The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need

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The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need


Having an assertive title as all-you-need reference material when participating in the financial market, “The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need” by Andrew Tobias, actually places its money where it truly counts. Often seen as a desired guide on finances by many investors and a following that has amassed to as much as a million people all over America, “The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need” provides readers with an in-depth and educational look into the world of stock markets. In addition, this book gives readers some invaluable knowledge on how to profit out of your investment ventures and even what to do after. “The Only Investment Guide” has been around for almost 40 years, but its contents still manages to hold relevance in the modern market environment.   

The first half of the book introduces the basics of how the stock markets work and what perspective to best approach it. The second half delves into how to manage wealth with spending strategies that would allow you to save money. All in all, Tobias has written a fully-fleshed and well-thought-out guide that is sure to hold its weight as the only one you can truly bank on.

About the Author

Born on the 20th of April 1947, Andrew Tobias is an American writer, highly acclaimed author as well as a contributor to various magazine publishing houses such as Esquire, Time, and New York. His other penned works include the New York Times’ bestseller Fire and Ice, The Charles Revson/Revlon Story, Getting By on $100,000, and The Invisible Bankers. 

Apart from his writing exploits, he was also a treasurer of the Democratic National Committee.

Table of Contents

  • Contents
  • Preface 
    • PartOne- Minimal Risk
      • If I’m So Smart, How Come This Book Won’t Make You Rich? 
      • A Penny Saved Is Two Pennies Earned 
      • You CAN Get By on $165,000 a Year 
      • Trust No One 
      • The Case for Cowardice 
      • Tax Strategies 
    • Part Two – The Stock Market
      • Meanwhile, Down at the Track 
      • Choosing (to Ignore) Your Broker 
      • Hot Tips, Inside Information-and Other Fine Points 
    • Part Three – Family Planning
      • What to Do If You Inherit a Million Dollars; What to Do Otherwise 
  • Appendixes
    • Earning 177% on Bordeaux 
    • How Much Life Insurance Do You Need? 
    • How Much Social Security Will You Get? 
    • A Few Words about the Budget and Our National Debt
    • Cocktail Party Financial Quips to Help You Feel Smug 
    • Selected Discount Brokers 
    • Selected Mutual Funds 
    • Fun with Compound Interest 
    • Still Not Sure What to Do? 
  • Index

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