, a former financial counselor, is the best-selling author of Personal Finance For Dummies
and co-author of Small Business For Dummies
. He is dedicated to teaching people to manage their money better, and to successfully direct their own investments. Eric's most recent title, Investing For Dummies
, is a resource covering an array of topics including how to develop and manage a portfolio, invest in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and real estate, open a small business, and understand the critical tax implications of investing decisions.