Financial Fresh Start

Your Five-Step Plan for Adapting and Prospering in the New Economy

 Financial Fresh Start

Author: Shari Olefson
Pub Date: February 2013
Print Edition: $26.00
Print ISBN: 9780814432297
Page Count: 320
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814432303

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Table of Contents


Introduction 1

Part One: Where We Stand

Chapter 1 Getting a Handle on Your Big Picture 13

Part Two: The Five Steps

Chapter 2 Step One: Adapt Your Banking and Borrowing 47

Chapter 3 Step Two: Fix Your Credit and Debt 89

Chapter 4 Step Three: Protect Your Savings, Investments,

and Retirement 121

Chapter 5 Step Four: Decide If Homeownership Is Right

for You 161

Chapter 6 Step Five: Spend Less and Earn More 201

Part Three: Moving Forward

Chapter 7 Getting the Help You Need 233

Chapter 8 Paying It Forward: Education, Training, and

Your Future Prosperity 265

Conclusion 291

Index 295

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