Get A Financial Life

Get A Financial Life

Personal Finance in your Twenties and Thirties

Book - 2009
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From the Publisher: With 100 NEW FINANCIAL web sites! If you're like most people, you want to get your financial life in order but don't know where to begin. Since its first publication in 1996, Get a Financial Life has helped thousands of people get out of debt, start saving, and begin investing. This updated edition-expanded for the Internet age-includes the latest information on how to: Use the Web to find the best auto loans, mortgages, and credit cards. Invest in the stock market wisely and painlessly. Refinance your high-rate debt and avoid hidden fees and traps. Take advantage of the latest tax breaks-including deductions for student loans. Build a serious nest egg with long-term savings plans like the new Roth IRAs. You will also find classic, easy-to-understand advice on money basics-everything from 401(k)s to car leases, from credit reports to life insurance, from buying the right mutual funds to buying a home of your own. Whether you earn $20,000 or $200,000, Get a Financial Life will help you navigate the new world of personal finance.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2009.
Edition: 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780743264365
Branch Call Number: 332.024 Kobliner 08/2009
Characteristics: xii, 336 p. ;,22 cm.


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Some financial gurus insist you follow their plans simply because they know better. Get A Financial Life is all about empowering you with the knowledge you need to be your own financial guru and not have to rely on the advice of others. It's about making your own decisions, because frankly, you know way more about your financial situation than someone who's book you're reading and whom you've never met.

Jul 19, 2017

Decent summary of important concepts. Personally, I thought Rich B*tch by Nicole Lapin was more of a practical guide for budgeting while this felt more educational in tone. It does have a great section on understanding retirement accounts and investing options. Overall, a good read.

ArapahoeKirsten Aug 06, 2016

Extremely readable, easy-to-understand, and comprehensive. If you read one book about personal finance, this should be it!


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