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What is the midpoint, or median net worth, of families in America?

According to a 2007 report by the U.S. Census Bureau, the median or midpoint of all families reporting shows that their net worth is $221,500, of which nearly 90.3% is in the form of equity in their houses. Of course, since the crash of the real estate markets in the United States in 2008, this number has decreased in some markets rather signif-

What are some of the most interesting books on investing?

Some of the top investing books include: Edwin Lefevre's Reminiscences of a Stock Operator (1923), Jack Schwager's Market Wizards (1988), William Falloon's Charlie D. (1997), Benjamin Graham's The Intelligent Investor (1949), Peter Lynch's One Up on Wall Street (2012) and Beating the Street (1994), Philip Fisher's Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits (2003), Michael Porter's Competitive Strategy (1998), Adam Smith's The Money Game (1976), John Train's Money Masters of Our Time (2003), Anthony Crescenzi's The Strategic Bond Investor (2010), Charles Mackay's Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (1841), Gerald Loeb's The Battle for Investment Survival (2007), Benjamin Graham and David Dodd's Security Analysis (1934), Philip Lord Carret's The Art of Speculation (1927), Burton Malkiel's A Random Walk Down Wall Street (1973), and John Rothchild's A Fool and His Money (1998).

icantly. But it does demonstrate that many families derive a great percentage of their net worth from home ownership.

What kinds of information can help me understand and learn more about investing?

There are many sources of information available to help you understand the financial world and the world of personal investing, including online blogs, newsletter feeds, thousands of websites, government websites, non-profit websites, weekly magazines, newspapers, books, and TV and radio programming.

 
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