Index

AARP, 116

Abraham, Jay, 237240

Advertising. See Marketing

Allen, Robert, ix

Alpine Realty Income and Growth Funds, 102

American Century Mutual Funds, 103

Analysts, stock market, 119123, 129

Anderson, Jack, 2, 205207

Assets, leveraging, 7981, 167168

Bankruptcy laws, 9699

Baybak, Michael, 234

Baywatch (TV show), 157

Beal, David, 239

Bear markets, 121, 126, 132, 179, 203

Bennett, Bob, 13

Bennett, Wallace, 5

Bhopal (India) disaster, 123

Biweekly mortgage plans, 9293

Blackout of 2003, 157158

Bloomberg (TV), 121122

Bonds, 6062, 6768, 102103, 203

Bradley, Bill, 114

Brigham Young University (BYU), 6

Brokers, stock market, 119123

Buffett, Warren, 122

Bush, George W., 115, 169170, 246247

Business plans, 196, 225

Business Week, 114

Canfield, Jack, 239

Capital gains taxes, 86, 128, 217218

Capitalism, 205222, 246249

Carter, Jimmy, 3, 15, 160, 170, 247

Charlie Rose (TV show), 3

Chemical Bank, 160

Chicken Soup For the Soul (Hansen and Canfield), 239

Clinton, Bill, 29, 75, 78, 112, 247

CNBC (TV), 121122, 145

Compound interest, 5371, 78

Cook, Jim, 161

Corporate shell, defined, 218

Counseling, debt-reduction, 8689, 9596

Credit cards, 60, 65, 7879. See also Debt

Credit rating, 9699

Crossfire (TV show), 3

Daschle, Tom, 247

Debt:

economic impact of, 7376

liquidating, 84100

managing, 7683

and wealth building, 33, 166168

Deflation, 202203. See also Inflation

Depressions, economic:

Crash of 1929, 149151, 178

hedges against, 202203

impact of debt on, 7476, 77

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