Making the Most of Your Money Now

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Making the Most of Your Money Now: The Classic Bestseller Completely Revised for the New Economy

Making the Most of Your Money Now is written by Jane Bryant Quinn, a leading commentator on personal finance, with her personal finance column appearing in the AARP Bulletin. Named the best personal finance book on the market by Consumer Union, this comprehensive guidebook is a proven tool to navigate you around risks and helps you make smart and profitable decisions at every stage of your life. Making the Most of Your Money Now covers topics, including setting priorities during and after a financial setback and how to bounce back, credit card and debit card secrets that will save you money, and the simplest ways of pulling yourself out of debt.

Here are just a few of the important subjects examined in this book:

• Buying a house, selling one, or trying to rent your home when buyers aren't around
• Why credit scores are more important than ever, plus tips on keeping yours in the range most attractive to lenders
Investing made easy -- mutual funds that are tailor-made for your future retirement
• What every investor needs to know about building wealth
• How an "investment policy" helps you make wise decisions in any market
• The essential tax-deferred retirement plans, from 401(k)s to Individual retirement Accounts -- and how to manage them
How to invest in real estate at a bargain price (and how to spot something that looks like a bargain but isn't)
• Eleven ways of keeping a steady income while you're retired, even after a stock market crash
Financial planning -- what it means, how you do it, and where to find good planners