Safe Money in Tough Times: Everything You Need to Know to Survive the Financial Crisis: Everything You Need to Know to Survive the Financial Crisis by Jonathan Pond | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Safe Money in Tough Times: Everything You Need to Know to Survive the Financial Crisis: Everything You Need to Know to Survive the Financial Crisis

Safe Money in Tough Times: Everything You Need to Know to Survive the Financial Crisis: Everything You Need to Know to Survive the Financial Crisis

by Jonathan Pond
     
 

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The “perfect storm” of global economic disaster is now hitting every area of personal finance. Retirement accounts, retiree nest eggs, home prices, and just about everything else of value are being swept away in the chaos. You can either passively try to wait out the storm or take immediate action to protect yourself, your family, and your future.

Overview

The “perfect storm” of global economic disaster is now hitting every area of personal finance. Retirement accounts, retiree nest eggs, home prices, and just about everything else of value are being swept away in the chaos. You can either passively try to wait out the storm or take immediate action to protect yourself, your family, and your future.

In Safe Money in Tough Times, Jonathan Pond explains how to stay afloat while the economy sinks. Employing the practical, commonsense knowledge and wisdom that has made him one of America’s most popular personal finance experts, Pond helps you both weather the storm and position yourself to profit when the economy inevitably rebounds. He tackles every area of your financial life that is or will soon be affected by the Great Recession, from investing defensively and selecting the safest investments to strategies for paying insurance and tuition bills when times are tough. You’ll find easy and practical tactics for

  • Managing debt
  • Reducing expenses
  • Coping with unemployment
  • Minimizing complications if your financial institution fails
  • Protecting your retirement savings
  • Making informed decisions about your home and mortgage
  • Improving your credit standing
  • Preparing for fi nancial emergencies

Although he acknowledges the gravity of our economic situation, Pond takes you past the pessimism of today’s media commentators and presents the crisis as a means for educating yourself, changing bad habits, and eventually enjoying unexpected profits. With Safe Money in Tough Times you have what you need to bypass the so-called experts and develop your own financial strategy with confidence.

Complete with checklists and worksheets, this prescient guide provides everything you need to take control of your investments, beat the recession, and develop an all-weather financial and investment plan that will last a lifetime.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Financial expert Pond (Your Money Matters) here shares fundamental strategies for seizing control of your financial life, including tips on profitable long-term investing and on everyday ways to save money. While his advice is not new, his emphasis on surviving the current financial meltdown makes his suggestions relevant to savvy investors wanting to protect their assets now and establish long-term financial strength for the future. Audie Award winner Dick Hill (Grow Your Money) solidly and steadily narrates the material, which is likely to appeal to those intrigued by Pond's many TV appearances. Especially attractive to investors. [Audio clip available through www.tantor.com.—Ed.]—Dale Farris, Groves, TX
From the Publisher
"[Pond's] emphasis on surviving the current financial meltdown makes his suggestions relevant to savvy investors.... Audie Award winner Dick Hill solidly and steadily narrates the material." —-Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071713597
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
08/04/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
950,251
File size:
2 MB

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From the Publisher
"[Pond's] emphasis on surviving the current financial meltdown makes his suggestions relevant to savvy investors.... Audie Award winner Dick Hill solidly and steadily narrates the material." —-Library Journal

Meet the Author

Jonathan Pond is an Emmy Award–winning contributor and host of 18 prime-time public television specials about investing and personal finance. He makes regular national appearances on all of the network and cable television stations, including CNN and NBC’s Today Show. Pond is the recipient of many awards, including the Malcolm Forbes Public Awareness Award for Excellence in Advancing Financial Understanding.

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