Author Dave Van Knapp
How to Pick, Value, and Manage Stocks
Look Inside the Book and Judge for Yourself

(Click on any link below, and an excerpt from the book will open in a separate window.)

From Chapter A-3: The Three Steps to Sensible Stock Investing
    This chapter gives a broad overview, sort of "Sensible Stock Investing" in a
    nutshell. The excerpt is a portion of the chapter.

From Chapter C-1: A Sensible Approach to Picking Companies
    This Chapter introduces the first concrete step of Sensible Stock Investing, which
    is the identification of companies as candidates for investment, using a simplified
    point-based scoring system, called Easy-Rate™.

From Chapter C-9: Dividends As a Company Evaluation Factor
    Users of this Web site have expressed a strong interest in dividends. This
    excerpt gives a view of the importance that a Sensible Stock Investor places on a
    company's dividend record in evaluating the company.

From Chapter D-1: What is Valuation and Why Do You Need It?
    This excerpt explains why it is important to know how to value stocks.

From Chapter D-4: Dividends As a Valuation Tool
    This excerpt shows the importance of dividends in valuing a stock.
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