The Motley Fool Personal Finance Workbook: A Foolproof Guide to Organizing Your Cash and Building Wealth

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Simon and Schuster, Jan 2, 2003 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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With easy-to-follow, quick-witted exercises, you'll discover all the ways that money touches your life -- from saving and spending to insurance to retirement.

Pencil your way to financial security!

What would it be like to know that you were making the very best decision for every dollar you spent or saved? Can you imagine balancing your budget by the beginning of next month? Wouldn't it be great to know whether a pro's advice is right for your situation? How valuable would it be to have a customized financial plan that would serve you for life?

What you hold in your hands is the first step to achieving all of the above. Whatever your income, lifestyle, or financial concerns may be, The Motley Fool Personal Finance Workbook will help you put more power into every dollar. Like a financial global positioning system, The Motley Fool Personal Finance Workbook will show you exactly where you stand right now and the most direct path to where you want to be.

The Motley Fool's legendary smarts and math-made-easy will show you:

-How to create a workable budget that gives you money and a life
-The smartest (and fastest) way out of debt
-How to set priorities to guide your financial decisions
-The savviest ways to finance big purchases like a home or an education
-Tactics for eliminating stress when saving for retirement
-And much more...

Hip, funny, and immediately useful, The Motley Fool Personal Finance Workbook is an indispensable hands-on guide for anyone looking to make the most of his or her money.
  

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The latest volume by investment gurus and Motley Fool founders David and Tom Gardner veers away from stocks and speculation into the much more pedestrian subject of money management. Well known for ... Read full review

Contents

Your Money and Your Life
1
Spending and Saving
9
Getting Out of Debt
22
Insurance
48
Short and LongTerm Investing
67
Retirement Planning
86
Buying BigTicket Items
111
Income Taxes
140
When Life Happens
162
Hiring a Financial Professional
180
Doing a Financial Checkup
208
The BitbyBit Budget
219
MoneySaving Tips for Living Below Your Means
227
Additional Resources at Fool com
235
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David and Tom Gardner founded The Motley Fool in 1993. Today they reach millions of people each month through their bestselling books; nationally syndicated newspaper column; investment newsletters; weekly NPR show; and award-winning Web site, Fool.com.

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