Anatomy of the Bear

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

Anatomy of the Bear Anatomy of the Bear How does one spot the bottom of a bear market? What brings a bear to its end? There are few more important questions to be answered in modern finance. Looking at the four occasions when US equities were particularly cheap - 1921, 1932, 1949 and 1982 - Russell Napier sets out to answer these questions by analyzing every article in the . . . more »

Anatomy of the Bear

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

Anatomy of the Bear Anatomy of the Bear How does one spot the bottom of a bear market? What brings a bear to its end? There are few more important questions to be answered in modern finance. Looking at the four occasions when US equities were particularly cheap - 1921, 1932, 1949 and 1982 - Russell Napier sets out to answer these questions by analyzing every article in the . . . more »

FAFSA Deadline for Cal Grants: March 2, 2013

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

The deadline to submit a FAFSA application for priority consideration of Cal Grants is March 2, 2013. If you'd like help with your application, there will be a hands on workshop at Campbell Library, Thursday, February 28 from 4 to 5:30 PM in the Community Room. If you're planning to go to a community college, the deadline is September 2, 2013. Deadlines vary for private . . . more »

What Works on Wall Street

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

What Works on Wall Street What Works on Wall Street Now in its second decade of helping investors succeed with stocks, "What Works on Wall Street" continues to provide the most effective investing strategies, presenting incontrovertible data on what works and what doesn't. Updated with current statistics and brand-new features, "What Works on Wall Street" offers data on almost 90 years of market performance, including: Stocks ranked by market capitalization . . . more »

What Works on Wall Street

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

What Works on Wall Street What Works on Wall Street Now in its second decade of helping investors succeed with stocks, "What Works on Wall Street" continues to provide the most effective investing strategies, presenting incontrovertible data on what works and what doesn't. Updated with current statistics and brand-new features, "What Works on Wall Street" offers data on almost 90 years of market performance, including: Stocks ranked by market capitalization . . . more »

Making College Affordable

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

Are you planning to attend college or graduate school this Fall and are wondering how to pay for it? The Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) and Mission College Financial Aid Office will hold several hands-on workshops for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The workshops will be held in an open house format. To fill out the FAFSA online as completely as possible . . . more »

Get Schooled on Understanding Investments

Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

cover from teaching company product Take this Teaching Company Course on basic personal finance information from Duke University professor of economics, Connel Fullencamp. Understanding Investments is one of the many wonderful economics classes available from the library. What are your most important financial goals? Sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? Having the freedom to not worry about whether you can afford to buy a new . . . more »

Get Schooled on Understanding Investments

Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

cover from teaching company product Take this Teaching Company Course on basic personal finance information from Duke University professor of economics, Connel Fullencamp. Understanding Investments is one of the many wonderful economics classes available from the library. What are your most important financial goals? Sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? Having the freedom to not worry about whether you can afford to buy a new . . . more »

Moody Markets

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2012 by sccl_smart_investing

Moods And Markets: A New Way To Invest In Good Times And In Bad Using the author’s “Horizon Preference” theory, this book answers many of the questions every investor wants answered. Why do I tend to get into and out of the market at the wrong times? Why are professionals prone to the exact same problems? Why do financial crises happen? Is there a way to approximately measure where we are in the overall market cycle? While building on . . . more »

Moody Markets

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2012 by sccl_smart_investing

Moods And Markets: A New Way To Invest In Good Times And In Bad Using the author’s “Horizon Preference” theory, this book answers many of the questions every investor wants answered. Why do I tend to get into and out of the market at the wrong times? Why are professionals prone to the exact same problems? Why do financial crises happen? Is there a way to approximately measure where we are in the overall market cycle? While building on . . . more »

Veterans--Can We Help You?

Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 by sccl_smart_investing

Life after the Military We have some great resources for veterans transitioning back to civilian life including Janelle Hill's book Life after the Military This book was created by extracting valuable material from federal Web sites and supplementing it with original content as necessary. This robust compilation of information covers essential topics ranging from embarking on a new career, starting a business, furthering education, finding a home, insurance, benefits, . . . more »

Learn from Rich Dad and Poor Dad

Posted on Monday, October 22, 2012 by sccl_smart_investing

Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant We have many titles by Robert Kiyosaki in our collection. (formats includes ebooks and audio) You've probably heard about them. So what's the big deal? Rich Dad, Poor Dad chronicles the story of the author's two dads, his own father, who was the superintendent of education in Hawaii and who ended up dying penniless and the father of his best friend who dropped out of . . . more »

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