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The Whole Kitt & Caboodle: A Painless Journey to Investment Enlightenment
By Susan Laubach
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction
The best, least intimidating introduction to stock market investment for novice investors 11 and up. Readers follow the adventures of investment rookie Missy Kitt as she seeks employment from a down-and-out brokerage house and its floundering CEO, Mr. Caboodle. As she learns the secrets of the business, so too does the reader, as Kitt's ideas lead to a company turnaround.
Don't Max Out My 401K?
By Dale Maley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Contributing the maximum amount to your 401K has become the “holy grail” of the financial services industry. Several recent studies suggest that not everyone should max out their 401K. This short story explores whether or not you should max out your 401K.
How Do I Determine If I Have Saved Enough to Retire?
By Dale Maley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Many people are wondering if they are saving enough for retirement. Younger people want to know how much they need to save for retirement. Those people close to retirement want to know if they have already saved enough to retire. This short story identifies the basic retirement planning process with specific examples. You can determine whether or not your retirement plan is on track or not.
Got My First Job and How Do I Handle the 401K?
By Dale Maley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Many high school or college graduates start work and run into a 401K for the first time. This short story explains the very basics of 401Ks. This story will help new workers to understand the basic concepts of 401K investing.
Is Saving 10% of My Gross Income Good Enough?
By Dale Maley
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The old financial planning rule-of-thumb is to save 10% of gross income. With the demise of traditional pension plans and Social Security on shaky financial ground, it is time to revisit the 10% rule-of-thumb. This short story explores the 10% rule-of-thumb and updates it for the 21st Century. You will learn the correct target for your own personal savings rate.
How Do I Maximize Retirement Income From My Portfolio?
By Dale Maley
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Conventional financial planning wisdom assumes that retirees can withdraw a maximum of an inflation adjusted 4% of their retirement portfolio every year. Some recent research indicates the 4% safe withdrawal rate rule can be increased by following some decision based rules. This short story explores this recent research and illustrates how to maximize the income from a retirement portfolio.
Contribute to My Bad 401K or Go Taxable?
By Dale Maley
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Millions of Americans are stuck with poor 401K plans. These 401K plans have low employer matching ratios and very high annual expenses. At some point, it becomes better to simply invest in low cost index funds in a taxable account versus using the poor 401K. This story explores this problem and the trade-offs between a poor 401K and a taxable account.
How Do I Design My Own Financial Plan?
By Dale Maley
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Many Americans have long-term financial goals including paying for their children’s college or their own retirement. Studies have shown you are more likely to achieve your goals if you write them down. This short story shows how to develop your own personal financial plan. It includes a template that you can modify to fit your needs.
How to Read Your Way to Financial Wealth
By Dale Maley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This story provides a process map or flow chart for the entire financial planning process. Each process step in the flow chart then becomes a separate chapter. For each chapter, a list of the best books, articles, and short stories are given so you can explore each step in more detail. This short story will give you a process for improving your financial wealth.
A Guide to Self Employment: Path to Professional Freedom
By Manas Das
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Chronicles of a self employed consultant who learnt it the hard way and survived. Consider this the "Hitchhiker's guide to the Galaxy" for self employment.