The Ultimate Playbook for Financial Success

Author: Patrice C. Washington

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780985908034

Category: Finance, Personal

Page: 216

View: 2962

No quarterback would go into a championship game without studying his playbook, assessing his strengths and weaknesses and making sure he and his team are on the same page. Similarly, no man should jump into the money game unprepared, but far too many do. And because of misguided and outdated gender roles, by the time men acknowledge needing help, the game is unfortunately just seconds away from being over. . . And they are not in the lead. Fortunately, when a quarterback sees that a play isn't going to work, he can call an audible and change the plan midway through. Like football, Real Money Answers for Men is your financial audible. It's a practical, no fluff guide designed to awaken a shift in how you make, manage and relate to money so that you can actually win the money game and leave a legacy you can be proud of.
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How to Win the Money Game With or Without A Man

Author: Patrice C. Washington

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062420275

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 1565

Now widely available, the popular, award-winning, self-published guide to help women get out of debt, rebuild their credit, and fulfill their financial dreams. Patrice Washington rationalized her excessive spending. “I work hard, I deserve this.” “I bought it on sale.” But at twenty-two, the recent college graduate was $18,000 in debt and sinking fast. It was time to take control. Patrice educated herself about finance, adopted a new attitude toward money, and most importantly, adjusted her spending habits. By twenty-five she was debt free—and used the wisdom she gained to start her own successful real estate and mortgage brokerage—and by twenty-nine started her own financial counseling business. Patrice’s former bad spending habits aren’t unique, and women find themselves in financial hot water for a host of reasons. Women earn less than men and have to stretch those hard-earned dollars further. They contribute more to caregiving and aging parents, live longer, and many—including most African American women—are choosing to stay single. Real Money Answers for Every Woman teaches you how to take responsibility for your financial future, whether you’re just starting out or need a fresh start. In a handy Q & A format, it offers relatable and easy to understand and implement advice on everything from managing credit cards, home ownership, and student loans to affordable childcare and even negotiating for a higher salary. Following Patrice’s practical advice, you’ll learn to form “wealthy” habits, establish an “opportunity fund,” stop collecting STUFF that causes debt, and discover the freedom that comes from feeling financially secure.
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What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment

Author: Steve Harvey

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061999571

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

View: 1693

Steve Harvey, the host of the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show, can't count the number of impressive women he's met over the years, whether it's through the "Strawberry Letters" segment of his program or while on tour for his comedy shows. Yet when it comes to relationships, they can't figure out what makes men tick. Why? According to Steve it's because they're asking other women for advice when no one but another man can tell them how to find and keep a man. In Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, Steve lets women inside the mindset of a man and sheds light on concepts and questions such as: The Ninety Day Rule: Ford requires it of its employees. Should you require it of your man? The five questions every woman should ask a man to determine how serious he is. And much more . . . Sometimes funny, sometimes direct, but always truthful, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man is a book you must read if you want to understand how men think when it comes to relationships.
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21 Simple Truths That Help Real People Make Real Money (Large Print 16pt)

Author: Jonathan Clements

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1458731588

Category:

Page: 200

View: 7561

A gem from one of the most brilliant minds in personal finance. ''Ben Stein, author, actor, TV personality, and New York Times columnist Investing, as it is said, is simple but it is not easy. Jonathan Clements's fine new Little Book underscores the priceless (and price-less) value of simplicity. And his sage advice on living the good life and on spending well and saving wisely will surely make it, if not easy, at least easier for us to achieve financial peace of mind. ''John C. Bogle, founder of Vanguard and author of Enough Nobody, and I mean nobody, can make the world of investing as easy to understand as Jonathan Clements can. In this wonderful book, he teaches Main Street how to beat Wall Street at its own game-and how to have fun along the way. This book does not stop at merely making you richer and smarter; it will even help you lead a better life.''- Jason Zweig, author of Your Money and Your Brain and editor of Benjamin Graham's The Intelligent Investor Jonathan Clements is one of our wisest and finest writers in the field of personal finance. This Little Book contains gems of wisdom not only about investing, but also about living a full and satisfying life. '' - Burton G. Malkiel, author of A Random Walk Down Wall Street Easy to read, easy to understand-and easy to put to work-this Little Book is a winner. I'm getting copies for our children-and their children, too.''- Charles D. Ellis, author of Winning the Loser's Game.
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How to Win the Money Game With or Without A Man

Author: Patrice C. Washington

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062420275

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 4761

Now widely available, the popular, award-winning, self-published guide to help women get out of debt, rebuild their credit, and fulfill their financial dreams. Patrice Washington rationalized her excessive spending. “I work hard, I deserve this.” “I bought it on sale.” But at twenty-two, the recent college graduate was $18,000 in debt and sinking fast. It was time to take control. Patrice educated herself about finance, adopted a new attitude toward money, and most importantly, adjusted her spending habits. By twenty-five she was debt free—and used the wisdom she gained to start her own successful real estate and mortgage brokerage—and by twenty-nine started her own financial counseling business. Patrice’s former bad spending habits aren’t unique, and women find themselves in financial hot water for a host of reasons. Women earn less than men and have to stretch those hard-earned dollars further. They contribute more to caregiving and aging parents, live longer, and many—including most African American women—are choosing to stay single. Real Money Answers for Every Woman teaches you how to take responsibility for your financial future, whether you’re just starting out or need a fresh start. In a handy Q & A format, it offers relatable and easy to understand and implement advice on everything from managing credit cards, home ownership, and student loans to affordable childcare and even negotiating for a higher salary. Following Patrice’s practical advice, you’ll learn to form “wealthy” habits, establish an “opportunity fund,” stop collecting STUFF that causes debt, and discover the freedom that comes from feeling financially secure.
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For Women Who Want to Build Wealth and Banish Fear

Author: Cary Carbonaro

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 1630475580

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 186

View: 9241

Are you a material girl? The truth is that, as women, we all have a unique relationship with money. We strive for financial security to support our family, ensure we can retire comfortably, create independence separate from our partners, and along the way, buy some nice purses. As much as we are motivated to make money, we often do not consider the crucial relationship between what we do today and how it WILL impact our life tomorrow. From your Roaring 20’s, to your Thrifty 30’s, and all the way to your (hopefully) Smooth 60’s, Money Queen Lady will work to guide you through each of these financial decades and provide insight and detailed guidance into the steps you can take, and the decision you should make to build a financially responsible future. Financial security is an exciting journey we can take together. So pack your purse and get ready for the ride . . .
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Author: Jordan Elliot Goodman

Publisher: Dearborn Trade Publishing

ISBN: 9780793142248

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 970

View: 814

Everyone's Money Book, 3/e shows you how to proceed confidently into your future knowing that you are in good hands. Author, Jordan E. Goodman simplifies the bewildering yet vitally important subjects of personal finance and investments. In this completely revised and updated bestseller, he covers in friendly; readable prose all of the options available for managing money wisely. Topics covered include Part 1: Maximising Your Investment Options, Part 2: Financing Your Present and Future Needs, and Part 3: Controlling Your Financial Destiny. Packed with worksheets, step-by-step instructions, charts, graphs, application forms, quizzes, and more than 5,000 resources to help you translate concepts into actions, Everyone's Money Book, 3/e is simply the most comprehensive, accessible, and easy-to-use book available.
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The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers

Author: Richard Benson

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452138575

Category: Humor

Page: 128

View: 1257

F stands for "funny" in this perfect gift for students or anyone who has ever had to struggle through a test and needs a good laugh. Celebrating the creative side of failure in a way we can all relate to, F in Exams gathers the most hilarious and inventive test answers provided by students who, faced with a question they have no hope of getting right, decide to have a little fun instead. Whether in science (Q: What is the highest frequency noise that a human can register? A: Mariah Carey), the humanities (Q: What did Mahatma Gandhi and Genghis Khan have in common? A: Unusual names), math, or other subjects, these 250 entries prove that while everyone enjoys the spectacle of failure, it's even sweeter to see a FAIL turn into a WIN.
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How to Get What You Want with the Money You Have

Author: Michelle Singletary

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0345481976

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 2137

The best financial planner Michelle Singletary ever knew was Big Mama, her grandmother. Big Mama raised Michelle and her four brothers and sisters on a salary that never reached more than $13,000 a year. Yet at her death, Big Mama owned her own home, had paid off a car loan, and had a beautiful collection of Sunday-go-to-meeting church hats and a savings account that supplemented her Social Security check and small pension. Most important, she had taught Michelle “7 Money Mantras for a Richer Life.” Those mantras serve as the inspiration for this straight-talking book of practical personal financial advice that really works. The 7 Money Mantras are: 1. If it’ s on your ass, it’s not an asset! 2. Is this a need or is it a want? 3. Sweat the small stuff. 4. Cash is better than credit. 5. Keep it simple. 6. Priorities lead to prosperity. 7. Enough is enough. Michelle Singletary is a syndicated columnist for The Washington Post whose popular personal finance column appears in more than 120 newspapers. She’s also a mother of three children who understands what it’s like to live on a budget. In a plainspoken, sassy, no-nonsense voice, Michelle provides answers to the financial issues that confront almost every household: how to teach children the value of money; how to address money issues in a relationship or marriage; household saving tips; getting the best loans; and much more. “This book is about saving enough money to have choices,” she writes. “It’s about feeling free to be cheap if you can’t afford to buy a ton of gifts at Christmas. It’s about eliminating wasteful spend-ing so you can begin to save and invest. It’s full of uncommon commonsense lessons and guidance on the way people should use their money.” With humor and down-home financial wisdom, Michelle Singletary offers practical and realistic advice that will help you live well with the money you have. Michelle Singletary on . . . Romance and Money “It’s okay to say: ‘Honey, I love you and everything, but if you need money, ask your mama.’” Credit Cards “We are minimizing our financial potential by making minimum credit-card payments.” Car Buying “If you want to save money, keep your car until you’re on a first-name basis with the local tow-truck drivers.” Leasing a Car “You, too, can drive a car you can’t afford and then have to give it back. It’s crazy.” Gift Giving “Generosity isn’t about how much you spend. It’s about how much thought you put into the gift.” Penny Pinching “I once bought a stick-shift car because it was $1,000 cheaper than the automatic in the same model. There was just one little problem. I couldn’t drive a stick-shift. But at least I saved $1,000!” From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

Author: Randall Munroe

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544272994

Category: Humor

Page: 320

View: 8479

The creator of the incredibly popular webcomic xkcd presents his heavily researched answers to his fans' oddest questions, including “What if I took a swim in a spent-nuclear-fuel pool?” and “Could you build a jetpack using downward-firing machine guns?” 100,000 first printing.
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Answers and Advice to Help You Make the Most of Your Finances

Author: Liz Weston

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0133088952

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 1739

Up-to-Date, Common-Sense Money Answers, from the Internet's #1 Personal Finance Journalist! • Quick, bite-size advice you can understand, trust, and use • Save for retirement, college, or anything else • Pay off debt, the smart way • By award-winning MSN Money/AARP financial columnist and CNBC contributor Liz Weston You can build financial security--and you don't need to be a rocket scientist to do it. This book brings together all the help you'll need, in common-sense language anyone can understand. It's organized around the questions real people have asked Liz Weston, the Internet's #1 financial columnist. Weston's answers are simple, accurate, and up-to-date… and best of all, you can use them. Here are powerful, sensible ways to get out of debt… set financial priorities for a better life… and save for everything from college to retirement. Weston offers realistic, up-to-date help with everything from investing to home buying, from improving your credit score to avoiding identity theft. You'll also learn how to master the emotions of money: to get past the pain, arguments, and guilt, and do what works.
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Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom

Author: Michelle Singletary

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310338468

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 7838

Financial Peace and Freedom in 21 Days In The 21-Day Financial Fast, award-winning writer and The Washington Post columnist Michelle Singletary proposes a field-tested financial challenge. For twenty-one days, participants will put away their credit cards and buy only the barest essentials. With Michelle’s guidance during this three-week financial fast, you will discover how to: Break bad spending habits Plot a course to become debt-free with the Debt Dash Plan Avoid the temptation of overspending for college Learn how to prepare elderly relatives and yourself for future long-term care expenses Be prepared for any contingency with a Life Happens Fund Stop worrying about money and find the priceless power of financial peace As you discover practical ways to achieve financial freedom, you’ll experience what it truly means to live a life of financial peace and prosperity. Thousands of individuals have participated in the fast and as a result have gotten out of debt and become better managers of their money and finances. The 21-Day Financial Fast is great for earners at any income-level or stage of life, whether you are living paycheck-to-paycheck or just trying to make smarter financial choices.
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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Wealthy Mindset, Skill Set and Overall Personal Finance Success in Your 20s. : College Life and Beyond

Author: Patrice Washington

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780615575988

Category:

Page: 140

View: 7731

You know why most people hate personal finance books? They're long, boring and they DON'T speak directly to where YOU are in life. Who cares about retirement accounts when you're just trying to find a responsible roommate? Real Money Answers: College Life & Beyond is a MUST read for teens, young adults and the parents who don't want them back home after college! As the Straight Talk No Chaser of personal finance books, this question and answer guide, gives quick, straightforward, practical money advice simple enough for anyone to both understand and implement immediately. Real Money Answers: College Life & Beyond presents a myriad of basic personal finance concepts and strategies for how to: Set a solid foundation for personal finance success. Create and embrace wealthy habits. Establish credit the right way. Budget income no matter how little or inconsistent. Pay for college without student loans as a first choice. Figure out how to make money from what your good at now. Understand how friends and family can affect your finances.
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Author: Mayo Clinic

Publisher: RosettaBooks

ISBN: 0795334257

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 576

View: 5329

Becoming a new parent is both exhilarating and overwhelming. Being thrust into a new world of responsibility for a tiny human being can leave you feeling unprepared for the task. Now, Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year gives the clear guidance new parents are looking for from the trusted experts at Mayo Clinic. This easy-to-use yet comprehensive how-to manual provides answers and explanations to the questions and concerns of new parents. From baby-care basics to month-by-month development to common illnesses to health and safety, this book covers it all. There’s also a wealth of tips and advice for couples coping with the many changes to daily life that come with parenthood, as well as full-color photography and graphics throughout the book. The companion book to Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, this is the second in a series of parenting guides by Mayo Clinic’s pediatric experts who, as active parents, can personally relate to the joys and challenges of parenthood. Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year is a one-stop resource for caring for a newborn that all parents can trust. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Mayo Clinic took root in farm fields near Rochester, Minn., in the late 1800s. It grew from the medical practice of a country doctor, William Worrall Mayo, and the partnership of his two sons, William J. and Charles H. Mayo – affectionately known as Dr. Will and Dr. Charlie. The brothers' innovative ideas and tireless work in learning and creating new surgical techniques attracted international attention. Physicians from around the world came to watch the Mayo brothers perform surgery. The Mayo brothers invited other doctors to join them, forming teams of medical experts. Today, Mayo Clinic – one of the world’s oldest and largest multispecialty group practices – comprises more than 45,000 physicians, scientists, nurses and other staff at its three locations in Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale, Ariz., and its regional community-based health care practices.
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Author: Andrew Keen

Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

ISBN: 0802192319

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 4022

The renowned Internet commentator and author of How to Fix the Future“expos[es] the greed, egotism and narcissism that fuels the tech world” (Chicago Tribune). The Digital Revolution has contributed to the world in many positive ways, but we are less aware of the Internet’s deeply negative effects. The Internet Is Not the Answer, by longtime Internet skeptic Andrew Keen, offers a comprehensive look at what the Internet is doing to our lives. The book traces the technological and economic history of the Internet, from its founding in the 1960s through the rise of big data companies to the increasing attempts to monetize almost every human activity. In this sharp, witty narrative, informed by the work of other writers, reporters, and academics, as well as his own research and interviews, Keen shows us the tech world, warts and all. Startling and important, The Internet Is Not the Answer is a big-picture look at what the Internet is doing to our society and an investigation of what we can do to try to make sure the decisions we are making about the reconfiguring of our world do not lead to unpleasant, unforeseen aftershocks. “Andrew Keen has written a very powerful and daring manifesto questioning whether the Internet lives up to its own espoused values. He is not an opponent of Internet culture, he is its conscience, and must be heard.” —Po Bronson, #1 New York Times–bestselling author
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The Missing Manual

Author: J. D. Roth

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596809409

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 324

View: 5956

Guides readers with practical advice for getting -- and keeping -- their finances in order, covering all the money-management bases, from saving and spending to getting out of debt to investing, and planning for retirement.
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Author: Grayson Perry

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1524705306

Category: Social Science

Page: 160

View: 1351

What does it mean to be male in the 21st Century? Award-winning artist Grayson Perry explores what masculinity is: from sex to power, from fashion to career prospects, and what it could become—with illustrations throughout. In this witty and necessary new book, artist Grayson Perry trains his keen eye on the world of men to ask, what sort of man would make the world a better place? What would happen if we rethought the macho, outdated version of manhood, and embraced a different ideal? In the current atmosphere of bullying, intolerance and misogyny, demonstrated in the recent Trump versus Clinton presidential campaign, The Descent of Man is a timely and essential addition to current conversations around gender. Apart from gaining vast new wardrobe options, the real benefit might be that a newly fitted masculinity will allow men to have better relationships—and that’s happiness, right? Grayson Perry admits he’s not immune from the stereotypes himself—yet his thoughts on everything from power to physical appearance, from emotions to a brand new Manifesto for Men, are shot through with honesty, tenderness, and the belief that, for everyone to benefit, updating masculinity has to be something men decide to do themselves. They have nothing to lose but their hang-ups.
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Author: Mohsin Hamid

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0735212201

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 7662

"In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet--sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair, thrust into premature intimacy by the unrest roiling their city. When it explodes, turning familiar streets into a patchwork of checkpoints and bomb blasts, they begin to hear whispers about doors--doors that can whisk people far away, if perilously and for a price. As violence and the threat of violence escalate, Nadia and Saeed decide that they no longer have a choice. Leaving their homeland and their old lives behind, they find a door and step through. An epic compressed into a slender page-turner, Exit West is both completely of our time and for all time."--
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7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom

Author: Tony Robbins

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476757879

Category: Self-Help

Page: 688

View: 4086

In his first book in two decades, Anthony Robbins turns to the topic that vexes us all: How to secure financial freedom for ourselves and for our families. “If there were a Pulitzer Prize for investment books, this one would win, hands down” (Forbes.com). Tony Robbins is one of the most revered writers and thinkers of our time. People from all over the world—from the disadvantaged to the well-heeled, from twenty-somethings to retirees—credit him for giving them the inspiration and the tools for transforming their lives. From diet and fitness, to business and leadership, to relationships and self-respect, Tony Robbins’s books have changed people in profound and lasting ways. Now, for the first time, he has assembled an invaluable “distillation of just about every good personal finance idea of the last forty years” (The New York Times). Based on extensive research and interviews with some of the most legendary investors at work today (John Bogle, Warren Buffett, Paul Tudor Jones, Ray Dalio, Carl Icahn, and many others), Tony Robbins has created a 7-step blueprint for securing financial freedom. With advice about taking control of your financial decisions, to setting up a savings and investing plan, to destroying myths about what it takes to save and invest, to setting up a “lifetime income plan,” the book brims with advice and practices for making the financial game not only winnable—but providing financial freedom for the rest of your life. “Put MONEY on your short list of new books to read…It’s that good” (Marketwatch.com).
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