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Enjoyed reading it - it was very easy to understand. Provides a financial roadmap for Jews and Gentiles alike.
Provides a financial roadmap for Jews and Gentiles alike.
It is hard to imagine a more timely publication, given that many in our communities are feeling the consequences of greed and economic mismanagement on the grand scale.
Principles of personal financial management are expounded clearly and logically that will allow anyone to achieve this balance in life and freedom from the slavery of debt and give a person the freedom to contribute to community. He explains the intimate connection between economic management, living a good life, family and "tzedekah". "tzedekah" is a Hebrew word, with a different meaning to "charity". It is, rather, related to social justice and improvement of the world, which results from giving.
The principles are easy to follow and are illustrated with simple, calculated examples and with anecdotal examples from the lives of the author's family and friends. What makes the book out of the ordinary is the manner in which it draws on picturesque analogies from the Torah, from Native American folklore, the experiences of his grandfather, as well as examples from people managing their finances today . It delves into human psychology, showing how to tame the internal "beasts" that tempt us into buying things we do not really need, and to drive away those "little foxes" that eat away at our daily budget.
Concise summaries at the end of each chapter reinforce the key concepts.
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Learning How to Live Gods Way
Master Your Cards
Driving Out of the Desert
Inviting Chaos Into Your Life 68
Reaching Your Promised Land 91
Questions Answered by a Jewish Millionaire 105
Achieving Your Own Luck 119