I soon plan to open my own business. With many businesses going bankrupt and the cost of living rising, I don't want to make a mistake. Where can I find more information about investments and new businesses? -- R. V.
Numerous good books have emerged from the entreprenuerial spirit. Three of the ones I find helpful are "How to Become Financially Successful by Owning Your Own Business," by Albert J. Lowry (New York: Simon & Schuster, $14.95); "The No. 1 Home Business Book," by George and Sandra Delany (Liberty Publishing Company, Mucciolo (New York: Arco Publishing Company, New York, $8.95).