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Simple Money: A No-Nonsense Guide to Personal Finance (Paperback)
When it comes to money management, most of us take a hands-off approach because we're just not confident that we have the know-how needed. But personal finance is actually more personal than it is finance. Tim Maurer has made a career out of distilling complex financial concepts into understandable, doable actions. In this eminently practical book, he shows readers how to
- better understand their values and goals in order to simplify their money decisions
- budget major expenses intelligently
- reduce and eliminate debt
- make vital decisions on home, auto, and life insurance
- establish a world-class investment portfolio
- craft a workable retirement plan
- and more
Readers will be relieved to see that managing their money is actually not as complicated as they thought--and that they can take control of their financial future starting today.
About the Author
Tim Maurer is a speaker, blogger, author, and financial advisor. As director of personal finance for the BAM Alliance, a collective of over 140 financial advisory firms serving over 19,000 individuals throughout the United States, he serves as an industry thought leader to the media and educator to both consumers and financial advisors. He is a regular contributor to CNBC, "Forbes," "Time/Money," and Forbes.com, and on his own website, www.timmaurer.com. He is the coauthor with Jim Stovall of "The Ultimate Financial Plan" and was recently chosen as one of only twenty financial advisors nationwide to sit on CNBC's Financial Advisor Council. He makes regular television appearances on "Power Lunch," "Street Signs," "On the Money," and PBS's "Nightly Business Report "and has been heard on NPR's "The Diane Rehm Show," "Morning Edition," and "Marketplace." He has been quoted in the "Wall Street Journal," the "Washington Post," the "New York Times," the "Baltimore Sun," "Kiplinger's Personal Finance," "U.S. News & World Report," and "Money" magazine, among others. Tim and his wife, Andrea, are the proud parents of two boys and live in South Carolina.