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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 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 Kenting Ta Chamgon Situpa. 2011
A compilation of scholarly and insightful discourses that provides a clear and elegant introduction to the very essence of the… Buddhist perspective In Being Ultimately Perfect the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa explains that all teachings of the Buddha are directed towards making our lives meaningful and purposeful apart from taming the mind and realizing the essence of all dharma He also contends that enlightenment is not d che the result of causes or conditions it is beyond that This volume will help you gain a deep understanding of varied topics such as the purpose of life and the practice of dharma in everyday life The author describes the relationship among contentment stress and greed and talks about the nature of the mind limitlessness and primordial wisdom The book also presents a series of edifying dialogues with several students and is reader-friendly comprehensive and remarkably easy to understand
By Erik Pema Kunsang, Marcia Binder Schmidt, Tulku Urgyen. 2006
This hands-on guidebook adapts the Dzogchen path for the modern student while adhering to traditional principles. The book is based… on the direct, accessible style of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and offers a thorough grounding in how to study, contemplate, and meditate in this rich spiritual environment. Guided by an introductory teaching by Rinpoche, as well as 42 selected teachings from great Dzogchen masters, readers learn to access the pure, clear awareness that lies hidden under the constant flow of anxious thoughts.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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 Jeffrey Hopkins, Gareth Sparham, Je Tsongkhapa. 2005
Tantra, or Vajrayana, Buddhism is a set of esoteric practices that involve mantra recitation and complex visualizations. Tantra constitutes the… fabric of a Tibetan Buddhist's daily practice, but no practice of tantra can be successful without adherence to the tantric precepts, the highest of three complementary sets of vows. Tsongkhapa is perhaps the greatest philosopher ever produced by Tibet's Buddhist culture, and this book is a translation of his explanation of the tantric precepts.
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 Pema Chodron. 2005
Best-selling American Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön presents a friendly and encouraging guide to spiritual practice for all those who want… to take up the path of the bodhisattva--one who aspires to live life with courage, generosity, patience, fearlessness, and compassion.The Way of the Bodhisattva has long been treasured as an indispensable guide to enlightened living, offering a window into the greatest potential within us all. Written in the eighth century by the scholar and saint Shantideva, it presents a comprehensive view of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition’s highest ideal—to commit oneself to the life of a bodhisattva warrior, a person who is wholeheartedly dedicated to the freedom and common good of all beings. And it has inspired many of the tradition’s greatest teachers, providing a remarkable source of insight on the means by which we may heal ourselves and our troubled world. These essential teachings present the core of the Buddhist path, from cultivating deep-seated confidence to infusing one’s life with selflessness, joyfulness, kindness, and compassion. Pema Chödrön here invites you to journey more deeply into this liberating way of life, presenting Shantideva’s text verse-by-verse and offering both illuminating stories and practical exercises to enrich the text and bring its timeless teachings to life in our world today.
By Ogyen Trinley Dorje. 0017
In this succinct teaching presented in 2006 by His Holiness the Seventeenth Gyalwang Karmapa in Bodhgaya, India, students are guided… through a shortened version of the preliminaries for mahamudra practice, which His Holiness composed with the aim of benefiting practitioners from developed countries who often lead busy lives. The complete practice, in Brief Recitations, is written in English, Tibetan, and Tibetan transliteration, and complete instructions for the Four Special Preliminaries are provided, with the exception of guru yoga. His Holiness guides students through the details of each practice, including the visualizations of Refuge, Vajrasattva purification, and Mandala offerings, often punctuated with his good humor. A summary of the practice sequences and a list of precepts of the refuge vow are also included in two appendices.
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 Daisaku Ikeda. 2016
Life throws a lot at you. . . . Your grades aren’t the best, your friend just turned her back… on you, your parents are always on your case, your teachers don’t understand what you’re going through, the world is falling apart, and you don’t know what to do about it. Whatever is freaking you out, you have what it takes to handle it. Not only handle it but thrive because of it, becoming stronger than ever. For decades, SGI President Ikeda has dedicated his life to young people, showing millions how Buddhist wisdom can help them through their struggles. His belief in your intelligence, talent, and passion is boundless, as he knows you hold the keys to humanity’s future. The Victorious Teen pulls together hundreds of gems of wisdom that will move you, inspire you, and challenge you. This one-of-a-kind survival guide will provide the tools for you to begin building the life you want. When you’re ready to take control of your life, find new ways to face your problems, and emerge victorious, this book is for you.
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 Adam Seth Levine. 2015
Americans today face no shortage of threats to their financial well-being, such as job and retirement insecurity, health care costs,… and spiraling college tuition. While one might expect that these concerns would motivate people to become more politically engaged on the issues, this often doesn't happen, and the resulting inaction carries consequences for political debates and public policy. Moving beyond previously studied barriers to political organization, American Insecurity sheds light on the public's inaction over economic insecurities by showing that the rhetoric surrounding these issues is actually self-undermining. By their nature, the very arguments intended to mobilize individuals--asking them to devote money or time to politics--remind citizens of their economic fears and personal constraints, leading to undermobilization and nonparticipation.Adam Seth Levine explains why the set of people who become politically active on financial insecurity issues is therefore quite narrow. When money is needed, only those who care about the issues but are not personally affected become involved. When time is needed, participation is limited to those not personally affected or those who are personally affected but outside of the labor force with time to spare. The latter explains why it is relatively easy to mobilize retirees on topics that reflect personal financial concerns, such as Social Security and Medicare. In general, however, when political representation requires a large group to make their case, economic insecurity threats are uniquely disadvantaged.Scrutinizing the foundations of political behavior, American Insecurity offers a new perspective on collective participation.