The Wannabe Investor: 40 Must-Know Facts Before Buying Your First Stock

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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.56 inches | 1.09 pounds

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About the Author
ANN MARIE SABATH is the author of ten books, including the best-selling "What Self-Made Millionaires Do That Most People Don't." Her passion for investing was ignited during her ten life-changing years under the guidance of a seasoned stock market guru. Inspired by his six-decade fortune-building journey, she developed a keen understanding of investment principles and practical choices, which allowed her to build her own substantial nest egg. Today, Sabath dedicates her time to empowering individuals to create their own success through the content in "The Wannabe Investor" and her other books.

"For neophyte or casual investors, Sabath's book could well become a primer for how to get started while minimizing risk; the information is presented in a clear, sensible order, and the prose is personable and friendly, often illuminating certain principles with accounts from her own personal experience. . . . A cogent, warmly written guide to beginning investing."


"The Wannabe Investor is like having a chat with a friend who's navigated the complexities of investing. It takes the financial jargon and mystique out of the equation, making investing feel like something anyone can tackle. Through relatable anecdotes and a down-to-earth approach, the book demystifies the fears and uncertainties that often hold people back. Whether you're living paycheck to paycheck or wrestling with student debt, this guide feels like a reassuring conversation, nudging you toward a path of financial empowerment. In short, it transforms the intimidating world of investing into a friendly, relatable adventure for everyone."

-ERIK BETHEL, Former US Director, World Bank Board of Directors

"The Wannabe Investor should be on every investor's desk. As a former hedge fund portfolio manager, I wholeheartedly endorse the imperative for new investors to grasp the basics of buying stocks before venturing into the market. The foundation of a robust investment strategy rests upon a solid understanding of how stocks function, market dynamics, and risk management. The Wannabe Investor lays out these fundamental concepts clearly and concisely. It offers a roadmap for those embarking on their investment journey. Its content empowers newcomers with the knowledge necessary to make sound decisions and successfully navigate the stock market's intricacies."

-JAY NEWMAN, Author of Undermoney

"The Wannabe Investor offers readers a refreshing approach to a subject that too often combines boredom with muddle. Far from boring or muddled, Ann Marie Sabath offers new investors practical advice with remarkable clarity. Her work could help many who otherwise think of themselves as experienced."

-MILTON EZRATI, Chief Economist, Vested; Senior Contributor, Finance and Economics at Forbes; Author of Bite-Sized Investing

"This is the ultimate book about investing! The Wannabe Investor is a treasure trove of investing information. Sabath utilizes the real-life stories of people she's come across during her research to help illustrate, magnify, and prove her points. This book lays out financial nuts and bolts in a very understandable way."

-KEN MURRAY, Author of On Parr