Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance In Your Twenties And Thirties
If you're like most people in their twenties and thirties, you don't feel like you're in control of your financial life. But if you want to take full advantage of the best financial opportunities, it's important that you get started right away. Get a Financial Life shows you how to manage your money and make it grow. In it you will learn how to:
Refinance your high-rate c...more
It's not that it's the best personal finance book ever written; there may be others that are as good or better. It's not that it is incredibly detailed; it just covers basic...more
One thing I can't find in finance books is how to keep mutual funds and stocks accountable. The gap between money going to an investor and it's application is a scary one....more
This book is very basic to me, therefore the single star. If I would have read this book six or seven years ago it would have given me a greater benefit. Through my experiences and career choice (accounting) I have already been taught what the book teaches.
The book also has a lot of information that is time sensitive, such as tax figu...more
You definitely don't have to read it all the way through because the comprehensive chapters are well-organized into distinct facets of money management. However, for all of those who are as clueless and as poorly organized when it comes to keeping track of your money and spending/saving/allocating it properly as I am, definitely pick up a copy of this book.
All I have to do now to bring the knowledge that I have acquired full circle is to figure out how to...more
1) If it wasn't published more than 10 years ago ("Now some banks are even offering banking on the internet"... um, can we get an updated edition?)
2) If I were still single and didn't have a family. Not terribly applicable to my situation. It should say "Personal Finance in your SINGLE Twenties and Thirties".