Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties

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Simon & Schuster, 1996 - Finance, Personal - 283 pages
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If you're like most people in their twenties and thirties, you don't feel like you're in control of your financial life. But if you want to take full advantage of the best financial opportunities, it's important that you get started right away. "Get a Financial Life" shows you how to manage your money and make it grow. In it you will learn how to:

Refinance your high-rate credit cards and student loans

Start investing in the right mutual funds

Find low-cost auto loans and mortgages

Make the most of tax deductions you never knew existed

Use tax-advantaged savings plans to build a serious nest egg

From 401(k)s to health insurance to stocks and bonds, this book focuses exclusively on what you really need to know at this stage in your financial life. Whether you earn $15,000 or $150,000, whether you're single or married, whether you're financially inclined or financially challenged, this book will let you manage your money with the smallest possible investment of time and effort.

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User Review  - empress8411 - LibraryThing

This book is highly informative. It's organized and easy to read, with excellent charts. Kobliner doesn't dumb down the ideas, but she doesn't use fancy terms either. With clear prose, she leads the ... Read full review

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User Review  - kristenn - LibraryThing

Read per the recommendation of several friends. Somehow missed the existence of a newer version and got the 1996 edition from the library. I doubt the actual advice has changed much, however. The ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
15
Taking Stock of Your Financial Life
30
Debt and the Material World
47
Copyright

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