ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Yuval Bar-Or, Ph.D., an independent consultant who seeks to help people make better financial decisions by managing risk, offers insight into how individuals can take control of their investments in today's complex and often volatile market in a new must-read book, Play to Prosper: The Small Investor's Survival Guide.
With the recent economic downturn, investors are faced with navigating an investment world that is both baffling and hazardous. Many investors feel lost, intimidated, confused and overwhelmed by financial markets and the thought of having to make investing decisions. Some are suspicious of financial advisors, brokers and economic forecasters. Play to Prosper enables small investors to make more of their own decisions, and provides guidance to help them select an advisor, if they so choose.
Taking control of investing decisions and maneuvering the ins and outs of financial markets requires a basic level of financial and investing literacy. Play to Prosper focuses on empowering readers to make better investing decisions in what is often a chaotic financial arena. Using a variety of play and game analogies along with practical examples from the financial world, Dr. Bar-Or provides a basic education for small investors, many of whom want to have a greater understanding of, and control over, their investing activities.
This accessible and comprehensive book includes insights into:
- the temptations and decision-making errors that can derail an investor;
- deciding whether to work with an advisor or be a do-it-yourselfer;
- objective information about the way financial markets work;
- various market players and their motives;
- different risks investors face;
- the benefits of passive investing; and
- basic steps to make investors feel more comfortable with their investment choices.
Written with the informed perspective of a longtime member of the financial industry, Play to Prosper is a realistic guide for small investors.
Play to Prosper: The Small Investor's Survival Guide is now available at Amazon.com and other online retailers at a list price of $21.95.
For more information, or to speak with Dr. Yuval Bar-Or, please call Carol Graumann at 973-732-3521 or visit www.lightbrigadecorp.com.
About Dr. Yuval Bar-Or
Dr. Yuval Bar-Or is founder of The Light Brigade LLC, a consulting company dedicated to helping its clients make better financial and managerial decisions by managing risk. Drawing on Dr. Bar-Or's expert knowledge of business, financial credit risk analysis and investing literacy, The Light Brigade provides unbiased educational content to help clients make better decisions, thereby reducing personal and corporate risk. Dr. Bar-Or is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University's Carey Business School, where he teaches courses in investments.
Founded in 1998, The Light Brigade helps individual investors, corporate human resources professionals, executives, educators, and policy makers to feel more confident in their financial and managerial decisions, to manage risk and to increase transparency in financial markets. For more information, visit www.lightbrigadecorp.com.
SOURCE The Light Brigade LLC