Girl, Make Your Money Grow!: A Sister's Guide to Protecting Your Future and Enriching Your Life

Girl, Make Your Money Grow!: A Sister's Guide to Protecting Your Future and Enriching Your Life

by Glinda Bridgforth, Gail Perry-Mason
     
 

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Are you tired of living paycheck to paycheck, working long hours at a JOB that stands for “Just Over Broke”? Do you dream about retiring early to spend more time with your loved ones—or finally owning a house in your favorite part of town? If you’re ready to take charge of your finances and move beyond your salary to create new wealth, then

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Are you tired of living paycheck to paycheck, working long hours at a JOB that stands for “Just Over Broke”? Do you dream about retiring early to spend more time with your loved ones—or finally owning a house in your favorite part of town? If you’re ready to take charge of your finances and move beyond your salary to create new wealth, then come on, girl – it’s time to make your money grow!

These days the stock market can make anyone flinch—but as the money-wise Glinda Bridgforth knows, it’s more important than ever to plan for the future and secure your lifestyle. In this timely follow-up to her bestselling Girl, Get Your Money Straight!, Bridgforth teams up with investment expert and stockbroker Gail Perry-Mason to deliver power-packed, sister-to-sister advice on how to master the stock market, grow your income, and start investing in your biggest asset—you.

Beginning with simple, engaging exercises to help you assess your finances and transform any negative money beliefs that hold you back, Bridgforth and Perry-Mason then present their step-by-step program for becoming acquainted with investing and making your money work for you, 24-7. You will learn how to:

• Clear away debt and clear the deck—for investing
• Create new streams of income by using your own special talents
• Develop an investment mission statement
• Map out a personalized plan for retirement and take advantage of the best retirement options: 401(k)s, IRAs, and more
• Own your own piece of the rock: buying prime real estate
• Take the mystery out of the market and build an investment portfolio that’s right for you
• Use bonds, mutual funds, and blue chip stocks to lower your risk without sacrificing profits
• Read the market for winners and losers—and get the knowledge you need to protect your assets

Filled with Bridgforth’s warm-hearted wisdom and advice, and complete with worksheets, exercises, affirmations, and inspiring stories of African American women who’ve successfully grown their money tree, Girl, Make Your Money Grow! is a fresh, fun, and eminently practical guide to achieving the next level of financial security and to funding the future of your dreams.


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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Readers who liked Girl, Get Your Money Straight! should love Bridgforth and Perry-Mason's new effort, which shows investors how to buy real estate, build an investment portfolio, and make use of retirement options. Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.
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High Praise for Girl, Get Your Money Straight!

“Thoughtful, holistic, heartfelt advice.”—USA Today

Girl, Get Your Money Straight! speaks to the heart and soul of sisters everywhere, and gives us the practical tools we need to not only conquer our money fears, but to lift our spirits and achieve our wildest dreams!”—Cheryl D. Broussard, author of Sister CEO and The Black Woman's Guide To Financial Independence

Girl, Get Your Money Straight! is a must-have guide for any woman who wants to have power over her money. Glinda Bridgforth cares deeply about her readers, and her warmth, energy, and financial savvy radiate from every page. ” —David Bach, bestselling author of Smart Women Finish Rich, and The Automatic Millionaire

“The Bible says that a fool and their money will easily part. For years, Glinda Bridgforth has been teaching us to be fools no more. This book is a must for every wise woman and her household.”—Dr. Bertice Berry, author of Redemption Song and I’m on My Way but Your Foot Is on My Head

“Glinda Bridgforth has written a great book that is insightful, heartfelt, humorous and easy to understand. Sisters will find it usable and practical in ways rarely found in money management books. I highly recommend that black women read this book cover to cover.”—George C. Fraser, author of Success Runs in Our Race and Race for Success

“A motivating guide to claiming financial health and success [that] speaks to the unique money challenges of Black women and offers empowering steps to healing.”—Ebony

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307528018
Publisher:
The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/19/2009
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,045,921
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

The author of Girl, Get Your Money Straight!, Glinda Bridgforth is the founder of Bridgforth Financial Management Group, a financial management company that emphasizes holistic counseling, and a regular contributor to Essence. Gail Perry-Mason is First Vice President of Financial Services at Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., an investment firm. Both speak to thousands of African American women each year about the importance of good money management and investing in their futures. They live in Detroit.


From the Hardcover edition.

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