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The Simple Path to Wealth
Your road map to financial independence and a rich, free life
by J L Collins (Jun 18, 2016)
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"In the dark, bewildering, trap-infested jungle of misinformation and opaque riddles that is the world of investment, JL Collins is the fatherly wizard on the side of the path, offering a simple map, warm words of encouragement and the tools to forge your way through with confidence. You'll never find a wiser advisor with a bigger heart." -- Malach...
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Total Money Makeover, The
by Dave Ramsey (Apr 29, 2014)
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New York Times bestsellerYou CAN take control of your money. Build up your money muscles with Americas favorite finance coach.Okay, folks, do you want to turn those fat and flabby expenses into a well-toned budget? Do you want to transform your sad and skinny little bank account into a bulked-up cash machine? Then get with the program, people. Ther...
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Financial Peace Revisited
New Chapters on Marriage, Singles, Kids and Families
by Dave Ramsey (Jan 26, 2003)
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Dave Ramsey knows what it's like to have it all. By age twenty-six, he had established a four-million-dollar real estate portfolio, only to lose it by age thirty. He has since rebuilt his financial life and, through his workshops and his New York Times business bestsellers Financial Peace and More than Enough, he has helped hundreds of thousands of...
Dave Ramsey's Complete Guide To Money
by Dave Ramsey (Jan 01, 2012)
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Dave Ramsey’s Complete Guide to Money covers the A to Z of Dave’s money teaching, including how to budget, save, dump debt, and invest. If you’re looking for practical information to answer all your “How?” “What?” and “Why?” questions about money, this book is for you. You’ll also learn all about insurance, mortgage options, marketing, bargain hunt...
The White Coat Investor
A Doctor's Guide To Personal Finance And Investing
by James M Dahle MD (Jan 08, 2014)
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Written by a practicing emergency physician, The White Coat Investor is a high-yield manual that specifically deals with the financial issues facing medical students, residents, physicians, dentists, and similar high-income professionals. Doctors are highly-educated and extensively trained at making difficult diagnoses and performing life saving pr...
The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing
by Taylor Larimore (Sep 28, 2007)
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The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing is a slightly irreverent, straightforward guide to investing for everyone. The book offers sound, practical advice, no matter what your age or net worth. Bottomline, become a Boglehead and prosper! Originally just the chat-line ruminations of Boglehead founder Taylor Larimore, and Morningstar forum leading cohorts...
I Will Teach You To Be Rich
by Ramit Sethi (Mar 23, 2009)
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At last, for a generation that's materially ambitious yet financially clueless comes I Will Teach You To Be Rich, Ramit Sethi's 6-week personal finance program for 20-to-35-year-olds. A completely practical approach delivered with a nonjudgmental style that makes readers want to do what Sethi says, it is based around the four pillars of personal fi...
Millionaire Teacher
The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School
by Andrew Hallam (Nov 01, 2011)
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The incredible story of how a schoolteacher built a million-dollar portfolio, and how you can too Most people wouldn't expect a schoolteacher to amass a million-dollar investment account. But Andrew Hallam did so, long before the typical retirement age. And now, with Millionaire Teacher, he wants to show you how to follow in his footsteps. With liv...
The Millionaire Mind
by Thomas J. Stanley (Aug 02, 2001)
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The Barnes & Noble Review Who is the average millionaire? Does he eat gourmet or fast food? Does he drive fancy cars, take chic vacations, and indulge wherever and whenever he can? Or does he resole his shoes, turn off the air conditioning when he leaves the house, and spend a lot of time at home with close friends and family? Through his surveys o...
The Intelligent Asset Allocator
How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk
by William Bernstein (Aug 19, 2017)
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Profit through good times and bad with a resilient, diversified portfolioThe Intelligent Asset Allocator has helped thousands of people like you build wealth through carefully diversified portfolios. Now, with global markets in constant flux, balancing risk and reward is more critical than ever.Self-taught investor William Bernstein offers no gimmi...
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Your Money or Your Life
9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
by Vicki Robin (Dec 10, 2008)
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For more than twenty-five years, Your Money or Your Life has been considered the go-to book for taking back your life by changing your relationship with money. Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin’s guidance. This fully revised and updated edition ...
Early Retirement Extreme
A Philosophical and Practical Guide to Financial Independence
by Jacob Lund Fisker (Sep 29, 2010)
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A strategic combination of smart financial choices, simple living, and increased self-reliance brought me financial independence at 30 and allowed me to retire from my profession at 33. Early Retirement Extreme shows how I did it and how anyone can formulate their own plan for financial independence. The book provides the principles and framework f...
Quit Like a Millionaire
No Gimmicks, Luck, or Trust Fund Required
by Kristy Shen (Jul 09, 2019)
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From two leaders of the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement, a bold, contrarian guide to retiring at any age, with a reproducible formula to financial independence...
Set for Life
Dominate Life, Money, and the American Dream (Financial Freedom)
by Scott Trench (Jan 17, 2019)
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Set yourself up for life as early as possible and enjoy life on your terms! Are you tied to a nine-to-five workweek? Would you like to “retire” from wage-paying work within ten years? Are you in your 20s or 30s and would like to be financially free―the sort of free that ensures you spend the best part of your day and week, and the best years of yo...
I Will Teach You to Be Rich, Second Edition
No Guilt. No Excuses. No BS. Just a 6-Week Program That Works
by Ramit Sethi (May 14, 2019)
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The groundbreaking NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER that taught a generation how to earn more, save more, and live a rich life—now in a revised 2nd edition.   Buy as many lattes as you want. Choose the right accounts and investments so your money grows for you—automatically. Best of all, spend guilt-free on the things you love.   P...
Retire Inspired
It's Not an Age, It's a Financial Number
by Chris Hogan (Jan 12, 2016)
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When you hear the word retirement, you probably don't imagine yourself scrambling to pay your bills in your golden years. But for too many Americans, that's the fate that awaits unless they take steps now to plan for the future.Whether you’re twenty-five and starting your first job or fifty-five and watching the career clock start to wind down, tod...
If You Can
How Millennials Can Get Rich Slowly
by William J Bernstein (Jul 16, 2014)
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If You Can is a short, inexpensive e-booklet aimed at getting twenty-somethings with their first 401(k) started on the path to retirement saving and investing....
The Complete Tightwad Gazette
Promoting Thrift as a Viable Alternative Lifestyle
by Amy Dacyczyn (Jan 01, 1998)
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At last--the long-awaited complete compendium of tightwad tips for fabulous frugal living!In a newsletter published from May 1990 to December 1996 as well as in three enormously successful books, Amy Dacyczyn established herself as the expert of economy. Now The Complete Tightwad Gazette brings together all of her best ideas and thriftiest thinking...
Bogle On Mutual Funds
New Perspectives For The Intelligent Investor (Wiley Investment Classics)
by John C. Bogle (Apr 27, 2015)
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The seminal work on mutual funds investing is now a Wiley Investment ClassicCertain books have redefined the way we view the world of finance and investing--books that should be on every investor's shelf. Bogle On Mutual Funds--the definitive work on mutual fund investing by one of finance's great luminaries--is just such a work, and has been added...
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How to Make Your Money Last - Completely Updated for Planning Today
The Indispensable Retirement Guide
by Jane Bryant Quinn (Jan 07, 2020)
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“Jane Bryant Quinn is America’s dean of personal finance….The book is a true treasure chest of financial secrets.” —ForbesWith How to Make Your Money Last, you will learn how to turn your retirement savings into a steady paycheck that will last for life.Today, people worry that they’re going to run out of money in their older age. That won’t happen...
Wealthing Like Rabbits
An Original and Occasionally Hilarious Introduction to the World of Personal Finance
by Robert R. Brown (Sep 01, 2014)
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CANADIAN BESTSELLER"Smart, funny and totally relatable." - Gail Vaz-Oxlade.The personal finance book Canada is talking about. With personal savings lower than ever before and household debt going through the roof, many people are in dire need of financial advice. But can a book that includes sex, zombies, and Star Trek really help? You might be sur...
Choose FI
Your Blueprint to Financial Independence
by Chris Mamula (Oct 01, 2019)
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A Total Money Makeover for a New GenerationA common resolution set at the beginning of a new year is to “get my financial house in order.” But how can you build a house, let alone pour any kind of foundation, without a blueprint? There are dozens of books and blogs trying to push their advice and tell you how to spend and invest your money. And the...
All Your Worth
The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan
by Elizabeth Warren (Jan 17, 2006)
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This personal finance guide from 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren, offers a new way of thinking about and managing your money that will allow you lifelong emotional peace and financial well-being.You work hard and try to save money, so why is there never enough to cover all the bills, to put some awa...
Tax-Free Wealth
How to Build Massive Wealth by Permanently Lowering Your Taxes (Rich Dad Advisors)
by Tom Wheelwright (May 26, 2015)
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Tax-Free Wealth is about tax planning concepts. It's about how to use your country's tax laws to your benefit. In this book, Tom Wheelwright will tell you how the tax laws work. And how they are designed to reduce your taxes, not to increase your taxes. Once you understand this basic principle, you no longer need to be afraid of the tax laws. They ...
The Investor's Manifesto
Preparing for Prosperity, Armageddon, and Everything in Between
by William J. Bernstein (Aug 28, 2012)
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A timeless approach to investing wisely over an investment lifetimeWith the current market maelstrom as a background, this timely guide describes just how to plan a lifetime of investing, in good times and bad, discussing stocks and bonds as well as the relationship between risk and return.Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, The Inv...
You Need a Budget
The Proven System for Breaking the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle, Getting Out of Debt, and Living the Life You Want
by Jesse Mecham (Dec 26, 2017)
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A guide based on the tenets of the award-winning financial platform, "You Need a Budget," argues that a well-planned budget does not involve deprivation and counsels readers on how to prioritize financial goals, reduce stress through strategic cash flow allocations and meet the challenges of unplanned expenses....
The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning
by Taylor Larimore (Feb 22, 2011)
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The Bogleheads are back-with retirement planning advice for those who need it! Whatever your current financial situation, you must continue to strive for a viable retirement plan by finding the most effective ways to save, the best accounts to save in, and the right amount to save, as well as understanding how to insure against setbacks and handle ...
The Value of Simple
A Practical Guide to Taking the Complexity Out of Investing
by John A Robertson (Dec 01, 2014)
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The Value of Simple: A Practical Guide to Taking the Complexity Out of Investing is a plain-language guide to investing for Canadians. Canada has the highest investment fees in the world, as well as a confusing tax system that features four-letter words like RRSP and TFSA. Fortunately there are low-cost index funds that make it easy and rewarding f...
Financial Freedom
A Proven Path to All the Money You Will Ever Need
by Grant Sabatier (Feb 05, 2019)
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Money is unlimited. Time is not. Become financially independent as fast as possible.In 2010, 24-year old Grant Sabatier woke up to find he had $2.26 in his bank account. Five years later, he had a net worth of over $1.25 million, and CNBC began calling him "the Millennial Millionaire." By age 30, he had reached financial independence. Along the way...
The Art of Money
by Bari Tessler (Mar 13, 2018)
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The Art of Money is the book your money-savvy best friend, therapist, and accountant would write if they could. Bari Tessler’s integrative approach creates the real possibility of “money healing,” using our relationship with money as a gateway to self-awareness and a training ground for compassion, confidence, and self-worth. Tessler’s gentle techn...
Smart Women Finish Rich
9 Steps to Achieving Financial Security and Funding Your Dreams
by David Bach (Jan 08, 2002)
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With hundreds of thousands copies in print around the world, Smart Women Finish Rich, by renowned financial advisor David Bach, has shown women of all ages and backgrounds how to take control of their financial future and finish rich. Whether you’re working with a few dollars a week or a significant inheritance, Bach’s nine-step program gives you t...
John Bogle on Investing
The First 50 Years (Wiley Investment Classics)
by John C. Bogle (Apr 27, 2015)
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Get fifty years of industry-defining expertise in a single volume John Bogle on Investing is a compilation of the best speeches ever delivered by one of the 20th century's towering financial giants. Individually, each of these speeches delivers a powerful lesson in investing; taken together, Bogle's lifelong themes ring loud and clear. His investin...
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Secrets of Six-Figure Women
Surprising Strategies to Up Your Earnings and Change Your Life
by Barbara Stanny (Mar 02, 2004)
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Quietly and steadily, the number of women making six figures or more is increasing and continues to rise at a rate faster than for men. From entrepreneurs to corporate executives, from white-collar professionals to freelancers and part-timers, women are forging careers with considerable financial success.In Secrets of Six-Figure Women, Barbara Stan...
The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need
by Andrew Tobias (Apr 26, 2016)
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“The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need . . . actually lives up to its name.” — Los Angeles Times “So full of tips and angles that only a booby or a billionaire could not benefit.” — New York Times For nearly forty years, The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need has been a favorite finance guide, earning the allegiance of more than a million ...
Mindful Money
Simple Practices for Reaching Your Financial Goals and Increasing Your Happiness Dividend
by Jonathan K. DeYoe (Feb 10, 2017)
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Is it possible to be a conscientious citizen of the world and grow wealth? The author, a Buddhist and a financial planner says “yes” and shows exactly how. DeYoe shows how money drives so many of our decisions. But while we worry about earning it, spending it, and saving it, few of us face it head on. The whole point of Buddhism, he says, is “to de...
Love Your Life Not Theirs
7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want
by Rachel Cruze (Sep 14, 2016)
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In Love Your Life, Not Theirs, Rachel Cruze shines a spotlight on the most damaging money habit we have: comparing ourselves to others. Then she unpacks seven essential money habits for living the life we really want—a life in line with our values, where we can afford the things we want to buy without being buried under debt, stress, and worry.The ...
Rich Bitch
A Simple 12-Step Plan for Getting Your Financial Life Together...Finally
by Nicole Lapin (Nov 05, 2019)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn this New York Times bestseller, journalist and financial expert Nicole Lapin shows women how to take charge of their lives by taking charge of their moneyYou might not know this but stressing over money can harm your overall health. Let Nicole be the doctor for your financial health and you will feel better in more ways ...
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The Millionaire Next Door
The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy
by Thomas J. Stanley (Oct 01, 2016)
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The incredible national bestseller that is changing people's lives -- and increasing their net worth! CAN YOU SPOT THE MILLIONAIRE NEXT DOOR? Who are the rich in this country? What do they do? Where do they shop? What do they drive? How do they invest? Where did their ancestors come from? How did they get rich? Can I ever become one of them? Get...
The Truth About Money 3rd Edition
by Ric Edelman (Dec 23, 2003)
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Home Sweet Home: How to buy your first home, your next home and save on taxes when you sell.A-Z of Investments: From annuities to zero-coupon bonds, go from owing money to OWNING money. Get out of debt (and stay that way).Estate Planning & Long-Term Care: Learn how to protect yourself and your family....
Fail-Safe Investing
Lifelong Financial Security in 30 Minutes
by Harry Browne (Jan 10, 2001)
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Do you worry that you're not paying enough attention to your investments? Do you feel left out when you hear about the clever things other investors seem to be doing? Relax. You don't have to become an investment genius to protect your savings. Distilling the wisdom of his thirty years' experience into lessons that can be applied in thirty minutes,...
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The Wealthy Barber
The Common Sense Guide to Successful Financial Planning
by David Chilton (Feb 01, 2002)
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The Wealthy Barber takes the form of a novel, though it wouldn't win many awards for plot, setting, or characterization. The narrator, Dave, a 28-year-old school teacher and expectant father, his 30-year-old sister, Cathy, who runs a small business, and his buddy, Tom, who works in a refinery, sit around a barber shop in Sarnia, Ontario, and listen...
It's Not About the Money
A Financial Game Plan for Staying Safe, Sane, and Calm in Any Economy
by Brent Kessel (Mar 31, 2009)
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Your one-stop financial guideIncludes ten new tips to survive any economyOverhaul your investment portfolio to thrive in good times and badUncover the roots of your bad financial decisionsDiscover how much is "enough" for youFind peace of mind in any financial situation...
Broke Millennial
Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together
by Erin Lowry (May 02, 2017)
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Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck and Get Your Financial Life Together (#GYFLT)! If you're a cash-strapped 20- or 30-something, it's easy to get freaked out by finances. But you're not doomed to spend your life drowning in debt or mystified by money. It's time to stop scraping by and take control of your money and your life with this savvy and smar...
Worth It
Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms
by Amanda Steinberg (Mar 13, 2018)
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From the founder and superstar CEO of—the go-to financial site for women with more than one million subscribers—comes a fresh book that redefines the relationship between women, self-worth, and money. Worth It shows women how to view money as a source of personal power and freedom—and live life on their terms.Millions of women want t...
The American Way of Debt
by Louis Hyman (Jan 24, 2012)
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In this lively history of consumer debt in America, economic historian Louis Hyman demonstrates that today’s problems are not as new as we think.  Borrow examines how the rise of consumer borrowing—virtually unknown before the twentieth century—has altered our culture and economy. Starting in the years before the Great Depression, increased access ...
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Work Optional
Retire Early the Non-Penny-Pinching Way
by Tanja Hester (Feb 12, 2019)
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A practical action guide for financial independence and early retirement from the popular Our Next Life blogger....
Why Didn't They Teach Me This in School?
99 Personal Money Management Principles to Live By
by Cary Siegel (Mar 05, 2013)
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Bestselling 5 Star Graduation Gift for both College and High School grads! Recommended by eBay, Forbes, Lifehack, Elite Daily, Real Simple and Bustle. Why do high schools and colleges require students to take courses in English, math and science, yet have absolutely no requirements for students to learn about personal money management? Why Didn't T...
The Automatic Millionaire, Expanded and Updated
A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich
by David Bach (Dec 27, 2016)
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What’s the secret to becoming a millionaire?For years people have asked David Bach, the national bestselling author of Smart Women Finish Rich, Smart Couples Finish Rich, and The Finish Rich Workbook, what’s the real secret to getting rich? What’s the one thing I need to do?Now, in The Automatic Millionaire, David Bach is sharing that secret.The Au...
How to Manage Your Money When You Don't Have Any
by Mr Erik Wecks (Jun 07, 2012)
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Librarian Note: An Alternate cyber edition can be found here.Unlike many personal finance books, How to Manage Your Money When You Don't Have Any was specifically written for Americans who struggle to make it on a monthly basis. It provides both a respectful, no-nonsense look at the difficult realities of life after the Great Recession and a hope-f...
On My Own Two Feet
A Modern Girl's Guide to Personal Finance
by Manisha Thakor (Nov 29, 2013)
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Most young women would love to live a carefree lifestyle filled with lunches, Louis Vuitton, and lattes, but what you might not know is that doing so can lead to future financial breakdown.Whether you've been living paycheck-to-paycheck, are trying to save for a down payment on your first home, or are hoping to one day retire in comfort, On My Own ...
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Live the Life You Want, Not Just the Life You Can Afford
by Kristin Wong (Mar 27, 2018)
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Learn how to live the life you want, not just the life you can afford!Managing your money is like going to the dentist or standing in line at the DMV. Nobody wants to do it, but at some point, it's inevitable: you need to clean your teeth, renew your license, and manage your personal finances like a grown-up. Whether you're struggling to pay off st...
The Latte Factor
Why You Don't Have to Be Rich to Live Rich
by David Bach (May 07, 2019)
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER Discover #1 New York Times bestselling author David Bach’s three secrets to financial freedom in an engaging story that will show you that you are richer than you think. Drawing on the author’s experiences teaching millions of people around the world to live a ric...
The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke
by Suze Orman (Mar 27, 2007)
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The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke is financial expert Suze Orman's answer to a generation's cry for help. They're called "Generation Debt" and "Generation Broke" by the media -- people in their twenties and thirties who graduate college with a mountain of student loan debt and are stuck with one of the weakest job markets in recent his...
The Index Card
Why Personal Finance Doesn't Have to Be Complicated
by Helaine Olen (Mar 07, 2017)
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TV analysts and money managers would have you believe your finances are enormously complicated and if you don’t follow their guidance, you’ll end up in the poorhouse. They’re wrong. When University of Chicago professor Harold Pollack interviewed Helaine Olen, an award-winning financial journalist and the author of the bestselling Pound Foolish, he ...
The Truth About Your Future
The Money Guide You Need Now, Later, and Much Later
by Ric Edelman (Mar 20, 2018)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNew York Times bestselling author and legendary investment guru Ric Edelman reveals his forward-thinking guide on how technology and science will reshape the way we save, invest, and plan for the future.Technology and science are evolving at a blistering, almost incomprehensible pace.The Human Genome Project took eleven yea...
Get a Financial Life
Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties
by Beth Kobliner (Mar 21, 2017)
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A completely revised and updated fourth edition of the New York Times bestseller, designed to guide younger adults through the world of personal finance.More than ever before, people in their twenties and thirties need help getting their financial lives in order. And who could blame them? These so-called millennials have come of age in the wake of ...
Killing Sacred Cows
Overcoming the Financial Myths That Are Destroying Your Prosperity
by Garrett B. Gunderson (Jul 01, 2008)
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Western culture is riddled with destructive myths about money and prosperity that are severely limiting individuals' power, creativity, and financial potential. In "Killing Sacred Cows," Gunderson boldly exposes ingrained fallacies and misguided traditions in the world of personal finance....
Women & Money
Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny
by Suze Orman (Jan 05, 2010)
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Why is it that women, who are so competent in all other areas of their lives, cannot find the same competence when it comes to matters of money?...
How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free
Retirement Wisdom That You Won't Get from Your Financial Advisor
by Ernie J. Zelinski (Sep 01, 2009)
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Retirement does not have to mean the end of life-in fact it can mean a whole new beginning to the life you never had time to explore. In HOW TO RETIRE HAPPY, WILD, AND FREE, best-selling author Ernie J. Zelinksi shows that the key to enjoying an active and satisfying retirement is dependent on much more than just having adequate financial resources...
Playing with FIRE
How Far Would You Go for Financial Freedom?
by Scott Rieckens (Jan 01, 2019)
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What if a happier life was only a few simple choices away? A successful entrepreneur living in Southern California, Scott Rieckens had built a “dream life”: a happy marriage, a two-year-old daughter, a membership to a boat club, and a BMW in the driveway. But underneath the surface, Scott was creatively stifled, depressed, and overworked trying to...
Smart Couples Finish Rich
9 Steps to Creating a Rich Future for You and Your Partner
by David Bach (Jan 01, 2002)
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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 ...
The Wealthy Barber Returns
Dramatically Older and Marginally Wiser, David Chilton Offers His Unique Perspectives on the World of Money by David Barr Chilton (2011-01-01)
by David Barr Chilton (Jan 01, 2011)
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"If you've always thought of money as a dry and dusty subject, let Dave show you just how interesting it can be. While you're at it, learn a thing or two about your personal motivation and how to point it in the right direction. And laugh your socks off, too! I thoroughly enjoyed this book!"Gail Vaz-Oxlade, TV Host of Til Debt Do Us Part and Financ...
Start Late, Finish Rich
A No-Fail Plan for Achieving Financial Freedom at Any Age
by David Bach (Jan 02, 2006)
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Are you wondering if it is too late for you to be rich? David Bach has a plan to help you live and finish rich--no matter where you start As a number-one bestseller in its hardcover edition, Start Late, Finish Rich has helped hundreds of thousands of people of all ages take control of their financial future. Now you, ...
The Smartest Investment Book You'll Ever Read
The Proven Way to Beat the "Pros" and Take Control of Your Financial Future
by Daniel R. Solin (Dec 23, 2009)
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What Are You Waiting For? This book will change the way you think about investing-and the results will prove it! "This is the simple hands-on, how-to and why book many readers have been looking for." -Scott Burns, syndicated columnist Daniel Solin cuts through the financial hype to show you exactly how to invest-with an easy-to-follow four-step ...
The Coffeehouse Investor
How to Build Wealth, Ignore Wall Street, and Get On with Your Life
by Bill Schultheis (Jan 29, 2013)
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In 1998, after thirteen years of providing investment advice for Smith Barney, Bill Schultheis wrote a simple book for people who felt overwhelmed by the stock market. He had discovered that when you simplify your investment decisions, you end up getting better returns. As a bonus, you gain more time for family, friends, and other pursuits.The Coff...
Stop Acting Rich
...And Start Living Like A Real Millionaire
by Thomas J. Stanley (Jul 12, 2011)
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A leading expert on the affluent reveals the real way to build wealth. With well over two million of his books sold, and huge praise from many media outlets, Dr. Thomas J. Stanley is a recognized and highly respected authority on the wealthy, their behavior, and their thinking. Now, in Stop Acting Rich, he details how the less affluent have fallen ...
Cashing in on the American Dream
How to Retire at 35
by Paul Terhorst (Jul 01, 1988)
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A brilliant and practical five year plan for all who dream of retiring while they're young and healthy enough to enjoy it. Provides clear advice on how to overcome the personal, financial and psychological obstacles....
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The Automatic Millionaire Homeowner
A Lifetime Plan to Finish Rich in Real Estate
by David Bach (Mar 04, 2008)
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Imagine this. You buy a home, live in it, then buy another. You build your wealth through real estate--and then retire rich. It may sound too good to be true. But it's not. It has happened, it's "happening now" and it will continue to happen for millions of people over the next few decades. The question is, will it happen for you? If you want the a...
The Courage to be Rich
Creating a Life of Material and Spiritual Abundance, Revised Edition
by Suze Orman (Jan 01, 2002)
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#1 New York Times bestselling author and financial expert Suze Orman helped millions of Americans change the course of their financial destiny and prosper in every way with The Courage to Be Rich. Now, Suze has revised and updated this million-copy bestseller to further inspire readers to find the courage to start over in these changing times and r...
How to Retire with Enough Money
And How to Know What Enough Is
by Teresa Ghilarducci Ph.D (Dec 15, 2015)
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Here is a single-sit read than can change the course of your retirement. Written by Dr. Teresa Ghilarducci, an economics professor, a retirement and savings specialist, and a trustee to two retiree health-care trusts worth over $54 billion, How to Retire with Enough Money cuts through the confusion, misinformation, and bad policy-making that keeps ...
Your Money
The Missing Manual
by J.D. Roth (Mar 01, 2010)
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Keeping your financial house in order is more important than ever. But how do you deal with expenses, debt, taxes, and retirement without getting overwhelmed? This book points the way. It's filled with the kind of practical guidance and sound insights that makes J.D. Roth's a critically acclaimed source of personal-finance advice....
Financially Fearless
The LearnVest Program for Taking Control of Your Money
by Alexa von Tobel (Dec 31, 2013)
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Finally, a financial plan that lets you be YOU, only richer.It's time to throw away all your old notions of what financial advice should look like. Because if you're looking for a book to put you on an austerity savings plan that has you giving up vacations and lattes, you're out of luck. But if you're looking to get your finances in rock-hard shap...
The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money
Thirteen Ways to Right Your Financial Wrongs
by Jill Schlesinger (Feb 04, 2020)
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You're smart. So don't be dumb about money. Pinpoint your biggest money blind spots and take control of your finances with these tools from CBS News Business Analyst and host of the nationally syndicated radio show Jill on Money, Jill Schlesinger.Do you have a "friend" who is super smart, has a great career, holds a graduate degree, has even saved ...
Personal Finance For Dummies
by Eric Tyson (Jun 26, 2012)
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Personal Finance for Dummies offers sound and practical advice for those who want to get control over their personal financial lives. Author Eric Tyson points out the most common mistakes that we all make in our approach to money and prescribes ways to save and invest for a secure future. Using worksheets, the book helps you to measure your own fin...
The "Rich Habits" are ten principles created through years of researching the daily success habits of his wealthiest clients. These ten simple principles miraculously transform every individual who comes into contact with them. By applying these principles, you are literally walking in the footsteps of the wealthy. In Rich Habits, Tom Corley provid...
The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom
Practical and Spiritual Steps So You Can Stop Worrying
by Suze Orman (Aug 15, 2006)
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With a new preface that reflects personal finance today, New York Times bestselling author and leading financial expert Suze Orman shares a refreshed version of The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom, the revolutionary, groundbreaking classic that changed the way we think, feel, and act about money. Unlike traditional money management books, 9 Steps appr...
The One-Page Financial Plan
A Simple Way to Be Smart About Your Money
by Carl Richards (Mar 31, 2015)
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Whenever I tell people about my job as a financial advisor, the conversation inevitably turns to how hopeless they feel when it comes to dealing with money. More than once, they’ve begged, “Just tell me what to do.”It’s no surprise that even my most successful friends feel confused or paralyzed. Even if they have a shelfful of personal finance book...
The Money Class
How to Stand in Your Truth and Create the Future You Deserve
by Suze Orman (Jan 10, 2012)
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What does it take to create your New American Dream? Suze Orman, the woman millions of Americans have turned to for financial advice, says it’s time for a serious reconsideration of the American Dream—what promise it still holds, what aspects are in need of revision, and how it must be refashioned to fit our lives so that we can once again have fai...
The Motley Fool
You Have More Than You Think - The Foolish Guide to Personal Finance
by David Gardner (Jan 02, 2001)
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The Completely Revised and Expanded Edition of the New York Times Bestseller That Focuses on Personal Finance for Every Budget -- and Every Stage of Life Taking control of your personal finances is the first -- and most important -- step toward successful investing and a secure future. The Motley Fool You Have More Than You Think, now fully update...
The Investment Answer
by Daniel C. Goldie (Jan 25, 2011)
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The Investment Answer shows you, in clear and understandable language, how to take control of your finances and think about investing in a different way. Whether you are new to finance or an experienced investor, this book is essential reading. Former United States Senator Bill Bradley says that "every American should read this book," and Bob Water...
Refinery29 Money Diaries
Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know About Your Finances... And Everyone Else's
by Lindsey Stanberry (Sep 04, 2018)
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Does it feel like you’re NEVER going to finish paying back your student loans? Do you spend more on coffee per month than you put into your 401(k)? Do you avoid looking at your bank balance because it’s easier to live in denial? The first step to getting your financial life in order is tracking what you spend.Money Diaries, the breakout series from...
The Money Saving Mom's Budget
Slash Your Spending, Pay Down Your Debt, Streamline Your Life, and Save Thousands a Year
by Crystal Paine (Jan 10, 2012)
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Crystal Paine, who has helped busy women everywhere take control of their finances, presents her most effective strategies designed for families of all sizes and income levels. With hundreds of inspiring “why didn’t I think of that?” TIPS, plus WORKSHEETS, Paine breaks down your goals into easy, manageable steps so you can:• Achieve a complete fina...
Pound Foolish
Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry
by Helaine Olen (Dec 31, 2013)
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If you’ve ever bought a personal finance book, watched a TV show about stock picking, listened to a radio show about getting out of debt, or attended a seminar to help you plan for your retirement, you’ve probably heard some version of these quotes: “What’s keeping you from being rich? In most cases, it is simply a lack of belief.” —SUZE ORMAN, The...
Pogue's Basics
by David Pogue (Nov 22, 2016)
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Following the success of the New York Times bestsellers Pogue's Basics: Tech and Pogue's Basics: Life comes the next book in the series: Pogue's Basics: Money which will be a timeless reference book of 200 simple tips and tricks for making managing your finances easier. This book will shed light on the best ways to save and make money. Everyone get...
America's Cheapest Family Gets You Right on the Money
Your Guide to Living Better, Spending Less, and Cashing in on Your Dreams
by Steve Economides (Jan 16, 2007)
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Do you have too much month at the end of your money?Is your credit card screaming for relief?Are you tired of robbing Peter to pay Paul . . . whoever they are?Meet Steve and Annette Ecomomides. They've been called cheapskates, thriftaholics, and tightwads, but in these tough times, Steve and Annette have managed to feed their family of seven on jus...
Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan
Keeping Your Money Safe & Sound
by Suze Orman (Dec 30, 2008)
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2009: The Year You Can’t Afford to Make Any Mistakes with Your Money.The credit crunch, the stock market freefall, the staggering toll of home foreclosures and job losses: The economic crisis that struck in 2008 has left no one untouched and everybody reeling. Seemingly overnight, the financial landscape has undergone seismic changes that suddenly ...
The Simple Dollar
How One Man Wiped Out His Debts and Achieved the Life of His Dreams
by Trent A. Hamm (Jun 19, 2010)
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Struggling with debt? Frustrated about work? Just not satisfied with life? "Trent Hamm set out to boost his happiness by freeing himself from debt. This account of how he succeeded, and how he was able to construct the life he'd always wanted, will inspire readers to put his ideas to work in their own lives." -Gretchen Rubin, author of the #1 New Y...
All the Money in the World
What the Happiest People Know About Wealth
by Laura Vanderkam (May 28, 2013)
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How happy would you be if you had all the money in the world? The universal lament about money is that there is never enough. We spend endless hours obsessing over our budgets and investments, trying to figure out ways to stretch every dollar. We try to follow the advice of money gurus and financial planners, then kick ourselves whenever we spend t...
The Cheapskate Next Door
The Surprising Secrets of Americans Living Happily Below Their Means
by Jeff Yeager (Jun 08, 2010)
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He’s at it again, but this time he’s not alone.  America’s Ultimate Cheapskate is back with all new secrets for how to live happily below your means, á la cheapskate.  For The Cheapskate Next Door, Jeff Yeager tapped his bargain-basement-brain-trust, hitting the road to interview and survey hundreds of his fellow cheapskates to divulge their secret...
Debt-Free by 30
Practical Advice for the Young, Broke, and Upwardly Mobile
by Jason Anthony (Jan 01, 2001)
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Are you limping towards the big three-oh one minimum payment at a time?Are you "on your own" but still asking your parents for cash each birthday?Do you crumple up your ATM receipts to avoid looking at the balance?Are friends in the same income bracket beginning to pull ahead of you?If you're young, smart, and drowning in debt, Debt-Free by 30 offe...
You're So Money
Live Rich, Even When You're Not
by Farnoosh Torabi (Apr 15, 2008)
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Your Good Life Starts NowLive beyond your means but spend within them.Take your steady out for that $350 dinner after the big promotion. You might just have to eat PB&J for a week to make it happen.Splurge when it makes sense.Buy the designer jeans you can't live without in your size, at full price. But you better walk away from last season's must-...