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INTRODUCTION. Investment Strategies -- What Works and What Doesn't. Misleading -- Information. Get a Financial Coach. Financial Needs Discovery Worksheet. UNDERSTANDING HOW MUTUAL FUNDS WORK. All About Mutual Funds. Understanding Stocks. Understanding Bonds. HOW INVESTMENTS WORK TOGETHER. How Investments Work Together. The Seven Deadly Mistakes. Planning Your Route. Achieve Balance. Lowering Investment Risk. How to Chose a Money Manager. Understanding Manager Styles. Investment Performance Confusion. Making that Final Choice. THE FINAL BREAKTHROUGH. Trusting International Signals. Monitoring/Controlling Risks. The Twelfth Step -- Teaching Your Kids. INVESTING -- TAX DEFERRED. Investing for a Longer Retirement. What are Annuities? Social In-Security. SUMMARY. Do-it-Yourself -- On-Line. Your Investment Plan. How to Analyze an Investment -- What to Watch Out For! Other Types of Assets. How to Read a Prospectus. How to Pay for Your Children's College! Putting it All Together. GLOSSARY.