Multcolib Research Picks - Money: Managing Your Money
Annotation:According to Consumers Union, this was the best personal finance book available in the 1990s, and it is now thoroughly revised and updated. Quinn leads you through decisions to help you make the choices that suit you best. She has a knack for taking complex financial issues and breaking them down into the benefits and pitfalls.
Annotation:This personal finance guide, written by a veteran finance author, answers 130 questions based on NBC's "Money 911" segments. Topics include paying off your credit card, avoiding foreclosure, selling a house, and more. Jargon-free text is comprehensible and concise, but detailed enough to be useful.
Annotation:This excellent introduction to personal finance is in both English and Spanish (on facing pages). Jimenez, an award-winning San Francisco business reporter, writes directly for beginners to explain banking, saving, borrowing, investing, taxes, insurance, and protecting against fraud.
Annotation:Among a myriad of tips, you'll learn how to raise your credit score and pay thousands less in mortgage.
Annotation:Respected financial expert Dave Ramsey offers a proven, comprehensive plan for getting in shape financially, offering solid, hard-hitting advice and the "hope" and the "how-to" needed to turn goals into reality.
Annotation:"Your Life, Your Money" is a one-hour program about money management for young adults. Told through real-life stories by a series of engaging characters, it presents a broad range of fundamental financial information from basic banking to loans to insurance.
Annotation:This popular work has helped millions of people reassess their spending habits and decrease their personal spending. Offers a nine-step program for living a more meaningful life, showing readers how to: get out of debt, save money, reorder financial priorities, resolve inner conflicts, save the planet, and convert problems into opportunities.
Annotation:Farrell, a leading financial advisor, offers a simple approach to saving for retirement by breaking down the formulas used by successful businesses. Now you can manage your finances as a business would, through common-sense calculations.
Annotation:Written by a seasoned investment advisor, this book provides comprehensive, basic information and strategy about ways to invest your money.
Annotation:An essential stock market guide, now in its fourth edition, updated with timely strategies for investing after the crash. Contains tried-and-true investment principles to teach investors how to create and refine a profitable investment program, including when to invest and how to reduce risk in this turbulent market.
Annotation:Street-smart advice about investment and retirement portfolios, by bestselling authors whose investment advice is highly accessible. Outlines the steps you must take to protect yourself from the financial calamities of modern life, and offers quick, easy-to-follow, and entertaining advice for getting back on the right investment track.