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How Spending and Saving Affect You

Author : John Strazzabosco
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Readers gain an accessible, yet informed, look into how the individual is affected by financial behaviors of themselves and others. Starting from a broad look at how governments approach spending and savings and then working down to the level of the individual, this book shows readers how we’re all economically connected and how the financial decisions of one can affect many.

Smart Strategies for Saving and Building Wealth

Author : Linda Bickerstaff
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Teens earning allowances or working part-time jobs may often be tempted to spend what they make. However, one of the earliest steps they can take on the path to financial literacy and independence is to start saving money early. This useful volume explains how to create a set of practical long-term goals, how to make and follow a budget, the benefits and potential dangers of credit, and much more. Sample budget and interest calculations provide easy-to-follow examples for readers, and tips on what teens can ask a financial expert to help them save and build wealth are also included.

Making the Most of Your Money Now

Author : Jane Bryant Quinn
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Named the best personal finance book on the market by Consumers Union, Jane Bryant Quinn's bestseller Making the Most of Your Money has been completely revised and updated to provide a guide to financial recovery, independence, and success in the new economy. Getting your financial life on track and keeping it there -- nothing is more important to your family and you. This proven, comprehensive guidebook steers you around the risks and helps you make smart and profitable decisions at every stage of your life. Are you single, married, or divorced? A parent with a paycheck or a parent at home? Getting your first job or well along in your career? Helping your kids in college or your parents in their older age? Planning for retirement? Already retired and worried about how to make your money last? You'll find ideas to help you build your financial security here. Jane Bryant Quinn answers more questions more completely than any other personal-finance author on the market today. You'll reach for this book again and again as your life changes and new financial decisions arise. Here are just a few of the important subjects she examines: • Setting priorities during and after a financial setback, and bouncing back • Getting the most out of a bank while avoiding fees • Credit card and debit card secrets that will save you money • Family matters -- talking money before marriage and mediating claims during divorce • Cutting the cost of student debt, and finding schools that will offer big "merit" scholarships to your child • The simplest ways of pulling yourself out of debt • Why it's so important to jump on the automatic-savings bandwagon • Buying a house, selling one, or trying to rent your home when buyers aren't around • Why credit scores are more important than ever, plus tips on keeping yours in the range most attractive to lenders • Investing made easy -- mutual funds that are tailor-made for your future retirement • What every investor needs to know about building wealth • How an "investment policy" helps you make wise decisions in any market • The essential tax-deferred retirement plans, from 401(k)s to Individual Retirement Accounts -- and how to manage them • How to invest in real estate at a bargain price (and how to spot something that looks like a bargain but isn't) • Eleven ways of keeping a steady income while you're retired, even after a stock market crash • Financial planning -- what it means, how you do it, and where to find good planners Page by page, Quinn leads you through the pros and cons of every decision, to help you make the choice that will suit you best. This is the single personal-finance book that no family should be without.

Business Finance

Author : Les Dlabay
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BUSINESS FINANCE presents finance from a business point of view. This text, written specifically for high school students, covers finance fundamentals, long-term and short-term funding sources, business risk management, use of technology, and international finance. Business Finance combines fundamental concepts with a strong lesson-based instructional design, weaving in interesting real-world features, creative methods of assessment, research opportunities, financial calculations, case studies, and academic connections. Whether your course is offered at an Academy of Finance, within a Finance Career Cluster Concentration, or as part of a business curriculum, Business Finance provides you with complete coverage. The comprehensive package of print and technology resources reaches students with a variety of learning styles, skills, and educational backgrounds. Students examine the financial side of running a business, keeping records, protecting against loss, offering credit, and making strategic decisions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Impact of the Recovery Act on Economic Growth

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Minimalist Living

Author : Marie S. Davenport
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If you want to know how this new, proven revolutionary lifestyle can help free you from worry, stress and financial problems while helping you live a healthier life, read on... In Minimalist Living: 2 Books in 1: Declutter Your Mind + Minimalist Budget using Minimalism Essentials to Declutter, Organize and Simplify Your Life, you will discover: - The powerful method used by success gurus such as Brian Tracy in order to help you focus on your most important priorities to save you time and free you from unnecessary stress - Ten warning signs to look out for in order to avoid getting mental clutter and let it affect your life - Eight helpful ways that would dramatically shift your thinking from negative to positive - Nine benefits on how meditation can help free you from thoughts of worry and anxiety - How to get more done in less time to avoid getting overwhelmed mentally and physically - Seven strategies that are easy to implement for achieving the necessary work-life balance - How to effectively declutter your home to free up more space and provide a better stress-free environment - The benefits of a less is more minimalist lifestyle and how to start freeing yourself from things you don’t really need - A Bonus Chapter on being free from Digital Clutter - featuring eight proven ways on how to achieve digital decluttering and not let all the noise affect you - The main reason why your mind is filled with so much clutter - and how you can fix it - Eight simple ways you can apply instantly to start saving money - How to dramatically shift your thinking from a negative mindset to a positive one when it comes to money - Six strategies you can use in order to budget the right way - Easy steps on how you can come up with a financial plan that lets you both save more and earn more - A seven-part solution in order to free you from compulsive spending once and for all - A powerful budgeting strategy that would help align your spending with your money-saving goals - Bonus Chapter on saving money when dealing with the five biggest areas that take up more than 50% of our expenses - Eleven practical techniques to help you get out of debt - regardless of the amount ... and much, much more! With easy-to-follow techniques on each chapter to help you get immediate results - even if you have tried all the Budgeting books out there but not getting significant results, have a very busy lifestyle or have never tried Minimalism or Mindfulness before, you can experience freedom from mental clutter, fix your financial situation and improve your life overall with this bundle on Minimalist Living. So if you want to experience stress-free living and get relief from both mental and digital clutter and financial issues, click the “Add To Cart” button now.

Live Better Spend Less and Save More

Author : William C. Haeberle
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Live Better, Spend Less, and Save More - Spending and Saving: How to Get Credit and Your Money to Work for You is about what works for real people in the real world. Too much of the financial advice available today is simply not workable for most people in the real world. I have included in this book what I have found works for people, and left out what I have found does not work for people. For example, you will not see a budget in this book. A budget is one of the most common items of financial advice. Use a budget you are told. The problem is most people cannot sustain the use of a budget for any length of time. In public speaking, I ask people how many of them use a budget. The number of people using a budget is small. Why? Because a budget is about limiting spending and most people do not like the limiting concept. Instead I have developed tools that are not based on limitation. My tools are focused on getting you what you want and less of what you do not want.

How to Stop Your Kids from Going Broke

Author : Sylvia Bowden
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Bowden's step-by-step guide teaches children how to avoid making silly mistakes with their finances.

How to Budget Manage Your Money

Author : Rachel Mercer
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Are you having a hard time paying your bills and saving your money?Do you want to get out of the Paycheck to Paycheck cycle and have more money left in your account at the end of each month?Do you want to learn how to manage your money better?Ready to finally take control your finances but don't know where to begin? Then this book is for you. Many Americans today struggle with saving money and addressing increasing debt. Now more than ever, it is important for people of all ages to understand the importance of frugality and how their actions today will affect their futures. In this book, you will be introduced to a wealth of tips, tricks, and strategies for better financial management, no matter your current age, financial situations, past, or future goals. In this simple personal budgeting book, you will learn how to make a realistic budget that actually works and you can stick to, to reach your financial goals faster and to take control of your finances. This book is different in that, instead of just throwing you some tips, you will begin at a starting point that many people try to skip. And that is, to assess Where you are Right now. The road to wealth is paved with goals, without financial goals, you have no direction, so it's easy to spend money on things you'll regret later. But if you're saving for a house, your son's college education, or a new car, your goal will keep you focused. Financial success is more about mastering the mental game of money than about understanding numbers. The math is simple: it's controlling your habits and emotions that's hard. In "How to Budget and Manage your Money", you'll discover: What budgeting is and its benefits to your financial success A step-by-step guide on how to make a realistic budget that actually works How to have better spending habits & learn personal budget planning How to budget for groceries and many ways to save money How to pay off Debt fast and manage your money better How to budget for retirement whether you've started saving in your 20s or have yet to start in middle age. And much, much more! You will also get a Free bonus gift of special PDF report, "The Best Side Hustles You can Do Anywhere at Any Time" to make extra money to help you grow your wealth. This is a financial planning book for beginners. You will learn how to make a budget that works for beginners. But it's for anyone who struggles with saving money and managing money. It is easy to understand and follow. As the saying goes, you get what you put into it, and your new life of stability and overall peace and happiness is waiting for you to get started. There is no magic wand to transport you to a land of milk and honey, but with a little effort, patience, and consistency, you can realize your goals on a timeline that works for you. Don't continue stressing over your finances as you work and work and feel like you're getting nowhere. That is a reality that too many people today are stuck in, but this doesn't have to be you. So... Scroll up to the top and hit that BUY BUTTON to kick debt to the curb, save for the future, and pursue your financial

It s Your Money Honey

Author : Laura J. McDonald
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Turning smart girls golden; the women's guide to personal finance Rebranding finance with a feminine spin, It's Your Money, Honey is designed to encourage women of all ages to take a greater interest—and play a greater role—in the financial issues that affect their everyday lives and financial futures. Conversational, irreverent, and intelligent, this guide to wealth creation, wealth management, and financial protection as it relates to women and their families provides exactly the kind of advice that smart women today need to know in order to take charge of their finances. Organized by decade and the events—from childrearing to retirement—that need to be planned for, presently enjoyed, or recovered from, It's Your Money, Honey is packed with expert information in the no-nonsense style of a girlfriend who knows her stuff. Finances aren't that hard, you just have to deal with them yourself. Finally, a book that understand that every woman needs to make time for a personal finance education Highly accessible, the book is designed to be read whenever you find yourself with a spare second, providing important information in bite sized chunks Helps women prepare for major life events with the help of real life stories, helpful checklists, and easy-to-apply Golden Rules Born out of the notion that too many smart women let their financial situations be ignored, swept under the rug, or dictated by others, It's Your Money, Honey is everything you need to know about money but were too busy to ask.

Chatelaine s Earn Spend Save

Author : Chatelaine
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Making Sense of Social Security Reform

Author : Daniel Shaviro
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The Social Security Act of 1935 must be counted among the most monumental pieces of legislation ever passed by Congress. Today, sixty-five years after its enactment, public support for Social Security remains extremely strong. At the same time, there have been reports that Social Security is in grave danger of financial collapse, and numerous groups across the political spectrum have agitated for its reform. The president has put forward proposals to rescue Social Security, conservatives argue for its privatization, and liberals advocate increases in its funding from surplus tax revenues. But what is the average person to make of all this? How many Americans know where the money for Social Security benefits really comes from, or who wins and loses from the system's overall operations? Few people understand the current Social Security system in even its broadest outlines. And yet Social Security reform is ranked among the most important social issues of our time. With Making Sense of Social Security Reform, Daniel Shaviro makes an important contribution to the public understanding of the issues involved in reforming Social Security. His book clearly and straightforwardly describes the current system and the pressures that have been brought to bear upon it, before dissecting and evaluating the various reform proposals. Accessible to anyone who has an interest in the issue, Shaviro's new work is unique in offering a balanced, nonpartisan account.

Investigating Your Career

Author : Ann Jordan
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INVESTIGATING YOUR CAREER, 3E offers students an opportunity to direct their attention toward an area of interest that might develop into a career path while also identifying high school and college course offerings related to their career choices. This career exploration text uniquely focuses on the student's individual PATH to success: their Passions, Attitude, Talents, and Heart, as career possibilities are explored. By choosing a career based on what they want to do, students develop the ability to make informed decisions about their future, are more excited about learning, and are more motivated to stay in school. INVESTIGATING YOUR CAREER, 3E has been revised to include social networking, personal finance, blog activities, math and financial information, and additional coverage on the 16 Career Clusters. This text takes career exploration to a new level and is the perfect solution for states that now require/recommend a semester length middle school/junior high career course before graduating students. Focusing education on the future, the U.S. Office of Education has grouped careers into 16 clusters based on similar job characteristics. Every chapter in INVESTIGATING YOUR CAREER, 3E includes detailed information on a career cluster allowing students to learn about the various career options available to them. The career cluster approach makes it easier for students to understand the relevance of their required courses and helps them select their elective courses more wisely. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Men s Health

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Men's Health magazine contains daily tips and articles on fitness, nutrition, relationships, sex, career and lifestyle.

How to Survive the Coming Retirement Storm

Author : Robert Margetic
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A confluence of forcesfrom four million new retirees each year, massive government debt and unsustainable deficits, a still-broken financial system, and a global economic slowdownpower the retirement storm. Its unknown magnitude and duration will overwhelm the current retirement system. New retirees sense the approaching storm. Seventy-five percent state that they arent prepared to manage the twenty to thirty years they will spend in retirement. Fifty-four percent fear outliving their money. How to Survive the Coming Retirement Storm helps readers navigate the gap between the old, broken system, and the yet-to-be-defined new system. It offers readers a new perspective on the new retirement environment and the tools to guide them to safety.

The Bogleheads Guide to Retirement Planning

Author : Taylor Larimore
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The Bogleheads are back-with retirement planning advice for those who need it! Whatever your current financial situation, you must continue to strive for a viable retirement plan by finding the most effective ways to save, the best accounts to save in, and the right amount to save, as well as understanding how to insure against setbacks and handle the uncertainties of a shaky economy. Fortunately, the Bogleheads, a group of like-minded individual investors who follow the general investment and business beliefs of John C. Bogle, are here to help. Filled with valuable advice on a wide range of retirement planning issues, including some pearls of wisdom from Bogle himself, The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning has everything you need to succeed at this endeavor. Explains the different types of savings accounts and retirement plans Offers insights on managing and funding your retirement accounts Details efficient withdrawal strategies that could help you maintain a comfortable retirement lifestyle Addresses essential estate planning and gifting issues With The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning, you'll discover exactly what it takes to secure your financial future, today.

Couples Money Management Workbook

Author : Claire Robin
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Money management is one of the most important factors that determine a successful marriage. Unfortunately, the application of the right money management or planning is often ignored by most couples. The importance of money management is often realized when it is already too late and the damage to finances has already been done. According to statistics, almost 22 percent of divorces occur as a result of certain disagreements about finances or money. It is of essence that you give priority to money management as much as you give priority to building a happy family. Since money management has become a big deal in society, this book is focused on the different ways couples can manage their money based on intent agreement and flexibility for spending. The principles of money management should be explicitly applied in order to avoid the feeling of deprivation, resentment, or future disappointment. Considering that two people may have different ideologies about managing finances, the money management principles are flexible in helping couples to adapt to new situations, regardless of their financial background. Things you are going to learn: • How to save money with your spouse • The minimalist principles for couples • How to encourage/discourage spending • The best ways and places to invest for your future • Powerful tips for achieving satisfaction while living the minimalist lifestyle • Effectiveness of understanding the needs vs. wants principles And much more… Keywords: non-violent communication essentials, communication in marriage, communication principles for a lifetime, communication miracles for couples, excellence in business communication product, business communication style guide, communication skills training workbook practices

Retirement Book

Author : Nicolas Publishing
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Take A Look At What You'll Be Learning In Just A Moment:*How To Steer Clear Of The Financial Pit-Falls That Haunt Millions Of Regular, Every-Day People Like Yourself:Once you are "tuned in" on page 6, you'll be learning about the financial mistakes millions of regular every-day people have made (and how you can avoid them!). You'll also discover how these seemingly trivial mishaps can drain your financial "nest-egg" for every penny it's worth. *Find Out EXACTLY How Much You Need To Be Saving:Check out page 11 for an easy-to-read breakdown of how to use a savings calculator. Also, you'll find out EXACTLY how much you need to save in order to retire when YOU want to. My advice is this: Don't risk losing what could be the most productive years of your life -- calculate within minutes how much money you should be disposing in your savings account. *Retirement Savings Accounts Revealed: Pro's and Con's:The "retirement gurus" tell you to save, save, save if you want to live the laid-back retired life millions dream of, but from savings accounts to stocks to the classic 401k, there seems to be an endless variety of saving methods to choose from. How can you possibly decide where to store those precious funds that will sustain you long after you have stopped earning an income? The financial decisions you make will determine the fate of your retirement, and on pages 11 and 12, you'll find the advantages -- and glaring disadvantages -- of some of the common types of retirement savings accounts.*The Little-Known Restrictions That Directly Affect Your Savings:You can't afford to miss-out on the 4 little-known restrictions that are placed on one of the most commonly-used retirement accounts (HINT: these directly affect how much YOU have the right to save!). You'll find these on page 12.*The 5 All-Important Factors You've Gotta' Know When Deciding How Much You'll Need To Save:Don't even think about retiring from your career without learning the five factors you MUST take into consideration when deciding how much money you'll need to save.From your basic living expenses to lifestyle excursions such as vacations, page 13 reveals them all, along with the essential real-life factors to keep in mind when preparing for each one. Don't fall victim to careless planning and risk losing the lifestyle you've waited a lifetime to enjoy -- find out how much you need to save today! *How To Predict Your After-Retirement Expenses In Seconds:By spending seconds filling out a fully-customizable chart on page 18, you can harness the fortune-telling power of a simple "Magic Formula" to predict your after-retirement expenses to the last dollar so that you can calm those "retirement-jitters" and know for sure that you will have enough to live the lifestyle you're expecting. *Learn The Cold, Hard Truths of "Social Security":You're already in a retired state of mind, but just when, exactly, can you physically retire and begin collecting Social Security? The answer is revealed on page 19 along with the cold, hard truths of Social Security and the qualifications you must meet before you can collect a single CENT. *How To Slash Your Social Security Pay-Outs By More Than 30%:Also on pages 19 and 20, you'll be getting the lowdown on how retiring even just a few years early can slash your Social Security pay-outs by more than 30%, and discover what you MUST do in order to collect every last penny of the Social Security check you deserve! Also, learn how to avoid the "rude awakening" that seems to come out of nowhere and slap a big fat tax on your hard-earned savings without you even knowing about it! *How To Make Calculating Your Retirement A Breeze:Take all the hard work out of calculating ANY numbers dealing with your retirement funds by using some of the fast and easy 5-second calculators revealed on page 22 and make calculating your retirement a breeze

Stress Management for Life A Research Based Experiential Approach

Author : Michael Olpin
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STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR LIFE: A RESEARCH-BASED EXPERIENTIAL APPROACH, 5th Edition is a text that students will keep and use long after they finish the class. Many will share it with their stressed-out friends and family. In an easy-to-understand, friendly style, readers will not only learn how stress happens, based on leading-edge science, but more importantly, what works to turn off their stress and the symptoms that accompany chronic stress. This book gives readers the experience of real stress relief and empowers readers to prevent stress for the rest of their lives. Stress Management for Life is a life-changing experience. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Personal Finance

Author : Jeff Madura
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