|About the Book|
Interested in the short version of succeeding in investing? Investing Isn’t Rocket Science summarizes wisdom from a long-term investor in simple yet profound statements to remember. Each statement is followed by an explanation of why this particularMoreInterested in the short version of succeeding in investing? Investing Isn’t Rocket Science summarizes wisdom from a long-term investor in simple yet profound statements to remember. Each statement is followed by an explanation of why this particular rule is true, useful, and applicable.Ready to start investing, but not sure where to begin? Been investing for a while, but finding it hard to sort through mountains of information? Need encouragement to stick with your investing plan? Investing Isn’t Rocket Science can help you get started, decide what’s relevant to your situation, and resist the sort of temptations that lead to poor investing results.The author really is a rocket scientist and knows that successful investing doesn’t require the kind of skill, smarts, or effort that rocket science does. The good news is that there are easy ways to invest that require remarkably little effort and skill. Applied conscientiously over time and with a little luck, methods like index fund investing and dollar cost averaging will produce results that are often better than more complicated investing schemes. The tough part is often sticking with the plan, avoiding panic, and filtering out the noise in the financial media.Investing Isn’t Rocket Science is a based around a set of short and sometimes humorous sayings that the author has developed to keep her investing plans on track. These are the things she tells herself when she feels distracted, discouraged, or tempted to do something stupid. You can use these sayings to get started with an investment plan, to fine tune an existing plan, or just keep yourself on track.