Description : This jargon-free resource explains the who, what, why, and where of contemporary personal finance in simple, easy-to-grasp language, covering the key people, events, terms, tools, policies, and products that make up modern money management.
Description : This jargon-free resource explains the who, what, why, and where of contemporary personal finance in simple, easy-to-grasp language, covering the key people, events, terms, tools, policies, and products that make up modern money management. • Supplies accessible, comprehensive financial information that explains complex topics in simple language • Shows the relationship between personal finance and everyday life, from renting an apartment to saving for retirement • Answers a wide variety of personal finance questions • Provides a resource suitable for both personal and scholarly use
Description : This book covers the proceedings from the 2016 International Symposium on Chaos, Complexity and Leadership, and reflects current research results of chaos and complexity studies and their applications in various fields. Included are research papers in the fields of applied nonlinear methods, modeling of data and simulations, as well as theoretical achievements of chaos and complex systems. Also discussed are leadership and management applications of chaos and complexity theory.
Description : A comprehensive four-volume resource that explains more than 800 topics within the foundations of economics, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and global economics, all presented in an easy-to-read format. • Provides readers with a comprehensive one-stop reference source on the subject of economics that serves as an easy-to-read "textbook" • Presents more than 800 entries in four books that address economics foundations, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and global economics as well as a glossary and a documents section • Spotlights the concepts, movements, events, people, organizations, places, and objects relevant to the study of economics at the macro, micro, and global levels • Includes excerpts from key court and legislative documents that influenced the U.S. economy
Description : This e-only volume expands and updates the original 4-volume Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World (2011), offering a wide range of new entries and new multimedia content. The entries reflect such developments as the Arab Spring that brought women's issues in the Islamic world into sharp relief, the domination of female athletes among medal winners at the London 2012 Olympics, nine more women joining the ranks of democratically elected heads of state, and much more. The 475 articles in this e-only update (accompanied by photos and video clips) supplement the themes established in the original edition, providing a vibrant collection of entries dealing with contemporary women's issues around the world.
Description : Investing in index funds is a proven way to grow your earnings into lifelong financial security. Learn this widely regarded, easy to implement index fund investing approach. You will (likely) beat 60 percent to 70 percent of active mutual fund managers investing with this index fund approach, and this Nobel Prize winning theory is easy to set up and manage. This is not a get rich scheme, but a practical investing approach anyone can implement, follow and administer for the long haul. Does this sound like you? Are you worried about your financial future? Would you like a method to set up your finances for success now, and financial security later? Do you feel like you lack time and knowledge to properly manage your money? Have you made money mistakes in the past? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this investing blueprint offers a solution to your money planning concerns. Practically, I understand that beating investment pros is great, but even more important than that is understanding how to invest to reach your personal investment goals. Here's how you'll benefit and what you'll learn from this investing blueprint: The index fund investing approach that helps you reach your financial goals. Enough investing knowledge to create your own investment strategy and avoid making poor choices. Explanations of common money terms, to increase your investing literacy. The skill to determine whether you need an advisor, and what to look for if you want additional financial guidance. An understanding of how you'll respond to the ups and downs in the investing markets and, more importantly, how to invest so you'll be comfortable and not racked with money worries during all economic scenarios. How to narrow down the field of mutual fund and exchange traded funds (ETFs) into a manageable number. A clear picture of which investments to choose with sample portfolios to guide you. How to integrate your workplace retirement account with your other financial accounts. A plan to maintain your investment portfolio for the long term, in minimal time, so you'll have the money you need for your financial goals, now and later. With this book, you have in hand a map for an investment approach that beats most professional active mutual fund managers. But more importantly, you'll learn to maximize your investment returns using research-based proven investing strategies. Take a few hours to set up your investments today, in order to build wealth to spend on what's important to you later.
Description : Each updated edition of this detailed resource identifies nearly 35,000 live, print and electronic sources of information listed under more than 1,100 alphabetically arranged subjects -- industries and business concepts and practices. Edited by business information expert James Woy.