A Purse of Your Own: An Easy Guide to Financial Security

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Simon and Schuster, Dec 29, 2009 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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THERE IS NO BETTER TIME THAN NOW TO STRAIGHTEN OUT YOUR PURSE

In A Purse of Your Own, wealth coach Deborah Owens draws from more than twenty years of experience in the fi nancial services industry for a revolutionary and simple approach to investment literacy: Women can take control of their lives and purses by leveraging the feminine powers of intuition, creativity, and empathy to build personal wealth.

Filled with quizzes (Pursercises), resource guides (Pursessentials), and examples of real women from housewives to executives who have drastically changed their lives (Purseonality Profi les), A Purse of Your Own will show you how to:

Apply the 7 Wealthy Habits you MUST learn to be fi nancially secure
Buy stocks, bonds, and mutual funds and create a well-balanced portfolio on any budget
Understand the language of investing and how to manage risk
Find a good fi nancial advisor (and recognize the warning signs of a bad one)
Protect what you will build

Creating and maintaining wealth can come only from understanding how money works. Use Deborah's "Power of the Purse" wealth-building strategy and your money will work for you!
 

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Review: A Purse of Your Own: An Easy Guide to Financial Security

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

Another work book. Interesting. Learned about stocks and bonds... might actually retain some of this knowledge this time around! Read full review

Review: A Purse of Your Own: An Easy Guide to Financial Security

User Review  - Brianne - Goodreads

This book is great for women who need a "dictionary" type understanding of the different types of investment options available. It includes a section on starting a "purse" club, which supports women ... Read full review

Contents

getting to the Bottom of Your Purse Before You invest
1
falling in Love with stocks at first sight
29
Using What You Know About Diets to invest
57
Knowing When to Hold stocks and When to fold em
78
fiVe
91
Purchasing Mutual funds
120
seVen
142
Passing on What Youve Learned
161
Buying stocks
238
Learning the Language of investing
243
Adding Bonds to Your Purse
253
systematizing WealthBuilding strategies
261
Paying it forward
267
notes
273
ACKnoWLeDgMents
279
inDex
281

nine
177
PUrsessentiALs
211

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About the author (2009)

Deborah Owens is a 20-year veteran and former vice president in the financial services industry. She is the CEO of Owens Media Group, which creates financial empowerment content for the web, print, radio and TV.  She is a sought after speaker on the topic of financial empowerment and entrepreneurship and has toured nationally with TD Jakes Enterprises, Working Mother Media, and the NASD.  The Power of the Purse  Tour begins in 2010 with the mission of engaging, enlightening and equipping one million women to become financial empowered by forming Purseonal Support Groups.  For more information visit www.deborahowens.com.

Brenda Lane Richardson, an award-winning journalist and active public speaker, is the author of seven nonfiction books and Chesapeake Song, a novel.

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