Thursday, January 30, 2014

RESOLVE TO BE A BETTER MONEY MANAGER



By the time February rolls around, New Year’s resolutions are often forgotten. The promises to stick to diets and regular exercise may be waning. Before you give up resolutions, though, consider something else that’s healthy and positive - better money management. The Library has a terrific collection of books on personal finance to help get you started.  Here are some of the newest titles:

A Beginners Guide to Investing by Alex Frey is an introduction to how investing works and shows how to get started in making an investment plan.

J.K Lasser’s Your Income Tax by J.K. Lasser is absolutely one of the best how-to tax books.  Its excellent index, easy-to-follow explanation of tax rules and simple layout will help guide you through income tax season.

Personal Finances for Dummies by Eric Tysons recommends smart and easy ways to evaluate your financial status and then take steps to achieve financial fitness.  Recognizing the current economic atmosphere, the author takes a realistic view at how to improve your money management.

The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey.  Ramsey is one of the most popular and prolific financial writers.  His book presents to-the-point easy-to-follow methods of how to get out and stay out of debt.

The Ultimate Money Guide for Bubbles, Bust, Recession and Depression by Martin Weiss also concentrates on making positive financial decisions during difficult financial times. 

 Why Didn’t They Teach Me That in School: 99 Personal Money Management Principles to Live By by Cary Siegel is a list of common sense tips about everyday money issues.

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