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Personal Finance: Financial Literacy for the Real World

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7 Money Rules for Life: How to Take Control of Your Financial Future
by Mary Hunt Details
Financial expert Mary Hunt shows you how to master the essentials to get your money under control and prepare financially for the rest of your life. She shows you how to apply each of the 7 Rules, starting today, as well as how to recover from past financial mistakes.
I Will Teach You To Be Rich
by Ramit Sethi Details
This six-week personal finance program by dynamic innovator Ramit Sethi helps 20- to 35-year-olds get a grip on their financial future. Sethi's nonjudgmental approach encourages listeners to follow practical guidelines that start with the four pillars of personal finance and lead to wealth-building entrepreneurship.
The Behavior Gap: Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things With Money
by Carl Richards Details
Financial planner and Morningstar Advisor columnist Richards explains why we keep making bad choices with our money based on our emotions and succeeds in showing us how what we often think is right regarding investments rarely is.
The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy
by Thomas J. Stanley Details
Reveals that the accumulation of wealth in the United States is most often done through hard work, diligent savings, and living a frugal lifestyle.
The Road to Wealth
by Suze Orman Details
Suze Orman's resource for every stage of your financial life. The world has changed vastly since this book was first published in 2001, and this updated edition gives readers invaluable advice about: credit cards and the new bankruptcy laws; FICO scores; changes in student financial aid; changes in the real estate market and mortgages; stocks and bonds; the latest retirement investment strategies, including the new Roth 401(k); mutual funds and annuities; wills and trusts; Social Security; life insurance; disability and long-term care insurance; and identity theft (and what to do if you're a victim of it).
The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
by Dave Ramsey Details
Ramsey offers a bold, no-nonsense approach to money matters, providing not only the how-to but also a grounded and uplifting hope for getting out of debt and achieving total financial health. Ramsey debunks the many myths of money (exposing the dangers of cash advance, rent-to-own, debt consolidation) and attacks the illusions and downright deceptions of the American dream, which encourages nothing but overspending and massive amounts of debt. "Don't even consider keeping up with the Joneses," Ramsey declares in his typically candid style. "They're broke!" This book isn't theory. It works every single time. It works because it is simple. It works because it gets to the heart of the money problems: you.
Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
by Vicki Robin Details
The purpose of Your Money or Your Life is to transform your relationship with money. That relationship encompasses more than just your earning, spending, debts and savings; it also includes the time these functions take in your life. In addition, your relationship with money is reflected in the sense of satisfaction and fulfillment that you can get from your connection to your family, your community and the planet. Once you have changed the nature and function of your interaction with money, through following the steps, your relationship with money will be transformed - you will reach new levels of comfort, competence and consciousness around money.
Updated 09/14/2015
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