Smart And Simple Financial Strategies For Busy People

Jane Bryant Quinn


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Are you too busy to pay much attention to your money? Do you worry that maybe you haven't been doing the right things? This book is for you, from Jane Bryant Quinn, the most trusted voice in personal finance today. Her classic bestseller, Making the Most of Your Money, guided a generation toward smart and sensible financial choices. Here she strips away the extras, choosing the best financial ideas and products available today. They're all you need to create a successful and long-lasting financial plan. It's money management the No Worry way. To start with, she tells you to forget all the complicated stuff the financial industry sells. You don't need it, it costs too much, and some of it is downright bad. It's designed to make the banks, brokers, and insurance companies rich, not you. The best ideas (a super-short list!) are simple, low in cost, and easy to use. They're also sophisticated and smart. The strategies shown here are followed by some of the most successful planners and money managers around today, yet they're something everyone can understand. They'll give you what you need from your money -- regular savings, financial security, long-term investment growth, personal control, and best of all, peace of mind. Once you've set up a No Worry plan, you won't have to pay much attention to it. The choices you'll find here are all good ones. All you have to do is arrange for automatic payments and contributions and then get on with the rest of your busy life.

You can focus your energies on your job, family, leisure, and friends, secure in the knowledge that your finances are okay. Here's what you'll do on the No Worry plan: Save more money without feeling pinched Get rid of debt the automatic way Keep yourself safe, with the right amount of insurance at the lowest cost Zero in on the right mortgage, every time Pick the best college savings plan for your kids Understand your finances, in ways you never did before Find the smartest and simplest ways of investing money, to earn superior returns over the long run The investment ideas alone will open your eyes to the newest strategies for accumulating wealth (without making big mistakes!). Jane Bryant Quinn will change the way you think about money. She has the answers busy people need.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Simplified Financial Management: Quinn emphasizes the importance of simplifying financial management. She advocates for straightforward strategies that are easy to implement and maintain.

  2. Budgeting and Cash Flow Management: The book covers the basics of budgeting, emphasizing the importance of tracking expenses, managing cash flow effectively, and living within one's means.

  3. Debt Management: Quinn provides guidance on managing debt, including strategies for paying down debt, avoiding high-interest loans, and prioritizing debt repayment.

  4. Saving and Investing: The book offers advice on saving and investing, advocating for strategies that align with one's financial goals and risk tolerance. It covers topics such as retirement planning, emergency funds, and investment diversification.

  5. Insurance and Protection: Quinn discusses the importance of insurance coverage, including health insurance, life insurance, and property insurance, to protect against unforeseen financial risks.

  6. Tax Planning: The book covers basic tax planning strategies, such as maximizing tax-advantaged accounts and deductions, to optimize one's tax situation.

  7. Estate Planning and Retirement: It touches upon estate planning essentials, including wills, trusts, and beneficiary designations, as well as retirement planning strategies to secure financial stability in later years.

  8. Financial Decision-Making: Quinn provides tips for making sound financial decisions, evaluating financial products, and seeking professional advice when necessary.

  9. Time Management and Financial Planning: Recognizing the challenges of busy schedules, the book offers time-saving tips and strategies for incorporating financial planning into a hectic lifestyle.

  10. Stress-Free Approach to Finance: The book aims to reduce stress around financial matters by offering practical, manageable steps that individuals can take to improve their financial well-being.

Language English
ISBN-10 0-7432-6994-2
No of pages 242
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Simon & Schuster
Published Date 15 Nov 2014

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Author : Jane Bryant Quinn

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