The Secret Language of Money: How to Make Smarter Financial Decisions and Live a Richer Life [NOOK Book]

The Secret Language of Money: How to Make Smarter Financial Decisions and Live a Richer Life

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“A fascinating exploration into how we think about money and why — and perhaps even more importantly, what we can do about it. I strongly recommend it.”

David Bach, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Start Late, Finish Rich and Fight For Your Money

“Quick question: Does dealing with/thinking about/earning/spending money

make you happy, or does it stress you out? If it’s not making you happy, you

need to read this extraordinary book, right away.”

Seth Godin, author of the New York Times bestseller Tribes

“Now more than ever, we need someone to help us make sense out of money

and the crazy things we do with it. David Krueger is that voice of sanity.”

John Assaraf, CEO of OneCoach and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller The Answer

“Our relationship with money is like an iceberg: only the very tip is in plain

sight. The authors do a masterful job of uncovering this information and

helping us fix that relationship. Don’t be surprised if

the result shows up in your bottom line.”

Bob Burg, coauthor of the international bestseller The Go-Giver

“This is not a how-to of personal finance, it’s a how-much: How much has your

personal money story been holding you back? And how much could you earn

if you changed that?”

Chris Widener, author of the New York Times bestseller The Angel Inside

“For every thousand books written on personal finance and success, there is

always that one gem that can truly make a difference in people’s lives.

This is that book—and it’s a must-read!”

Cameron Johnson, television personality and author of You Call the Shots

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071713146
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 7/23/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 651,339
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

David Krueger, M.D., formerly practiced and

taught psychiatry and psychoanalysis for

more than 25 years. He is currently CEO

of MentorPath, an executive coaching

practice serving corporate executives and

healing professionals, and he serves as

Mentor Coach and Dean of Curriculum

for the Coach Training Alliance. Krueger

lives in Houston, Texas.

John David Man has been writing about

business, leadership, and the laws

of success for more than 20 years. He

is coauthor of the Wall Street Journal

bestseller The Go-Giver and the Silver

Nautilus Award-winning A Deadly Misunderstanding

and author of The Zen of

. Mann lives in Massachusetts.
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Table of Contents

Part I. Your Money Story

1. Money Talks ? But What Is It Saying?
2. Your Life Is a Story and You Are the Author
3. Your Money Story and Where It Came From
4. What Does Money Mean to You?
5. What Are You Compromising for Money?
Part II. Your Brain on Money: The Strange Inner World ofWealth

6. Into Thin Air: The Abstraction of Money
7. Cautionary Tales: Money Stories from the Edge
8. The Psychology of Wealth
9. Green Matter: Money and the Neuroscience of Your Brain

Part III. Solving Money Problems
10. Why Do We Spend?
11. His Money, Her Money
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  • Posted June 21, 2010

    Money Really Does Talk

    Krueger states in the introduction, "This book is a rare glimpse into the secret conversation you hold with yourself about the meaning of money in your life."

    This book helps you find out your personal relationship with money and what it all really means in your life. I was intrigued by the title and found myself completely engrossed as I began reading it. There is a definite psychology of money in how we perceive, work, save, spend, and plan for the future with it.

    I found this book to be informative, interesting, and entertaining. It's easy to follow and asks some extremely important questions with quizzes throughout. It's laid out in three sections, like a three act screenplay: Your Money Story, Plot Twists, and Writing a New Money Story. It also teaches you how to have a game plan, specific goals, and how to make grounded decisions about money.

    Find out what your life money story is telling you and what you can do about it. I recommend this book for anyone who is serious about making a money plan and sticking to it. It's a book that you'll find yourself referring to over and over.

    -Jennifer Chase, Author of Compulsion & Dead Game

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  • Posted September 22, 2009

    Important read,... for all of us!

    This is a very eye opening book that has helped me in many facets. One of which is that I now understand just how emotional spending can be, and that spending has more to do with who we are versus a simple purchase of sorts.

    I encourage all walks of life to read this book, and really do what you can to put the many helpful methods this author has given to practice.

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