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By Kelley Keehn. 2019
Learn how to save and spend wisely, feel good about money, and start living a more balanced life. No matter… your age, salary, social or relationship status, money is an important part of your life. Yet, somehow, talking about your money situation is hard. Why is it that you know more about what goes on in your friend’s bedroom than with their bank account? Do you know if your parents have a will or or if they’ll leave a legacy? How many of your colleagues are still paying off student debt but are jet-setting around the globe on multiple credit cards? Since no one is talking about it, you can’t be expected to learn how to manage your money on your own. With years of experience as a personal finance advisor and educator, Kelley Keehn will answer your most burning questions about money and will talk you through how to avoid mistakes along the way. You can gain control of your debt, learn to save for your future, have a life, and feel good about money all at the same time. And—spoiler alert—you don’t need a budget to do any of this! You’ll learn: -How to build good credit (and get rid of bad credit—especially credit card debt) -What all these dreaded acronyms mean and how they can work for you—TFSA, RRSP, RESP, CFP, CPP -How and when to invest for your future -How to talk about money with your partner—and everyone else in your life -How to save for a mortgage and then work towards being mortgage-free -How to have fun, splurge once in a while, and still save money With her unique blend of empathy and no-nonsense candor, Kelley takes you through the basics of personal finance with relatable anecdotes that expose the most common money pitfalls—and how to avoid them—so you can make financial decisions that are right for you.
By Enid A. Goldberg, Norman Itzkowitz. 2007
Loyalty meant nothing to Vlad Dracula, a Transylvanian prince who'd sacrifice anything to stay in power. He ruled with a… thirst for blood so terrible that the most famous vampire in literature was named after him.
By Dave Ramsey. 2003
A simple, straight-forward game plan for completely making over your money habits!Best-selling author and radio host Dave Ramsey is your… personal coach in this informative and interactive companion to the highly successful New York Times bestseller The Total Money Makeover. With inspiring real-life stories and thought-provoking questionnaires, this workbook will help you achieve financial fitness as you daily work out those newly defined money muscles. Ramsey will motivate you to immediate action, so you can:Set up an emergency fund (believe me, you're going to need it)Pay off your home mortgage-it is possible.Prepare for college funding (your kids will love you for it)Maximize your retirement investing so you can live your golden years in financial peaceBuild wealth like crazy!With incentive exercises that really do exercise your spending and saving habits, Ramsey will get your mind and your money working to make your life free of fiscal stress and strain. It's a no-nonsense plan that will not only make over your money habits, but it will also completely transform your life.
By Jay Hunt, Benjamin Fry. 2010
Do you dread opening bills and statements? Do you feel like your debts are spiralling out of control? Do you… wish you had more money left at the end of the month?'Spendsmart' authors and money experts Benjamin Fry and Jay Hunt take a unique and holistic approach to helping you deal with all your financial worries. Firstly, Benjamin examines the real reasons behind your overspending, so that you can understand how to change, and then Jay provides you with practical and realistic solutions for spending less.By following their proven 5-step plan, you will be able to identify your debts, learn how to live on a budget without depriving yourself and apply their strategies to the way you continue to spend money in the future. Packed with budgeting suggestions, helpful questionnaires, realistic tips, and fun ideas, 'Spendsmart' is a must-read for anyone who wants to make their money go further.
By John Harrison. 2009
When economic conditions are tough, we all need to watch our spending. John Harrison's simple, tried and tested methods will… help you to enjoy a better standard of living while saving money and helping the environment.Discover the benefits of growing your own fruit and vegetables, raising chickens, making butter, cheese and bread, and brewing your own beer.Save energy, save on your bills.Harvest food for free and avoid waste.Play the supermarkets at their own game and get the best deals.See how to recycle, re-use, make do and mend.Find out if solar power is right for you and whether wind power makes domestic sense.
By James O'Loughlin. 2004
The Real Warren Buffett unveils the secret of how Warren Buffett led Berkshire Hathaway to staggering success. Zeroing in on… his original management style and leadership approach, author James O'Loughlin exposes the powerful and practical lessons of Buffett, demonstrating how he became the second richest man in America.
By Matthew Strickland. 2016
This first modern study of Henry the Young King, eldest son of Henry II but the least known Plantagenet monarch,… explores the brief but eventful life of the only English ruler after the Norman Conquest to be created co-ruler in his father's lifetime. Crowned at fifteen to secure an undisputed succession, Henry played a central role in the politics of Henry II's great empire and was hailed as the embodiment of chivalry. Yet, consistently denied direct rule, the Young King was provoked first into heading a major rebellion against his father, then to waging a bitter war against his brother Richard for control of Aquitaine, dying before reaching the age of thirty having never assumed actual power. In this remarkable history, Matthew Strickland provides a richly colored portrait of an all-but-forgotten royal figure tutored by Thomas Becket, trained in arms by the great knight William Marshal, and incited to rebellion by his mother Eleanor of Aquitaine, while using his career to explore the nature of kingship, succession, dynastic politics, and rebellion in twelfth-century England and France.
By David Gardner, Tom Gardner. 2001
For Making Sense of Investing Today...the Fully Revised and Expanded Edition of the Bestselling The Motley Fool Investment Guide Today,… with the Internet, anyone can be an informed investor. Once you learn to tune out the hype and focus on meaningful factors, you can beat the Street. The Motley Fool Investment Guide, completely revised and updated with clear and witty explanations, deciphers all the new information -- from evaluating individual stocks to creating a diverse investment portfolio. David and Tom Gardner have investing ideas for you -- no matter how much time or money you have. This new edition of The Motley Fool Investment Guide is built for today's investor, sophisticate and novice alike, with updated information on: Finding high-growth stocks that will beat the market over the long term Identifying volatile young companies that traditional valuation measures may miss Using Fool.com and the Internet to locate great sources of useful information
By Michael Bloch. 1988
In this brilliant and authoritative work, based on their private correspondence and papers, Michael Bloch describes the feud which developed… between the Duke of Windsor and the British royal establishment after the Abdication, the humiliations which were suffered by the ex-King and his wife, and the plots to ensure that they remained in exile.
TV star Annie Hulley has amassed a substantial property portfolio in just three years. In this book she explains how… she achieved it, the mistakes she learned along the way, and what she's gleamed from the experience. It is an entertaining and practical guide for anyone interested in bricks and mortar.
By Marie Carlyle. 2012
In Marie-Claire s first book How to Become a Money Magnet she showed her readers how to completely… reinvent their relationship with money so that they could effortlessly attract more wealth and abundance into their lives In this new book she builds on the fantastic results that readers achieved by providing robust tools to ensure that they can maintain these results and that their finances continue to flourish The book is divided into three sections Focus Action and Belief or as Marie-Claire calls it the FAB principle It will teach you how to really clear out any remaining blocks limiting beliefs or fears surrounding money that are holding you back take inspired action to keep the money pouring in from every direction truly believe that you deserve your newfound wealth so that the whole process is creative fun and easy
Have you ever wondered how some people just seem to be wired for wealth, while others spend their whole lives… struggling for money? Have you been searching for that magic formula that will help you finally become wealthy beyond your wildest dreams? Or maybe you just want to get to the place where you can live life on your own terms, without having to worry about money?Each one of us has a Money Genius in our heads, whether it be a Lady Gaga, a Richard Branson, or even a Warren Buffett. But unless you're making the kind of money you are happy with, your Money Genius has not yet been given the power to unleash your true wealth potential into your life. In this book, you will learn with surgical precision how to create and attract wealth, by doing what people with money intuitively do. You will discover what your personal Money Genius type is, and how to structure your money-making strategy accordingly. Not only that, but you will also learn how to uncover all the limiting emotional baggage that keeps you struggling, feeling confused and playing small. You will then discover how to obliterate this baggage so that you too can achieve any financial goal that you set yourself, and effortlessly wire yourself for wealth!
By Peterson'S. 2013
<i>Peterson's Don't Break the Bank: College Edition</i> is the must-have guide for college students who want--or need--to learn how to… manage their money. Inside you'll find real-life advice from students as well as expert money-saving tips from financial experts. This guide will help you become financially savvy by explaining important aspects related to earning money, tips for stretching it and sticking to a budget, the pros and cons of credit, advice for saving for your future, and much more. Fun graphics along with the informative, easy-to-read chapters make this the perfect guide for the teen on the go who wants to gain some financial dollars and sense!
By Peterson'S. 2012
<p>Middle school and high school students spend more money than ever these days, but most have very little (if any)… knowledge when it comes to personal finances. The truth is that most schools don't have time to teach a Personal Finances 101 course. So what are today's students (and their parents) to do? Peterson's Don't Break the Bank comes to the rescue! It's a brand new, easy-to-comprehend guide to help students become financially savvy. <p>Readers will find such financially relevant chapters as All About Money, Part-Time Jobs and Ways to Make Money; Analyzing Your Paycheck; Making Sense Out of Banking; Online Banking and Bill Paying; Saving for a Rainy Day; Understanding Debt and Credit; Charge It! (Paying with Plastic); Don't Spend It All in One Place: Creating-and Sticking to-a Budget; Money U: Managing Your Finances While in College; Investing; and How to Make Your Money Grow! Inside you'll find: <p> <li>A student-friendly design, with short chapters, fun graphics, and insightful sidebars-easy for busy students to read in their on-the-go lives. <li>Expert guidance on ways to make extra money, saving vs. spending, ways to budget, the ins and outs of credit and credit cards, financial aid and scholarships, and more. <li>Valuable advice from finance experts and from students, who share their own stories of financial woes and triumphs <li>Glossary of important financial terms-to help teens succeed on their road to financial literacy <li>Helpful appendix of additional resources, including links to Web sites for further information</li> </p>
Youth financial education is an urgent issue, and author Sabrina Lamb believes that African American parents first must reeducate themselves… about finances to make sure the next generation does not fall into the spending trap that can be a family legacy. The lack of a healthy financial education has generational impact, causing families to be financially vulnerable, squander financial resources, and fail at wealth accumulation. With step-by-step advice and exercises for parents and young people, Do I Look Like an ATM? sets out to establish new financial behavior so children will avoid the personal economic problems that have plagued the culture. The book guides parents through self-examination of their financial habits. By performing the exercises in this book and having candid discussions, parents can, together with their children, become engaged citizens in the world of money. With new financial traditions and a better understanding money and its meaning, the next generation will realize the true power of wealth and use their money wisely.
By Jacquette Timmons. 2010
Addressing the common reasons people don't discuss personal finances in detail and in-depth with their partner, this unique approach to… managing money goes beyond the superficial to the substantial and significant conversations couples should have about money. In part one, personal profiles of 19 women reflect the financial and emotional challenges every woman, to some degree, eventually faces when the relationships she has with herself, her money, and her mate converge. The second section reviews key individual thoughts, behavior, and expectations concerning money and examines how these affect the expectations of a significant other. The love-and-money dance is the focus of the third part, providing a framework for asking questions and exchanging information that allow any couple to know and understand each other's personal financial history. Assessing and improving the emotional impact of managing money in a romantic relationship, this guidebook elevates the conversation about money and provides women with the tools to take the lead.
By Dennis Friedman. 1998
Eminent psychiatrist Dennis Friedman turns his acute gaze on our present Queen Elizabeth's grandfather, King George V (1885-1936), to reveal… the man behind the monarch. Taking as his starting point the widely held belief that the personality and behavior of parents and grandparents have a powerful influence on the children and grandchildren--and even great-grandchildren--Dr. Friedman's insightful biography contains new evidence. It suggests an emotional inheritance partly derived from his father Edward VII's psychologically damaging upbringing at the hands of Queen Victoria that he was to pass on to his own children. In the case of George, a suffocating relationship with his mother, compounded by the absence and neglect of his father, caused him as a child to suffer extreme separation anxiety, which was reinforced by his being sent away to boarding school at the age of 11, where he was bullied by other victims of similar parenting. His often unhappy time in the Navy and later sexual development is also scrutinized, as are his years on the throne. History depicts George V as a model husband, a near-perfect father, and a self-confident monarch. Dr. Friedman's study of his personal life reveals a quite different man whose legacy is still evident in today's royals.
By Dennis Friedman. 2014
In exploring Royal dynamics, Inheritance sheds light on problems found in any familyOn its first publication in the 1990s, Dennis… Friedman's Inheritance caused a furor in England as he traced the many problems of the Royal family as it was then back to Queen Victoria's nursery, unveiling a host of psychodramas played out against a privileged background of English palaces and Scottish castles. In a post-Diana age, the arrival of a new Prince George to the seemingly stable and blissfully happy William and Kate seems to refute Fiedman's thesis--but what of the notoriously wayward Prince Harry? Many questions are raised in this book addressing the complex and turbulent royal relationships, perhaps the most fundamental being the rigid and traditional royal upbringing which still awaits the baby prince. As the royal line is followed down the generations no direct descendent is overlooked and no issue is sidestepped.
By Peter Beer. 2014
A fascinating dual biography proves that controversial Royal Family members are not necessarily only a feature of late 20th- or… 21st-century lifeEdward VII (1841-1910) and his grandson Edward VIII (1894-1972) were born in different eras, but it is illuminating to compare the early and middle years of the two Princes of Wales as kings in waiting and discover how their youth informed their years on the British throne. The privileges of rank aside, they were heirs to an unenviable role, and this study presents a unique portrait of strained apprenticeships for which there was no satisfactory precedent. Theirs was an upbringing dictated by dogmatic prescription and the heavy weight of obligation. As they pursued their lives according to their distinct personalities, they were never relieved of parental strictures, especially with regard to Queen Victoria and her eldest son, who filled the void with shallow interests, a profligate style of living, and the delights of Parisian nightlife. Inevitably the two princes were consigned to filling much of their time with insubstantial engagements not best suited to their characters and which reveal a common vulnerability. In the case of the future Edward VIII, he took a jaundiced view of matters of state and preferred dance floors, riding to hounds, and the ministrations of lovers. This book is the story of the heirs' progress that provides often unexpected perspectives on two public figures better known through the history of their respective reigns. For readers in this era, the similar position of Prince Charles ensures that this survey is a timely as well as a surprisingly entertaining read.
By John Paul Davis. 2013
The first biography in many years of Henry IIIThe son and successor of Bad King John, Henry III reigned for… 56 years from 1216, the first child king in England for 200 years. England went on to prosper during his reign and his greatest monument is Westminster Abbey, which he made the seat of his government--indeed, Henry III was the first English King to call a parliament. Though often overlooked by historians, Henry III was a unique figure coming out of a chivalric yet Gothic era: a compulsive builder of daunting castles and epic sepulchres; a powerful, unyielding monarch who faced down the De Montfort rebellion and waged war with Wales and France; and, much more than his father, Henry was the king who really hammered out the terms of the Magna Carta with the barons. John Paul Davis brings all his forensic skills and insights to the grand story of the Gothic King in this, the only biography in print of a most remarkable monarch.