The New Scrooge Investing 3rd Ed.

The Bargain Hunter's Guide to Thrifty Investments, Super Discounts, Special Privileges, and Other Money-Saving Tips

Mark Skousen

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, 2000, 235 pages

ISBN: 0-07-135500-6

Keywords: Finance

Last modified: May 8, 2021, 3:37 p.m.

Over 150 tips and techniques to find undervalued stocks, cut commissions, slash borrowing costs, beat other investors to hot IPOs, and more!

"Most of the great investors are misers."
— Warren Buffett

This billionaire's advice is the most profound of personal finance maxims. Everyone loves a bargain and hates overpaying. The New Scrooge Investing is one of the most comprehensive books ever written on making and saving moeny, and paying only what is necessary for stocks, bonds, real estate, and gold — and not a single penny more. By buying cheap and spending less, you put more money — a lot more money — in your pocket.

Look inside for these money-making and money-saving techniques:

  • Comprehensive strategies on finding super bargains in stocks, mutual funds, bonds, commodities, real estate, and foreign investments —even initial public offerings.
  • An exclusive survey of the best on-line discount stock-brokers for maximum service and minimum commission, plus an enture chapter on Scrooge techniques for trading on the Internet.
  • Listings of the lowest-cost collectibles, art dealers, bank accounts, and more.

Keeping a tight rein on your investment expenses is nothing new. In fact, history's most successful businesspeople and investors — from John D. Rockefeller and J. Paul Getty to Warren Buffett and your rich uncle — have always been bargain hunters. The New Scrooge Investing show you how to invest shrewdly, develop a consistent savings and investment program, and build your net worth each and every day toward a healthy, prosperous financial future.

    1. How to Find a Bargain Investment
  • Part 1: The Scrooge Stock Investor
    1. Bargain Hunting for the Stock Buyer
    2. Penny-Pinching on Penny Stocks
    3. Which Discount Broker Is Best for You?
    4. Savings Money on Mutual Funds
    5. The Bargain Hunter's Guide to Higher Income and Capital Gains
    6. Cutting the Cost of Holding Cash
  • Part 2: The Online Scrooge Investor
    1. Scrooge Investing on the Internet
    2. The Cheapskate's Guide to Unlimited Free Investment Information (Especially on the Internet)
  • Part 3: The Nontraditional Scrooge Investor
    1. Cutting Your Fees on Options and Futures
    2. Saving Money on Precious Metals and Bargain Hunting for Mining Stocks
    3. Saving Money When You Buy and Sell Real Estate
    4. Saving a Bundle on Rare Coins, Collectibles, and Antiques
    5. Slashing Fees on Offshore Investments and Foreign Currencies
  • Part 4: More Scrooge Investing
    1. Low-cost Methods of Borrowing Money
    2. Cutting Your Biggest Investment Costs — Taxes
    3. More Discounts and Benefits for Scrooge Investors
    4. Conclusion: The Philosophy of the Scrooge Investor in the New Millenium


The New Scrooge Investing

Reviewed by Roland Buresund

Excrement * (1 out of 10)

Last modified: May 21, 2007, 2:47 a.m.

I sometimes buy a lot of trash. This one just proves it.


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