"Service members and their families are no strangers to gathering tactical equipment, setting a strategic plan for operations, and accomplishing a mission. Jeff Rose has taken this "military" mentality and applied it to our personal financial battleground in an easy-to-understand and easy-to-navigate standard operating procedure.
He gives military families a fully operable plan complete with training, resources, and battle drills that will enable us to wage the war against debt and WIN!"---Tara Crooks - Cofounder, Army Wife Network & Coauthor, 1001 Things To Love About Military Life
"Jeff gives solid financial advice whether you are soldier or not. It's great to have friends that love military families as much as I do!" -- Ellie Kay, Best selling author Living Rich for Less
If you're looking to change your financial life, you have to change your mindset and habits, and no one knows better than Jeff Rose. Don't worry, this isn't a dry personal finance book
; his stories keep it real and make it a great read.
You don't have to have a military background or bent to appreciate and learn from this book. Among the personal finance books I've read and reviewed in the past year - and as a talk show host, I get a lot of them! I'd easily put Soldier of Finance in the top 5.
Get it, use it and then share it.
--Gerri Detweiler, Author, Speaker, Radio Show Host
"…no-nonsense approach to overcoming financial obstacles." --Jasonrprice.com
"It isn’t just for those who have served in the military, it is for anyone who has made bad money decisions in their past." --Money Plan SOS
"If you're dealing with any debt or feeling discouraged about your own retirement planning…get your hands on the book." --The Military Guide
"Rose is sure to keep you intrigued as he shares his personal money stories and the stories of people he has counseled." --Black Enterprise
"Any young person looking to get their financial lives in order could benefit from reading and taking action based on this book." --Family Money Values
"I place this financial book among one of the best, especially for those looking for actionable ways to take charge of their finances." --Planting Money Seeds
“He shares his background and personal anecdotes to distill difficult financial topics into a language every one of us can understand.” --The Military Wallet
“Great book full of resources for anyone wanting to take control of their finances and future." --World Traveling Military Family
"...wealth of knowledge from both the military and his financial planning practice and breaks it all down in his new book for everyone to enjoy." --Money Qanda
"... [Rose] has a superior knowledge of personal finance and who can talk about money to people like they are actually people." --Dinks Finance
"Jeff gives personal finance an interesting spin stemming very deeply from his own experiences inside and outside of the military.” --Consumerism Commentary
"...a reference book that families could put on their bookshelves and reread on a regular basis to give their finances a checkup." --Enemy of Debt
"...a no-nonsense, military-style training manual to overcoming financial obstacles and building lasting wealth." --Well Kept Wallet
"...a disciplined, no-nonsense, no excuses approach to personal finance..." --Get Rich Slowly
"...one of the best new personal finance books I have read in quite some time. I found Jeff’s story to be unique and identifiable.”--A Young Pro
“…helped me see the normal, every-day personal finance topics that I obsess about all the time in a new light…strongly recommend that you buy Soldier of Finance." --20s Finances
“... provides a solid foundation of personal finance basics…particularly good in explaining how to establish and keep good credit…and the best ways to eliminate debt.” --New York Times
“…best part of the book are the personal anecdotes – mostly from Rose, who talks not just about his experience in the military, but also about his own financial mistakes and successes.” --Quizzle
“This book is for You If: You’re in debt, living on the edge, or stressed about cash.” --Afford Anything
"...survival guide for facing down financial challenges and building prosperity." --Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities
"Certified financial planner Jeff Rose's 14 modules give service members a no-nonsense approach to overcome financial obstacles and build lasting wealth.” --Military Officer
"Even if you’re not a soldier, I recommend reading his book, as he does a great job of explaining financial concepts and strategies.” --Financially Wise Women
“…takes PF newbies through basic training, to the financial trenches and out the other side to order and prosperity” --Surviving and Thriving
Too much debt? Not enough savings? Stop your whining and get to work. It's time to become a battle-ready financial warrior, prepared to tackle any money challenge. Modeled on the Soldier's Handbook, which is issued to all new U.S. Army recruits, Soldier of Finance is a no-nonsense, military-style training manual to overcoming financial obstacles and building lasting wealth. Written by Jeff Rose, a Certified Financial Planner™ and army veteran with extensive combat experience, the book is divided into 14 modules, each section covering an essential element of financial success.
You will learn how to: Evaluate your position and commit to change * Target and methodically eliminate debt * Clean up your credit report * Create tactical budgets * Build emergency savings * Invest for the short and long term * Determine an affordable mortgage size, insurance needs, and more.
Complete with tales from the trenches and useful tools including quizzes, debriefings, and more--Soldier of Finance is the survival guide you need to face down your finances and bring order and prosperity to your life.