Ken Little is the stock investing writer for About.com and the author of 12 books on personal finance topics including Teach Yourself Investing in 24 Easy Lessons. His relaxed and informative style helps readers understand complex financial topics in a way that removes the fear factor that often accompanies tackling complex investment topics. In addition to being a personal finance author, Ken was the chief financial writer for a large mutual fund and has been a consultant to several large financial services companies. He's also served as the business editor of a major daily newspaper and Vice President of Marketing for a large financial services company.
The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Stock Investing Fast-Track gives readers exactly what they need to know in order to confidently invest in stocks on their own. Readers won't get bogged down with non-essential information, but will instead learn the critical fundamentals for picking and valuing stocks and intelligently managing a portfolio for long-term success. Readers learn how to evaluate various classes of stocks, how to improve their chances of success based on their personal level of risk, how to make a purchase, when to invest, and how to minimize their risk along the way. Many investing books give readers a lot of non-essential information; The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Stock Investing Fast-Track gives readers only the essentials so they can get moving and start investing right away.