The Missing Manual
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0596809409
With the recent global economic meltdown, keeping your financial house in order is more important than ever. But tackling your finances can seem overwhelming. This book guides you every step of the way. It's packed with practical tips advice for getting -- and keeping -- your finances in order. Author J.D. Roth, founder of the widely-acclaimed blog GetRichSlowly.org, covers all the money-management bases, from saving and spending to getting out of debt to investing and planning for retirement. You won't find any get-rich-quick schemes here, just sensible advice for getting the most from your money. Even if you have perfect credit and no debt, you'll learn ways to make your rosy financial situation even better. - Get the information you need to make sensible financial decisions, from saving to spending, investing to retiring - Gain solid advice from the viewpoint of someone who's been there (in debt, that is) - Learn the best tips that J.D. Roth has compiled on his blog GetRichSlowly.org, recently named the most inspiring money blog by Money Magazine - Discover strategies for improving your financial situation and keeping your accounts in order - Find out about sound investment options - Learn about several useful websites that can help you manage your money
Your Money Life
Paperback ISBN: 0983458855
Your Money Life: Your 20's You will learn the best method for paying off debt, including student loans. How to cut expenses while livng the you want to live. How to determine what percentage of your income to spend on groceries, housing and transportation. Whether you are ready to buy a house or whether you should stick to renting. Finally, what your credit score means for your fianancial life.
Your Money Life
Paperback ISBN: 0983458898
Your Money Life: Your 60's introduces you to the best method for paying off debt (including your mortgage). How to break your financial dependency on your income. When you should take Social Security. How your retirement stacks up and whether you'll be able to retire when you hope to. The ins and outs of Medicare and Medicaid and the best practices for a successful retirement.
Your Money Ratios
8 Simple Tools for Financial Security at Every Stage of Life
Paperback ISBN: 1583334165
A leading financial adviser offers a groundbreaking and simple approach to tackling personal finance by breaking down formulas used by the most successful businesses. A troubled economy calls for answers. People need sound, easy-to-follow financial advice that can be implemented immediately. For the first time, a leading financial adviser has developed a remarkable set of guidelines to give individuals the same kind of objective insight into their personal finances that successful businesses have. Your Money Ratios will help readers effectively manage debt, invest prudently, and develop a realistic and effective savings plan to ensure both financial success and security. Readers need only plug their income and age into Farrell's ratios to get an instant picture of their savings status and overall financial health, as well as a road map for the important choices for the future. Some key ratios include: • The Capital-to-Income Ratio: how much capital (savings) you should have if you plan to retire at 65 • The Mortgage-to-Income Ratio: the maximum mortgage debt you should carry and still have sufficient capital left for comfortable savings • The Education-to-Average-Income Ratio: the amount of education- related debt you can safely incur based on anticipated average earnings after obtaining your degree
Your Money, Your Marriage
Paperback ISBN: 0310351227
God’s vision for your marriage is far more than mediocre, and money and sex are two of the most common tension points. But it doesn’t have to be this way. In Your Money, Your Marriage, Brian and Cherie Lowe offer straight talk and power principles for getting your finances back on track so you can get back to your romance. Take it from them—the Lowes worked off $127,000 in debt in just four years, and emerged not only financially free but better together. Join Cherie, personal finance blogger at Queen of Free, and Brian, family law attorney who’s seen it all when it comes to marital money struggles, in this journey to help you and your spouse go from different books to the same page. Through candid and hilarious stories, fresh ideas and practices, and a few winks along the way, Brian and Cherie reveal the secrets to “financial foreplay” able to help every couple thrive together in finance and romance alike. You’ll learn how to: - Develop “passionate patience” with each other toward a shared financial goal - Identify unhealthy financial habits - Save smart on date nights - Sort through misaligned expectations as a couple - Beat the comparison game - Cultivate a stronger relationship on a budget of zero dollars Couples share much more than a bank account or even a bedroom—they share a sacred union. Imagine what your marriage could be if you could put cash conflict behind you. Your Money, Your Marriage is an invitation to find out, and to thrive together.
Your Right to Be Rich
Napoleon Hill's Proven Program for Prosperity and Happiness
Paperback ISBN: 0399173218
A collection of the most important speeches from the lecturer, author and consultant includes the 1922 speech that inspired Think and Grow Rich, the landmark book that changed the way people think about “wealth
An Insider's Secrets to Understanding, Controlling, and Protecting Your Credit Score
Paperback ISBN: 1328507998
A healthy credit score is essential for a healthy financial life. But the precise mechanisms used to determine our credit scores are shrouded in mystery. Consumers aren’t usually told how their score is being used by all kinds of companies and banks to dictate financial terms that will strongly affect their daily lives. So, when consumers interact with the world of credit, they do so from a position of weakness. With this revelatory guide, Anthony Davenport aims to change that. Finally, here is a consumer-friendly road map for understanding and navigating the secretive world of consumer credit. Davenport reveals where your credit score comes from, how to improve, maintain, or rescue it, and how to avoid hidden credit pitfalls. Your Score is an accessible manual designed to help you take control of your credit score and better navigate all the important financial decisions in your life.
Zen Money Map
Charge Your Worth, Pay Yourself First and Fund Your Wildest Dreams
Paperback ISBN: 1642792306
A bridge for the gap between nitty-gritty financials and bigger picture strategies for successful entrepreneurs.
Zero Down Your Debt
Reclaim Your Income and Build a Life You'll Love
Paperback ISBN: 1633534790
The biggest obstacle standing between you and the life you truly want is debt, yet it’s hard to break the habit of using credit to fund short-term wants. Written by frugality and budgeting experts Greg and Holly Johnson, Zero Down Debt shows how anyone can build the life they want without being a slave to debt – or paying interest for the privilege. Learn how the right mindset can help you gain a new outlook on the trappings of consumerism. Study the basics of budgeting while exploring your own budgeting style. Then, find out how having a plan for your money is the only way to get what you really want out of life. Through a series of actionable items at the end of each chapter, readers will take small steps that yield huge results in their financial and personal lives.