How to Retire Debt Free & Wealthy
Christine Ibbotson has been providing financial advice for decades. She's fully aware of the reality: In today's busy life, most people are worried about their jobs, their kids, and what to make for dinner. Planning for the future is usually last on the list. Most believe it is too difficult to understand all the ins and outs of the financial markets, how to save and plan...more
A fantastic and logically arranged published book that offers the readers a guide to developing a CORE financial plan. In this book, the author emphasizes the importance of accurately assessing your current financial status. The CORE Plan consists of five steps, explained in significant detail. The author offers the readers two essential tools that assist with the accurate tracking of monthly income and expenses. These tools, ...more
The basic plan is simple with only five steps to be completed in this order:
1. Eliminate all debt except your mortgage and refinance if you have to.
2. Set up your mortgage to be paid off by your ...more
There was a lot of interesting and useful information in this book.
Unfortunately, a lot of the case study examples used in the book are not in my age range, so it felt a bit hard for me to connect with those lessons. However, when I started thinking of the ideas in the book from the point of view of my family members who are closer to retirement, I think a lot of the chapters could be really helpful ...more
Definitely worth reading!