Net Worth

Using the Internet for Personal Financial Planning


  • Carrie Mauriello, BA in English from Arizona State Universityindependent business consultant, venture capitalist

Carrie Mauriello invites readers to take maximum advantage of the Internet's plethora of financial resources with Net Worth, Second Edition. This book helps to make the electronic superhighway a personal partner in building wealth. This edition includes discussions and Web resources that examine financial planning as well as investment tools to aid readers in identifying the most promising strategies. This book reveals that the Internet is a robust, powerful and profitable resource. This volume is a must-have for the shrewd investor and financial partner.路 Helps the reader calculate net worth 路 Gives basics of capital accumulation路 Discusses a wide variety of investment tools, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, options, IPOs and futures路 Explains the fundamentals of life, health, disability, property, and liability insurance路 Covers debt, financing, taxes, education funding, retirement planning, home buying, and estate planningNet Worth Second Edition will also introduce readers to websites, books,. Magazines, on-line services, and more. The book comprises a primer on personal financial management and an exhaustive collection of finance-related tools, links, and resources available on the internet.
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anyone interested in personal finance; computer-savvy investors;


Book information

  • Published: September 2001
  • ISBN: 978-1-884133-83-1

Table of Contents

Introduction; Where Are You Starting? Calculating Your Net Worth; The Basics of Capital Accumulation;The Joy of Stocks;For the Rich and/or Brave: Stock Options, IPOs, and Commodities Futures; The Zen of Bonds; The Art of Mutual Funds; Insurance Fundamentals; What Are You Worth? The Art of Life InsuranceCalculating Risk: The Economics of Health and Disability Insurance;The Ground We Stand On: Property and Liability Insurance;Understanding the Different Kinds of Debt;Good Debt: Mortgage Debt;The Rip-Off of REvolving Credit Debt;College Loans and Other Solutions For Financing Higher Education;Financing Your Car;Basics of the U.S. Federal Income Tax;Tax Saving Techniques & the Art of Electronic Filing;Gimme Shelter: The Art of Tax-Sheltered Investments;Retirement Planning Using Employment-Related Investment Options;The Art of Homebuying;Estate Planning Fundamentals;