Girl, Make Your Money Grow!

Girl, Make Your Money Grow!

by Glinda Bridgforth, Gail Perry-Mason
     
 

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

Overview

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 andbuild 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.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780767914017
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Publication date:
12/23/2003
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.85(d)

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.

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