Investing QuickStart Guide – 2nd Edition

The Simplified Beginner’s Guide to Finding and Financing Winning Deals, Stress-Free Property Management, and Generating True Passive Income

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The Best Selling QuickStart Guide, Now In an Updated and Expanded 2nd Edition – Over 100 Pages of New Content, Including Updates to Reflect the Realities of Investing in 2022

The ONLY investing book that is written by a CFP® practitioner with 30+ years of investment experience.


Do you want to learn how to make your hard-earned money work for you?

Are you interested in learning how to create real wealth by harnessing the power of the stock market?

Have you ever dreamed of using stock market investing to create passive income retire early?

A robust investment strategy forms the basis of any wealth building journey—if your money isn’t working hard on your behalf, it’s slowly being devalued by inflation. It has never been easier—or more important—for everyday investors to get started investing in the stock market.

Bestselling author, advisor, and financial industry veteran Ted D. Snow CFP®, MBA brings over 30 years of experience to the pages of Investing QuickStart Guide. Presented in plain English and written with new investors in mind, Investing QuickStart Guide proves that with the right guidance anyone can find investing success and build the financial freedom we all deserve.


With over 100 pages of new material, Investing QuickStart Guide is updated and revised for an entirely new investing environment and includes:

  • A deeper dive into the asset classes that make up a robust portfolio including a thorough and expanded examination of investable real estate
  • An increased focus on managing—and reducing—your tax liabilities related to investment activities in light of new tax law developments
  • A tour of the pros and cons of new and emerging finance technologies (aka fintech) and an increased focus on ESG investing—the practice of Environmental, Social, and corporate Governance sustainable investing.

Discover the Secrets of Successfully Investing In:

  • Stocks (Including Dividend Paying Stocks!)
  • Mutual Funds
  • ETFS
  • Bonds
  • Index Funds
  • REITS and Real Estate
  • Commodities

Investing QuickStart Guide is Perfect For:

  • Beginners with Zero Prior Investing Experience
  • Reading alongside other popular financial books such as The Intelligent Investor, A Random Walk Down Wall Street, and The Little Book of Common-Sense Investing
  • Experienced Investors who Want to Go to the Next Level
  • Teaching anyone to invest in the stock market – even kids and teens!

Investing QuickStart Guide Covers:

  • Everything You Need to Know Before You Make Your First Trade!
  • How To Take Advantage of Opportunities in the Market Without Relying on Guesswork!
  • How to Evaluate and Compare Stocks and Other Securities!
  • How Disciplined Approaches to Investing Can Lead to Early Retirement and Financial Freedom!
  • How National and Global Economic and Geopolitical Factors Can Influence Investment Prospects!

This book has been reviewed by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).


  • Exclusive Portfolio Tracker Tool – Track your portfolio across multiple brokerages and measure financial goal completion
  • Asset Allocation Tool – Keep risk in check and monitor the health of your portfolio
  • Stock Selection Tool – Use the insights from super investors like Warren Buffett to copy their money-making moves


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2nd edition


978-1-63610-028-9 (paperback)


7.5 x 9.2 inches

eBook Formats

.epub, .mobi

About the Author

Ted D. Snow, CFP®, MBA, is a best-selling author and has been working in the financial services industry since 1987. He has contributed to numerous articles featured in outlets like CNBC, Investopedia, and Forbes.

Now in its updated and expanded second edition– Ted’s first title, the Investing QuickStart Guide serves as the most comprehensive guide to investing in the stock market for beginners. While leaning on the expertise from famous books such as the Intelligent Investor, Ted expertly weaves age-old investing principles with his own wealth-building philosophy, formed over his thirty-plus year career in the financial industry. Lauded as one of the best investing books for beginners, the Investing QuickStart Guide has empowered thousands of people across the world to take control of their own financial destiny and achieve financial freedom in their lives.

Ted is the founding principal of Snow Financial Group, LLC and brings to his firm and clients one of the most prestigious professional designations in the financial services industry, the CFP®. Ted has been recognized publicly for his sound practices, experience, and ethical standards and offers his clients decades of experience in the field of financial planning.

From the Book

From the Author

“The investing landscape isn’t static. What makes a good or bad investment changes along with the strategies and tools savvy investors use. That’s why I expanded Investing QuickStart Guide with over 100 pages of all-new content for the expanded second edition. Stock market investing is such an important part of a successful wealth building journey that I want everyone who picks up my book to feel confident they are making the right money moves.”

From the Inside Flap

What Is a QuickStart Guide™?

QuickStart Guides are books for beginners, written by experts. With over 500,000 copies sold worldwide and thousands of positive ratings and reviews, QuickStart Guides are the leading educational book series tailored specifically for beginners. are written by subject matter experts and simplified for the fastest path to mastery. This means that every QuickStart Guide–no matter the topic–is comprehensive, actionable, and easy to read and understand.

Beginning with the fundamentals and building on those concepts, QuickStart Guides focus on quick learning and lasting comprehension. Not only is the text clear and concise, but the guides are packed with robust graphics, illustrations, and other engaging visual aids.

Plus, your learning experience doesn’t stop when you finish the book. Your purchase includes lifetime access to free supplemental digital assets. Put what you learn into practice by taking advantage of these valuable additional resources to make your life easier and solidify your understanding.

From the Back Cover

The book you wish you’d had before you began investing. Now in an updated and expanded second edition. 

The Investing QuickStart Guide offers a simplified but expansive introduction to the world of investing. Author Ted Snow brings 30 years of experience in the finance industry, much to the benefit of novice learners and experienced investors alike. Snow provides readers with the complete picture of stocks, bonds, treasuries, ETFs, mutual funds, indexes, REITS and several other investment securities. Snow’s intrepid but practical asset-allocation investment philosophy is marvelously communicated and highly appropriate for market newcomers. Plus, go beyond the book with free lifetime access to downloadable digital assets including a stock selection tool and other useful tools.

Digital Assets

Each purchase of Investing QuickStart Guide 2nd Edition includes lifetime access to free digital assets such as:

  • Exclusive Portfolio Tracker Tool – Track your portfolio across multiple brokerages and measure financial goal completion
  • Asset Allocation Tool – Keep risk in check and monitor the health of your portfolio
  • Stock Selection Tool – Use the insights from super investors like Warren Buffett to copy their money-making moves

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