Striking out on your own for the first time is exhilarating. But in a culture full of bad advice, predatory banks, and splurge-now-pay-later temptations, it can also be extremely dangerousaleading you to make financial decisions that could hurt you for years to come. Combine this with a slumped economy, mounds of student loans, and dubious examples from reality TV stars to politicians to your own parents, and itas no wonder so many twenty-somethings are struggling. Twenty-three-year-old Zac Bissonnetteathe author of Debt-Free Uaknows exactly what youare going through. He demystifies the many traps young people fall victim to in their post-college years. He offers fresh insights on everything from job hunting to buying a car to saving for retirement that will give you a foundation for a secure, stable, and happy life. In the process, he reveals why FICO scores are overrated, online job applications are a waste of time, car loans are for suckers, and credit card rewards are a scam. With detours to discuss wine connoisseurs, Really Broke Housewives, and Lenny Dykstra, Zac shows you how to make better choices today so you can be richer, smarter (and better-looking!) for years to come.My grandfather used to tell a storyaover and overaabout the time he went to a Florida car dealership to buy a new Infiniti. When the dealer asked ... The problem with buying cars exclusively with cash is that ita#39;s probably not going to get you the nicest car right off the bat. At all. ... it has all the optionsaleather seats , sunroof, alloy wheels, and a few dentsabut ita#39;s areliable cheap transportation.a Instead ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||How to Be Richer, Smarter, and Better-Looking Than Your Parents|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2012-04-24|