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Make Money, Not Excuses - Wake Up, Take Charge, and Overcome Your Financial Fears Forever

Jean Chatzky

Get Rich, Don't Bitch "I don't have time to deal with my money." "Managing money and investing is too intimidating." "I'm not a numbers person." "My husband takes care of our finances." "I'm just not good with money." Jean Chatzky has heard all the excuses for why women don't deal with their finances. She used to make them herself. For the first time, Jean tells you how she made every financial mistake in the book-not paying her bills, going into credit card debt, letting her 401(k) lapse-before finally making the decision to take control of her money and her future. Whether you've made these mistakes or you want to avoid them, if you're ready to take charge of your financial life then this is the book for you. In it, Jean shares these valuables lessons: • Where to start • How to decode financial jargon (it's easier than you think) • How to get over your "I'm not smart enough to deal with money" feelings • Why being a "good-enough investor" will make you more money in the long-term (while trying to be a "great investor" will drive you crazy) • Why you might think you are bad at math, and why that doesn't have to be true • How (and where) to save your money • Why women make better investors-and higher returns-than men Jean is famous for her ability to explain money and investing. In a clear and accessible way, she breaks down all the scariest parts of dealing with money-from investing in stocks to saving for your retirement-to make them doable, easy, and yes, even enjoyable. She also includes throughout a "Map to a Million," great tips on easy and quick financial changes you can make immediately . . . that really add up! Are You Ready to Be Rich? If you want to get rich, if you want to be wealthier than you are today, you really need to do only four things. That's right, just four things. • You need to make a decent living • You need to spend less than you make • You need to invest the money you don't spend so that it can work as hard for you as you're working for yourself • And you need to pr

Get Rich, Don't Bitch "I don't have time to deal with my money." "Managing money and investing is too intimidating." "I'm not a numbers person." "My husband takes care of our finances." "I'm just not good with money." Jean Chatzky has heard all the excuses for why women don't deal with their finances. She used to make them herself. For the first time, Jean tells you how she made every financial mistake in the book-not paying her bills, going into credit card debt, letting her 401(k) lapse-before finally making the decision to take control of her money and her future. Whether you've made these mistakes or you want to avoid them, if you're ready to take charge of your financial life then this is the book for you. In it, Jean shares these valuables lessons: • Where to start • How to decode financial jargon (it's easier than you think) • How to get over your "I'm not smart enough to deal with money" feelings • Why being a "good-enough investor" will make you more money in the long-term (while trying to be a "great investor" will drive you crazy) • Why you might think you are bad at math, and why that doesn't have to be true • How (and where) to save your money • Why women make better investors-and higher returns-than men Jean is famous for her ability to explain money and investing. In a clear and accessible way, she breaks down all the scariest parts of dealing with money-from investing in stocks to saving for your retirement-to make them doable, easy, and yes, even enjoyable. She also includes throughout a "Map to a Million," great tips on easy and quick financial changes you can make immediately . . . that really add up! Are You Ready to Be Rich? If you want to get rich, if you want to be wealthier than you are today, you really need to do only four things. That's right, just four things. • You need to make a decent living • You need to spend less than you make • You need to invest the money you don't spend so that it can work as hard for you as you're working for yourself • And you need to pr
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Get Rich, Don't Bitch "I don't have time to deal with my money." "Managing money and investing is too intimidating." "I'm not a numbers person." "My husband takes care of our finances." "I'm just not good with money." Jean Chatzky has heard all the excuses for why women don't deal with their finances. She used to make them herself. For the first time, Jean tells you how she made every financial mistake in the book-not paying her bills, going into credit card debt, letting her 401(k) lapse-before finally making the decision to take control of her money and her future. Whether you've made these mistakes or you want to avoid them, if you're ready to take charge of your financial life then this is the book for you. In it, Jean shares these valuables lessons: • Where to start • How to decode financial jargon (it's easier than you think) • How to get over your "I'm not smart enough to deal with money" feelings • Why being a "good-enough investor" will make you more money in the long-term (while trying to be a "great investor" will drive you crazy) • Why you might think you are bad at math, and why that doesn't have to be true • How (and where) to save your money • Why women make better investors-and higher returns-than men Jean is famous for her ability to explain money and investing. In a clear and accessible way, she breaks down all the scariest parts of dealing with money-from investing in stocks to saving for your retirement-to make them doable, easy, and yes, even enjoyable. She also includes throughout a "Map to a Million," great tips on easy and quick financial changes you can make immediately . . . that really add up! Are You Ready to Be Rich? If you want to get rich, if you want to be wealthier than you are today, you really need to do only four things. That's right, just four things. • You need to make a decent living • You need to spend less than you make • You need to invest the money you don't spend so that it can work as hard for you as you're working for yourself • And you need to pr

Language:

English

Narrators:

Susan Denaker

Length:

10h 51m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:18


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:07


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:49


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:13


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:44


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:11


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:58


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

02:16


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:25


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:20


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:24


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:29


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:18


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

02:22


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:21


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:40


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:42


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:13


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

09:35


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:51


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:39


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:42


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:08


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:28


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:51


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:14


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:01


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:08


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:02


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:27


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:55


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:22


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:00


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:43


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:18


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:30


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:41


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:09


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:53


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:10


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

02:54


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:23


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:11


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:19


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:57


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:22


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:33


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:03


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:15


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:09


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:42


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:40


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:55


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:43


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:09


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:16


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:10


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:28


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:25


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:37


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:14


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:48


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:53


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:44


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:09


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:01


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:37


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:26


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:48


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

05:17


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:36


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

02:33


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:45


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:02


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:09


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

07:07


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

06:13


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:47


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:31


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:19


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

05:59


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

02:43


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:14


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

04:27


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:08


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

04:32


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

02:43


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

03:14


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:42


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:33


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

04:20


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:28


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:00


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:40


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

05:10


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

03:35


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

04:24


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:06


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

02:55


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

02:54


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

04:38


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

03:51


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

05:29


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

03:01


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:34


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

05:07


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:03


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

06:06


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

05:02


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

04:25


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

04:32


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

05:19


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

02:59


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

02:55


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

04:59


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

04:57


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

03:58


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

04:56


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:38


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

05:24


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

04:42


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

03:30


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

02:54


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

04:34


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

05:59


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

06:01


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

06:02


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

06:25


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

04:29


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

04:46


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

04:56


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

06:37


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

00:29