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Be Money Smart: A Practical Guide for Starting Out, Starting Over and Staying on Track

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Be Money Smart: A Practical Guide for Starting Out, Starting Over and Staying on Track

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  • Copyright 2012
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-288813-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-288813-4

In Be Money Smart, personal finance expert and media star Farnoosh Torabi shows readers how to develop the mindset, discipline, and attitude needed to build a strong financial foundation no matter what stage of life you are in. Whether you're starting out or starting over, you can grow wealth and make smart money choices that will bring financial security and well-being.

Farnoosh Torabi shows readers how to build a healthy view of money, investing, wealth, and aspirations… how to map out a plan that matches their needs and goals… and put that plan into action!

Torabi shows how to stop agonizing and start organizing… become your own biggest "money advocate"… assert yourself to stop getting ripped off by financial institutions… make your money count… build momentum… embrace an entrepreneurial spirit… get where you want to go!

Instructors:  Supplemental resources including an Instructor's Discussion Guide and PowerPoint are available for download at www.pearsonhighered.com for registered faculty.

As seen on the NBC TODAY Show, Live! With Regis and Kelly, MSNBC Dayside with Chris Jansing, and in US News and World Report and the Chicago Tribune.  

Named one of Library Journal's Best Business Books of 2010.

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Table of Contents

Preface     xii
Introduction     1
PART I Draft Your Financial Blueprint
Chapter 1 Personalize Rich     13
Chapter 2 Establish Goals     23
Chapter 3 Craft Your Money Philosophy     39
Chapter 4 Embrace Your Relationship with Money     51
PART II Psych It Up
Chapter 5 Organize. Don’t Agonize     77
Chapter 6 Be Your Biggest Advocate     95
Chapter 7 Make Your Money Count     111
Chapter 8 Think Five Years Ahead     135
PART III Raise the Bar
Chapter 9 Break from the Norm     153
Chapter 10 Embrace the Entrepreneurial Spirit     163
Conclusion     183
Index     187


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