Smoke and Mirrors: Financial Myths That Will Ruin Your Retirement Dreams, 7th Edition
|Format||Softcover + CD-ROM|
Written by David Trahair, CA.
Published by Self-Counsel Press, 2010.
This is an annual publication. The 7th edition was released January 2010.
| This expanded and
updated edition of the Canadian best-seller includes new and updated worksheets
and new information to help you plan your finances, and is completely updated
to reflect the current economic climate.
Smoke and Mirrors will give you the ammunition you need to fight back against the scare tactics used by banks and financial planners. David Trahair dispels each myth, chapter by chapter, and shows in an easy-to-understand manner how you can take control over your own finances.
Written in plain English for the everyday investor, Smoke and Mirrors is loaded with common sense. Read it and turn your retirement dreams into reality. Many bankers, brokers, credit card companies, financial planners, and insurance agents are going to hate this book, but for the typical Canadian, the message is invaluable.
Advice covered in Smoke and Mirrors:
"It's rare to find such sensible advice coming from someone who makes a living in Canada's financial services industry. David Trahair says what most advisors are afraid to tell you." Ellen Roseman, Business Columnist, The Toronto Star
"Chartered accountant David Trahair throws cold water on the conventional wisdom espoused by the investment industry including the notion that investors should contribute early and often to a registered retirement savings plan, even if they have to borrow the funds." John Heinzel, The Globe and MailAbout the author: David Trahair is a chartered accountant with more than 20 years' experience in accounting, finance, and tax. He has made many television appearances, including on Citytv's Breakfast Television, Report on Business (ROB) TV, and CBC's Newsworld, and has been a speaker on numerous radio programs. He has also been a feature writer on the web at Moneysense.ca and Microsoft.com.
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