About the Book

“The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need . . . actually lives up to its name.” — Los Angeles Times

“So full of tips and angles that only a booby or a billionaire could not benefit.” — New York Times

For nearly forty years, The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need has been a favorite finance guide, earning the allegiance of more than a million readers across America. This completely updated edition will show you how to use your money to your best advantage in today's financial marketplace, no matter what your means.

Using concise, witty, and truly understandable tips and explanations, Andrew Tobias delivers sensible advice and useful information on savings, investments, preparing for retirement, and much more.

About the Author

ANDREW TOBIAS is the author of twelve books, including the New York Times bestsellers Fire and Ice and The Invisible Bankers. He has been a regular contributor to such magazines as Time, New York, and Parade and cohosted the PBS series Beyond Wall Street.

About the Reviews

I purchased a very early edition of this book back in the 80's and you have to believe me, it changed my world. Sound, practical financial advice when you are starting out in life is an invaluable aid. I have since given away copies to all the young people I know as a graduation gift and like to think it has helped them start out on the right foot too.

I bought this update just to read Andy's insight into all the changes we are seeing in the financial arena and a quick review didn't disappoint me. I will finish reading it again cover to cover (OK I will skim some of it) by the weekend. After all when you are comfortably retired (fiscally and physically) you have time to indulge yourself with a good read.

BUY THIS BOOK!

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This is a great book for people looking to learn the basics of investing and saving money, if you're starting from zero. The author spends at least half of the book talking about day to day spending tips, like buying in bulk or purchasing cars that get good gas mileage. For someone like me who grew up in a thrifty family, a lot of this was common sense and I kind of flipped through to the latter half of the book where he talks about basic investment strategy. Spoiler alert: he advocates investing in index funds so if you're already in that camp you might not find a lot of extra information in this book. However, to me there were enough gems and clever tips that it was still worth it. Plus, he explains a lot of basic investing terms for people who are totally new to the subject.

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The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need should be required reading for anyone who wants to invest. I read the first edition back in the 1970s and it has been the foundation of my investments for the past 40 years. Do not invest a penny until you have read this book.

Product Info

Paperback: 318 pages
Publisher: Mariner Books; 2nd Updated ed. edition (April 26, 2016)
Language: English
Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 360 customer reviews

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