From America's most authoritative source: the quintessential primer on understanding and managing your money. Understand the nuts and bolts of managing your money: banking, investing, borrowing, insurance, credit cards, taxes, and more. Establish realistic budgets and savings plans. Develop an investment strategy that makes sense for you. Make the right financial decisions about real estate. Plan for retirement intelligently.
Money courses through just about every corner of our lives and has an impact on the way we live today and how we'll be able to live in the future. Understanding your money, and getting it to work for you, has never been more important than it is today, as more and more of us are called upon to manage every aspect of our financial lives, from managing day-to-day living expenses to planning a college savings fund and, ultimately, retirement. From "The Wall Street Journal", the most trusted name in financial and money matters, this indispensable book takes the mystery out of personal finance. Start with the basics, learn how they work, and you'll become a better steward of your own money, today and in the future. Consider "The Wall Street Journal: Complete Personal Finance Guidebook" your cheat sheet to the finances of your life.
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