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Suze Orman's Financial Guidebook: Put the 9 Steps to Work
Suze Orman's Financial Guidebook
Put the 9 Steps to Work
Paperback      ISBN: 0307347303

A One-on-One Financial Planning Session with Suze Orman

With her New York Times bestseller The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom, America's leading financial expert Suze Orman transformed the concept of money forever by teaching us to recognize the emotional aspects of our relationship with it. Now, this fully revised edition of Suze Orman's Financial Guidebook translates Suze's own brand of motivation and inspiration into a user-friendly, hands-on workbook that will empower you to work through the nuts and bolts of personal finance, with Suze as your trusted adviser.

Updated to keep you abreast of our quickly shifting economy, you'll find:

- Insightful exercises, quizzes, and worksheets to help you understand how your parents' relationship with money affects yours, and what money means to you

- Up-to-the-minute information on tax codes, IRA rules and regulations, and long-term-care insurance

- Useful strategies for coping with the ever-changing landscape of educational costs, social security, and the stock market

- An outline of key questions that every financial adviser should ask you upon your initial meeting

- An in-depth analysis of all your monthly expenses, providing a realistic picture of just how much money you have to work with and how you may not be respecting your money as much as you should

Regardless of your age and income, it is never too early or too late to take control of your money. Suze Orman's Financial Guidebook is the perfect companion to The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom, the personal finance classic that changed the way millions of Americans viewed money. Full of self-tests, thought-provoking questions, and Suze's easy-to-understand personal finance advice, here is your empowering approach to achieving financial freedom forever, with the best guide possible.
Multiple Streams of Internet Income: How Ordinary People Make Extraordinary Money Online
Multiple Streams of Internet Income
How Ordinary People Make Extraordinary Money Online
2nd Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0471783277

Following the success of the bestselling Multiple Streams of Income, Multiple Streams of Internet Income took the idea of making money on the Internet to the next level, by revealing how to deliver a marketing message faster, cheaper, and to a larger number of potential customers. This new updated edition includes the same wisdom that made Allen one of the most influential financial advisors in the world, but also features updated information on everything readers need to know.

The book features the original seven powerful methods that average people can use to make money on the Internet, and covers such topics as taking offline products online, niche marketing, successful Web-based business models, information marketing, affiliate programs, and more.

There's plenty of new material in this Second Edition, including coverage of new federal and state laws covering spam and how to work around much of the new anti-spam technology active on the Internet. All the Web sites and online resources featured in the book have also been updated.

Mr. China: A Memoir
Mr. China
A Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 0060761407

Mr. China tells the rollicking story of a young man who goes to China with the misguided notion that he will help bring the Chinese into the modern world, only to be schooled by the most resourceful and creative operators he would ever meet. Part memoir, part parable, Mr. China is one man's coming-of-age story where he learns to respect and admire the nation he sought to conquer.

The Art of the Market: Two Centuries of American Business As Seen Through Its Stock Certificates
The Art of the Market
Two Centuries of American Business As Seen Through Its Stock Certificates
Hardcover      ISBN: 1556709382

A colour illustrated study of the artwork of American stock certificates from the past two centuries.

The Everything Guide to Personal Finance for Single Mothers Book: A Step-By-Step Plan for Achieving Financial Independence
The Everything Guide to Personal Finance for Single Mothers Book
A Step-By-Step Plan for Achieving Financial Independence
Paperback      ISBN: 1598692488

Are you a single mother who worries about your family's financial future? The Everything Guide to Personal Finance for Single Mothers has the savvy financial advice you really need. Packed with helpful tips and sound financial practices, this practical yet inspirational guide leads you on a step-by-step journey to financial independence and security. This guide features tools to help you: Assess current financial health; Set goals near and far; Narrow the wage gap; and conquer debt. From how to get out of debt, establish good credit, and qualify for a mortgage to opening a college fund, planning for retirement, and even starting your own business, The Everything Guide to Personal Finance for Single Mothers is the financial advisor you need to secure your future-and that of your children. Susan Reynolds is a journalist, author, businesswoman, and single mother who handles her own financial affairs, including managing her retirement fund. Robert A. Bexton, CFA, has been an investment analyst since 1999. Currently, he manages $70 million of clients' assets for Moirai Capital Management. He holds the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst designation and earned a B.A. in Economics from UC Berkeley.

Smart Couples Finish Rich: 9 Steps to Creating a Rich Future for You and Your Partner
Smart Couples Finish Rich
9 Steps to Creating a Rich Future for You and Your Partner
Paperback      ISBN: 0767904842

From first-time newlyweds to people on their second or third marriage, couples face an overwhelming task when it comes to money management. Nationally renowned financial advisor and bestselling author David Bach knows that it doesn't have to be this way. In Smart Couples Finish Rich, he provides couples with easy-to-use tools that cover everything from credit card management, to investment advice, to long-term care. You and your partner will learn how to work together as a team to identify your core values and dreams, creating a financial plan that will allow you to achieve security, provide for your family's future financial needs, and increase your income. Together, you'll learn why couples that plan their finances together, stay together

Rich Dad's Before You Quit Your Job: Ten Real-life Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Building a Multimillion-dollar Business
Rich Dad's Before You Quit Your Job
Ten Real-life Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Building a Multimillion-dollar Business
Paperback      ISBN: 0446696374

One of the basic tenets of the Rich Dad philosophy is to make the jump from employee to boss. This is the book that shows you how to make that leap - in 10 easy steps. Everyone in business knows that you won't ever achieve great wealth by being an employee. The real secret to making money and reaching financial independence is to start your own company and develop it quickly. Millions of aspiring entrepreneurs are already convinced that this is the way to go - but they just don't know how to take those first few steps. In BEFORE YOU QUIT YOUR JOB, Robert Kiyosaki presents first-hand accounts of his own start-up companies and how he learned from both his failures and his successes. Along the way he explains the basics of: How to determine if your idea is a good one How to write a solid business plan and where to find Othe People's Money to help finance the idea How to incorporate yourself for business and tax purposes How to help you find key advisors to help develop your concept How to best launch your product or service.

Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties
Get a Financial Life
Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties
Paperback      ISBN: 0684872617

First published in 1996, this book helped define the financial consciousness of a generation. The entire book has now been updated with late-breaking information to address dramatic financial developments such as Roth IRAs, student loan deductibility, check cards, and the rising impact of the Internet.

Creating Customer Connections
Creating Customer Connections
Paperback      ISBN: 1563431491

This book offers business people a practical guide to improving their customer service functions-whether that entails a bank of representatives or a couple of partners answering their own phones. Jack Burke points out that, as important as customer service is, it's a discipline that's often overlooked by smaller companies. Drawing on more than 20 years of doing business in the customer-contact field, he provides excellent case studies and interviews.

106 Mortgage Secrets All Homebuyers Must Learn - But Lenders Don't Tell
106 Mortgage Secrets All Homebuyers Must Learn - But Lenders Don't Tell
Paperback      ISBN: 0471263958

One of America's top real estate authorities explains the inside secrets of the mortgage business

Each year, more than ten million American homebuyers, homeowners, and realty investors enter the mortgage arena to finance or refinance their homes and rental properties. And each year, millions of borrowers pay more than they have to. But you won't be one of them with Gary Eldred's 106 Mortgage Secrets All Homebuyers Must Learn-But Lenders Don't Tell.

Eldred explains all of your mortgage options and gives you the inside information you need to make the most intelligent money-saving choices. He simplifies the complicated math of mortgage financing and tells you how to make sure your loan rep is being honest with you. He covers every aspect of the mortgage process and highlights the key criteria you should always consider when making your decision. With these 106 secrets, you'll have the confidence and the knowledge to:

  • Increase your borrowing power
  • Get the lowest interest rate
  • Understand ARMs
  • Cut the cost of mortgage insurance
  • Save big with seller financing, foreclosures, and REOs
  • Perfect your credit profile
  • Avoid getting taken by the fine print
  • Get maximum return on your home investment

There's no reason to get a good mortgage, when you can get the perfect one for you. Simple, concise, and comprehensive, this book covers everything mortgage hunters should know-especially the 106 secrets lenders don't want to reveal.