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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Personal Finance in Your 40's & 50's
     

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Personal Finance in Your 40's & 50's

by Sarah Fisher
 

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So you've got the basics of your personal finances under control (at least -- you've controlled your credit card spending, purchased a house, started saving for retirement) but wait! Now that your kids are growing up and your career is moving along, you're facing a whole new set of personal finance challenges. College, weddings, your son or daughter's first car!

Overview

So you've got the basics of your personal finances under control (at least -- you've controlled your credit card spending, purchased a house, started saving for retirement) but wait! Now that your kids are growing up and your career is moving along, you're facing a whole new set of personal finance challenges. College, weddings, your son or daughter's first car!

How to manage these big expenses and still stay afloat?!

And how to deal with unexpected changes such as downsizing or a move?! Help is here. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Personal Finance in Your 40s and 50s is the guide you need to everything from helping your kids get on their feet to buying a second home.

Coverage includes:

Assessing your own financial position in mid-life -- pluses and minus
Being a parent and a blank check -- teaching your kids about money
Paying for cars, college, weddings and other big parent expenses
Assessing and affording your second home, dream home, or vacation home
Keeping your finances in order during a job change -- for the better or worse
What to think about if you want to start your own business
Divorce and personal finance
Thinking of the future -- wills, in-laws, aging parents and more!
The basics of investing -- in your 40s and 50s. Where to start or how to progress

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101221914
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
12/01/2001
Series:
COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
File size:
827 KB

Meet the Author

Sarah Young Fisher is the owner of Fisher Advisors, a financial planning firm in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She is a certified financial planner, a chartered financial consultant with the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and a certified financial services counselor. Fisher has managed the personal and financial portfolios for hundreds of clients. She is a co-author of Everything You Need to Know About Money and Investing: A Financial Expert Answers the 1001 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Money; The Complete Idiot's Guide to Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s; and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting an Investment Club. She lives with her husband and two children in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Susan Shelly is a freelance writer and researcher. A former newspaper reporter, she has written, co-written, or contributed to 20 books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s; The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting an Investment Club; and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Being an Entrepreneur. Shelly lives with her husband and two children in Shillington, Pennsylvania.

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