." - Toronto Star "Reaches out to everyday readers with straightforward tips and an easy-to-read format." - Ottawa Citizen
To the amateur investor, buying and selling shares can be a baffling, terrifying, and sometimes, expensive game. It can also be exciting, fun, and very profitable. All you need is some practical guidance, a sensible strategy, and a little confidence. In First Steps in Shares, Peter Temple gives you the practical tools to start investing successfully. Starting with an explanation of how share markets work, and some simple ways of analysing company accounts and share price movements, the book also goes on to cover the mechanics of share dealing. He looks at whether share investing is right for you and at the best methods of combining different shares so that you only run the risks you want to. Peter explains how to decide whether a share price is cheap or not, and how to assess the relative merits of different shares. He also investigates other forms of investing such as bonds, options, tracker funds, and investment trusts, as well as how to invest online. Peter worked as a city analyst for 18 years, and has been a financial journalist for thirteen. He has also been an active, and successful private trader for the past 15 years. He shares his own dealing experiences with readers, including both successes and failures, and the lessons to be learnt from them. By cutting through all the jargon used by the professionals, he explains simply how investment choices and market influences fit together, enabling you to invest with confidence and make your money work for you. First Steps in Shares Take your first steps with confidence.
For the first time, the tactics, strategies and insightsrelied on by 150 of the world's most respected financialexperts are revealed in a concise, digestible form. Learnhow you really make money in the markets from: fundmanagers of billion-pound equity funds; traders in theoptions and futures markets; industry-rated analysts;economists ......
THE FAT LADY SINGS is a darkly comedic suspense thriller. Present day, but with a tip of the fedora to the classic lone wolf detective. The story has won multiple awards in its screenplay version. Byroan inherited from his mentor the third largest P.I. agency in a city only big enough for two. His sports gambling habit forces him to take on an impossible case: Find an online plumbing school dropout, no photo, name, phone number, or address, whose only contact with her was by e-mail over a decade ago.
The essential guide to buying the perfect investment property Interest in buying property is at an all time high. But while everyone’s talking about it, the number of people actually doing it isn’t escalating at the same rate. The reason is simple: would-be buyers are being held back by fears that they’ll choose the wrong property, and pay too much for it, too. Find the Right Property, Buy at the Right Price is here to help, putting author Melissa Opie’s 25-year history in real estate at your fingertips so that you can be certain you’re making the right decision. Part of the reason buyers are so worried about making a bad deal is that the market moves so fast and ‘current’ information dates quickly. Every quarter, newspapers all over Australia print median house prices, indicating which areas have gone up and by how much. But there’s so much more information a buyer needs to feel confident before dipping their toes in the property-buying waters. With this book in hand, you’ll have that all-important extra knowledge. Answers key questions like ‘Which properties should I target in these “boom” areas?’ and ‘How do I know I’m paying the right price?’ Distils property-buying rhetoric in a simple, easy-to-follow way Features numerous case studies and real-life examples to help illustrate strategies and potential pitfalls Includes checklists to help you make sure you aren’t missing anything when buying a property Find the Right Property, Buy at the Right Price is here to allay your property-buying fears. From a respected expert with an impeccable track record, it’s the only book you need to make a responsible, informed, and profitable purchase.
Meet the Deans “The fact is, the whole of Australia despises my father more than any other man, just as they adore my uncle more than any other man. I might as well set the story straight about both of them . . .” Heroes or Criminals? Crackpots or Visionaries? Families or Enemies? “. . . Anyway, you know how it is. Every family has a story like this one.” Most of his life, Jasper Dean couldn’t decide whether to pity, hate, love, or murder his certifiably paranoid father, Martin, a man who overanalyzed anything and everything and imparted his self-garnered wisdom to his only son. But now that Martin is dead, Jasper can fully reflect on the crackpot who raised him in intellectual captivity, and what he realizes is that, for all its lunacy, theirs was a grand adventure. As he recollects the events that led to his father’s demise, Jasper recounts a boyhood of outrageous schemes and shocking discoveries—about his infamous outlaw uncle Terry, his mysteriously absent European mother, and Martin’s constant losing battle to make a lasting mark on the world he so disdains. It’s a story that takes them from the Australian bush to the cafes of bohemian Paris, from the Thai jungle to strip clubs, asylums, labyrinths, and criminal lairs, and from the highs of first love to the lows of failed ambition. The result is a rollicking rollercoaster ride from obscurity to infamy, and the moving, memorable story of a father and son whose spiritual symmetry transcends all their many shortcomings. A Fraction of the Whole is an uproarious indictment of the modern world and its mores and the epic debut of the blisteringly funny and talented Steve Toltz.
A Contrarian Strategy that Lowers Risk, Beats the Market, and Overcomes Human Emotion
Author: Luke L. Wiley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
A new but timeless strategy and mindset that should greatly help investors lower downside risk while achieving market outperformance In The 52-Week Low Formula: A Contrarian Strategy that Lowers Risk, Beats the Market, and Overcomes Human Emotion, wealth manager Luke L. Wiley, CFP examines the principles behind selecting the outstanding companies and great investment opportunities that are being overlooked. Along the way, Wiley offers a melding of the strategies used by such investment giants as Warren Buffett, Howard Marks, Michael Porter, Seth Klarman, and Pat Dorsey. His proven formula helps investors get the upper hand by identifying solid companies that are poised for growth but have fallen out of the spotlight. Shows you how to investigate companies and identify opportunities Includes detailed discussions of competitive advantage, purchase value, return on invested capital, and debt levels Presents several case studies to examine companies that have overcome obstacles by trading around their 52-week lows The 52-Week Low Formula is a must-read for investors and financial advisors who want to break through conventional strategies and avoid common mistakes.
Build a bulletproof portfolio with advice from a top marketexpert Doug Kass on the Market: A Life on TheStreet™ provides investment advice and guidance from one of the mostrenowned traders in the world. Author Doug Kass distills his yearsof experience as a hedge fund manager and infamous short seller toshare the theory, technique, and intuition that built hisreputation and his portfolio. Anecdotes about interactions withWall Street's most famous names, including Buffett, Cramer, andCooperman, highlight tricks of the trade, essential value investorinsight, and the secrets to being a smart short. Doug Kass's reputation as a savvy investor is well-earned andwidely recognized. His work on Wall Street gained him heavyweightstatus, and the friendship, the respect, and the ear of some of thebiggest names in finance. As a CNBC regular and 2013 Buffet Bear,Kass is widely known as a trusted source of wisdom and profitableinsight. In Doug Kass on the Market, readers learn valuablelessons that that will help them make smarter investment decisions.Kass lists the most important things to know when evaluating apossible long or short investment, and explains the things you'renot doing to optimize your portfolio. Topics include: Going against the grain Data versus instinct Valuation, bubbles, and momentum Interest rates, inflation, and the Fed The book also describes how to short a stock properly withoutlosing out and discusses the C-suite conversations that fundmanagers would never tell a lay shareholder. Kass's record provesthe value of his acumen, and this book contains a comprehensiveaccount of his talent and techniques. All investors deserve achance at a more robust portfolio, and Doug Kass on theMarket provides the information and guidance that can make thathappen.