From the Back Cover
Get up to speed with new strategies, tools, and resources
Gain control of your investments and pay less in fees and commissions — here’s how
Whether you’ve invested online before or you’re planning to start, this plain-English guide will steer you around the jargon and past the pitfalls. Uncover the best investing resources online, find out if you’re earning enough to offset risks, and use online tools to see whether replacing assets in your portfolio will cost you at tax time.
Discover how to
– Build an online investment information system
– Analyze and choose stocks and bonds
– Find appropriate investments
– Track your portfolio
– Avoid costly traps and unnecessary risks
About the Author
Kathleen Sindell is the author of Managing Your Money Online For Dummies
(Wiley, 2004), Safety Net: Protecting Your Business on the Internet (Wiley, 2002), Loyalty Marketing for the Internet Age (Dearborn, 2000), The Unofficial Guide to Buying a Home Online (Hungry Minds, 2000), and A Hands-On Guide to Mortgage Banking Internet Sites, a separate directory published by Mortgage Banking Magazine (2000, 1999, 1998, 1997). Dr. Sindell is a contributing author to the Encyclopedia of Computer Science (Groves Dictionaries Inc., 2000) and the online investing columnist for Investor Direct magazine (1999). She is the author of The Handbook of Real Estate Lending (McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, 1996). Dr. Sindell is an expert on electronic commerce and is an adjunct faculty member at the Johns Hopkins University MBA program. She is the former Associate Director of the Financial Management and Commercial Real Estate Programs for the University of Maryland, University College Graduate School of Management & Technology.
Dr. Sindell provides consulting and publications about management, finance,
security, and real estate in the e-commerce environment. Her goal is to
improve the quality of life and economic well-being of people and business
organizations by providing information that they might not otherwise have
She received her B.A. in Business from Antioch University, an MBA in Finance
from the California State University at San Jose, and a PhD in Administration
and Management from Walden University, Institute for Advanced Studies.