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"I love this book, what a terrific job. This book can literally save you a fortune!" --Gerri Detweiler, Ultimate Credit Solutions Inc
"The Skinny on Credit Cards discusses a complex financial matter...in a way that even someone with no credit history can easily understand. This is no small achievement." --Curtis Arnold, Founder, U.S. Citizens for Fair Credit Card Terms, Inc., Author
"Written in an easy to understand style, and with a good dose of humor, The Skinny on Credit Cards gives the reader everything he/she needs to know to use credit cards more responsibly. A must read for teens and adults alike." --James Roberts, Professor, Baylor University
Jim Randel, a graduate of the Columbia University College and Law School, has made his living as an entrepreneur. During his 30-year career, Jim has been the lead investor in many real estate and business deals. He has been a guest speaker at Harvard and NYU Business Schools, annual conventions for national organizations, and investor sessions in every large city in the United States. He has also appeared on numerous networks as an expert on investing. Recent engagements include ABC, CBS, Fox, Fox Business and BetterTV.com. <BR><BR> Throughout his career, Jim's passion has been to teach and write. His first book, The Real Estate Game (CCH), was published in 1986 and received national recognition from investors and critics. From 1988 to 1990 he was a daily commentator on the Financial News Network (now CNBC). In 2006 he wrote Confessions of a Real Estate Entrepreneur (McGraw-Hill) which reached #1 in several Amazon categories. <BR><BR> In 2008 Jim founded Rand Media Co, which, under the imprint The Skinny On™, publishes a revolutionary line of illustrated non-fiction books. <BR><BR> The first book in this series, The Skinny on the Housing Crisis, was awarded First Prize in the prestigious Robert Bruss Real Estate Book competition sponsored by NAREE, a group of 600 journalists who cover business and finance. This was quickly followed by 8 more titles: The Skinny on Willpower, The Skinny on Credit Cards, The Skinny on Success, The Skinny on Real Estate Investing, The Skinny on Direct Sales (also available in Spanish as The Skinny on Venta Directa), The Skinny on Time Management, The Skinny on the Art of Persuasion, and the newest in the series, The Skinny on Networking. <BR><BR> Jim lives and works in Westport, Connecticut with his wife Carol. They have four grown children and two grandchildren.
Great book! Was super fast and easy to read and understand. Wish it had a little more on credit scores.Published 5 months ago by Christine Ringsted
I was rely interested in this book. The reviews are relatively good but................I can not evaluate this book for purchase without a table of contents and index. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Honest Sam
I liked it and learned quite a bit but it is outdated. I did check on my credit cards and made some changes as a result of this. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Jackie Daley
bored of some credit books?try this one ,so funny ,i love it and so easy to understand ,teach you how to learn more about credit cardPublished on July 3, 2013 by Tina
I have never owned a credit card, and this zany book gave me the 411. It is useful, helps you learn key terms, and prepared me for my credit card. Read morePublished on June 20, 2013 by JD
Here is a simple, but not simplistic, look at the world of credit cards.
Beth and Billy are your average married couple who suddenly find themselves with a lot of credit... Read more
This is a great book for the credit card novice and pro alike. This book should be handed out with every new credit card! Read morePublished on November 21, 2011 by G. Richardson