7 Financial Books to Help You Get in Control of Your Finances

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Review: Financially Fearless by Alexa von Tobel

Financially Fearless by Alexa von Tobel

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“Controlling your personal finances means controlling your destiny — and being able to build your own entrepreneurial life. In Financially Fearless, Von Tobel shows you how to get the books of your own financial life in order – so you can live boldly, autonomously, entrepreneurially”

– Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman of Li





Review: What Your Financial Advisor Isn't Telling You by Liz DavidsonWhat Your Financial Advisor Isn’t Telling You by Liz Davidson

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Accessible and practical, this guide contains valuable tools for managing one’s personal finances for maximum results.” – Publishers Weekly, Starred Review







Review The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin GrahamThe Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

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The hallmark of Graham’s philosophy is not profit maximization but loss minimization. In this respect, The Intelligent Investor is a book for true investors, not speculators or day traders. He provides, “in a form suitable for the laymen, guidance in adoption and execution of an investment policy”. This policy is inherently for the longer term and requires a commitment of effort. Where the speculator follows market trends, the investor uses discipline, research, and his analytical ability to make unpopular but sound investments in bargains relative to current asset value.




Review: Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe DominguezYour Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez

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“[Your Money or Your Life] changed my life…I started believing that my life controlled my money. I began to see my life without the weight of debt and the need to chase a paycheck because I actually understood the path to get there.” -Trent Hamm, The Simple Dollar





Review: Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even if You're Not)

Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even if You’re Not)

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“Can a book on money be fun for the whole family? This one is! Even better, it is full of wisdom, and it is a genuine public service. Beth Kobliner has produced a miracle. Your kids will profit from her amazing and brilliant book—and you will too.” (Cass Sunstein, director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy at Harvard University and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Nudge)




Review: The Automatic Millionaire by David BachThe Automatic Millionaire

The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach

In The Automatic Millionaire, author David Bach appeals to cash-strapped and time-starved readers with a simple plan for money management that can change their financial destiny. The author of bestsellers Smart Couples Finish Rich and Smart Women Finish Rich argues that individuals can build wealth through a few simple steps that take the guesswork and discipline out of financial management. Bach uses a conversational tone and the story of a low-level manager married to a beautician to illustrate his thesis that you don’t have to make a lot of money to retire rich.




Review: The Index Card by Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack

The Index Card

The Index Card by Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack

“The most important financial advice is stunningly simple and fits on an index card. The newbie investor will not find a better guide to personal finance.” —Burton G. Malkiel, Author of A Random Walk Down Wall Street



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