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This book will answer all the financial and legal questions that can arise when caring for the elderly, including: How do you plan for the management of the elder's affairs should he become incompetent in the future? Is the proper insurance being carried or can it be restructured to reduce expenses? How much money can I give my elders without impacting government aid? What are the goals of estate tax planning? These questions and more will be answered in the comprehensive 250 Questions format. Whether you are caring full- or part-time for an aging parent, friend, or neighbor, you'll find all the answers you need in this compact guide.
How can you provide a financially sound future for your loved ones while avoiding estate planning or even making a will? Are you unsure about how to effectively plan for the disposition of your assets?
Estate planning is essential--no matter how much money or property you intend to leave to your heirs
Whether you're looking to buy foreclosed property as an investment-or as your dream home, The 250 Questions Everyone Should Ask About Buying Foreclosures provides you with the essential questions and answers including how to: Decide if a foreclosure purchase is right for you Learn the foreclosure rules particular to your state Find thousands of property listings before anyone else Place the perfect bid at auctions Buy properties during various stages of the foreclosure process Get an initial investment together This one-of-a-kind guide will explain everything you need to know to get in on-and profit from-this lucrative real estate opportunity. Lita Epstein, MBA, excels at translating complex financial topics critical to people's everyday life. She has more than a dozen books on the market, including The 250 Questions You Need to Ask to Avoid Foreclosure, Streetwise(r) Crash Course MBA, Streetwise(r) Retirement Planning, and Alpha Teach Yourself Retirement Planning in 24 Hours. She was the content director for the financial services Web site MostChoice. com and managed the site Investing for Women. She also wrote TipWorld's Mutual Fund Tip of the Day in addition to columns about mutual fund trends for numerous websites. She lives in Poinciana, FL.
This one-of-a-kind guide will explain everything you need to know to get in on-and profit from-this lucrative real estate opportunity.
The fast and easy way to master the art of bookkeepingIf you're a business owner or an employee who manages finances, the latest edition of Bookkeeping For Dummies is for you. This handy guide gives you clear and concise information on how to keep track of accounts, prepare balance sheets, organize ledgers or journals, create financial statements, and so much more. Packed with the most up-to-date bookkeeping practices, tax information, and small-business laws, Bookkeeping For Dummies is an accessible, invaluable resource you'll turn to again and again.Accurate and complete bookkeeping is crucial to any -business owner--but jumping in headfirst without knowing your accounts from your balance sheets can confuse even the most astute businessperson. That's where Bookkeeping For Dummies helps! Written in the familiar and friendly tone that has defined the For Dummies brand for more than twenty years, this clear and comprehensive guide covers everything you'll encounter as you set out to tackle your company's books, ensuring you're on the right track and saving you tons of headaches along the way. So what are you waiting for? It's time to hit the books!Offers easy-to-follow instructions to keep track of your business' financial well-beingCovers managing assets and liabilitiesIncludes updated QuickBooks screenshots and Excel spreadsheetsProvides guidance on producing balance sheets and creating financial statementsWhether you're just starting out with bookkeeping--or a bookkeeper who needs to brush up on your skills--Bookkeeping For Dummies sets you up for success.
Are you finding that your invoices and bank statements pile up every month, untouched and shied away from? Does your accountant spend more time on basic bookkeeping than on minimising your tax bill? If you're a small business owner who wants to take financial matters into your own hands, look no further. Bookkeeping for Dummies will guide you through all the basic skills needed to keep your business efficient and cost-effective - from tracking your transactions and keeping ledgers, to producing balance sheets and satisfying the taxman at year-end. Learn to manage your finances painlessly and clearly, and master the art of bookkeeping! The book will be adapted from the current US edition of Bookkeeping for Dummies. Existing content will be revised to reflect essential UK information.
The easiest way to master the art of bookkeeping. Accurate bookkeeping is crucial to every business - but few people relish the task. This straight-talking guide simplifies every aspect of financial record keeping, walking you through all the basic skills you need. From tracking transactions and keeping ledgers to producing balance sheets and year-end reports, this book makes bookkeeping your best friend in business.
The easy way to get a handle on bookkeepingAccurate and complete bookkeeping is crucial to any business owner, but it's also important to those who work with the business, such as investors, financial institutions, and employees. Bookkeeping For Dummies provides the easy and painless way to master this critical skill.You'll get clear and concise information on keeping track of transactions, figuring out balance sheets, keeping ledgers or journals, creating financial statements, and operating accounts for businesses, along with practices and examples to hone your skills. Plus, the bonus CD includes samples of bookkeeping forms, working papers, letters, resources, and spreadsheets.Keeping track of transactionsFiguring out the balance sheetKeeping a ledger and journalCreating financial statementsOperating accounts for businessesRecognizing assets and liabilitiesUp-to-date tax informationChanges in small business regulationsAdditional and complementary examplesDemonstration problemsTrue/false and multiple-choice questions and scenariosWhether you're a professional or a student looking to expand your skills, Bookkeeping Kit For Dummies is a one-stop resource for anyone interested in this ever-growing occupation.
The comprehensive, six-books-in-one package Canadian investors can trust with their moneyDesigned for those investors who are already familiar with the fundamentals of the investment process and are looking to take their finances to the next level, Building Wealth All-in-One For Canadians For Dummies, is a higher-end title that will make diversifying your portfolio--the key to successful investing--a cinch. Offering readers a wealth of information on investment techniques, along with options ranging from stocks and mutual funds to trading on the Foreign Exchange and buying investment properties, the book is:Fully up-to-date and packed with current contentWritten by Canadian authors who understand Canadian financesFilled with everything you need to know about investingThe ultimate resource for Canadian investors looking to make more profitable investment decisions, Building Wealth For Canadians For Dummies All-in-One is the book you need to take the next step towards increasing your wealth.
Company financial reports are a key resource for investors, helping them uncover priceless information about a company's profitability, or lack thereof, from the figures as well as through other non-monetary indicators. Details of lawsuits, changes in accounting methods, liquidations, and mergers and acquisitions can all be ways of detecting red flags if you know where to look.However the jargon and financial footnotes in financial reports can be difficult to decipher, and this For Dummies guide on the subject will help readers to understand company reports and make sensible investment choices based on publicly held information.Taking you step-by-step through the finer points of financial reports, this straightforward guide will help you get to grips with the most accurate way to wade through the numbers, judge a company's performance, and make profitable investment decisions.This UK Adaptation focuses on the UK financial market, with the FTSE index as the focus of the book.
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Discover how to decipher financial reportsEspecially relevant in today's world of corporate scandals and new accounting laws, the numbers in a financial report contain vitally important information about where a company has been and where it is going.Packed with new and updated information, Reading Financial Reports For Dummies, 3rd Edition gives you a quick but clear introduction to financial reports-and how to decipher the information in them.New information on the separate accounting and financial reporting standards for private/small businesses versus public/large businessesNew content to match SEC and other governmental regulatory changesNew information about how the analyst-corporate connection has actually changed the playing fieldThe impact of corporate communications and new technologiesNew examples that reflect current trendsUpdated websites and resourcesReading Financial Reports For Dummies is for investors, traders, brokers, managers, and anyone else who is looking for a reliable, up-to-date guide to reading financial reports effectively.
Written by a team of business and fi nance experts, Starting & Running a Business All-In-One For Dummies is a complete guide to every aspect of setting up and growing a successful business. Featuring straight-talking advice on everything from business planning and marketing, managing staff and dealing with legal issues, to bookkeeping and taking care of tax obligations, this book is your one-stop guide to turning your business plans into profit.
Being laid off is a traumatic event. Here is a practical guide to dealing with the tough questions a layoff poses. Using a week-to-week timeline, this book will show downsized workers how to reorganize schedules, set financial and organizational priorities, and go for their next job with confidence and enthusiasm.
Make informed trading decisions regardless of the market's conditionSavvy traders can make money in both up and down markets. Trading For Dummies is for investors at all levels who are looking for a clear guide to successfully trading stocks in any type of market. It is also for investors who have experience trading and who are looking for new, proven methods to enhance the profitability of their investments.This no-nonsense guide presents a proven system for analyzing stocks, trends, and indicators and setting a buy-and-sell range beforehand to decrease risk in any type of market. It stresses the practice of position trading, conducting technical analysis on a company and its performance, and utilizing research methods that enable the trader to strategically select both an entry and exit point before a stock is even purchased. This updated guide features updated stock charts, position trading tips and techniques, and fresh ways to analyze trends and indicators.Shows you how to take your portfolio to a higher levelExplains how to assume more risk, reap more benefits, and build a portfolioThis edition includes a new chapter on High Frequency TradingTrading For Dummies gives experienced and novice traders and investors alike the most-up-to-date information on trading wisely in any market.
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