New Arrivals · Investments

January 19, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Thackray's 2019 investor's guide

January 18, 2019
Thackray, Brooke, 1961- author.
[Oakville, Ontario] : MountAlpha Media, 2018.
xxxv, 205 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

55, underemployed, and faking normal : your guide to a better life

January 9, 2019
White, Elizabeth, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.
263 pages ; 22 cm
After being forced to re-enter the workforce in her mid-fifties, the author describes how to survive the new normal of being financially insecure at an advanced age.

Everyday millionaires : how ordinary people built extraordinary wealth -- and how you can too

January 2, 2019
Hogan, Chris, author.
©2019
xxi, 250 pages ; 24 cm
You've been lied to -- Millionaire myth : the wealthy didn't earn and don't deserve their money -- Millionaire myth : the wealthy take big risks with their money -- Millionaire myth : the wealthy have a leg up in education and careers -- Stop making excuses and start believing -- Own it : millionaires take personal responsibility -- Live on less than you make : millionaires practice intentionality -- Think ahead : millionaires are goal-oriented -- Do what it takes : millionaires are hard workers -- Stick to it : millionaires are consistent -- The decision is up to you.
"Millionaire status doesn't require inheriting a bunch of money or having a high-paying job. No. The path to becoming a millionaire is paved with more-ordinary tools--tools that you either already have or that you can learn. If you thought you could never become a millionaire, think again. Listen and learn from over 10,000 everyday millionaires who have done it and believe it's possible for you too."--Jacket flap.

Bad with money : the imperfect art of getting your financial sh*t together

January 2, 2019
Dunn, Gaby, author.
New York : Atria Paperback, 2019.
xiv, 290 pages ; 22 cm
Introduction: what they don't want you to know -- Your roots are showing: -- My wonder years -- The neck tattoo of the financial world -- Legalized evil -- Millennial myths -- #freelancelyfe -- Bipolar II: the sequel -- Imaginary money -- A fad diet for your wallet -- The tax (wo)man -- My love don't cost a thing -- Here comes the bill -- Doctor who? -- Plan (Michael) B(ay) -- Where there's a will, there's a way -- The system -- Conclusion: we are all Kurt Russell.

30-day money cleanse : take control of your finances, manage your spending, and de-stress your money for good

December 31, 2018
Feinstein Gerstley, Ashley, author.
©2019
ix, 226 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Why we all need a money cleanse -- How it works -- Setting yourself up for success -- Week 1 overview -- Money journal and expense list : guidelines for week 1 -- Week 2 overview -- Putting together your happiness allocation -- Frugal joys and the language we use around money: guidelines for week 2 -- Week 3 overview -- Put your money where your heart is : values-based spending -- The opportunity cost of our spending: guidelines for week 3 -- Week 4 overview -- Create your dream team -- Mitigate environmental toxins : guidelines for week 4 -- Welcome to your new money lifestyle -- Wrap-up: your new money lifestyle -- Money parties -- Onward and upward : what's next in your money journey? -- Acknowledgments -- Endnotes -- Bibliography -- About the author.
"Create lasting happiness with your financial situation -- not by building a blistering budget but by living the life you love! Ashley Feinstein Gerstley was working as a top financial advisor when she came to the shocking realization that even she was stressed about her personal finances. How could that be, with all her education and experience in dealing with money? Ashley quickly realized that her stress didn't arise from a lack of knowledge but the way that we as a society treat and talk (or rather don't talk) about our money, and she created a system to turn the entire practice on its head! Through Ashley's system, in just 30 days you will create a healthier, happier relationship with your money by: eliminating all money stressors, finally knowing where your money is going, breaking those panic-inducing bad money habits, learning the basics of how and where to invest, [and] making a plan that you can not only live with but enjoy. Readers who have tried the 30-Day Money Cleanse have, on average, saved over $950 through the course of the month! Are you ready to cleanse?" -- Back cover.

Noncompliant : a lone whistleblower exposes the giants of Wall Street

December 27, 2018
Segarra, Carmen, author.
©2018
viii, 341 pages ; 24 cm
Special team. Different training -- The regulator floor -- We want them to feel pain, but not too much -- The shadow -- The Goldman lawyers -- You should not have come -- The UK FSA -- Fly paint -- You didn't hear that -- Gaslighting -- How do you think they are getting ahead? -- Record tampering -- The spy store -- Counting to twenty -- The Fed's way of doing things -- Santander -- The ambush -- Plowing in the sea -- The dog and pony show -- Sarah Dahlgren -- The Annual Ratings Report -- Look in the dictionary -- We made a deal -- I didn't start the fire -- Let this cup pass from me -- Carmen's way of doing things -- Gagged by the judge -- Epilogue.
"In 2011, Carmen Segarra took a job as at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York supervising for Goldman Sachs. It was an opportunity, she believed, to monitor the big bank's behavior in order to avoid another financial crisis. Segarra was shocked to discover, however, the full extent of the relationship between Goldman and the Fed. She began making secret recordings that later became the basis of a This American Life episode that exposed the Fed's ineffectiveness in holding banks accountable. In Noncompliant, Segarra chronicles her experience blowing open the doors on the relationship between the big banks and the government bodies set up to regulate them. As we mark the tenth anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis, Noncompliant shows us how little has changed, and offers an urgent call for real reforms."--Amazon.com.

A random walk down Wall Street : the time-tested strategy for successful investing

December 26, 2018
Malkiel, Burton Gordon, author.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]
431 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Completely revised and updated"--Cover.

The 100 best stocks to buy in ...

December 19, 2018
Avon, Mass. : Adams Media Corp., c2012-
v. ; 22 cm.
Vols. for 2013-<2019> by Peter Sander and Scott Bobo.

Success as a financial advisor for dummies

December 17, 2018
Illán, Ivan M., author.
©2019
xiv, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Personal finance for dummies.

November 30, 2018
San Mateo, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, c1994-
v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Vols. for 1994-<2019> by Eric Tyson.

The book on rental property investing : how to create wealth and passive Income through smart buy & hold real estate investing

November 29, 2018
Turner, Brandon, author.
©2016
347 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Previously published in 2015.
At head of cover title: BiggerPockets presents...
Why I love rental properties -- The five keys to rental property success -- Four sample plans -- The ten members of your real estate team -- Analyzing a rental property -- Investing while living in an expensive area -- Types of rental properties -- Location, location, location! -- How to find rental properties -- Which properties make the best rentals? -- Submitting your offer -- Real estate negotiation -- Financing your rental property -- How to get a loan approved, guaranteed -- The due diligence process -- Getting ready to close -- Managing your rentals (Part I) -- Managing your rentals (Part II) -- Exit strategies and 1031 exchanges -- Final thoughts.
The Book on Rental Property Investing, written by real estate investor and co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast Brandon Turner, contains nearly 400 pages of in-depth advice and strategies for building wealth through rental properties. You will learn how to build an achievable plan, find incredible deals, pay for your rentals, and much, more If you've ever thought of using rental properties to build wealth or obtain financial freedom, this book is a "must read."

Budgeting 101 : from getting out of debt and tracking expenses to setting financial goals and building your savings, your essential guide to budgeting

November 20, 2018
Cagan, Michele, author.
©2018
255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Includes index (pages 251-255).
Budgeting basics -- Know where your finances stand -- How to create a livable budget -- Budget mechanics -- Easy ways to increase income and trim expenses -- Take charge of your debt -- Budget rebuilding events -- Don't emergencies derail your plans.
"Sometimes, it can seem like saving money is impossible. With everyday expenses, from groceries and gas, to the electric bill and lunch money, as well as those unexpected expenses, like car repairs and medical bills, getting--and keeping--control of your finances can feel overwhelming. With Budgeting 101, you can start saving now. This clear and simple guide provides tons of practical advice for keeping track of your finances. With useful tips on setting financial goals, reducing debt, finding ways to save money, and creating and following a budget plan, you'll have your dollars and cents under control in no time. Why spend more of your hard-earned money on a financial advisor? Filled with expert advice on a wide range of the most common financial concerns and step-by-step instructions to managing your money both now and in the future, Budgeting 101 has you covered."--Amazon.com.

Keeping at it : the quest for sound money and good government

November 19, 2018
Volcker, Paul A., author.
©2018
xvi, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : portraits (some color) ; 25 cm
Introduction: The wise old parrot -- Growing up -- Getting an education -- Early experience -- Off to Washington -- "The best job in the world" -- Monetary reform frustrated -- Back to the beginning -- Attacking inflation -- Financial crises, domestic and international -- Unfinished business : repairing the financial system -- After the Fed -- Mr. Chairman in several guises -- The search for integrity -- Setting standards -- The new financial world : breakdown and reform -- The three verities -- Epilogue: Credit where credit is due.
As chairman of the Federal Reserve (1979-1987), Paul Volcker slayed the inflation dragon that was consuming the American economy and restored the world's faith in central bankers. That extraordinary feat was just one pivotal episode in a decades-long career serving six presidents. Told with wit, humor, and down-to-earth erudition, the narrative of Volcker's career illuminates the changes that have taken place in American life, government, and the economy since World War II. He vibrantly illustrates the crises he managed alongside the world's leading politicians, central bankers, and financiers. Yet he first found his model for competent and ethical governance in his father, the town manager of Teaneck, NJ, who instilled Volcker's dedication to absolute integrity and his "three verities" of stable prices, sound finance, and good government.

The power of zero / : how to get to the 0% tax bracket and transform your retirement

October 29, 2018
McKnight, David C., author.
New York : Currency, [2018]
142 pages ; 20 cm
A gathering storm -- The taxable bucket -- The tax-deferred bucket -- The tax-free bucket -- The lirp -- The tax sale of a lifetime -- Putting it all together -- Pensions and the 0% tax bracket -- The tax-free road map -- Frequently asked questions.
"There's a massive freight train bearing down on the average American investor, and it's coming in the form of higher taxes. The United States government has made trillions of dollars in unfunded promises for programs like Social Security and Medicare--and the only way to deliver on these promises is to raise taxes. Some experts have even suggested that tax rates will need to double, just to keep our country solvent. Unfortunately, if you're like most Americans, you've saved the majority of your retirement assets in tax-deferred vehicles like 401(k)s and IRAs. If tax rates go up, how much of your hard-earned money will you really get to keep? In The Power of Zero, McKnight provides a concise, step-by-step roadmap on how to get to the 0% tax bracket by the time you retire, effectively eliminating tax rate risk from your retirement picture. Now, in this expanded edition, McKnight has updated the book with a new chapter on the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, showing readers how to navigate the new tax law in its first year of being in effect, and how they can extend the life of their retirement savings by taking advantage of it now. The day of reckoning is fast approaching. Are you ready to do what it takes to experience the power of zero?"--Dust jacket.

Soul of money : reclaiming the wealth of our inner resources

October 29, 2018
Twist, Lynne.
New York : W.W. Norton, 2017.
xxxi, 299 pages ; 21 cm
Original title: The soul of money : transforming your relationship with money and life, ©2003.
Money and me, money and us -- Into India : heart of hunger, soul of money -- Scarcity : the great lie -- Sufficiency : the surprising truth -- Money is like water -- What you appreciate appreciates -- Collaboration creates prosperity -- Change the dream -- Taking a stand -- Power of conversation -- Creating a legacy of enough -- Turning tide.
Examines the link between our attitudes toward money--earning it, spending it, and giving it away--and our feelings of fulfillment, sufficiency, and purpose in our lives. This reissue includes a foreword by Jack Canfield and a new introduction by the author, in which she explores the effects of the Great Recession and environmental concerns about our monetary needs and aims.

Peace of mind for your aging parents : a financial, legal, and psychological toolkit for adult children, advisors, and caregivers

October 26, 2018
Doyle, Kenneth O., author.
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
xi, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Introduction -- Worries you can control -- Legal matters -- Legal worries -- Legal tools -- Legal techniques -- Advanced legal techniques -- Financial matters -- Financial worries -- Financial tools -- Financial techniques -- Advanced financial technique -- Complicated assets -- Real estate -- Retirement plans -- Life insurance -- Business interests -- Special assets -- Scams -- Sensitive decisions -- Housing -- Health care -- Prolonging life vs hastening death -- Remains -- Disagreements with parents -- Worries you can't control -- Finding peace and happiness -- Peace through psychology -- Peace through religion and spirituality -- Happiness, even joy -- Appendix 1: A primer on investments -- Appendix 2: Recommended changes in laws, regulations, and covenants -- Further reading -- Index.
Explains the most effective ways to discuss the legal and financial responsibilities that come with the end of life and tools for managing them--such as wills, trusts, estate planning, and cash management--in the context of financial psychology.

Personal finance after 50 for dummies

October 24, 2018
Tyson, Eric (Eric Kevin), author.
© 2018
xx, 448 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"A Wiley brand."
Working toward retirement. Looking ahead to your future ; Protecting your employment income and your health ; Developing a retirement plan ; Identifying retirement investments and strategies ; Grasping retirement accounts and their rules -- Making money decisions in retirement. Managing budgets and expenses ; Guiding investments and distributions in retirement ; Making important housing decisions ; Considering your long-term care insurance needs and options -- Dealing with government programs. Making your best choices under social security ; Getting the most out of medicare ; The state health care system backup: medicaid -- Estate planning : it's more than just dead people and lawyers. The basics on estate planning ; Eyeing wills and other legal documents ; Tackling the federal estate tax when you have too much money ; Focusing on estate taxes and the many types of trusts -- The part of tens. Ten common retirement and estate planning mistakes ; Ten things to know about working in retirement ; Ten (or so) tips to know about caring for your aging parents.
Your golden years will present unique financial opportunities and challenges. This hands-on, practical guide empowers you to chart your financial course with targeted advice for investing, spending, and protecting your wealth for the decades to come.

Get it together.

October 23, 2018
Berkeley, CA : Nolo, c2005-
v. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for <2008-2018> by Melanie Cullen with Shae Irving, J.D.
"Organize your records so your family won't have to."

Mastering the market cycle : getting the odds on your side

October 9, 2018
Marks, Howard, 1946- author.
©2018
viii, 323 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"One of the most successful Wall Street investors of all time provides practical insight and keen analysis on how to track, and react to, the ups and downs of the stock market. Marks reveals the hidden logic in carefully pinpointing market trends so that every investor can profit. "When I see memos from Howard Marks in my mail, they're the first thing I open and read. I always learn something."--Warren Buffett Economies, companies, and markets operate according to patterns or cycles. These cycles arise from naturally occurring phenomena in everyday business, and to a large extent, from the simple ups and downs of human psychology and behavior. When should you pull out of the market? When should you stay in? These fundamental psychological influences-including greed and fear-can and do profoundly affect investors. If you carefully study past cycles, understand their origins and import, and remain alert for the next up or down cycle, you won't have to reinvent the wheel in order to understand every investment environment. And you're less likely to be blind-sided by unexpected events. By following Marks's insights-which are drawn from his memorable memos to clients-you can master these recurring patterns for your own financial gain and psychological benefit."-- Provided by publisher.

Capital without borders : wealth managers and the one percent

October 5, 2018
Harrington, Brooke, 1968- author.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016.
381 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Wealth management as a profession -- Client relations -- Tactics and techniques of wealth management -- Wealth management and inequality -- Wealth management and the state.
"Capital without Borders offers an in-depth, cross-national examination of the wealth management profession: an extremely powerful professional group about which little is known, except that it controls large flows of capital around the world and has a significant impact on growing wealth inequality."--Provided by publisher.

Retirement game-changers : strategies for a healthy, financially secure, and fulfilling long life

October 1, 2018
Vernon, Steven G., 1953- author.
©2018
302 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Plan for a long retirement -- Motivate and inspire yourself -- Take your financial inventory -- Manage the magic formula for retirement income security -- Optimize your best retirement paycheck, social security -- Complete your portfolio of retirement paychecks -- Deploy retirement bonuses -- Build your retirement income portfolio -- Buy just enough -- Make smart choices for health insurance -- Invest in your health -- Find work that's right for you -- Choose the best place to live -- Nurture your well-being -- Prepare for your frail and final years -- Leave your legacy -- Track your progress with the retirement reality check.
Retirement planning is no longer a spectator sport, it involves active decision-making. This guide will help you generate recession-proof retirement that will last the rest of your life, protect you against the high cost of emergencies, and will help you live longer and healthier into retirement.

The next millionaire next door : enduring strategies for building wealth

September 28, 2018
Stanley, Thomas J., author.
Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2019]
xii, 260 pages ; 24 cm
The millionaire next door is alive and well -- Ignoring the myths -- Influences on wealth -- Freedom to consume -- Strengths for building wealth -- Getting to work -- Investing resources -- Conclusion.
Is the millionaire next door still out there today? The latest research from Dr. Thomas J. Stanley and his daughter, Dr. Sarah Stanley Fallaw, confirms that, yes, the millionaire next door is alive and well. And he's achieving his financial objectives much the same way he always has: by living below his means, being a contrarian in a maelstrom of hyper-consumption, and being disciplined in reaching his financial goals. The book examines wealth in America 20 years after Dr. Stanley's groundbreaking work on self-made affluence. While a new generation of household financial managers are being inundated with a proliferation of financial advice.

Smart women finish rich : 8 steps to achieving financial security and funding your dreams

September 19, 2018
Bach, David, author.
New York : Currency, [2018]
xix, 405 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Introduction: why smart women are taking control of their financial futures -- Step one: learn the facts-and myths-about your money -- Step two: put your money where your values are -- Step three: figure out where you stand financially...and where you want to go -- Step four: use the power of the latte factor...how to create massive wealth on just a few dollars a week! -- Step five: practice grandma's three-basket approach to financial security -- Step six: learn the 10 biggest mistakes investors make and how to avoid them -- Step seven: raising smart kids to finish rich -- Step eight: follow the 12 commandments of attracting greater wealth -- Bonus chapter: 8 new tax changes you need to know about for 2018 and beyond.
"Bach returns with a completely updated, expanded and revised edition of Smart Women Finish Rich, to address the new financial concerns and opportunities for today's women"--Provided by publisher.

Women & money

September 13, 2018
Orman, Suze, author.
©2018
xiii, 206 pages ; 22 cm
Revised and updated edition of the author's Women & money, ©2007.
"Be strong, be smart, Be secure" Cover.
"The million-copy bestseller, revised and updated with a whole new financial plan for 2018, for women who want short-term clarity and long-term security. The message of Suze Orman's phenomenal bestseller Women & Money resonates as deeply today as it did when it was first published. There is still no more trusted money expert than Suze Orman--and she's making a comeback with a new, streamlined 2018 financial plan and some straight-talk for these tough times, when none of us can afford to sit back and relax when it comes to our money"--Provided by publisher.

None of my business : P.J. explains money, banking, debt, equity, assets, liabilities, and why he's not rich and neither are you

August 31, 2018
O'Rourke, P. J., author.
©2018
xi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"Chapters have appeared in a previous version in American consequences and Standsberry digest" --verso.
Foreword: Why I'm not rich and you aren't either -- Section I: How I learned economics by watching people try to kill each other -- Introduction -- The power of the economic impulse -- The real secret behind all investment scams -- (Topic for discussion) If you want hard money, how hard do you have to be to get it? -- Section II: Money and banking -- Introduction -- The strange, shape-shifting symbol of value -- My own personal central bank -- Negative interest rates: not only wrong but evil -- Debt jubilee -- Section III: Mutant capitalism -- Introduction: The mutants -- One good thing about mutant capitalists: they aren't playing Monopoly -- What are corporations for? -- Section IV: The transition -- Introduction: The digital age and which digit it's giving us -- A brief history of economic transitions -- A blockhead confronts the blockchain -- What's the connection? -- What has the digital revolution done to print media? -- Five lessons about the digital economy from a member of the digital generation -- Innovation: it's all in your head -- Innovations that get no respect -- Unnovations -- Six geniuses (plus some cartoon animators) try to see into the future -- A ray of hope in the contest between man and machine -- Section V: Consumption -- Introduction: Some thoughts on the history of trade -- The price of being middle class -- Armchair predictions about consumer trends -- Consumer trends among the "grumpies" -- Consumer trends among the "grumpies," part 2 -- Summing up American consumer trends -- All the money in the world -- Section VI: Random walk -- Introduction -- Five things I know about China -- Doubts about Asia -- Thoughts wile cleaning the chicken coop -- Six lessons from a man on horseback -- Sympathy for the devil -- Reform or deform? -- Free-for-all!
P. J. O'Rourke takes on his scariest subjects yet --- business, investment, finance, and the political chicanery behind them.

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