Paul Merriman is founder of Merriman Berkman Next, which manages more than $1.5 billion for more than 2,500 households throughout the United States. Merriman hosts Sound Investing, a weekly radio show that is archived online at www.SoundInvesting.com and was recently namedBest Financial Podcast by Money magazine.Merriman is also publisher and editor of FundAdvice.com, which was rated "Best of the Web" by Forbes in 2000, 2001, and 2002. Over the last decade, more than 35,000 people have attended Merriman's free workshops on how to prepare for retirement. He regularly speaks before such groups as the American Association of Individual Investors and certified public accountant state societies. He is frequently interviewed in local and national media.
Chapter 1 Why Investors Fail.
Chapter 2 Stress versus Success: A Tale of Two Investors.
Chapter 3 Lessons from Smart People.
Chapter 4 The Psychology of Successful Investing.
Chapter 5 Who Are You and What Are Your Goals?
Chapter 6 Your Ideal Portfolio.
Chapter 7 Profit from Real Estate and Small Companies.
Chapter 8 Value: Owning What Others Don’t Want.
Chapter 9 Putting the World to Work for You.
Chapter 10 Controlling Risks.
Chapter 11 Meet Your Enemies: Expenses and Taxes.
Chapter 12 Putting Your Ideal Portfolio to Work.
Chapter 13 Withdrawals: When Your Portfolio Starts Paying You.
Chapter 14 Hiring an Investment Adviser.
Chapter 15 Your Action Plan.
Chapter 16 My 500-Year Plan.
Appendix A Ten Lessons I Learned from John Bogle.
Appendix B Resources.
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