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The Geometry of Wealth: How to Shape a Life of Money and Meaning The Geometry of Wealth: How to Shape a Life of Money and Meaning
by Brian Portnoy

In The Geometry of Wealth, behavioral finance expert Brian Portnoy delivers an inspired answer, building on the critical distinction between being rich and being wealthy. While one is an unsatisfying treadmill, the other is the ability to underwrite a meaningful life, however one chooses to define that. Truly viewed, wealth is funded contentment.



Trend Following, 5th Edition: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear and Black Swan Markets Trend Following, 5th Edition: How to Make a Fortune in Bull, Bear and Black Swan Markets
by Michael W. Covel

Want to take the financial journey to a new investing philosophy that might very well affect the rest of your moneymaking life? No one can guarantee the yellow brick road, but Michael Covel promises the red pill will leave you wide awake



The Cross-Border Family Wealth Guide: Advice on Taxes, Investing, Real Estate, and Retirement for Global Families in the U.S. and Abroad The Cross-Border Family Wealth Guide: Advice on Taxes, Investing, Real Estate, and Retirement for Global Families in the U.S. and Abroad
by Andrew Fisher

The Cross-Border Family Wealth Guide is the long-awaited financial handbook for cross border families, with expert insight from a financial advisor who specializes in expat issues. Whether you're an American living abroad, or foreign-born and living in the U.S., this book demystifies the complex issues surrounding the worldwide tax system.



J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017: For Preparing Your 2016 Tax Return J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017: For Preparing Your 2016 Tax Return
by J.K. Lasser Institute

J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017 puts America's most trusted tax advice to work to help you with your 2016 tax return. Reader-friendly and easy to use, this book answers your most pressing questions to help you maximize your tax savings.



A Capitalist's Lament: How Wall Street Is Fleecing You and Ruining America A Capitalist's Lament: How Wall Street Is Fleecing You and Ruining America
by Leland Faust

Leland Faust unmasks Wall Street's unsavory tactics in powerful detail by giving readers a high-level view of how the financial services industry misleads them, overcharges them, and exposes them to needless risk. He documents the financial industry's alluring come-ons, airbrushed risks, high-stakes gambling, half-truths, misleading statements, outlandish predictions, tricks to overcharge customers, bad deals, and outright fraud by the most prominent and renowned of Wall Street's players.



Soul Over Matter: Ancient and Modern Wisdom and Practical Techniques to Create Unlimited Financial Abundance Soul Over Matter: Ancient and Modern Wisdom and Practical Techniques to Create Unlimited Financial Abundance
by Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha

Combine ancient Eastern and modern Western wisdom, mix in proven techniques from both a CEO and a legendary soul healer, and you get Soul Over Matter. Designed for readers at every level of economic experience, this book gives you a unique and powerful path to financial abundance.



50 Plus!: Critical Career Decisions for the Rest of Your Life 50 Plus!: Critical Career Decisions for the Rest of Your Life
by Robert L. Dilenschneider

Whether you intend to find a new career direction, grow within the field you know, start your own business, or are finally ready to realize a long-held dream, this inspiring and fact-filled guide provides a game plan for success.



The Safe Investor: How to Make Your Money Grow in a Volatile Global Economy The Safe Investor: How to Make Your Money Grow in a Volatile Global Economy
by Tim McCarthy

Expert investor Timothy McCarthy helps guide the reader along a straightforward path to investment success by telling engaging and actual stories to illustrate each of his seven lessons of successful investing.



Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die
by Eric Siegel

Predictive analytics is the science that unleashes the power of data. With this technology, the computer literally learns from data how to predict the future behavior of individuals. In this rich, entertaining primer, former Columbia University professor and Predictive Analytics World co-founder Eric Siegel reveals the power and perils of prediction



J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2013: For Preparing Your 2012 Tax Return J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2013: For Preparing Your 2012 Tax Return
by J.K. Lasser Institute

This reliable reference, written by a team of tax specialists includes filing tips to help preparers plan and file their 2012 tax return in the most efficient way possible. It covers some of the most important topics associated with taxes, such as what to report as income; how preparers can save on taxes as well as what deductions they can claim.



When Life Strikes: Weathering Financial Storms When Life Strikes: Weathering Financial Storms
by Cal Brown

What will I do if I lose my career, spouse, parents or health? These are just a few questions Cal Brown urges you to ask yourself in this book. In straightforward and accessible terms, he address the countless scenarios we must face and provides strategies to cope with the financial impact of these "life strike" moments. By preparing and planning ahead, we can make difficult decisions now.



Bank on Yourself: The Life-Changing Secret to Protecting Your Financial Future Bank on Yourself: The Life-Changing Secret to Protecting Your Financial Future
by Pamela Yellen

The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and BusinessWeek bestseller Bank On Yourself: The Life-Changing Secret to Growing and Protecting Your Financial Future reveals the secrets to taking back control of your financial future that Wall Street, banks, and credit card companies don't want you to know.