Your Money Or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship With Money and Achieving Financial Independence

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Viking, 1992 - Business & Economics - 350 pages
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More than three-quarters of a million people everywhere, from all walks of life, have found the keys to gaining control of their money--and their lives--in this comprehensive and revolutionary book on money management. Considered the bible of the voluntary simplicity movement, Your Money or Your Life is now updated with a new Preface, Index, and Resource list to help you put the program into practice. This simple, nine-step program shows you how to:* get out of debt and develop savings * slow down the work-and-spend treadmill * make values-based decisions about your spending * save the planet while saving money

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Review: Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence

User Review  - Alexandra - Goodreads

Clearly a practical book, with a lot of tips and rules. The arguments for them seem sound and I'm willing to start doing the steps from the book. We'll see what happens! :D Overall, the book was easy to read, with a lot of snippets from real stories, and a message I can relate to. Read full review

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User Review  - Danielle Andrews - Goodreads

Some excellent concepts, and motivational quotes, but too many graphs, charts and tables for my liking. My eyes glazed over at a number of points, just like they do when I'm reading about Superannuation. Read full review



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Joe Dominguez was born on February 2, 1938. Considered a pioneer in the sustainability movement, he, together with partner Vicki Robin, co-authored the best-seller Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence. Dominguez was 31 years of age when he retired from a job as a technical stock analyst on Wall Street with a nest egg of about $70,000. He continued to live off of the investment income, about $6,000 a year, with a strong desire to tell others how to do the same. The proceeds of his book sales and other efforts to increase financial literacy have been donated to the New Road Map Foundation, an all-volunteer, non-profit foundation founded to promote the reduction of North American consumption. Dominguez died of cancer in Seattle on January 11, 1997.

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