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Recommended reading: 5 Investing books for beginners

Here are the Harriman House top picks for books to get you started on your investing journey…

The Naked Trader

Paperback £16.99 | eBook £14.99

This is the book on stock market investing that you can actually enjoy, written in plain English, packed with real-life trading examples and full of candid advice that you just can’t get anywhere else.

In this completely updated and expanded new edition, Robbie Burns (aka the Naked Trader) gives you the lowdown on what you need to make money from today’s markets without having to sit at a screen all day or swallow a financial dictionary. Even better, he shows you how to do it all tax-free!

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The World’s Simplest Stock Picking Strategy

Paperback: £14.99/$18.99 | eBook: £13.99/$14.99

Ever thought about investing in shares but got frustrated by all the As you go about your life, there are companies you interact with regularly as a consumer. Some companies will stand out to you as having remarkable products or services, which you use time and again, and which you imagine yourself using long into the future. You may not have realised it, but you have an excellent knowledge of those companies. This is your edge. This is where you should invest.

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Invest Your Way to Financial Freedom

Paperback: £14.99 | eBook: £11.99

In this concise and accessible book, Ben Carlson and Robin Powell show you how to put yourself on the path to financial freedom through sensible saving and straightforward investing.

This is not about getting rich quick. But it is about getting rich reliably. Building wealth through investing – with the long-term goal of financial freedom – requires discipline, sacrifice and time. But it is possible, and almost anyone can do it if armed with the right information.

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Shares Made Simple

Paperback: £14.99/$19.99 | eBook: £12.99/$15.00

Written by highly respected financial journalist Rodney Hobson, it takes you step by step through the most basic concepts of stock market investing, carefully explaining issues such as:

– what shares are and how they are bought and sold
– why share prices go up and down
– why some companies’ shares look cheap while others appear to be expensive
– the hidden traps for the unwary.

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Just Keep Buying

Hardback: £19.99/$27.00 | Paperback: £14.99/$18.99 | eBook: £9.99/$12.99

In Just Keep Buying, hugely popular finance blogger Nick Maggiulli crunches the numbers to answer the biggest questions in personal finance and investing, while providing you with proven ways to build your wealth right away.

You will learn why you need to save less than you think; why saving up cash to buy market dips isn’t a good idea; how to survive (and thrive) during a market crash; and much more. 

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