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Tables of Contents for How to Invest
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Introduction
vii
 
PART ONE Safe Stashing for Your First $50
1
18
1 Institutional Cookie Jars: Banks
3
9
2 Credit Unions
12
3
3 Uncle Sam and Savings Bonds
15
4
PART TWO The First $500
19
34
4 Interest-Paying Checking Accounts
21
3
5 Money Market Mutual Funds
24
8
6 Bank Money Market Deposit Accounts
32
4
7 Certificates of Deposit
36
5
8 Mini-Investor Programs
41
8
9 Investment Clubs
49
4
PART THREE The First $1,000
53
20
10 Your IRA, Keogh, or SEP
55
10
11 Your 401(k) Plan
65
3
12 Utilities and Hometown Companies
68
5
PART FOUR The First $2,000
73
26
13 Mutual Funds for Stocks and Ginnie Maes
75
12
14 Socially Conscious Mutual Funds
87
3
15 Treasuries for Ultrasafe Income
90
9
PART FIVE When You Have $5,000
99
40
16 Bonds: Corporates, Munis, and Zeros
101
15
17 A Stock Portfolio for Beginners
116
15
Appendix A Using Your Computer
131
2
Appendix B Seven Steps Toward College Tuition
133
3
Appendix C Nine Easy/Painless Ways to Save
136
3
Index
139