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

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Penguin Books, 1999 - Business & Economics - 364 pages
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do you spend more than you earn? Does make a living feel more like making a dying? Do you feel stuck in a job you can't afford to leave? Is money fragmenting your time and your relationships with family and friends? If so, Your Money or Your Life is for you. Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez took back their lives by gaining control of their money. They both gave up successful - and stressful - careers in order to live more deliberately and meaningfully.

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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

Review: Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence: Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

User Review  - Carl Klutzke - Goodreads

Probably everyone should read this book. Retirement has nothing to do with age and everything to do with financial independence. In our culture we tend to think retirement just happens automatically ... Read full review

About the author (1999)

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.

Vicki Robinis a renowned innovator, writer, and speaker. In addition to coauthoring the bestselling Your Money or Your Life , Robin has been at the forefront of the sustainable living movement. She has received awards from Co-Op America and Sustainable Northwest and was profiled in Utne Magazine s book Visionaries: People and Ideas to Change Your Life . She lives on Whidbey Island in Washington.

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