What To Do With Your Money Now

Version: Abridged
Author: David Gardner , Tom Gardner
Narrator: David Gardner
Genres: Self Development
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Published In: June 2002
# of Units: 2 CDs
Length: 2 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

From The Motley Fool cofounders David and Tom Gardner -- bestselling authors of The Motley Fool's Rule Breakers, Rule Makers and The Motley Fool Investment Guide comes this witty, instructive, and indispensable survival manual for hard times.
From the Wall Street investment banker to the single working mom, from the Silicon Valley venture capitalist to the Main Street small business owner, from the baby boomer fast approaching retirement to the unemployed twenty-something software engineer, everyone wants to know the same thing: What should I do with my money now?

In their trademark amusing style, David and Tom Gardner answer this critical question and recommend steps readers can take to survive economic uncertainty, secure their personal finances, and fortify their portfolios. The Gardners offer a snapshot view of the business and money world in early 2002. They take us through the rise and fall of the American markets and economy, offer lessons to act upon now, and provide a look ahead to the future with some timely and perhaps more timeless thoughts on the right perspective to take as an investor and businessperson.

No matter what life stage you are in or your level of investing expertise, The Motley Fool's What to Do with Your Money Now has important investment advice for you.

Author Details

Author Details

Gardner, David

"David Gardner, a native of Washington, D.C., graduated as a Morehead Scholar from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1988.

With many ideas, no regrets, and a solid handle on fifth grade math, he founded The Motley Fool as a humble printed newsletter in July 1993 with his brother Tom. In 1994, they set their sights on Fool.com, The Motley Fool's website. Today, the Fool has grown into an international multi-media network offering financial solutions to millions of individuals worldwide seeking to make better financial decisions and improve their overall quality of life.

Tom and David have co-authored several best-selling books, including The Motley Fool Investment Guide, You Have More Than You Think, and The Motley Fool Investment Guide for Teens. They also oversee The Motley Fool's nationally syndicated newspaper column, which appears weekly in more than 250 papers, pen their monthly investing newsletter David and Tom Gardner's Motley Fool Stock Advisor, and host The Motley Fool Radio Show, which airs nationally on more than 100 NPR member stations. David appears frequently in the media and as a featured speaker across the country.

David serves as co-chairman of the board of The Motley Fool. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with his family, following Tar Heels basketball, and reminding younger brother Tom that, though he is older, he has more hair."

Gardner, Tom

"Tom Gardner doesn't mind it when people call him a Fool to his face. In fact, he encourages it.

Tom graduated with an honors degree in English and creative writing from Brown University, and has been formally trained in just about everything but finance. In 1994, he set sights with brother David on Fool.com, The Motley Fool's website. Today, the Fool has grown into an international multi-media network offering financial solutions to millions of individuals worldwide seeking to make better financial decisions and improve their overall quality of life.

Tom is the lead analyst and director of Tom Gardner's Motley Fool Hidden Gems newsletter. Tom and David have co-authored several best-selling books, including The Motley Fool Investment Guide, You Have More Than You Think, and The Motley Fool Investment Guide for Teens. They also oversee The Motley Fool's nationally syndicated newspaper column, which appears weekly in more than 250 papers, pen their monthly investing newsletter David and Tom Gardner's Motley Fool Stock Advisor, and host The Motley Fool Radio Show, which airs nationally on more than 100 NPR member stations. He appears frequently in the media and has been a featured speaker across the nation, with audiences ranging from 10 (Quad Cities, Iowa) to 10,000 (… la Tony Robbins).

Tom serves as co-chairman of the board of The Motley Fool."