The Black Woman's Guide to Financial Independence: Smart Ways Take Charge your Money bld Wealth Achieve Financial Security / Edition 1

The Black Woman's Guide to Financial Independence: Smart Ways Take Charge your Money bld Wealth Achieve Financial Security / Edition 1

by Cheryl D. Broussard
     
 

Whether you've just opened your first savings account or you've already mastered the basics of money management, you will benefit from this invaluable guide written especially for today's black woman. Renowned investment advisor Cheryl D. Broussard's straightforward approach uses easy-to-understand diagrams and worksheets to show you how to:

  • determine your
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Overview

Whether you've just opened your first savings account or you've already mastered the basics of money management, you will benefit from this invaluable guide written especially for today's black woman. Renowned investment advisor Cheryl D. Broussard's straightforward approach uses easy-to-understand diagrams and worksheets to show you how to:

  • determine your current financial standing
  • devise a realistic budget and set financial goals
  • get yourself out of debt
  • maintain useful financial records
  • save for your children's education and your retirement
  • invest in real estate, the stock market, and other money-making ventures

Achieving financial independence has never been more important--or more within your reach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140252835
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/01/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Case Studies - Real Women Like You3
Ch. 2Money Attitudes & Habits8
Ch. 3Dreams & Goals10
Ch. 4Current Financial Standing13
Ch. 5Financial Recordkeeping16
Ch. 6Cash Management19
Ch. 7Balancing Your Checkbook22
Ch. 8Credit Card Management26
Ch. 9Teaching Your Children Money Management32
Ch. 10Insurance - Protecting Your Assets39
Ch. 11Tax Planning Strategies49
Ch. 12Saving Strategies59
Ch. 13Planning for Your Children's Education68
Ch. 14Retirement Planning76
Ch. 15Building Your Investment Portfolio89
Ch. 16Wall Street - Investing in Stocks94
Ch. 17Stock Mutual Funds101
Ch. 18Bonds and Bond Mutual Funds108
Ch. 19Gold, Silver, and Other Precious Metals115
Ch. 20Global Opportunities - International Investing117
Ch. 21Benefits of Joining an Investment Club120
Ch. 22Wealth Accumulation Through Real Estate124
Ch. 23African-American Women, Money, and Divorce137
Ch. 24Estate Planning - Not Just for the Rich145
Ch. 25Finding Financial Help153
Ch. 26Millionaire Power - Steps to Mastering Your Financial Future156
Appendix - Create Your Own Financial Plan159
Resources169
Recommended Reading175
Glossary of Personal Finance177
Index183

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