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Personal Finance For Dummies

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Personal Finance For Dummies

The proven guide to taking control of your financesThe bestselling Personal Finance For Dummies has helped countless readers budget their funds successfully, rein in debt, and build a strong foundation...
The proven guide to taking control of your financesThe bestselling Personal Finance For Dummies has helped countless readers budget their funds successfully, rein in debt, and build a strong foundation...
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  • The proven guide to taking control of your finances

    The bestselling Personal Finance For Dummies has helped countless readers budget their funds successfully, rein in debt, and build a strong foundation for the future. Now, renowned financial counselor Eric Tyson combines his time-tested financial advice along with updates to his strategies that reflect changing economic conditions, giving you a better-than-ever guide to taking an honest look at your current financial health and setting realistic goals for the future.

    Inside, you'll find techniques for tracking expenditures, reducing spending, and getting out from under the burden of high-interest debt. Tyson explains the basics of investing in plain English, as well as the risks, returns, and options for popular investment strategies. He also covers ways to save for college and special events, tame your taxes, and financially survive the twists and turns that life delivers.

    • The bestselling, tried-and-true guide to taking control of finances, now updated to cover current economic conditions
    • Provides concrete, actionable advice for anyone facing great financial hardship
    • Helps you avoid or get out of debt and budget funds more successfully
    • Eric Tyson, MBA, is a nationally recognized personal finance counselor and the author of numerous For Dummies titles, including Home Buying For Dummies, Investing For Dummies, and Mutual Funds For Dummies, among others

    There's no need to stress over an uncertain economy -- just read Personal Finance For Dummies and protect your financial future!

About the Author-
  • Eric Tyson (www.erictyson.com) is an internationally acclaimed and bestselling personal finance book author, syndicated columnist, and speaker. He is also the author of Investing For Dummies and coauthor of Home Buying Kit For Dummies, both national bestsellers.

Table of Contents-
  • Introduction 1

    Part I: Assessing Your Financial Fitness and Setting Goals 7

    Chapter 1: Improving Your Financial Literacy 9

    Chapter 2: Measuring Your Financial Health 21

    Chapter 3: Managing Where Your Money Goes 41

    Chapter 4: Establishing and Achieving Goals 53

    Part II: Spending Less, Saving More 75

    Chapter 5: Dealing with Debt 77

    Chapter 6: Reducing Your Spending 95

    Chapter 7: Trimming Your Taxes 123

    Part III: Building Wealth through Investing 147

    Chapter 8: Considering Important Investment Concepts 149

    Chapter 9: Understanding Your Investment Choices 177

    Chapter 10: Investing in Funds 197

    Chapter 11: Investing in Retirement Accounts 215

    Chapter 12: Investing in Taxable Accounts 237

    Chapter 13: Investing for Educational Expenses 251

    Chapter 14: Investing in Real Estate: Your Home and Beyond 263

    Part IV: Insurance: Protecting What You Have 305

    Chapter 15: Insurance: Getting What You Need at the Best Price 307


    Chapter 16: Insurance on You: Life, Disability, and Health 325

    Chapter 17: Covering Your Assets 349

    Part V: Where to Go for More Help 363

    Chapter 18: Working with Financial Planners 365

    Chapter 19: Using a Computer to Manage Your Money 383

    Chapter 20: On Air and in Print 395

    Part VI: The Part of Tens 401

    Chapter 21: Survival Guide for Ten Life Changes 403

    Chapter 22: Ten Tactics to Thwart Identity Theft and Fraud 417

    Glossary 423

    Index 439

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