Showing 1–24 of 66 results
Solid solutions and step-by-step instructions for planning the next stage of your lifeLife after 50 isn’t what it used to be. The rules have changed. No more guaranteed pensions, retiree health plans, or extensive leisure and travel. It’s time to forge new paths and create innovative models. That’s where the AARP Roadmap for the Rest of Your Life comes in. Bart Astor, author of more than a dozen books, offers a comprehensive guide for making lifestyle decisions, growing your nest egg, and realizing your goals.
If you were a mouse trapped in a maze and someone kept moving the cheese, what would you do? Over a decade ago the bestselling business fable Who Moved My Cheese? offered its answer to this question: accept that change is inevitable and beyond your control, don’t waste your time wondering why things are the way they are, keep your head down and start looking for the cheese. But success in the areas of innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity, leadership and business growth–as well as personal growth–depends on the ability to push the boundaries, reshape the environment, and play by a different set of rules: our own.
ClickBank Money MachineMake Money Online with ClickBank Affiliate MarketingHave you ever tried to find a way to make money online? If we type in “How To Make Money Online” in the Google search engine, there are 2.4 million websites with the related keywords. These websites all claim how you can make a boat load of money if you send them $49.00 and follow simple instructions. Through my experience with making money online, most of these websites are scams. The reason why these scammers continue to prey on the internet is because they are making money.
If you are 20 or 30 years of age and just starting out in a career, this book can serve you as an excellent road map for your future retirement. If you are 40 to 50 years of age, this book can become the life-saver that can make your shortly-to-come retirement more full. If you are over 50 years of age, you need to rush out and get this book to keep from suffocating during your impending retirement. In other words, this book is an excellent volume for anyone who is in the American work force. The author begins the book with the basic premise that everyone who works for a living will one day retire, if that individual lives long enough.
Your Good Life Starts NowLive beyond your means but spend within them.Take your steady out for that $350 dinner after the big promotion. You might just have to eat PB&J for a week to make it happen.Splurge when it makes sense.Buy the designer jeans you can’t live without in your size, at full price. But you better walk away from last season’s must-have sweater, even if it is 75 percent off!Make more money with your money. Invest in stocks to make the big bucks and start saving for retirement now.
The essential guide to being smart about money and investingBlue Chip Kids: What Every Child (and Parent) Should Know About Money, Investing, and the Stock Market is a fun and easy-to-understand introduction to the world of money and investing for kids and parents. Frustrated by the lack of entertaining financial teaching materials for his 13-year-old son, this book is the result of a father’s commitment to pass on one of life’s most important skills. Written by David W. Bianchi—an investor and lawyer with an economics degree from Tufts University—this hands-on resource demystifies the basic principles about money matters and shows what it takes to spend, save, and invest wisely.
What will your 100-year life look like?Does the thought of working for 60 or 70 years fill you with dread? Or can you see the potential for a more stimulating future as a result of having so much extra time?Many of us have been raised on the traditional notion of a three-stage approach to our working lives: education, followed by work and then retirement. But this well-established pathway is already beginning to collapse – life expectancy is rising, final-salary pensions are vanishing, and increasing numbers of people are juggling multiple careers.
Create the retirement you desire with proven financial strategiesThe New Rules of Retirement throws away the rules of thumb, clichés, and obsolete ideas. It provides a proven, updated approach to retiring successfully in today’s world. In this new second edition based on independent, objective research, retirement expert Robert C. Carlson uses proven, profitable techniques to coordinate all the factors that lead to financial security and independence. You’ll learn how much you really need to save for retirement, how to invest that nest egg before and during retirement, and how to establish a wise and sustainable spending strategy.
The path to your professional success starts with a critical look in the mirror.If you read nothing else on managing yourself, read these 10 articles (plus the bonus article “How Will You Measure Your Life?” by Clayton M. Christensen). We’ve combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles to select the most important ones to help you maximize yourself.HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself will inspire you to:Stay engaged throughout your 50+-year work lifeTap into your deepest valuesSolicit candid feedbackReplenish physical and mental energyBalance work, home, community, and selfSpread positive energy throughout your organizationRebound from tough timesDecrease distractibility and frenzyDelegate and develop employees’ initiativeThis collection of best-selling articles includes: bonus article “How Will You Measure Your Life?” by Clayton M.
A timeless approach to investing wisely over an investment lifetime With the current market maelstrom as a background, this timely guide describes just how to plan a lifetime of investing, in good times and bad, discussing stocks and bonds as well as the relationship between risk and return. Filled with in–depth insights and practical advice, The Investor′s Manifesto will help you understand the nuts and bolts of executing a lifetime investment plan, including: how to survive dealing with the investment industry, the practical meaning of market efficiency, how much to save, how to maintain discipline in the face of panics and manias, and what vehicles to use to achieve financial security and freedom.
Radical formula transforms your money and spiritual growth into global changeThe Awakened Millionaire is a practical manifesto guiding you to new dimensions of personal wealth, spiritual growth, and as a result, global transformation. Crafted by Dr. Joe Vitale, a famed millionaire, best-selling author, and star of the blockbuster movie "The Secret," you’ll discover a controversial formula that accomplishes what few believe possible: combining money and spirituality together to bring you more of both, while transforming you into a force for good in a world that desperately needs it.
You’ve worked hard, lived carefully, and saved diligently. You’ve reached major milestones and accumulated more assets than you dreamed possible, and yet you hesitate. “Can I retire?” This book will help answer that question by showing you….The tools you need to live a secure and independent retirement, without worrying about moneyWhat you must know before leaving a career behindHow much it will cost you to live in retirement, and how to manage your cash flowThe current choices for retirement health care, including lesser-known but effective optionsThe threat from inflation: two secrets that politicians and bankers will never admitA realistic assessment of the impact that income taxes will have on your retirementSocial Security’s role in your retirement: when you should claim and how much it’s worth to youHow to construct and manage an investment portfolio for income and growth in retirementAbout immediate annuities and why you need multiple sources of retirement incomeThe key variables and unknowns in your retirement withdrawal equationReviews of the best retirement calculators, and tips for how to use them accuratelyBeyond the simplistic 4% Rule to the latest research on safe withdrawal ratesRealistic bracketing of your retirement savings needs, without over caution or overconfidenceThe history of economic cycles and the related asset classes for optimal retirement securityA survey of strategies plus original research for how to orchestrate your retirement distributionsA practical retirement fuel gauge alerting you to problems while you still have time to actBackup plans: the lifeboat strategies for ensuring you’ll never be without essential incomeThe 6 crucial questions to answer before you can retireThe one, simple, powerful, non-financial reason that you can and should retire earlier than later
How did banking, borrowing, investing, and even losing money—in other words, participating in the modern financial system—come to seem likeroutine activities of everydaylife? Genres of the Credit Economy addressesthis question by examining the history of financial instruments and representations of finance in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain.Chronicling the process by which some of our most important conceptual categories were naturalized, Mary Poovey explores complex relationships among forms of writing that are not usually viewed together, from bills of exchange and bank checks, to realist novels and Romantic poems, to economic theory and financial journalism.
The key to financial success-spend less and save more-is relatively simple, but putting that idea into practice can be exceedingly difficult, especially for the shopaholic. Neradine Tisaj knows from experience: when she tried to quit her shopping-heavy lifestyle, no one could offer her advice that worked. Determined to both enjoy life and save money, Neradine devised a plan to find a way back to conscious, healthy spending without forgoing a busy social life. Packed with truly helpful tips and entertaining anecdotes, this is the ideal resource for building a sound financial portfolio while still allowing for the occasional indulgence.
Completely revised and updated, Retirement Places Rated is an indispensable reference for the estimated 40 million Americans who will be 65 or older by 2010. Dividing the United States into 18 regions and 200 cities, towns, and counties, retirement quality-of-life expert David Savageau draws a detailed statistical portrait of each locale, ranking each for cost of living, climate, crime, services, employment opportunities, and leisure and recreational amenities.
The Only Three Questions That Count" is the first book to show you how to think about investing for yourself and develop innovative ways to understand and profit from the markets. The only way to consistently beat the markets is by knowing something others don’t know. This book will show you how to do just that by using three simple questions. You’ll see why CNBC’s Mad Money host and money manager James J. Cramer says, "I believe that reading his book may be the single best thing you could do this year to make yourself a better investor.I
The success or failure of your business depends on the success or failure of your marketing efforts. If you can identify what your customers want, need, and can afford – and then give it to them – you will achieve outstanding results. Filled with Brian Tracy’s trademark wisdom, this indispensable guide contains 21 powerful ideas you can use to immediately improve your strategic marketing results. You’ll discover how to: build your customer base; set yourself apart from the competition; answer three crucial questions about any new product or service; use market research and focus groups to fuel better decisions; fulfill a basic emotional need for buyers; determine the correct price point for your offerings; become truly customer-focused; make the most of your distribution channels; master the concepts of specialization, differentiation, segmentation, and concentration; give customers a reason to switch from your competitors; and more.
Your most valuable asset…is you. LOADED will teach you how to make the most of it. "LOADED is that rare resource which somehow captures both theoretical and practical wisdom about money, personality, and life. Your views – and actions -with money will be much improved after reading the wonderful advice in LOADED." – James Grubman, PhD. Author of Strangers in Paradise: How Families Adapt to Wealth Across Generations and co-author of Cross Cultures: How Global Families Negotiate Change Across GenerationsBased on decades of research, and years of hands-on experience with people from all walks of life, LOADED is a must-read for anyone who finds themselves caught between the desire to thrive financially, and the complex emotions and conflicting priorities that money so often brings to our lives.
A practical, fully illustrated guide to planning and enjoying retirement, grounded in psychological research.Retirement can bring immense fulfillment but also can be a source of stress, especially today. Retirement: The Psychology of Reinvention uses psychological research and a unique visual style of infographics and illustrations to provide readers with a retirement roadmap just right for them.Fully illustrated, with constructive advice for all retirees — whatever the age and circumstances — and inspirational guidance from a wealth of sources, Retirement: The Psychology of Reinvention answers all the questions readers are likely to ask at any stage of retirement.
Uncover the truth about planning for retirement!From financial advisors and pundits on television to colleagues and family members, everyone has something to say about retirement. But how much of it is true? Whether you’re looking to move into a senior living community or travel the world, Choose Your Retirement shows you how to realistically prepare for the future you desire. Inside, you will find expert advice for choosing the best retirement path for you and your family as well as information on common myths like: You will only need 80 percent of your current income in retirement Medicare will cover all your health-care needs Switching investments over to bonds is the safest retirement option Social Security will run out in 2033, leaving millions without their promised benefitsFilled with hundreds of facts about retiring, Choose Your Retirement helps you set attainable financial goals and plan for the retirement–and life–you’ve always wanted.
Retirement planning is difficult enough without having to contend with misinformation. Unfortunately, much of the advice that is dispensed is either unsubstantiated or betrays a strong vested interest. In "The Essential Retirement Guide, "Frederick Vettese analyses the most fundamental questions of retirement planning and offers some startling insights. The book finds, for example that: Saving 10 percent a year is not a bad rule of thumb if you could follow it, but there will be times when you cannot do so and it might not even be advisable to try.
Hack into the secret power of your brainYour Brain100 Billion Neurons100 Trillion ConnectionsAnd you only command 5% of it.Now it’s time to take back control!In Brainhack, creativity coach Neil Pavitt gives you tips and tricks to re-programme your brain, developing the skills and insights that can transform how you think, solve problems and make decisions.This book will help you:- Learn to think smarter- Become more focused- Discover creative approaches to problem-solving- Generate ideas with innovative techniques- Unlock your brain blocks
The ONE Thing has made more than 200 appearances on national bestseller lists, including #1 Wall Street Journal, NewYork Times, and USA Today. It won 12 book awards, has been translated into 24 languages, chosen as one of the Top 5 Business Books of 2013 by Hudson’s Booksellers and one of Top 30 Business Books of 2013 by Executive Book Summaries. People are using this simple, powerful concept to focus on what matters most in their personal and work lives. Companies are helping their employees be more productive with study groups, training, and coaching.
In this lively history of consumer debt in America, economic historian Louis Hyman demonstrates that today’s problems are not as new as we think. Borrow examines how the rise of consumer borrowing—virtually unknown before the twentieth century—has altered our culture and economy. Starting in the years before the Great Depression, increased access to money raised living standards but also introduced unforeseen risks. As lending grew more and more profitable, it displaced funds available for business borrowing, setting our economy on an unsustainable course.
Showing 1–24 of 66 results