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By Peter Jones. 2007
This is the book that budding entrepreneurs everywhere have been waiting for. Dragon's Den star Peter Jones will demonstrate how…anyone can become successful - you just need guts, determination and ideas. In Tycoon, Peter offers his personal insight into the qualities and skills he believes every successful entrepreneur possesses. His Ten Golden Rules provide key building blocks for turning your ideas into successful businesses. He shows how to road test your ideas, create momentum behind a project, inject investors with enthusiasm for your ideas, and how to have the courage to risk failing in order to see your vision become a money-spinning reality. A hugely inspiring book - it's the ultimate guide to thinking like a millionaire and becoming one.
By Alvin Hall. 2006
Buying property may be a national obsession but bestselling author Alvin Hall's essential guide to making property work for you…lays out the pros and cons behind the hype. Starting with the basic questions such as when is it the right time to buy, Alvin covers all the practicalities of property: shopping around for your mortgage; home improvements - which ones will add value?; re-mortgaging and equity release schemes; buying to let, buying to develop, buying a second home and buying overseas. Alvin's no-nonsense approach helps you plan a future in which your property really is an asset!
By Alvin Hall. 2006
Money can't buy you happiness but debt will always bring you grief... Here's the essential guide to living your life…without the anxiety of debt. From identifying why you got into debt in the first place to the basics of how to get out of trouble. Including: creating a realistic personal budget, prioritizing debt and designing a repayment scheme, when is bankruptcy the best option?, how to stay out of debt, long term...The first in the new series of mini-guides from the inimitable Alvin Hall, GET OUT OF DEBT is typically no-nonsense and realistic about the 'how to' and inspiring on the benefits of being debt-free.
By Alvin Hall. 2004
Television's favourite money man is back, with the definitive guide to taking control of all aspects of your financial life.…Money may make the world go round, but sometimes personal finance puts everyone's head in a spin. Now, Alvin Hall shows us that while getting a grip on our purse strings is a challenge, it doesn't have to be a struggle. Alvin's easy-to-follow advice will empower you to tackle money matters head on and take the first steps to financial security - today. Accessible and
By Alvin Hall. 2006
Why save? Life is short and there's always something tempting to buy now. In this essential guide to the why-tos…and how-tos of saving and investing, Alvin Hall shows how saving can be liberating, not a chore. In his typically no-nonsense style, Alvin covers: setting personal targets and catching the saving habit; where to save - banks, building societies, ISAs and money market funds; can you afford to invest?, and understanding the risk factor and spreading your risk. If you know you need to save but haven't quite got started, or are wondering whether to take the plunge and invest, "Save and Invest" can help you make the right decisions to get your finances on track.
By Duncan Bannatyne. 2009
The Sunday Times bestselling author and star of Dragon's Den, Duncan Bannatyne, explains how to take control of your finances…and get more from your money.Today's turmoil and uncertainty in the financial markets illustrates how important it is to be in control of your own money. How To Be Smart With Your Money addresses the core fundamentals of financial literacy, telling readers how banks work and why city traders earn such enormous bonuses. It will help you to plot a path out of debt and develop financial confidence so you feel in charge of your finances.Duncan Bannatyne knows the true value of money: now worth £320 million, he was born into extreme post-war poverty. Taking each area of our financial lives in turn - earning, spending, borrowing, investing, saving, budgeting and the wider economy - he helps us understand where we are in our own financial cycle and how to achieve financial security for good.Duncan Bannatyne is the former stoker in the navy who built up his own business empire, worth over £320 million and is a star of the TV series Dragon's Den. His first book, Anyone Can Do it, was a Sunday Times bestseller in hardback and paperback.
¿Quieres sacarle el mejor provecho a tu dinero, pero no sabes por dónde empezar? Este libro es para ti. No…importa si eres doctor en ciencias ocultas, programadora, floricultor, psicoanalista, emprendedor en ciernes o músico, poeta y loco; ya seas millonario o becario, puedes utilizar tu dinero de forma más inteligente aunque no seas fan de los números y las finanzas. Con Pequeño Cerdo Capitalista -el libro más vendido de finanzas personales en los últimos 10 años escrito por una autora de habla hispana y que ha cautivado a más de 500 mil lectores-tendrás las herramientas más efectivas para ahorrar, invertir y maximizar tus ingresos. Sofía Macías te explica sin rollos -y con una que otra pedrada o coscorrón para ser más claros- por qué todos podemos ahorrar, los trucos para lograrlo, cómo usar las tarjetas de crédito a tu favor y salir de deudas terroríficas, formas de bajarle atus impuestos, cómo poner tu dinero a trabajar y animarte a invertir, así como tus opciones para el retiro. En esta edición actualizada encontrarás los clásicos infalibles que han ayudado a miles de lectores y también los últimos cambios, consejos y datos para actualizar tus finanzas. ¡El tiempo es dinero! ¿Qué esperas para arreglar tu relajito financiero y usarlo a tu favor?
By Benjamin Fry, Jay Hunt. 2009
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 Dominic Littlewood. 2009
The BBC1 consumer affairs programme Don't Get Done, Get Dom is now in its fourth series, and has over 1…million regular viewers. The show is aired morning weekdays on a six-week run. Consumer rights champion Dominic Littlewood takes on big companies and stands up for the man in street when they've been short-changed. Dom brings his expertise in buying and selling and man-on-a-mission energy to this book, laying down some easy-to-follow principles that will help people to find bargains, negotiate the best deals and beat the credit crunch. It is full of sound advice for making the most of your money and encapsulates the techniques Dom has perfected in his years as a haggling hero. This timely and much-needed book will appeal not only to viewers of the show but to all money-conscious consumers.
By Bernard Kingston, Nicola Chalton. 2009
Your guide to loans, bursaries, grants, tuition fees and preparing your own budget.Find out exactly how much university will cost…you and how you can fund your studies. Understand how tuition fees differ within England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Get a realistic picture of all your likely outgoings - accommodation, food, travel, study costs, insurance and socialising - and work out a budget you can keep to. Take advantage of the latest information on student loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships, employer sponsorship and other ways to boost your funds.• A unique list of bursaries and scholarships• Valuable survival tips and first-hand accounts from students• Practical advice on gap year, vacation and part-time term work
By Sir Steve Redgrave. 2010
What are the raw ingredients of long-term success, and how are they best mixed together to achieve your business goals?…Overnight success is one thing, but success that is sustained is a completely different - and much more challenging - discipline. Steve Redgrave is uniquely placed to provide a crystal-clear look at what long-term success is and how you might achieve it. During his sporting career, Steve learned to face the challenges of redefining goals, learning new skills, fighting off renewed competition, making difficult choices and staying motivated. In ENDURING SUCCESS, Steve mixes his take on the nature of success with the key lessons of leading businesses, people and brands. The result is a fresh look at long-term success.
By Clare Seal. 2020
'Want to finally get a grip on your cash? This is the book for you' Cosmopolitan'The book everyone should read'…Stylist'Packed with encouragement, support and wisdom' Anna Mathur, author of Mind Over MotherReal Life Money is a holistic approach to personal finance that addresses the deeper causes of debt and financial difficulties. Part memoir, part guide, Real Life Money takes the reader on a journey that can be adapted to their own pace and circumstances. It will cover everything from how to negotiate repayment terms with creditors and setting realistic budgets without punishing yourself, to dealing with money anxiety. The goal is not to get rich overnight, or to pay off debt at the expense of all of life's pleasures, but rather to gain an understanding of why we feel the way we do about money, and how we can use that to change our mindset and our finances for good.
By Bola Sokunbi. 2021
Learn the basics of investing with this approachable guide to the world of finance Clever Girl Finance: Learn How Investing Works,…Grow Your Money is the leading guide for women who seek to learn the basic foundations of personal investing. In a no-nonsense and straightforward style, this book teaches readers: Exactly how investing works and what you should be doing, no fancy finance degree required How to leverage investing to build long term wealth even on a modest salary The key pitfalls to avoid in order to become a successful investor How to build a nest egg and invest in your future Insights from real-world success stories from other "clever girl investors" Clever Girl Finance teaches readers the irreplaceable value of investing for long-term financial gain, and the difference between making money and building wealth. Written for any woman who’s ever sought out an accessible introduction to the world of investing, this book is especially suited to women interested in learning how investing works and taking guided action towards their financial success.
By Alexandra Bolena. 2021
Sie wollen mit Ihren Geldgeschäften die Welt ein bisschen besser machen? Ihr Erspartes in Unternehmen mit einer nachhaltigen Geschäftsidee investieren,…die umweltfreundlich und fair wirtschaften und vielleicht sogar noch soziale Projekte unterstützen? Dieses Buch gibt Ihnen Tipps für die Auswahl von nachhaltigen Aktien, Anleihen, ESG-konformen Fonds und ETFs. Darüber hinaus gibt es für Sie als nachhaltig orientierten Anleger aber noch eine Vielzahl anderer innovativer Möglichkeiten, Ihr Geld "gut" anzulegen: Lesen Sie alles über Green und Social Bonds, Investments in nachhaltige Sachwerte, Mikrofinanz oder Crowdinvesting und warum eines dieser Themen sicher auch zu Ihren Vorstellungen passt. Erfahren Sie, wie Sie echte nachhaltige Angebote von solchen, die "Green-washing" betreiben, unterscheiden, warum die SDGs eine gute Messlatte sind, was Gütesiegel aussagen und last but not least warum auch Ihre Hausbank einen Beitrag leisten kann und wie Sie dieser in Sachen Nachhaltigkeit auf den Zahn fühlen können.
By Dr Robert L. Leahy. 2013
Although the current economic crisis creates a sense of urgency, we have always had and will always have a large…number of people who are unemployed. For many, it is the most difficult time that they have ever faced. Without help, the unemployed face an increased risk of binge drinking, depression, anxiety and suicide. For many, there is a decreased quality of mental health, life satisfaction and objective physical wellbeing. Most feel alone and helpless.Dr Robert Leahy has worked with many unemployed people over the years, examining the psychological consequences of unemployment and exploring ways to help people cope with the emotional fallout of losing their job. This book gives readers psychological tools to handle their period of unemployment and simple, self-help strategies that can be used immediately to help them feel better and act better. The book draws on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as well as practices such as mindfulness to help readers boost their self-esteem and confidence, decrease anxiety and feelings of helplessness, and develop resiliance and strength going forward.
By Carolyn Boyes. 2012
Most of us want to attract money into our lives. Money is really about prosperity - living in abundance and,…sometimes, breaking a cycle of lack. The Spiritual Guide to Attracting Prosperity reveals the most successful prosperity rituals, from money charms and angelic help, to setting the right goals and intentions - a vital way to programme your future self for success. Discovering how to use the Law of Attraction - the principle that like attracts like - you'll learn how to shift your thinking to change your reality and identify your money blocks to visualize future success. The time to take action is now - showing gratitude, tithing and money talismans help money flow.
Bookkeeping and Accounting In A Week is a simple and straightforward guide to accounts, giving you everything you need to…know in just seven short chapters. From understanding the terminology to dealing confidently with accountants, you'll soon master the basics of bookkeeping and accounting, fast.This book introduces you to the main concepts of bookkeeping and accounting, giving you a basic knowledge and understanding together with practical and thought-provoking exercises. Whether you choose to read it in a week or in a single sitting, Bookkeeping and Accounting In A Week is your fastest route to success:- Sunday: The basic principles of bookkeeping- Monday: Different types of account and ledger- Tuesday: More aspects of bookkeeping- Wednesday: Preparation for the accounts- Thursday: The profit and loss account- Friday: The balance sheet- Saturday: Understanding published accountsABOUT THE SERIESIn A Week books are for managers, leaders, and business executives who want to succeed at work. From negotiating and content marketing to finance and social media, the In A Week series covers the business topics that really matter and that will help you make a difference today. Written in straightforward English, each book is structured as a seven-day course so that with just a little work each day, you will quickly master the subject. In a fast-changing world, this series enables readers not just to get up to speed, but to get ahead.
By Skye Alexander. 2021
You deserve abundance in your life—and Money Spells can help you manifest it.Whether you&’re looking to reframe how you think…about money, increase your salary, pay bills, or earn some extra money on the side, magick gives you the power to manifest those goals and create change in your life. With a section introducing basic spellcasting techniques, and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, this collection of 45 spells for wealth and prosperity has everything you need to get started creating more value in your life. Spells include: -Use a Crystal to Invite Abundance -Spark Creative Ideas to Sell -Earn a Raise -Say Goodbye to Debt -Carry a Money Talisman -Manifest Special Indulgences -And more!
By Judith Rodin, Saadia Madsbjerg. 2021
“As we look ahead to the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, Making Money Moral could not come at a better…time.”—Jamie Dimon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, JPMorgan ChaseThe math doesn’t add up: Global financial markets can no longer ignore the world’s most critical problems. The risks are too high and the costs too great.In Making Money Moral: How a New Wave of Visionaries Is Linking Purpose and Profit, authors Judith Rodin and Saadia Madsbjerg explore a burgeoning movement of bold and ambitious innovators. These trailblazers are unlocking private-sector investments in new ways to solve global problems, from environmental challenges to social issues such as poverty and inequality. They are earning great returns and reimagining capitalism in the process. Pioneers in the field of sustainable and impact investing, Rodin and Madsbjerg offer first-hand stories of how investors of every type and in every asset class are investing in world-changing solutions—with great success. Meet the visionaries who are leading this movement:The investment managers putting trillions of dollars to work, like TPG, Wellington Management, State Street Global Advisors, Nuveen, Amundi, APG and Natixis;The asset owners driving the transition, like GPIF and PensionDanmark;A new generation of entrepreneurs benefiting from the investments, like DreamBox Learning, an innovative educational technology platform, and Goodlife Pharmacies, which is disrupting the traditional notion of a pharmacy; The corporations that are repurposing their business models to meet demand for sustainable products and services, like Ørsted; andThe nonprofits that are reimagining how to raise money for their work while creating significant value for investors, like The Nature Conservancy.In their book, Rodin and Madsbjerg offer a deep look at the most powerful tools available today—and how they can be unlocked. They reveal:Who the investors are and what they want;How innovative products and investment strategies can deliver long-term value for investors while improving lives and protecting ecosystems;How leaders can build strategies and prepare their organizations to enter and expand this dynamic market; andHow to measure impact, understand critical regulations, and avoid potential pitfalls.A roadmap to making the financial market a force for good, Making Money Moral is a must-read for those seeking private-sector capital to address a big problem, as well as those seeking both to mitigate risk and to invest in big solutions.“Judith Rodin and Saadia Madsbjerg identify an important new way of looking at money: from the root of all evil to the fount of all solutions. Their timely, important book on impact investing is full of powerful insights and compelling examples they’ve seen firsthand. Their work will be sure to accelerate momentum toward a more sustainable world.”—Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School Professor and Author of Think Outside the Building: How Advanced Leaders Can Change the World One Smart Innovation at a Time
By Tiffany the Budgetnista Aliche. 2021
A ten-step plan for finding peace, safety, and harmony with your money—no matter how big or small your goals and…no matter how rocky the market might be—by the inspiring and savvy &“Budgetnista.&”&“No matter where you stand in your money journey, Get Good with Money has a lesson or two for you!&”—Erin Lowry, bestselling author of the Broke Millennial series Tiffany Aliche was a successful pre-school teacher with a healthy nest egg when a recession and advice from a shady advisor put her out of a job and into a huge financial hole. As she began to chart the path to her own financial rescue, the outline of her ten-step formula for attaining both financial security and peace of mind began to take shape. These principles have now helped more than one million women worldwide save and pay off millions in debt, and begin planning for a richer life. Revealing this practical ten-step process for the first time in its entirety, Get Good with Money introduces the powerful concept of building wealth through financial wholeness: a realistic, achievable, and energizing alternative to get-rich-quick and over-complicated money management systems. With helpful checklists, worksheets, a tool kit of resources, and advanced advice from experts who Tiffany herself relies on (her &“Budgetnista Boosters&”), Get Good with Money gets crystal clear on the short-term actions that lead to long-term goals, including:• A simple technique to determine your baseline or &“noodle budget,&” examine and systemize your expenses, and lay out a plan that allows you to say yes to your dreams.• An assessment tool that helps you understand whether you have a &“don't make enough&” problem or a &“spend too much&” issue—as well as ways to fix both.• Best practices for saving for a rainy day (aka job loss), a big-ticket item (a house, a trip, a car), and money that can be invested for your future.• Detailed advice and action steps for taking charge of your credit score, maximizing bill-paying automation, savings and investing, and calculating your life, disability, and property insurance needs.• Ways to protect your beneficiaries' future, and ensure that your financial wishes will stand the test of time. An invaluable guide to cultivating good financial habits and making your money work for you, Get Good with Money will help you build a solid foundation for your life (and legacy) that&’s rich in every way.