Ashley Feinstein Gerstley was working in financial services when she came to the shocking realization that even she was stressed about her personal finances. Ashley quickly realized that her stress didn't only arise from a lack of knowledge but from the way that we as a society treat and talk (or rather don't talk) about money, so she created a system to turn the entire practice on its head! The 30-Day Money Cleanse, named an Amazon Best Book of 2019 So Far, is a groundbreaking money management book that will set you on the path to financial peace with interactive journaling prompts to hold you accountable and keep you on track.
Through Ashley's system, in just 30 days you will create a healthier, happier relationship with your money by:
With its cheery and easy-to-follow guide, this is the perfect book on money management for young adults or those looking for an unintimidating guide to managing money. Readers who have tried the 30-Day Money Cleanse have, on average, saved over $950 through the course of the month! Are you ready for financial freedom?
"[An] easy-to-follow guide to creating a healthy personal relationship with money."—Publishers Weekly
Millennial Money Makeover takes readers on a six-step journey to transform their financial life and set them up for lifelong success. From learning how to pay off student loans insanely fast to optimizing a financial ecosystem, Millennial Money Makeover teaches readers how to reclaim their financial future and jump-start the path to the rich life.
Built for readers in their twenties and thirties, this book gives Millennials a proven playbook. Learn new hacks like how using robo-advisors can increase your returns and how leveraging delayed gratification when buying your first home can save you thousands. Whether you are planning a passion budget, figuring out how to finally purchase that big-ticket item, or thinking about taking your first dip into investing, Conor will show you the way.
Whether you have a savings or checking account, a 401(k), an IRA, a college fund, or dollars stuffed under the mattress, you are an investor. But you are losing every day that you sit back and let others make decisions about your money. You worked hard for it, and it’s your responsibility to make it work for you. If you don’t invest smartly, your very financial future is in jeopardy. But smart investing is not nearly as difficult or complicated as some might lead you to believe.
In seven simple yet vital steps Dan Solin, New York Times bestselling author of The Smartest Investment Book You’ll Every Read, takes the mystery out of successful investing and shows everyone, no matter what their income or expertise in money matters, how to take control of their financial lives, ignore the “experts”, and grow a nest egg.
Solin’s approach mirrors that of the most successful investors in the world. He ignores the bombast of so many advisors and brokers who over-promise and under-deliver, relying instead on objective, historical, peer-reviewed data.
Solin helps you separate fact from hype so that you can make intelligent, responsible investing decisions. And his simple, clear-headed advice shows you exactly how to invest your assets with an easy-to-follow plan that allows you to create and monitor your portfolio in less time than it takes to read the morning paper.
Previous generations have had some help in achieving financial security that young people can't count on today: generous employer pensions, steady housing price increases, and a well-funded Social Security program, to name a few. In short, the old "muddle through" approach won't cut it anymore - not even close. A steady income is still a must, but parlaying this into long-term financial security is now an entirely different proposition than ever before. The institutions of the past can no longer be relied upon to handle the process; each person now needs to manage the long-term financial planning and decision making on their own.
Fortunately, though, anyone just starting out can still achieve a very strong financial future from almost any income level - but only by doing the right things to make it happen. Those things aren't particularly hard to understand or to do, but it is important to do them right, to do them consistently, and to do them in the right order. Most importantly, if you get an early start, the risks are minimal and the payoff is substantial. But each year that passes, the risks go up and the payoff goes down. If you have just started out in your financial life, or if you are just about to, and you want a complete and practical education in the fundamentals of personal finance for a secure future, then this book is for you. Chris Smith guides readers through the basics of saving, investing, and financial planning in language that is clear, accessible, and lively, making difficult concepts understandable to the novice, and enjoyable to those who already have some understanding. He shows readers how to apply this knowledge, and to avoid the most common pitfalls, to insure the best possible outcome for long-term financial security.
“An incredible, compelling read. It covers an astonishing amount of ground with basic simplicity and good humor. A masterful starting point for any investor. Tina Hay is a wizard.”—Ben Stein, economist, author, actor and commentator
A handy crash course in personal finance, Napkin Finance is the groundbreaking guide everyone needs to help them manage their money and feel more secure.
Surveys have found that two thirds of Americans can’t pass a basic financial literacy test, and nine in ten believe personal finance should become a required high school course. Tina Hay understands the confusion. While attending Harvard Business School, she struggled to keep up with classmates–many of whom came from the banking world–when it came to understanding jargon and numbers-heavy concepts. Tina developed a visual learning strategy using sketches and infographics that helped her succeed in her studies and master even the most complex financial topics.
Since then, Tina founded Napkin Finance, a thriving company built on the concept of taking seemingly overwhelming topics—such as budgeting, investments, and retirement accounts—and turning them into simple, skimmable explanations. Now, she’s synthesized the most important content into this personal finance handbook. Napkin Finance includes dozens of individual learning modules, on topics ranging from credit scores to paying off student loans to economics and blockchain.
The first illustrated guide that makes finance fun and accessible, Napkin Finance can help even the most numbers-phobic reader learn about complex financial topics without dying of boredom.
The results of this proprietary survey—conducted with the help of the Roper Center—are remarkable. Chatzky found that while a certain amount of money buys comfort, money can't make you happy—at least not in the way most people believe it can. But it can make you miserable, if you're managing it wrong. That's why it's time to make a change.
In her frank, engaging style, Chatzky explains how to "own your money" to create a happy and comfortable life. She outlines the financial habits of happy people and shows how anyone can be a part of this group, no matter what they earn. Filled with fresh insights and real life examples, The Ten Commandments of Financial Happiness reaffirms that finances don't have to be a source of stress and that living within your means can be extremely rewarding.
In this new edition of Financial Peace, Ramsey has updated his tactics and philosophy to show even more readers:
With practical and easy to follow methods and personal anecdotes, Financial Peace is the road map to personal control, financial security, a new, vital family dynamic, and lifetime peace.
In The 21-Day Financial Fast, award-winning writer and The Washington Post columnist Michelle Singletary proposes a field-tested financial challenge. For twenty-one days, participants will put away their credit cards and buy only the barest essentials. With Michelle's guidance during this three-week financial fast, you will discover how to:
As you discover practical ways to achieve financial freedom, you'll experience what it truly means to live a life of financial peace and prosperity.
Thousands of individuals have participated in the fast and as a result have gotten out of debt and become better managers of their money and finances . . . and you can too!
Ric Edelman, America’s most successful financial advisor, has revised and updated his classic personal finance bestseller to reflect the new global economic outlook. In his 4th edition of The Truth About Money, Edelman tells you everything you need to know about money—an essential, yet delightfully breezy and accessible, must-read manual for anyone who may have previously sought the financial wisdom of Suze Orman and Jean Chatzky. The Truth About Money is an indispensible guide to money matters from the man whom Barrons named the #1 independent financial advisor in the country.
For many adults under 40, 'debt' is a four-letter word—something that should be avoided but is all too often unavoidable. In The Value of Debt in Building Wealth, bestselling author Thomas J. Anderson encourages you to rethink that. You'll walk away from this book with an understanding of how you can use debt wisely to secure the financial future you envision for yourself and your family. Student loans, mortgages, lines of credit, and other forms of debt are all discussed in detail, with a focus on smart planning for those who are accumulating assets—and debt—now.
Should you rent or buy? How important is liquidity? What is good versus bad debt? How much debt should you have? What debt-to-income and debt-to-asset ratios should you aim for? Fixed debt or floating debt? What's the best way of saving for college and retirement? These are big questions that deserve thorough answers because the choices you make now could influence the course of your life. This thought-provoking book will open your eyes to savvy financial strategies for achieving your goals faster and with healthier bank accounts.
This book is not about buying things you cannot afford. It is about liquidity, flexibility and optimizing your personal balance sheet. The Value of Debt in Building Wealth is full of ideas you can apply to your own situation—no matter what your current asset level. Read this book today and thank yourself later.
Questions and answers deal with 100+ of the most-asked questions from The Dave Ramsey Show—everything from budget planning to retirement planning or personal buying matters, to saving for college and charitable giving. This is Dave in his most popular format—ask a specific question, get a specific answer.
It’s not. I’ve used cash envelopes for many years now and can attest to the fact that when you need to pay the water bill, the money is in the envelope. When you want to go to the movies, the money is waiting for you in the Entertainment envelope.
Cash Envelopes: You’ve Never Had So Much Money is a simple book about a simple plan that can help anyone live abundantly.
It’s not a budget.
It’s a hands-on system that will change your life.
It changed ours.
If you never seem to have enough money or you're thinking about starting a small business - this is a book for you.
The problem with money is never the money.
Money is simply a tool. The problem with money management always comes down to one thing: the money manager. In your case, if you're having money problems, that's you.
Money management is a simple task that is easy to understand but it requires a plan and self-discipline.
In Everyday Money Management, retired banker and auditor, Peter Mulraney, gives you the money management education you missed.
Study the four basic principles, follow the money management strategy, and take charge of your money.
What people don't talk about is that not only can debt have a negative impact on your finances, it can also compromise your personal wellbeing. This book shows you how to alter your mindset so you can live a happier, healthier and less stressful life. By becoming aware of where your money is going you'll manage to cure yourself of the debt affliction and remain free of its grasp.
Life coach Tim Williamson, a former bank employee and debt collector, shares his insider knowledge on how the finance industries prey on people's behaviours in order to reap the most money from personal loans and credit card debts. In just three hours you will learn the simplest way to shrug off the shackles of debt, and how to transform your attitudes and behaviours towards credit so that you never get caught out again.