By Liz Weston. The 10 Commandments of Money: Survive and Thrive in the New Economy is "A perfect read as a financial primer. Weston's solid and occasionally humorous writing shines through...[and] takes this book from being yet another personal finance book to being an enjoyable read I would recommend." -TheSimpleDollar.com
Millions of us skate by from paycheck to paycheck. We all have financial goals we want (or need) to achieve, but are perplexed by how to get there. But expert financial advisor Liz Weston has carved a path, with ten simple strategies that help anyone avoid critical mistakes, survive downturns, and make the numbers work. Plume (2011), English, Paperback: 304 pages.
Debunking well-trod myths (pay down all your debt immediately) while giving unexpectedly brilliant tips (it's okay to let student loans linger), Liz Weston outlines everything you need to become financially viable, including how to:
Know what you can afford
Create a survival plan with cash and credit
Manage "good debt" to get ahead
Save for retirement without sacrificing today