The Wealth Code 2. 0
Publication Date: 2013-01-22
A thoroughly revised and expanded update to the book that critics are calling the first true investing book for the "new normal" You entrusted your financial security to the "experts," and now you're wondering what it'll take to recover from the economic crisis and get back on your feet. In this updated and expanded edition of his critically-acclaimed guide to staying rich in good times and bad, financial planner and investment strategist Jason Vanclef delivers more straight answers and solid solutions--and he takes a well-earned poke or two at Wall Street in the process. According to Vanclef, True Asset Class Diversification is the best way to build the solid financial foundation you need for a secure future. And he puts his money where his mouth is with a comprehensive, easy-to-understand and use plan for maximizing your investments--not just cutting your losses. Learn the unvarnished truth about "tried and true" Wall Street practices and why stocks and bonds are not the answer--and which investment vehicles are Find out how to diversify into oil/gas, equipment, ,notes, real estate, bullion and rare coins the way the super-rich do--information that Wall Street doesn't want you to have Get priceless advice on whether or not to pay off your home or pay cash for a car and how to build your wealth more efficiently Discover the pitfalls of insurance and Variable/Fixed/Index Fixed annuities that agents will never tell you about Get the lowdown on advanced income tax reduction strategies, discounted Roth IRA conversions, and asset protection techniques that will help protect your hard earned wealth.
I Will Teach You to Be Rich
Call Number: HG179 .S4246 2009
Publication Date: 2009-03-23
At last, for a generation that's materially ambitious yet financially clueless comes I Will Teach You To Be Rich, Ramit Sethi's 6-week personal finance program for 20-to-35-year-olds. A completely practical approach delivered with a nonjudgmental style that makes readers want to do what Sethi says, it is based around the four pillars of personal finance--banking, saving, budgeting, and investing--and the wealth-building ideas of personal entrepreneurship. Sethi covers how to save time by not wasting it managing money; the guns and cars myth of credit cards; how to negotiate like an Indian--the conversation begins with "no"; why "Budgeting Doesn't Have to Suck!"; how to get things rolling--for real--with only $20; what most people don't understand about taxes; how to get a CEO to take you out to lunch; how to avoid the Super Mario Brothers trap by making your savings work harder than you do; the difference between cheap and frugal; the hidden relationship between money and food. Not to mention his first key lesson: Getting started is more important than being the smartest person in the room. Integrated with his website, where readers can use interactive charts, follow up on the latest information, and join the community, it is a hip blueprint to building wealth and financial security. Every month, 175,000 unique visitors come to Ramit Sethi's website, Iwillteachyoutoberich.com, to discover the path to financial freedom. They praise him thoughtfully ("Your site summarizes everything I want with my life--to be rich in finances, rich in experience, rich in family blessings," Dan Esparza) and effusively ("Dude, you rock. I love this site!" Richard Wu). The press has caught on, too: "Ramit Sethi is a rising star in the world of personal finance writing . . . one singularly attuned to the sensibilities of his generation. his style is part frat boy and part silicon Valley geek, with a little bit of San Francisco hipster thrown in" (San Francisco Chronicle). His writing is smart, his voice is full of attitude, and his ideas are uncommonly sound and refreshingly hype-free.
The New Psychology of Money
Publication Date: 2014-05-01
The New Psychology of Money is an accessible and engrossing analysis of our psychological relationship to money in all its forms. Comprehensive and insightful, Adrian Furnham explores the role that money plays in a range of contexts, from the family to the high street, and asks whether the relationship is always a healthy one. Discussing how money influences what we think, what we say, and how we behave in a range of situations, the book places the dynamics of high finance and credit card culture in context with traditional attitudes towards wealth across a range of cultures, as well as how the concept of money has developed historically. The book is split into four sections: Understanding Money. What are our attitudes to money, and how does nationality, history and religion mediate those attitudes? Money in the Home How do we grow up with money, and what role does it play within the family? What role does gender play, and can we lose control in dealing with money? Money at Work. Are we really motivated by money at work? And what methods do retailers use to persuade us to part with our money? Money in Everyday Life. How do we balance the need to create more money for ourselves through investments with the desire to make charitable contributions, or give money to friends and family? How has the e-revolution changed our relationship to money? Radically updated from its original publication in 1998, The New Psychology of Money is a timely and fascinating book on the psychological impact of an aspect of daily life we generally take for granted. It will be of interest to all students of psychology, economics and business and management, but also anyone who takes an interest in the world around them.
Soldier of Finance
Publication Date: 2013-09-09
Too much debt? Not enough savings? Stop your whining and get to work. It's time to become a battle-ready financial warrior, prepared to tackle any money challenge. Modeled on the Soldier's Handbook, which is issued to all new U.S. Army recruits, Soldier of Finance is a no-nonsense, military-style training manual to overcoming financial obstacles and building lasting wealth. Written by Jeff Rose, a Certified Financial Planner™ and army veteran with extensive combat experience, the book is divided into 14 modules, each section covering an essential element of financial success. You will learn how to: Evaluate your position and commit to change * Target and methodically eliminate debt * Clean up your credit report * Create tactical budgets * Build emergency savings * Invest for the short and long term * Determine an affordable mortgage size, insurance needs, and more. Complete with tales from the trenches and useful tools including quizzes, debriefings, and more--Soldier of Finance is the survival guide you need to face down your finances and bring order and prosperity to your life.
The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous and Broke
Call Number: HG179 .O7576 2005
Publication Date: 2007-03-27
First time in paperback. The #1 New York Times bestseller from the phenomenal author of The Courage to Be Rich. The world's most trusted expert on money matters answers a generation's cry for help-and gives advice on - Credit card debt - Student loans - Credit scores - The first real job - Buying a first home - Insurance facts: auto, home, renters, health - Financial issues of the self-employed And much more advice that fits the realities of "Generation Broke."
Monopoly, Money, and You
Publication Date: 2013-04-02
THE GAME-CHANGING GUIDE TO SMARTER FINANCIAL DECISIONS Through vividly illustrated game play, Monopoly, Money, and You shows you how to manage real-life financial challenges using lessons from the iconic board game. You'll improve the critical skills it takes to succeed fi nancially, including: CASH MANAGEMENT * DIVERSIFICATION * NEGOTIATING * DEAL-MAKING * ANALYZING OPPORTUNITIES * CREATING A BUDGET * REDUCING DEBT * MAKING THE BEST OF LIMITED CHOICES * KEEPING YOUR COOL IN TOUGH TIMES "[Orbanes] reveals tips and life lessons that are useful to everyone, from high schoolers getting theirfirst credit cards to Wall Street traders looking for an edge in their next negotiation." -- KEVIN TOSTADO, producer and director of Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story "Monopoly became a part of my life the moment my father, Robert Barton--then president of Parker Brothers--acquired the game in 1935. Now, all these years later, Philip Orbanes reveals what we've all sensed since then--the game is replete with solid financial lessons." -- RANDOLPH P. BARTON, former president of Parker Brothers "As Philip Orbanes says, Monopoly teaches you two N's: numbers and negotiation. Numbers are vital to financial success, be it in your business, career, or personal life. And negotiation is really the acquired skill of selling effectively, a skill you rely on daily." -- BOB REISS, founder of 16 start-ups and author of Low Risk, High Reward
The Millionaire Next Door
Call Number: HC110.W4 S73 2010
Publication Date: 2010-11-16
"Why aren't I as wealthy as I should be?" Many people ask this question of themselves all the time. Often they are hard-working, well educated middle- to high-income people. Why, then, are so few affluent. For nearly two decades the answer has been found in the bestselling The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy, reissued with a new foreword for the twenty-first century by Dr. Thomas J. Stanley. According to the authors, most people have it all wrong about how you become wealthy in America. Wealth in America is more often the result of hard work, diligent savings, and living below your means than it is about inheritance, advance degrees, and even intelligence. The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth. You will learn, for example, that millionaires bargain shop for used cars, pay a tiny fraction of their wealth in income tax, raise children who are often unaware of their family's wealth until they are adults, and, above all, reject the big-spending lifestyles most of us associate with rich people. In fact, you will learn that the flashy millionaires glamorized in the media represent only a tiny minority of America's rich. Most of the truly wealthy in this country don't live in Beverly Hills or on Park Avenue-they live next door.
The Money Compass
Publication Date: 2014-01-21
Between the ongoing recession, the collapse of the housing market, and the crumbling of the middle class, many Americans are left wondering what happened to the American Dream. They're also wondering what happened to their money. For millions of people, just making ends meet is challenging enough. So when it comes to saving and investing, it seems like the deck is stacked against you. The bad news is that you're right. If the economy were a card game, the dealer would hold all the aces. But the good news is that you don't have to play by the house rules. Renowned for his unvarnished insight on finance and investing, money manager Mark Grimaldi has a reputation for telling it like it is. He doesn't sugarcoat the negative and he doesn't have time for the financial industry hype that leads to bad investing decisions. Here's the truth: the economy is in bad shape, but that doesn't mean you can't save responsibly, invest profitably, and retire comfortably. In The Money Compass, Grimaldi teams up with accounting professor G. Stevenson Smith to offer a wealth of smart investing advice for today's investor. This plain-English guide to good investing presents practical strategies and actionable advice for safely navigating today's financial markets. It shows you how to manage credit and debt responsibly, how to use the tax code to your advantage, which kinds of trendy investing advice you should ignore, and where to put your money for solid returns. In addition, the authors explore the hard macroeconomic realities that explain how we got here and where we're going next. They look at the primary causes and consequences of the recession, the housing crash, the slow collapse of government programs, long-term unemployment, and how it all impacts you and your money. Plus, Grimaldi and Stevenson forecast the next big economic shock and show you how to profit from it. The economic game is rigged to keep you poor and keep Wall Street rich. So it's time to write your own rules. Whether you're white collar, blue collar, or somewhere in between, The Money Compass gives you the commonsense guidance you need to chart a course to a comfortable financial future--even in the roughest economic waters.
Get Rich Slow
Publication Date: 2013-04-22
How to build wealth the smart way--slow and steady This book will show you how to take control of your finances and grow your wealth using nothing more than a few key principles and commonsense wisdom. It shows you how to let go of easy excuses, stop waiting around for magically simple solutions, set intelligent financial goals, and design an action plan that you can follow through to completion. Using a storytelling approach, it shares the financial experiences of the author and her clients, guiding readers through the tools and tactics necessary to effect positive financial change in their lives. Although focused on personal finance goals, the lessons here easily translate to life itself.
Publication Date: 2014-01-21
In this book, Kurt Neddenriep, a Senior Vice President at a major investment firm who also served a tour in Afghanistan, develops a set of leadership and service values to help individuals and families to consistently achieve financial success. A comprehensive guide to personal finance, this book is informed by the author's expertise in the financial industry and framed within the lessons, clear thinking and organization he learned over the course of a parallel 23-year career in the Army National Guard of Nevada. The book will tell the stories of those who serve our country and how their values, discipline, and morals can teach us financial lessons in our personal lives, taking military principles and tactics and using them to explain finances for the mainstream American. The book covers: Mortgages Savings Insurance Portfolio diversity
The Millionaire Master Plan
Call Number: HG179 .H2542 2014
Publication Date: 2014-07-29
The Millionaire Master Plan is a unique and fresh approach as to how individuals can not only get a sense of where they stand on the spectrum of personal wealth, but more importantly, how they can learn to ascend from their present state to a higher level. Roger James Hamilton, himself a highly successful entrepreneur and successful investor, has designed nine steps - from barely surviving - all the way to the highest level of ultimate wealth for life - and he lays out his nine steps in an easy-to-understand color-coded manner that ranges from red (barely living paycheck-to-paycheck) all the way to ultra-violet (where generating income is simply no longer a worry). Along the way, the reader first takes a quick test to determine where one is on the financial spectrum, and then Hamilton provides key insights and practical tips as to how one can progress to the next level. You track your progress by ascending from one color to the next.
The Millionaire Map
Call Number: HG179 .S84449 2013
Publication Date: 2013-12-03
On the heels of the best-selling success of The Ultimate Gift and the major motion picture from 20th Century Fox based on that book, Jim Stovall brings you The Millionaire Map. "This is the book I wished was available 30 years ago when I was desperate and broke with only a dream of one day being a millionaire. Now, as a multimillionaire, I want to share the wisdom I've gained from the journey and provide other travelers with a map to guide them on their journey." Jim Stovall "Jim Stovall is one of the most remarkable and inspiring individuals of this age-or any age. His example of doing good and great things in the face of what others would consider to be debilitating challenges is uplifting and inspiring." Steve Forbes "When Jim Stovall, through his business, makes his movies such as The Ultimate Gift accessible both as a premiere theatrical and DVD movie, as well as part of a school curriculum, he improves the lives of young and old alike." Donald J. Trump "I have long been a fan of Jim Stovall's work for blind people around the world through his company Narrative Television Network. His work stands as a symbol of the good that can happen when people believe in helping one another and strive to make a difference." Ted Turner The Millionaire Map Reveals... - You can't expand your wallet until you expand your mind. - Becoming a millionaire is not just about all the things you want to have, but it's about the things you want to do and give. - In order to climb to the financial peak, you've got to crawl out of the valley of debt. - You will either voluntarily control your money now, or it will force its control on you later. - The vast majority of people never arrive at their destination-not because they don't have what it takes but because they don't manage what they have. Jim Stovall has enjoyed success as an author, athlete, investment broker, and entrepreneur while dealing with the challenge of blindness. During his remarkable life, Jim has been a national champion Olympic weightlifter, as well as the author of 20 books. In addition to his personal achievements, Jim was honored as the 2000 International Humanitarian of the Year, joining Jimmy Carter, Nancy Reagan, and Mother Teresa as a recipient of this prestigious award. As cofounder and president of the Emmy Award-winning Narrative Television Network (NTN), Jim has also helped make movies and television accessible for America's 13 million blind and visually impaired people and their families.
The Bank on Yourself Revolution
Call Number: HG179 .Y452 2014
Publication Date: 2014-02-11
New York Times bestseller Do you know what your retirement account will be worth on the day you plan to tap into it? Do you know what the tax rates will be for the rest of your life? Do you know how long you're going to live? Most people have no clue...and that's the problem with conventional financial planning: It's based on things you can't predict or control. Wall Street lost more than 49% of the typical investor's money#151;twice#151;since the year 2000. And studies show that because they followed the conventional wisdom, almost half of all Boomers won't have enough money to cover even basic living expenses during their retirement years. Now the financial gurus whose advice got you into this mess in the first place are telling you to "take more risk," "work till you drop," and "plan on spending less in retirement." Don't let them fool you again! In The Bank On Yourself Revolution, financial security expert Pamela Yellen details how hundreds of thousands of people of all ages and incomes have bucked the system to secure their families' financial futures without gambling in the Wall Street Casino or taking any unnecessary risks. You'll discover a proven step-by-step plan for growing your wealth safely, predictably, and guaranteed every single year#151;even when the markets are tumbling. And you'll learn how to bypass banks, credit card and financing companies to become your own source of financing for cars, vacations, a college education, business expenses and other major purchases. The Bank On Yourself Revolution isn't a "get-rich-quick" scheme; it's about having real wealth and financial security for as long as you live. You can finally know how much money you'll have next year, in 10, 20 or 30 years--and at every point along the way. Join the Revolution and take control of your own financial future!
Your Money or Your Life
Call Number: HG179 .D624 2008
Publication Date: 2008-12-10
"The seminal guide to the new morality of personal money management" (Los Angeles Times(on the first edition)) In an age of great economic uncertainty when everyone is concerned about money and how they spend what they have, this new edition of the bestselling Your Money or Your Life is an essential read. With updated resources, an easy-to-use index, and anecdotes and examples particularly relevant today-it tells you how to: ? get out of debt and develop savings ? reorder material priorities and live well for less ? resolve inner conflicts between values and lifestyle ? save the planet while saving money ? and much more In Your Money or Your Life, Vicki Robin shows readers how to gain control of their money and finally begin to make a life, rather than just make a living.