Straight talk for 'Generation Broke' on building a financial future. People in their twenties and thirties have special financial needs: college loans, building good credit, buying a car, financing their first home, and-while they don't like to admit it-even planning already for their retirement. Aimed at Gen Xers and Yers, this book is a no b-s guide to money management and investment strategies that helps readers learn about-and care about- their financial future while they're still young enough to make a positive impact on it. Free of jargon, double-talk, and boring lectures, financial expert DeShurko cuts to the quick on: -401(k)s -Finding the right bank -Understanding and improving FICO scores -Credit card interest rates -Budgets to avoid-or get out of-debt -Debt-consolidation and savings accounts -Investment options, insurance, and taxesIf you build your own credit record in college you can avoid relying on a cosigner later. ... Each time you borrow money, whether on a credit card, through a finance company (leases included) for a car or home, or through a line of credit, theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Naked Truth About Your Money|
|Author||:||Bill DeShurko, C.F.P.|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2007-08-07|