Simple Money: Habits and Rules for Saving and Investing that Build Wealth for Everybody

9781479233892: Simple Money: Habits and Rules for Saving and Investing that Build Wealth for Everybody

Simple Money provides straightforward rules and habits that enable all of us to gain financial freedom. At the highest level, the idea is simply to spend less than you earn and invest the difference. Simple Money fleshes out the details of managing costs and selecting investments. Clearly written chapters spell out which investments are acceptable, which are not, and the principles you should always consider. The reader needs no prior financial knowledge other than familiarity with a checking account.

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Principles of Acceptable Investments

  1. Stay within your risk tolerance
  2. Be prepared to suffer a complete loss on any risky investment
  3. Know what you are buying
  4. All investments must be liquid
  5. Make only those investments the values of which you can follow on a daily basis
  6. Never borrow money to make investments
  7. Diversify your investments

About the Author:

Dr. Pimbley, Principal of Maxwell Consulting, is a financial consultant with expertise in financial risk management as well as modeling, risk, and valuation analysis of financial asset types including structured products, derivatives, currencies, and debt of corporate, financial, municipal, and sovereign entities. His experience includes leadership of business groups, information technology, enterprise risk management, and quantitative modeling teams. In a prominent consulting engagement from 2009 to 2010, Dr. Pimbley served as a lead investigator for the Examiner appointed by the Lehman bankruptcy court to resolve numerous issues pertaining to history’s largest bankruptcy. His work yielded important findings for funding, leverage, collateral, liquidity, and valuation challenges that led to the Lehman bankruptcy. Other activities during this period included direct contact with clients (hedge funds, private equity firms, financial institutions) and review of client activities to formulate and execute beneficial advisory projects. Special focus was on derivative transactions and structured products. From 2004 to 2008 Dr. Pimbley was Executive Vice President and Head of Institutional Risk of ACA Capital Holdings (ACA), a hybrid financial products and insurance company with risk positions and assets under management exceeding $90 billion reporting to the CEO and to the Board of Directors. At ACA he was responsible for firm-wide, enterprise risk management (ERM), quantitative modeling, information technology, and data integrity. Other financial roles from 1993 to 2004 gave Dr. Pimbley direct experience and expertise in all derivative products with emphasis on credit derivatives, bond insurance, all forms of asset-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations, derivative trading and counterparty risk, and investment contracts. Prior to his 20 years in the financial world, Dr. Pimbley established a 13-year career in physics, mathematics, and engineering. With a doctorate in theoretical physics, he researched and developed new microelectronic (semiconductor) devices and taught courses (as an assistant professor) in mathematical modeling, numerical computing, probability, statistics, advanced calculus, differential equations, and complex analysis. Dr. Pimbley is a member of the Editorial Board of Risk Professional and co-authored a book, Advanced CMOS Process Technology, describing the manufacture of silicon semiconductor microelectronic devices.

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