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Investments for Beginners
Stocks, bonds, mutual funds, futures, options, derivatives, warrants, commodities - hogs bellies? Head spinning yet? Feeling intimidated by the investment lingo? If you are a novice investor, here are some books and recommended websites to help you get started.
  • Asset Allocation for Dummies (332.6 Mic)
  • Bitcoin For Dummies (332.178 Pry)
    The clear, quick, easy-to-follow guide to getting started with bitcoin.
  • Bulls, Bears and Pigs: How to Find Balance in Your Financial Life  (332.024010971 COR)
  • Dividend Stocks for Dummies (332.6322 Car)
    This hands-on guide gives you expert information and advice to successfully add divident stocks to your investment portfolio.
  • Financial Statements Demystified (657.3 Kra)
    ,”this easy to follow guide defines basic financial statement terminology and explains the components of the four most common financial statements: income statement, balance sheet, statement of stockholders equity and statemetn of cash flows.”
  • Gimme my Money Back (332.024 Vel)
    your guide to beating the financial crisis
  • Gold Investing For Beginners (332.632 Gol)
    An opportunity for huge gains or a bubble about to burst?
  • Guide to Financial Markets (332.64 Lev)
    This book explains why the different financial markets exist, how they work and who trades in them and gives a run down of the factors that affect prices and rates.
  • How You Can Trade Like A Pro (332.6 Pot)
    Breaking into options, futures, stocks and ETFs
  • How To Eat An Elephant (332.024 Wig)
    Financial planning is best approached one bite at a time. This Toronto based financial planner shows how to pull it off in four hours a month.
  • How To Grow Your Own Money: The No-Nonsense Guide For The Independent Investor (332.678 Mec)
    This book gives practical guidance from a highly successful, fellow independent investor using trusted techniques that show how you can do it too.
  • How To Make Money In Stocks (332.6322 Smi)
    Gives first-hand accoutns explaining the ins and outs of applying CAN SLIM in real situtions, in the real market.
  • How to Make Money In Stocks : Getting Started (332.6322 Gal)
    A guide to putting “Can Slim” concepts into action.
  • How To Profit From The Next Bull Market (332.6 Dus)
    A complete resource for Canadians seeking to master the stock market and secure their financial futures.
  • How To Speak Money (330.14 Lan)
    Lanchester reveals how the world of finance really works: from the terms and conditions of your personal checking account to the evasions of bankers appearing in front of Congress.
  • Investing 101 (332.6 Cag)
    From stocks and bonds to ETFs and IPOs, an essential primer on building a profitable portfolio.
  • Investment Banking For Dummies (332.66 Kra)
    Grasp and apply the fundamentals of investment banking.
  • Loonie To Toonie: Financial Basics For Canadians (332.60971 Dea)
    Learning about investing has never been this easy!
  • Penny Stocks For Dummies (332.6322 Lee)
    Arms you with the information you need before considering an investment in penny stocks.
  • Rich At Thirty (332.024 Sco)
    This guide will help you grow your money and empower you to create an awesome and affordable future for yourself.
  • Stock Investing for Canadians for Dummies  (332.6322 DAG)
  • The Everything Investing Book (332.6780973 Cag)
    learn to navigate the financial markets with confidence and watch your money grow!
  • The Motley Fool Million Dollar Portfolio (332.6322 Gar)
    How to build and grow a panic-proof investment portfolio.
  • The Winning Investor’s Guide To Making Money In Any Market (332.6 Hor)
    ,”Tried and true strategies to invest like a pro.”
  • Wealth Planning Strategies For Canadians (346.71052 Wea)
    This is the book that starts where you do - with a specific life scenario.
Magazines & Newsletters
  • Money Sense
    Canadian magazine offering practical advice on personal finance and investment.
  • Money
    American magazine giving ideas and tips on family money management.
  • Canadian Money Saver
    Aims to boost and protect Canadians sources of income.
Web Sites
  • Advice for Investors
    Publisher of the Investment Reporter, Investors Digest of Canada, MoneyLetter and TaxLetter aims to be the "largest provider of investment advisory services in Canada."
  • CNN Money
    News and tips on personal finance and investment.
  • Financial Literacy For Canadians
    The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada has created a website with information, tools and resources to strengthen the financial capability of Canadians.
  • Get Smarter About Money
    ,”GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca is a website founded by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) that provides unbiased and independent financial tools to help you make better financial decisions.”
  • Globe Investor
    Globe and Mail’s comprehensive site for investors.
  • Investopedia
    good site for novice investors with tutorials and stock trading simulations
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  • Yahoo! Canada Finance
    Good for novice investors with access to investment guides and financial resources to get you started with stocks, bonds, mutual funds and other investment vehicles.
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