Financially Stupid People Are Everywhere (Hardcover)

Don't Be One of Them

By Jason Kelly

Wiley, 9780470579756, 214pp.

Publication Date: June 8, 2010

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A hard-hitting look at achieving financial freedom by avoidingexcessive borrowing and spending

If you don't actively resist America's culture of debt, you'llend up precisely where the government, banks, and big business wantyou to be: indentured servitude. The mistakes people make withtheir money are basic, and avoidable, and unless you understandwhat they are, you're probably going to repeat them. What you needis someone who can shed light on the obstacles we face and show youhow to avoid getting tripped up by them.

Financially Stupid People Are Everywhere shows howsociety is rigged to take as much of your wealth as possible, andsimple ways you can resist. It investigates, explains, and offersadvice for all those who have fallen into debt, taken a secondmortgage, been trapped by credit cards, or found themselves unableto get ahead.

  • Discusses what you can do to stop the destructive cycle ofborrowing and spending
  • Illustrates the four major tenets of getting money right
  • Highlights how to avoid the many ways that government, banks, and big business try to trap you with debt

To secure your financial future, you must break the dangerouscycle of borrowing and spending, and learn how to guard your wealthagainst corporate ploys. Financially Stupid People AreEverywhere leads you down the only proven path to financialfreedom.

About the Author

Jason Kelly is editor of The Kelly Letter and author of eight books, including the bestseller The Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing. He graduated in 1993 from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He currently lives in Sano, Japan, north of Tokyo. Find his latest ideas and join his free e-mail list at