Managing Your Money All-In-One For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 24, 2008 - Business & Economics - 696 pages
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Want to take control of your finances once and for all? Managing Your Money All-in-One For Dummies combines expert money management with personal finance tips. From credit cards and insurance to taxes, investing, retirement, and more, seven mini-books show you how to improve your relationship with money — no matter your age or stage of life.

This easy-to-understand guide shows you how to assess your financial situation, calculate debt, prepare a budget, trim spending, boost your income, and improve your credit score. You’ll find ways to run a money-smart household, reduce waste, and cut medical and transportation expenses as you tackle your debt head-on and develop good saving habits. You’ll even get help choosing the right mortgage and avoiding foreclosure, saving for college or retirement, and determining your home-, car-, and life insurance needs. Discover how to:

  • Take charge of your finances
  • Manage home and personal finances
  • Lower your taxes and avoid tax audits
  • Plan a budget and scale back on expenses
  • Deal with debt and negotiate with creditors
  • Save and invest safely for college or retirement
  • Protect your money and assets from fraud and identity theft
  • Ensure a comfortable retirement
  • Plan your estate and safeguard a will or trust

Managing Your Money All-in-One For Dummies brings you seven great books for the price of one. Can you think of a better way to start managing your money wisely?

  

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Review: Managing Your Money All-In-One for Dummies (7 books in 1)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

I did like this book. It is a great refresher to some of the previous budgeting/financial planning books I have read. It also hit some interesting points that I didn't see before. For the most part ... Read full review

Review: Managing Your Money All-In-One for Dummies (7 books in 1)

User Review  - Rick - Goodreads

Did the job. A nice starting point. Now I get insurance. And estate planning. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Taking Charge of Your Finances
7
Improving Your Relationship with Money
27
Building and Sticking to a Budget
45
Cutting Spending and Boosting Income
61
Fixing Up Your Credit Report
81
Managing Home and Personal Finances
97
Home Ownership and Choosing the Right Mortgage
123
Working with an Online Broker
333
Protecting Your Money and Assets
347
Online Banking
369
Homeowners Insurance
381
Auto Insurance Basics
401
Buying Life Insurance
417
Dealing with the Tax Man
445
Retiring Comfortably
473

Avoiding Foreclosure
139
Keeping a Lid on Medical Costs
153
Using the Internet to Help Manage Your Finances
177
Tackling What You Owe
191
Understanding How Credit Works
203
Consolidating Your Debts
215
Negotiating with Creditors and Getting Help
227
Considering Bankruptcy
247
Saving and Investing
265
Investing in Stocks Bonds and Mutual Funds
281
Saving for Retirement
301
Saving for College
319
Retiring Your Way IRAs
495
Paychecks from Your House Reverse Mortgages
509
Managing Money in Retirement
523
Online Retirement Planning
541
Planning Your Estate and Will
557
Where Theres a Will
579
Limitations of Wills What You Can and Cant Do
597
Estate Planning Online
611
Taking Care of Aging Parents with Durable Power of Attorney
627
Index
639
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About the author (2008)

Peter J. Sander, MBA, is an experienced value investor, researcher, and author of more than 15 books on investing and personal finance. Janet Haley, CFP, CMFC, is a securities industry professional.

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