Reaching financial goals; advice from finance industry experts about saving, investing, and managing money...9780780809871
Reaching financial goals; advice from finance industry experts about saving, investing, and managing money...
Ed. by Karen Bellenir.
Personal finance series
This guide for anyone interested in managing their finances details how to identify and reach financial goals using cash investments, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and annuities. It compiles documents and excerpts from publications issued between 1998 and 2007 by the Bureau of Public Debt, Commodity Futures Trading Commission The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the federal regulatory agency for futures trading, was established by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of 1974 (88 Stat. 1389; 7 U.S.C.A. 4a), approved October 23, 1974. , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), an independent U.S. federal executive agency designed to promote public confidence in banks and to provide insurance coverage for bank deposits up to $100,000. (FDIC FDIC
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See Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). ), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC FTC
See Federal Trade Commission (FTC). ), the US Department of Labor, and the US Securities and Exchange Commission, among others. Documents explain short and long-term objectives, budgeting and saving, financing college and retirement, estate planning Estate Planning
The overall planning of a person's wealth, including the preparation of a will and the planning of taxes after the individual's death.
Contrary to popular belief, estate planning involves much more than preparing a will, and it is not only for the , couples and money, working with financial advisors, how the market for securities functions, and how to research investment opportunities. Some topics are also geared toward experienced investors, such as the risks and benefits of margin buying, after-hours trading, and day trading. Fraud and unscrupulous practices like identity theft are also discussed.
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