Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s

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Alpha Books, 1999 - Business & Economics - 379 pages
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You're no idiot, of course. You're financially independent: You pay rent, utilities, and loans all out of your own paycheck. You realize that your parents had to cut the cord sooner or later, and you're proud of how well you've adjusted. But when it comes to saving money for the long haul, you feel like an astronaut whose oxygen cord has been cut. Don't drift into a financial black hole yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s gives you an edge so you can get through financial hardships now, invest for the future, and even afford a luxury item once in a while. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:

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About the author (1999)

Tracey Longo has 15 years of journalism experience, specializing in personal finance and money management topics. She covers personal finance issues for national publications including The Washington Post and Investor's Business Daily, and her work has been regularly syndicated by The New York Times.

Sarah Young Fisher is the president of Kuntz Lesher Capital, LLP, an estate/financial planning consulting firm in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and the author of Your Money, a column in "Consumer Digest" magazine. She is a certified financial planner, a chartered financial consultant with the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and a certified financial services counselor, and has a Masters degree in financial services. She is a co-author of "Everything You Need to Know About Money and Investing" and "The Complete Idiots Guide to Personal Finance in Your 40s and 50s," Susan Shelly is a freelance writer, researcher, and editorial consultant, and a former newspaper reporter and columnist. Her other works include "The Complete Idiots Guide to Personal Finance in Your 40s and 50s" and "The Complete Idiots Guide to Money for Teens,

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