With all this talk of bail-outs, recessions and slumping markets, I’m itching to yank my money out of the bank and throw it under the mattress. Ok…maybe I wouldn’t go that far, but I can’t help feeling a little antsy about my finances during these difficult times. And I know I’m not alone. So where do you turn for financial advice?
Luckily, I’m here to ease your tensions with a list of books from Lulu to help ease some of those money woes.
Debt got you down? Then ditch it!
No one gets up each morning thinking, “Wow, it’s a great day to pile on some more debt.” Yet most of us do so without thinking, each and every day.
One of the most common financial problems experienced today is debt. If you find yourself in that boat, check out Janine Bolon’s book, Ditching Debt . This financial advice guide provides easy principles on how to deal with the debt you already have and how to prevent yourself from incurring more.
Secure Your Retirement
RETIREMENT REALITY: Most will have to work for years after they retire. Baby Boomers are becoming aware that their retirement dream has drastically changed from the life of leisure they once envisioned.
Also plaguing the minds of most working Americans today is retirement. In Secure Your Retirement , Lulu author John Mahaney shares his personal story of how, after his early retirement at age 41, he took his net worth from $40,000 to $1,000,000 in just ten years. (Seriously, where do I sign up?)
The Girls Guide to Money Etiquette
Are your friendships leaving you bankrupt? Does traveling with friends cause jetlag? Do you know people who are “slow on the draw, but quick on the thank you?” This money etiquette guide book goes where no book has dared. Packed with side-splitting anecdotes when money and personal relationships collide.
Of course, if you’re looking for a more lighthearted read, pick up The Girl’s Guide to Money Etiquette by Julianne Pekarthy and Heidi Farr. Jam-packed with hilarious anecdotes of when money and personal relationships collide, this money etiquette guide is sure to keep you advised and entertained.
So before you go into panic mode, pick up one of these great books and educate yourself!