Tag Archives: dummies

Knol for Dummies.com Winners Announced

Dummies.com and Knol announce the winner of the Knol for Dummies.com contest, “How to talk to your doctor” by Dr. Jennifer Frank. Dr. Frank will be awarded $1000 and have her knol will be featured on Dummies.com.

Cardholders’ Bill of Rights: a Timely Shift in the Consumer Credit Industry

May 4, 2009 – Change is never easy and often not welcome. Yet it is an essential part of the American culture. The recently passed legislation in the House of Representatives that includes a “Bill of Rights” for credit cardholders may cause a timely shift in the consumer credit industry. The bill would stabilize the […]

Get Your Investments on Track with Asset Allocation For Dummies®

An In-Depth, Step-By-Step Guide to Controlling Risks and Maximizing Returns May 4, 2009 – Getting your asset allocation right is the single most important thing you can do in investing. Now average investors can learn the secrets of the pros with Asset Allocation For Dummies® (Wiley, May 2009, $24.99), by financial expert Jerry A. Miccolis […]


Transform your diet and reap the extraordinary benefits of superfoods!  (HOBOKEN, NJ) April 28, 2009 – Want to eat healthier, lose weight, and fight off disease? You can do it with superfoods. This friendly guide explains everything you need to know — why you need superfoods, the science behind them, and how to prepare and […]

Your Guide to Becoming a Grill Master – Grilling for Dummies, Second Edition!

Now updated — your guide to becoming an expert grill master! April 28, 2009 – Are you gearing up to grill? This hands-on guide explains how to purchase, use, and maintain everything from charcoal and gas grills to smokers and rotisseries for your grill. You get the latest on the different types of grills and […]

Find out What’s New in NASCAR® with… NASCAR® For Dummies® 3rd Edition

March 19, 2009 – NASCAR®, the second most popular spectator sport in the U.S, has seen many changes over the last few years. New stars have emerged, rules and regulations have changed, and new technologies are making the sport more exciting than ever. Whether you’re one of the millions of fans or are entirely new […]

Ralph Roberts on CNN, author of Foreclosure Self-Defense For Dummies

February 25, 2009 Foreclosure Self-Defense For Dummies gets down to the nitty-gritty of creating a solid defense strategy, with details on checking and improving one’s credit, saving money to fight back, haggling with the lender in question, and even filing for bankruptcy or selling a house when all else fails. The authors explore the ruinous […]

Save your home, keep your equity, and re-establish your credit with… FORECLOSURE SELF-DEFENSE FOR DUMMIES®

February 25, 2008 – Hard times have hit the housing market, mortgage loans are getting tougher to come by, and foreclosure rates are skyrocketing while property values are plummeting. Distressed homeowners often mistakenly believe that they have only two options – pay up or move out. But that doesn’t have to be the case. In […]

Online How-to Just Got Easier with the New Dummies.com®

For Dummies®, a branded imprint of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today the relaunch of Dummies.com®, an ad-supported website that brings the world’s most highly regarded reference series online – now with a robust offering of free how-to videos, knowledgeable bloggers, photo step-by-steps, and expanded instructional articles. As with the trusted For Dummies book series, Dummies.com enlists proven experts to distill complex subjects into concise, jargon-free steps that make learning how to do anything easier.

Index Investing For Dummies® Reveals the Secrets to Building a Profitable Portfolio in Good Times or Bad

January 13, 2009 – Whether investing in the best of times or the most difficult of times (such as, um, right now), index investing is the way to go. Study after study show that a portfolio of low cost, no-load, tax efficient index funds will beat the socks off most other portfolios over the long […]

Filmmaking For Dummies®, 2nd Ed., Covers the Latest Technology and Software for Making Feature Films, Digital Shorts, and More

January 8, 2009 – Since the first edition of Filmmaking For Dummies® was published nearly five years ago, technologies have advanced at lightning speed – High Def technology, new high quality software, and popular social networking sites such as MySpace and YouTube have broken new ground in the film world and have increased interest in […]

Selling Your Business For Dummies® Helps Owners Plan Exit Strategies and Get Businesses in Top Shape for Buyers

November 5, 2008 – Selling a business is never easy, but in an uncertain economic climate, there are more issues than usual on the minds of sellers and buyers. Will the buyer pool be there? Will sale prices hold up? Will deals be financed and closed? With hundreds of thousands of retirement-aged and other small […]


Insider knowledge and strategies for boosting profits and limiting risk November 4, 2008 – This year has been a volatile time for financial markets and most investors are experiencing major losses. Yet despite the declines in most asset classes, some market participants are showing profits. Swing traders, who can take either the long or short […]

Authors of PROTECTING YOUR PENSION FOR DUMMIES Gave Prophetic Warnings Against Greedy Financial Advisors

PROTECTING YOUR PENSION FOR DUMMIES is an easy-to-follow guide that explains all the latest pension laws, what your rights are, and the best ways to keep your money safe. It demystifies the various types of pension plans and outlines just what it takes to qualify for a pension.

For Dummies Book on “Protecting Your Pension” Now Eerily Accurate

Protecting Your Pension For Dummies anticipated that new funding requirements for defined pension plans would mean a big switch to 401 (k)’s and would require pensioners to know exactly who is investing their pension money, what they are investing it in, and how those investments are performing.