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Smart Couples Finish Rich, by David Bach Smart Couples Finish Rich - 9 Steps to Creating a Rich Future for You and Your Partner
by David Bach 
Like many savvy business people of the 21st century, David Bach offered his first pearls of financial wisdom to women, in his bestselling book Smart Women Finish Rich. Recognizing that these women are often accompanied by significant others and that money arguments are the number one cause of divorce in America, Bach has now broadened his scope. Presumably intended to help change this depressing statistic, Smart Couples Finish Rich is a well-written financial planning tool, packed with useful charts and information, inspiring examples, and practical advice. For people who've been disappointed by the shallowness of some of the "quick tips" self-help books out there, the subtitle of this book is a little misleading. Bach's nine steps are not instant change techniques or chirpy little quips to recite to yourself whenever you go to balance your checkbook. Instead, the first few steps include a series of exercises that will help you determine what you know (and don't know, or understand) about saving and investing, what role money should play in your life (which includes understanding your values), and how to work together toward a common financial goal. From there, Bach teaches his readers how to account for "disappearing" money, how to build retirement, security, and dream baskets of wealth (providing detailed options for all three), and how to avoid the most common financial mistakes most couples make. Though the focus of the book is predominantly on working with your existing income, Bach includes a final chapter entitled "Increase Your Income by 10 Percent in Nine Weeks." Bach's writing style is engaging and his advice is user-friendly. A successful financial planner, he obviously believes passionately in all the "fringe" benefits of being financially responsible but employs a no-nonsense approach that makes financial smarts available to everyone. So whether you're 25 and just starting out on the earning, saving, and spending road or you plan to retire next year; whether you've recently got hitched for the first time or you've just entered your fourth marriage; and whether financial planning comes first or last on your list of fun things to do, the advice in Smart Couples Finish Rich is worth heeding. It's not about becoming a money-obsessed bore, it's about getting smart... and rich. --S. Ketchum (Amazon.com)
Smart Women Finish Rich, by David Bach Smart Women Finish Rich - 7 Steps to Achieving Financial Security and Funding your Dreams
by David Bach 
The Automatic Millionaire, by David Bach The Automatic Millionaire - A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich
by David Bach 
The Intelligent Asset Allocator, by William Bernstein The Intelligent Asset Allocator - How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk
by William Bernstein 
If you could only read one investment book in your life, this is the one it should be! We trade with discretionary funds but invest long-term by following the time-honored asset allocation methods described in this book. Perhaps the most important lesson that would have saved many when the 1990s bubble burst is how historically, by allocating only 20 percent to bonds instead of stocks, risk is substantially reduced with only a modest reduction in expected returns.
Wealthbuilding, by Robert L. DiColo Wealthbuilding - Investment Strategies for Retirement and Estate Planning
by Robert L. DiColo 
Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth, by Ric Edelman Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth - The 8 Secrets of How 5,000 Ordinary Americans Became Successful Investors
by Ric Edelman 
Winning the Loser's Game, by Charles D. Ellis Winning the Loser's Game - Timeless Strategies for Successful Investing
by Charles D. Ellis 
The Motley Fool Investment Guide, by David Gardner and Tom Gardner The Motley Fool Investment Guide - How The Fool Beats Wall Street's Wise Men and How You Can Too
by David Gardner and Tom Gardner 
TaxCut 2004 Deluxe, by HR Block Financial TaxCut 2004 Deluxe
by HR Block Financial 
Rich Dad's Who Took My Money, by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter Rich Dad's Who Took My Money - Why Slow Investors Lose and Fast Money Wins!
by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter 
Rich Dad, Poor Dad, by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter Rich Dad, Poor Dad
by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter 
What the Rich Teach their Kids about Money that the Poor and Middle Class Do Not
Get a Financial Life, by Beth Kobliner Get a Financial Life - Personal Finance in your Twenties and Thirties
by Beth Kobliner 
One Up On Wall Street, by Peter Lynch and John Rothchild One Up On Wall Street
by Peter Lynch and John Rothchild 
The Random Walk Guide to Investing, by Burton G. Malkiel The Random Walk Guide to Investing - Ten Rules for Financial Success
by Burton G. Malkiel 
Bull's Eye Investing, by John Mauldin Bull's Eye Investing - Targeting Real Returns in a Smoke and Mirrors Market
by John Mauldin 
Microsoft Money Deluxe 2005, by Microsoft Microsoft Money Deluxe 2005
by Microsoft 
The New York Times Dictionary of Money and Investing, by Gretchen Morgenson and Campbel R. Harvey The New York Times Dictionary of Money and Investing - The Essential A-to-Z Reference for Understanding the Language of Investing
by Gretchen Morgenson and Campbel R. Harvey 
The New Rules of Personal Investing, by Allen Myerson, Gretchen Morgenson, Floyd Norris The New Rules of Personal Investing - The Experts' Guide to Prospering in a Changing Economy
by Allen Myerson, Gretchen Morgenson, Floyd Norris 
The Road to Wealth, by Suze Orman The Road to Wealth - A Comprehensive Guide to Your Money
by Suze Orman 
Suze Orman's face and name are more prominent on the cover of her new money guide than its title, The Road to Wealth. And why not? Orman has parlayed her popular renown as both a New York Times bestselling author and video-age financial guru into an undeniable position of respect and trust when it comes to matters of dollars and sense. This time she presents an encyclopedic guide to the various components of one's overall financial life--from managing debt and owning a home to making investments and preparing to pass it all along--and she does so in the clear and confident style to which her fans have become accustomed. "Here is what you need to know," she writes at the outset. "Answers to the questions you have been asking, as well as the questions you should have been asking, delivered in the most complete, straightforward way I know." While the concise text moves logically from "creating a strong financial foundation to amassing assets and protecting them from common mistakes and periods of economic downturn," this is not meant to be read from cover to cover. Rather, it is a ready bookshelf reference for planning and sorting out common finance concerns, like how to calculate the mortgage payment you can best afford, determine what Medicare will pay toward nursing care, decide between retirement plan options, and similar matters of personal importance. --Howard Rothman (Amazon.com)
Making the Most of Your Money, by Jane Bryant Quinn Making the Most of Your Money
by Jane Bryant Quinn 
The Unemotional Investor, by Robert Sheard and Tom Gardner The Unemotional Investor - Simple Systems for Beating the Market
by Robert Sheard and Tom Gardner 
101 Investment Lessons from the Wizards of Wall Street, by Michael Sincere 101 Investment Lessons from the Wizards of Wall Street - The Pros' Secrets for Running With the Bulls Without Losing Your Shirt
by Michael Sincere 
The Millionaire Mind, by Thomas Stanley The Millionaire Mind
by Thomas Stanley 
Besides offering insights into millionaires' pinchpenny ways, pleasing quips ("big brain, no bucks"), and 46 statistical charts with catchy titles, Stanley's book booms with human-potential pep talk and bristles with anecdotes--for example, about a bus driver who made $3 million, a doctor (reporting that his training gave him zero people skills) who lost $1.5 million, and a loser scholar in the bottom 10 percent on six GRE tests who grew up to be Martin Luther King Jr. Read it and you'll feel like a million bucks. --Tim Appelo (Amazon.com)
The Millionaire Next Door, by Thomas Stanley and William Danko The Millionaire Next Door - The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy
by Thomas Stanley and William Danko 
How can you join the ranks of America's wealthy (defined as people whose net worth is over one million dollars)? It's easy, say doctors Stanley and Danko, who have spent the last 20 years interviewing members of this elite club: you just have to follow seven simple rules. The first rule is, always live well below your means. The last rule is, choose your occupation wisely. You'll have to buy the book to find out the other five. It's only fair. The authors' conclusions are commonsensical. But, as they point out, their prescription often flies in the face of what we think wealthy people should do. There are no pop stars or athletes in this book, but plenty of wall-board manufacturers--particularly ones who take cheap, infrequent vacations! Stanley and Danko mercilessly show how wealth takes sacrifice, discipline, and hard work, qualities that are positively discouraged by our high-consumption society. "You aren't what you drive," admonish the authors. Somewhere, Benjamin Franklin is smiling. --Amazon.com
The Weekend Millionaire's Secrets to Investing in Real Estate, by Mike Summey, Roger Dawson The Weekend Millionaire's Secrets to Investing in Real Estate - How to Become Wealthy in Your Spare Time
by Mike Summey, Roger Dawson 
Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom, by Van K. Tharp, D.R. Barton, Steve Sjuggerud Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom
by Van K. Tharp, D.R. Barton, Steve Sjuggerud 

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