Investing QuickStart Guide: The Simplified Beginner's Guide to Successfully Navigating the Stock Market, Growing Your Wealth & Creating a Secure Financial Future (QuickStart Guides™ - Finance)

by: Ted D. Snow CFP MBA (0)

The Best Selling QuickStart Guide, Now In an Updated and Expanded 2nd Edition – Over 100 Pages of New Content, Including Updates to Reflect the Realities of Investing in 2022

The ONLY investing book that is written by a CFP® practitioner with 30+ years of investment experience.


Do you want to learn how to make your hard-earned money work for you?

Are you interested in learning how to create real wealth by harnessing the power of the stock market?

Have you ever dreamed of using stock market investing to create passive income retire early?

A robust investment strategy forms the basis of any wealth building journey—if your money isn’t working hard on your behalf, it’s slowly being devalued by inflation. It has never been easier—or more important—for everyday investors to get started investing in the stock market.

Bestselling author, advisor, and financial industry veteran Ted D. Snow CFP®, MBA brings over 30 years of experience to the pages of Investing QuickStart Guide. Presented in plain English and written with new investors in mind, Investing QuickStart Guide proves that with the right guidance anyone can find investing success and build the financial freedom we all deserve.


With over 100 pages of new material, Investing QuickStart Guide is updated and revised for an entirely new investing environment and includes:
  • A deeper dive into the asset classes that make up a robust portfolio including a thorough and expanded examination of investable real estate
  • An increased focus on managing—and reducing—your tax liabilities related to investment activities in light of new tax law developments
  • A tour of the pros and cons of new and emerging finance technologies (aka fintech) and an increased focus on ESG investing—the practice of Environmental, Social, and corporate Governance sustainable investing.

Discover the Secrets of Successfully Investing In:

  • Stocks (Including Dividend Paying Stocks!)
  • Mutual Funds
  • ETFS
  • Bonds
  • Index Funds
  • REITS and Real Estate
  • Commodities

Investing QuickStart Guide is Perfect For:

  • Beginners with Zero Prior Investing Experience

  • Reading alongside other popular financial books such as The Intelligent Investor, A Random Walk Down Wall Street, and The Little Book of Common-Sense Investing

  • Experienced Investors who Want to Go to the Next Level

  • Teaching anyone to invest in the stock market – even kids and teens!

Investing QuickStart Guide Covers:

  • Everything You Need to Know Before You Make Your First Trade!

  • How to Evaluate and Compare Stocks and Other Securities!

  • How Disciplined Approaches to Investing Can Lead to Early Retirement and Financial Freedom!

  • How National and Global Economic and Geopolitical Factors Can Influence Investment Prospects!

Ted D. Snow CFP®, MBA is also author of the best-selling book
Retirement Planning QuickStart Guide.

This book has been reviewed by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).


  • Portfolio Tracker Tool – Track your portfolio across multiple brokerages and measure financial goal completion

  • Asset Allocation Tool – Keep risk in check and monitor the health of your portfolio

  • Stock Selection Tool – Use the insights from super investors like Warren Buffett to copy their money-making moves

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The Reviews

Buy this book. It does not weigh you down with unnecessary equations, but still gives you the basic info you need to invest and talk about investments confidently. Great book.

Made a lot of money following this book's instructions on crypto and NFT investments. Great read and very helpful for those new to tech investments and shorting stocks through Robinhood.

Simple wording without all of the extra frills. Concise and to the point, yet written in such a way that beginners such as myself can understand. The other added bonus such as the Financial Goal Setting Workbook, is a plus. I highly recommend this book for persons with no prior knowledge who want to learn about stocks and investing.

In-depth easy to understand very informative

not enough subject matter

I used to make some money on the stock. But now I have a few stocks that I’ll make money. Simple stuff from a good guy. Thanks I have made 3 to 4 more times in each year!!!

Very informative.

After reading this book I know about the principal metrics when picking a new Stock, what are options, futures, shorting, ETFs, buying on margin, penny stocks, FOREX, commodities futures, some strategies and recommendations and a lot more. Of course, this is only the beginning of the knowledge necessary to be a successful trader or investing, but now at least I know the basics and understand things going forward.Also is very easy to read, with lots of examples, and just took me like 3 days to finish it.

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