Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties (2 Cassettes)

Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties (2 Cassettes)

by Beth Kobliner
     
 

If you're like most people in their twenties and thirties, you don't feel like you're in control of your financial life. But if you want to take full advantage of the best financial opportunities, it's important that you get started right away. Get a Financial Life shows you how to manage your money and make it grow. In it you will learn how to:

    Overview

    If you're like most people in their twenties and thirties, you don't feel like you're in control of your financial life. But if you want to take full advantage of the best financial opportunities, it's important that you get started right away. Get a Financial Life shows you how to manage your money and make it grow. In it you will learn how to:


    • Refinance your high-rate credit cards and student loans
    • Start investing in the right mutual funds
    • Find low-cost auto loans and mortgages
    • Make the most of tax deductions you never knew existed
    • Use tax-advantaged savings plans to build a serious nest egg

    From 401(k)s to health insurance to stocks and bonds, this book focuses exclusively on what you really need to know at this stage in your financial life. Whether you earn $15,000 or $150,000, whether you're single or married, whether you're financially inclined or financially challenged, this book will let you manage your money with the smallest possible investment of time and effort.

    Editorial Reviews

    Library Journal
    Those in their twenties and thirties have special financial concerns, including paying off college loans, obtaining credit cards, buying a car, and financing a first house or apartment. Kobliner, a contributing writer for Money magazine, provides some assistance here. She "focuses exclusively on what you need to know now when you're just starting to pay attention to money matters whether you earn $15,000 or $150,000, whether you're single or married, whether you're financially inclined or financially challenged." Those consulting this book will find useful information and advice, from buying insurance to filing an income tax return. Helpful features include a bibliography of information resources and lists of agencies to contact. This source provides a helpful road map for young people striving for financial security.
    -- Lucy T. Heckman, St. John's University Library, Jamaica, NY

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780671575571
    Publisher:
    Simon & Schuster Audio
    Publication date:
    02/28/1997
    Edition description:
    Abridged, 1 cassette, 1 hr. 30 min.
    Pages:
    5
    Product dimensions:
    4.18(w) x 6.83(h) x 0.82(d)

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