In today’s world, more than ever before, people in their twenties and thirties need help getting their financial lives in order. And who could blame them? These so-called millennials have come of age in the wake of the worst economic crisis in memory and are now trying to get by in its aftermath. The latest edition of a personal finance classic, Beth Kobliner’s book, provides a comprehensive roadmap to navigating the unexpected and often overwhelming financial challenges facing young adults today, featuring new material on student loans, retirement, investing, paying off debt, fertility treatments, car insurance, and more.
With more than one million copies sold, Get a Financial Life by Beth Kobliner is the definitive guide to personal finance for the new generation. With her unique blend of wit and practical advice, she will help readers figure out how much money they need to save, how to pay off their debts, create a budget that works, invest wisely in their twenties and thirties—and start saving for the future now.
In this fourth edition—thoroughly revised to help navigate the uncharted waters of life in an uncertain economy—Kobliner considers today’s economic realities with updated information on mortgages and home ownership, workplace benefits (including health care), college planning, and more.
In this completely revised and updated fourth edition of Get a Financial Life, Beth Kobliner helps readers sort out their money matters by giving them clear, step-by-step instructions. With wit, insight, and customized tips to meet their unique needs, she shows how they can create a sensible financial plan and learn to live within their means.
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A completely revised and updated fourth edition of the New York Times bestseller designed to guide younger adults through the world of personal finance.
More than ever, people in their twenties and thirties need help get their financial lives in order. And who could blame them? These so-called millennials have come of age in the wake of the worst economic crisis in memory and are now trying to get by in its aftermath. They owe record levels of student loan debt, face sky-high rents, and struggle to live on a budget in an uncertain economy.
It’s time for them to get a financial life.
For two decades, Beth Kobliner’s bestseller has been the financial bible for people in their twenties and thirties. Her down-to-earth style has taught them how to get out of debt, save, and invest for their futures. In this completely revised and updated edition, Kobliner shares brand-new insights and concrete, actionable advice to help a new generation of readers form healthy financial habits that will last a lifetime. With fresh material that reflects the changing digital world, Get a Financial Life remains an essential tool for young people learning how to manage their money.
From tackling taxes to boosting credit scores, Get a Financial Life can show those just starting out how to decrease their debt, avoid common mistakes, and navigate the world of personal finance in today’s ever-changing landscape.