From the Back Cover
Making Everything Easier!
Personal Finance for Dummies
Assess your financial fitness
Save more and spend less
Review your credit report and improve your score
Make smart investments in any economic environment
Eric Tyson, MBA
Bestselling author, Investing For Dummies
The easy way to achieve your financial goals!
Renowned personal finance expert Eric Tyson combines his time-tested financial advice with updated strategies to give you everything you need to protect your financial future. Inside, you'll get concrete, action-oriented guidance for tracking expenditures, reducing spending, getting out of debt, investing wisely, saving for college and other events, and financially surviving life's unexpected twists and turns.
Assessing your fitness and setting goals improve your financial literacy, measure your financial health, find out where your money goes, and set your monetary goals
Saving more, spending less get practical advice on how to deal with debt, reduce your spending, and tame those daunting taxes
Building wealth with wise investing learn important investment concepts and discover how you can boost your personal wealth with real estate, mutual funds, and everything in between
Protecting what you've got find out how to get insurance coverage for all of your assets at the best price
Where to go for more help get helpful guidance on working with financial planners, on using your personal computer to manage your money, and on seeking (and avoiding) media outlets for the latest in financial news
"Provides tremendous insight and guidance into the world of investing and other money issues."
PBS Nightly Business Report
"Smart advice?rewards your candor with advice and comfort."
Open the book and find:
Information on understanding and improving your credit score
Coverage of new tax law changes
Tips on how to budget, trim expenses, and save money
Advice on how to plan for the future
Tactics to thwart identity theft and fraud
What's going on with government assistance programs, Social Security, and Medicare
The best ways to reduce and eliminate debt
About the Author
Eric Tyson (www.erictyson.com) is an internationally acclaimed and bestselling personal finance book author, syndicated columnist, and speaker. He is also the author of the national bestsellers Investing For Dummies and Home Buying For Dummies.