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Making Sense of Investing: A Guide to the Essentials

PREFACE

Whether you are a new investor, or an experienced investor looking for a way to make sense of it all, this guide is for you. The guide will introduce you to a comprehensive investing strategy you can understand and put together step-by-step.

The Guide Will Enable You To:

Implement the five essentials of investing
Understand and manage risk
Evaluate and select mutual funds
Recognize and control the devastating effects of cost
Develop and write an Investment Policy Statement
Evaluate and choose an Investment Advisor
Locate a large collection of reference material



INTRODUCTION


CHAPTER 1: The Five Essentials


CHAPTER 2: Develop An Asset Allocation Plan


CHAPTER 3: How Diversification Works


CHAPTER 4: Diversifying A Portfolio With Asset Classes


CHAPTER 5: Costs are a BIG DEAL


CHAPTER 6: Building Your Portfolio - A look at the Options


CHAPTER 7: Rebalancing


CHAPTER 8: Formalize Your Investment Plan


CHAPTER 9: On Your Own Or Hire An Advisor


CHAPTER 10: Final Thoughts, References, Glossary




ACKNOWLEGMENTS

Many thanks to Jan Marks, Bob N. and Tim Wright for their invaluable help. Thanks to the Vanguard Diehards for helping me make some sense of it all. Special thanks to Taylor Larimore for his tireless assistance to others. And finally, thanks to Bill Schultheis, Larry Swedroe, Rick Ferri and all authors and contributors who are giving us the investing education we never had, and never knew about.



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