On My Own Two Feet (Paperback)

A Modern Girl's Guide to Personal Finance

By Manisha Thakor, Sharon Kedar

Adams Media, 9781440570841, 208pp.

Publication Date: November 29, 2013

List Price: 13.99*
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Description

Take control of your financial future!


"On My Own Two Feet is a must read for everyone. This book actually makes personal finance interesting. You will read it cover to cover. Go get a copy, and get copies for the people you care about. Taking care of your money is important, and the earlier you start, the better." --Tim Westergren, Founder, Pandora

Whether you've been living paycheck to paycheck or are saving for a down payment on your first home, this updated edition of the bestselling On My Own Two Feet will help you grasp the basic principles of money management. Written by Harvard Business School graduates and leading investment experts Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar, this finance guide provides you with all the information you need to know to keep your everyday spending in check, save for big-ticket items or emergencies, and create a secure retirement plan. Thakor and Kedar's time-tested strategies have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and are now adapted for your specific needs, such as paying off your student loans or budgeting for your future wedding, so that you'll never be short-changed by credit card companies or banks again.

With the valuable advice and concepts highlighted by On My Own Two Feet, you will achieve your life goals--and finally free yourself from financial stress.


About the Author

Manisha Thakor is the founder and CEO of MoneyZen Wealth Management and a Wall Street Journal expert panelist. Her personal finance tips have appeared in national media ranging from the New York Times and More Magazine to CNN and The Today Show. Sharon Kedar is a managing director at a top-tier, global investment management firm. Her advocacy work has been featured nationally, including in BusinessWeek, U.S. News & World Report, NBC Nightly News, and Oprah & Friends Radio.