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Investing in Your 20s & 30s for Dummies

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The easy way to make sense of investing when you're just starting outToday's 20- and 30-somethings have witnessed a miserable investment market during most, if not all, of their adult lives. But going forward, the opposite is more likely to be true. In order to build a retirement portfolio that is capable of covering expenses in your golden years, it is necessary to start ...more
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Published November 28th 2012 by For Dummies (first published November 21st 2012)
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Kit Pang
Jul 19, 2014 Kit Pang rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Someone who is interested in investing, business, finance and savings
As someone with no knowledge of investing, I have gained a general knowledge of the terms and concepts of investing as well as gaining the confident to be able to identify the different kinds of investments I can research more. In this small condensed book, Eric Tyson provided a basic overview of the world of investing but more investigation is needed to fully grasp each subject.

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Investing in your 20s and 30s for Dummies is an easy-to-read overview of basic investing. Eric Tyson offers in
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Tracy
Sep 20, 2013 Tracy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Too much "I'll talk about this later in the book" and not enough, "this is how you do it."
Nina Hunter
Feb 22, 2014 Nina Hunter rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book, with a good list of resources. If you're new to investing this book is a great place to start, though it's certainly not going to create your portfolio for you. I would suggest also reading blogs, popular investing publications (Wall Street journal, Barron's, Forbes, Fortune etc.), and investopedia articles if you're just starting out. Also the investopedia stock simulator is a great place to start if you want to test your theories without using real money. Regardless of all that tho ...more
Kaleem M.
Like with most of Eric Tyson's work, it's a difficult, time consuming, and sometimes painstaking process, but the information contained within is so pertinent to people hoping to achieve and attain financial success through education. Lots of gems about how your lifestyle can affect your ability to save and invest.
Diana
Feb 19, 2013 Diana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I found some good options in this book. It's very straight forward and easy to understand. I think this is a good starting point for people looking to invest that don't want to start with an advisor right off.
Jessi Mosley
Nov 09, 2014 Jessi Mosley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A really useful overview. There wasn't a lot of new information for me, but it reaffirmed much of what I already knew.
Ethan Fleck
Apr 09, 2013 Ethan Fleck rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Easy enough to read, for what it is. I would recommend reading as a reference or reading more than once. Otherwise, very concise and understandable
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