Appendix A. Resources for Stock Investors

Getting and staying informed is an ongoing priority for stock investors. The lists in this Appendix represent some of the best information resources available.

Financial Planning Sources

To find a financial planner to help you with your general financial needs, contact the following organizations:

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards

1425 K St. NW, Suite 500

Washington, DC 20005


Get a free copy of the CFP Board's pamphlet 10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Financial Planner. Be sure to ask for a financial planner who specializes in investing.

Financial Planning Association (FPA)

1600 K St. NW, Suite 201

Washington, DC 20006


National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

3250 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Suite 109

Arlington Heights, IL 60004


The Language of Investing

Standard & Poor's Dictionary of Financial Terms

By Virginia Morris and Kenneth Morris

Published by Lightbulb Press, Inc.

A nicely laid out A-to-Z publication for investors mystified by financial terms. It explains the important investing terms you come across every day.

Investing for Beginners

This site offers good basic information for novice investors.


An excellent site with plenty of information on investing for beginning and intermediate investors.

Investor Words

One of the most comprehensive sites on the Internet for beginning and ...

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