Saving, Planning, Investing, and Borrowing -- All the Information You Need in One Easy-to-Follow Guide
Author: Editors of Money Magazine
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Business & Economics
From the nation's foremost magazine on everyday money management comes an authoritative reference guide for personal finance that's newer, bigger, and fully updated for a new economy. Since its publication, the original Money Book of Personal Finance has become America's definitive, all-in-one guide to total financial well-being at every stage of life. Now, fully revised and packed with helpful, easy-to-understand tables, charts, and quizzes, The New Money Book of Personal Finance will show you how to: Take control of your finances: compute your assets, your liabilities, and your net worth Invest with confidence: learn the six golden rules that keep you in check and on track Lower your taxes: conserve your earnings with an easy, can't-fail game plan that works for almost every tax bracket Buy the life insurance policy right for you: solidify your personal finances with this important move Get a first mortgage by borrowing: learn what to do when you don't have the cash for the down payment Slash your homeowners insurance costs: discover the eight little tips that make a big difference
Learn the Latest Tips and Tricks for Managing Your Personal Financial Life Personal finance is not taught in school - and the process of learning how to manage your own finances can be fraught with painful missteps. In Money is Everything, Amanda Reaume, the author behind Millennial Personal Finance and host of the Millennial Personal Finance podcast, helps walk you through everything you need to learn to manage your financial life including the best ways to make it, spend it, borrow it, and save it. Money Is Everything is not your average personal finance book chock-full of the trite and tired same-old advice. Specifically written by and for Millennials, it will help you: • Get the internships and jobs you want • Understand and implement a financial plan (a.k.a. a budget!) • Create a steady flow of side income • Learn how to save money on small and big purchases (and get some free stuff) • Take control of your credit score • Turn the tables on banks and borrowers • Become debt-free Learn from personal finance experts – not the hard way!
Understand personal finance and put your money to work! Is your money working to increase your wealth? If not, it's time to take stock of your financial situation. Personal Finance For Dummies, 8th Edition offers time-tested financial tips and advice on how to continue to grow your financial assets in light of the changing market and economic conditions. A new breed of fiscal consciousness has arisen—and it's high time for you to join the movement by taking control over your financial life. This relevant text guides you through major financial subject areas, such as budgeting, saving, getting out of debt, making timely investment choices, and planning for the future. By looking at all aspects of your financial wellbeing, you can pinpoint the areas in which you need to change your strategy, and can identify how you can use the assets you have to continue to grow and protect your wealth. Personal finance is an important topic, as your financial wellbeing has an integral impact on so many aspects of your life. Taking the pulse of your finances every now and then is critical to ensuring that you're on the right track—and to identifying the areas in which you can improve your financial strategies. Explore time-tested financial tips and advice that help improve your financial wellbeing Consider how different aspects of your financial life work with and against one another, and how to bring them into alignment to enhance your overall financial situation Discover updated recommendations and strategies that account for changing market and economic conditions Look at your financial situation from a new perspective, and understand what you can do to improve it Personal Finance For Dummies, 8th Edition shows you how to take stock of your financial situation and put your money to work.
When it comes to money management, most of us take a hands-off approach because we're just not confident that we have the know-how needed. But personal finance is actually more personal than it is finance. Tim Maurer has made a career out of distilling complex financial concepts into understandable, doable actions. In this eminently practical book, he shows readers how to - better understand their values and goals in order to simplify their money decisions - budget major expenses intelligently - reduce and eliminate debt - make vital decisions on home, auto, and life insurance - establish a world-class investment portfolio - craft a workable retirement plan - and more Readers will be relieved to see that managing their money is actually not as complicated as they thought--and that they can take control of their financial future starting today.
First published in 1996, this book helped define the financial consciousness of a generation. The entire book has now been updated with late-breaking information to address dramatic financial developments such as Roth IRAs, student loan deductibility, and the rising impact of the Internet.
The best way to take control of your post-career financial future Retirement is lasting longer for all of us. That’s why—and however long you decide to keep working—it’s essential to plan ahead so you can live your post-career life as you wish. The latest edition of Personal Finance After 50 For Dummies details what you need to know—making it the perfect book to shelve next to your diet and fitness library, so you can keep your finances, as well as your health, in peak condition. Whether you’re new to financial planning or are pretty savvy but want to cut through the noise with targeted information and advice, you’ll find everything you need to know about how best to spend, invest, and protect your wealth so you can make your senior years worry-free, healthy, and fun. In plain English, retirement and financial experts Eric Tyson and Bob Carlson cover all the issues from investing, Social Security, and the long-term insurance marketplace to taxes and estate planning—including state-by-state differences. They demystify the muddy world of financial planning and provide strategies that make the course ahead crystal clear. They also dive into less obvious territory, showing how it’s possible to strategize financially to avoid the worst impact of unexpected events—such as the COVID-19 crisis—as well as exploring what investment approaches you can take to protect the most important possession of all: your own and your family’s health. Minimize your taxes and make wise investing decisions Find out how the SECURE Act affects retirement accounts and savings Navigate the latest Medicare, Social Security, and property tax rules Dig into what’s new in estate planning and reverse mortgages Get what you want from your career as you approach retirement Whether doing it for yourself or for parents, it’s never too late to begin retirement planning—and this highly praised, straightforward book is the best way to take control, so you can be confident your senior years are exactly what you want them to be: golden.