Some of the bestselling finance books represent a sampling of old standards mixed with modern classics. Here are a few of our favorites. 1. “The Total Money Makeover” (2007) by Dave RamsayWell-known personal finance expert Dave Ramsay has again achieved bestseller status with his latest book on improving your financial life. Ramsay’s books focus primarily
If anyone knows a thing or two about saving money, it’s those who earned and saved enough money to retire early. I’ve spoken with and learned from, many early retirees, several of whom retired millionaires, and I’m always impressed with not just their insightful advice on building wealth but with their perspective on money as
There are a few money concepts everyone should know by the time they’re 30 if they want to build wealth. Compound interest, bear market and bull market, and diversification are important terms for investors. Net worth, interest, and inflation are good for even non-investors. When it comes to personal finance, education is power. You may
We all need savings for life’s many financial surprises. Here’s how to build them up. Life has a way of hitting us with unplanned expenses. You never know when your car might break down, your roof might spring a leak, or an injury might land you in the hospital with a whopping bill to boot.
It’s officially summer, which means most of us probably have a wedding or two coming up before Labor Day. You can go the gift registry route, the honeymoon registry route, or the good ole cash in an envelope route. The latter is increasingly popular, but is there an agreed upon right amount to give? (Generous
Now that college graduation season is here, parents and their young adult kids are coming face-to-face with the key post-graduation financial question that will impact them for years: Who pays for what after the college degree? That’s really a bunch of questions all rolled into one: Is it reasonable to continue providing financial support to