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Managing Your Money All-in-One For Dummies

Published 06-28-2022

A hands-on, power-packed guide to managing all things money Time and money. Those are the two most important assets you have, and smart people manage both of them wisely. Managing Your Money All-in-One For Dummies is your one-stop resource to turn to when you’re ready to manage your money. It offers everything you need to confidently handle your finances. When you’re ready to create a budget, pay down debt, and scale back your expenses, you’ll find the support you need here. If you’re eyeing the future, you’ll find advice on improving your credit score, saving for college and retirement, and planning an estate. As if all of that isn’t enough, this comprehensive book covers other financial topics such as buying insurance, investing in your 401(k), and so much more. The authors of Managing Your Money All-in-One For Dummies explain how to handle your money in a way that encourages you to think and act positively, no matter what your financial situation looks like. And as you move toward financial freedom, you can come back to this book to get advice on topics that go beyond day-to-day money management, such as taking out a mortgage, investing online, and more. Get your financial life in order, whatever your stage of life Make a budget, manage your credit, and pay down your debt Demystify financial reports, online investing, and retirement plans Save for college and learn how to balance your saving and spending habits in any economy Navigate the new norm of online bankingSpend some time learning how to manage your money today. It’ll be a wise investment of both of your most valuable assets.

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Personal Finance in Your 20s & 30s For Dummies

Published 06-02-2021

The money lessons you wish you’d learned in school Personal Finance in Your 20s & 30s For Dummies helps Millennials and Zoomers like you make smart financial moves. It’s not as tough as it looks to reduce and file your taxes, pay off your student debt, buy a home, keep a budget to save and invest wisely, or start that side hustle, just to name a few. With a little bit of focus, you can start a clear path to financial freedom and avoid mistakes today. Your future self will thank you. This edition is full of updates for the 2020s; wrap your mind around your investment opportunities, the realities of making a second income, higher ed options for career advancement, and lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re in need of financial guidance—and who isn’t?—this is the book you need. Pay off loans, manage your credit, begin the home-buying journey, and more Set realistic money goals so you can create a solid path for financial success Make smart decisions to beef up your bank account and investment portfolio Protect the money you have today and learn how to put your money to work for the future Get ready to turn up the volume on your financial know-how and stop worrying about money!

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Personal Finance After 50 For Dummies

Published 04-27-2021

The best way to take control of your post-career financial future  Retirement is lasting longer for all of us. That’s why—and however long you decide to keep working—it’s essential to plan ahead so you can live your post-career life as you wish. The latest edition of Personal Finance After 50 For Dummies details what you need to know—making it the perfect book to shelve next to your diet and fitness library, so you can keep your finances, as well as your health, in peak condition. Whether you’re new to financial planning or are pretty savvy but want to cut through the noise with targeted information and advice, you’ll find everything you need to know about how best to spend, invest, and protect your wealth so you can make your senior years worry-free, healthy, and fun.   In plain English, retirement and financial experts Eric Tyson and Bob Carlson cover all the issues from investing, Social Security, and the long-term insurance marketplace to taxes and estate planning—including state-by-state differences. They demystify the muddy world of financial planning and provide strategies that make the course ahead crystal clear. They also dive into less obvious territory, showing how it’s possible to strategize financially to avoid the worst impact of unexpected events—such as the COVID-19 crisis—as well as exploring what investment approaches you can take to protect the most important possession of all: your own and your family’s health.   Minimize your taxes and make wise investing decisions  Find out how the SECURE Act affects retirement accounts and savings  Navigate the latest Medicare, Social Security, and property tax rules  Dig into what’s new in estate planning and reverse mortgages  Get what you want from your career as you approach retirement  Whether doing it for yourself or for parents, it’s never too late to begin retirement planning—and this highly praised, straightforward book is the best way to take control, so you can be confident your senior years are exactly what you want them to be: golden.  

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Personal Finance For Canadians For Dummies

Published 12-06-2018

The easy way to get your personal finances in order Personal Finance For Canadians For Dummies offers readers a comprehensive roadmap to financial security. Written by expert authors Eric Tyson and Tony Martin, it offers pointers on how you can eliminate debt and rein in spending, along with helpful tips on how to reduce taxes and save more. The guide also offers a primer on investing, showing how you can build your wealth to ensure a comfortable retirement and university or college for the kids. With up-to-date Canadian examples and references, Personal Finance For Canadians For Dummies arms you with the tools you need to take control of your financial life—in good times and bad. Make smart personal finance decisions Plan the personal finance portfolio that's right for you Reach your personal finance goals Know all of your options The expert advice offered in Personal Finance For Canadians For Dummies is for anyone looking to ensure that their finances are on the right track—and to identify the best strategies to improve their financial health.

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Personal Finance For Dummies

Published 11-13-2018

Take stock of your financial situation From budgeting, saving, and reducing debt, to making timely investment choices and planning for the future, Personal Finance For Dummies provides fiscally conscious readers with the tools they need to take charge of their financial life. This new edition includes coverage of an extensive new tax bill that took effect in 2018 and the impact on individuals, families, small businesses, and on real estate and investing decisions. Plus, it covers emerging investing interests like technology and global investing, cryptocurrencies, pot stocks, the lifestyle changes occurring with millennials, and more. Evaluate and manage your financial fitness Assess your credit report and improve your score Make smart investments in any economic environment Find out about international investing The expert advice offered in Personal Finance For Dummies is for anyone looking to ensure that their finances are on the right track—and to identify the areas in which they can improve their financial strategies.

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Personal Finance in Your 50s All-in-One For Dummies

Published 05-08-2018

Manage your finances and enjoy your retirement Retirement security is one of the most pressing social issues facing the world in the next 30 years—so if you’re approaching your golden years, it’s essential to have a secure financial future. Personal Finance in Your 50s All-in-One For Dummies provides targeted financial advice and assists soon-to-be or established boomers with making informed decisions about how best to spend, invest, and protect their wealth while planning for the future. Retirement is an exciting time … but it can also be scary if you’re not sure that you have your ducks in a row. This hands-on resource arms you with an arsenal of beginner to intermediate personal finance and estate planning techniques for everything from spending, saving, navigating insurance, managing medical costs, household expenses, and even employment. Build a diversified portfolio Create emergency funds Avoid scams and frauds Improve your estate planning With the help of this all-in-one resource, you’ll get a succinct framework and expert advice to help you make solid decisions and confidently plan for your future.

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Personal Finance Workbook For Dummies

Published 02-01-2012

Hands-on tools and strategies to boost your financial fitness From analyzing assets to planning for retirement, this new edition of Personal Finance Workbook For Dummies gives you the information and resources you need to get your finances under control. Personal Finance Workbook For Dummies walks you through a private financial counseling session, using worksheets, checklists, and formulas for assessing financial health, providing for day-to-day financial management, making wise financial decisions, and investing for financial growth. Addresses the latest changes in tax and credit laws and regulations Strong focus on behavioral finance and how these issues impact decision-making with regard to personal money management Tips to plan for big-ticket purchases Expanded coverage on building and managing wealth Information on how effective asset allocation can help reduce volatility and/or increase opportunity Websites and ideas on how to get the most bang for your buck in everyday household expenditures From budgeting and cutting expenses to getting out of debt and planning for retirement, Personal Finance Workbook For Dummies is a solution for those looking to avoid bankruptcy as well as those looking for something to help them plan for a successful financial future.

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