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No one ever told us that : money and life lessons for young adults
No one ever told us that : money and life lessons for young adults
Spooner, John D.2015
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The "new grown up" guide to managing your life and money in the modern economy No One Ever Told Us That is a series of essential life and financial lessons that every adult needs to read before they embark upon their own life's adventures. You've completed your education, your couch surfing, and your internships now it's time to grow up. You have a "real" job, maybe a family, and maybe a mortgage; but you've been launched into an uncertain world. This book is your much-needed guide to life as an adult, giving you the answers you need about becoming a professional, becoming financially secure, and becoming your own person. You see the world differently when you spend your days supporting yourself and your family, and money management quickly becomes an integral part of everything you do. This useful guide shows you how to do what you need to do, find the people you need on your side, and fulfill your obligations to those who matter most to you. You may have been used to the idea of "independence" for a while by now, but when the reality of it hits, many new adults are thrown into a sudden state of panic. This book is your guide through the storm, your handbook for adulthood, and your personal companion for the journey ahead. * John D. Spooner has a dual life. He has been named by Barrons as one of the top 100 financial advisors in America. As an author, the great mystery writer Robert B. Parker has said, "John Spooner is, quite simply, one of the best writers in America." * Gain a fresh perspective on the world as a grownup * Meet financial challenges with smart money management * Assemble your personal, legal, medical, and financial support team * Learn essential lessons before you suffer their consequences * Written by the only full-time writer and money manager in America Nothing in your experience has ever prepared you for the responsibility of responsibility. You've been thrown into the deep end, the undertow is strong, and the stakes are high it's time to start swimming. No One Ever Told Us That gets you right on track to your brightest future.
Imprint:
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2015
Collation:
xiii, 176 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes index.
Linking notes:
Online version Spooner, John D. No one ever told us that Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2015]
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: pt. I BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL -- ch. 1 Take the Pro to Lunch -- ch. 2 Beware of Experts -- ch. 3 If Your Company Is Bought by Another -- ch. 4 Entitlement -- ch. 5 Don't Be a Wise Guy -- ch. 6 A Little Bit of New Jersey or Brooklyn -- ch. 7 Don't Be Afraid to Ask Stupid or Provocative Questions -- ch. 8 Laughter Can Diffuse the Problems -- ch. 9 You Never Know Anyone until You Deal with Their Money -- ch. 10 Plan for the Worst Case, Not the Best, in Business and in Life -- ch. 11 So You Want to Be in the Investment Business -- ch. 12 Do Your Homework -- ch. 13 How to Get Good Press and Publicity -- ch. 14 Acts of Kindness -- ch. 15 Tipping -- ch. 16 Resumes Redux -- ch. 17 Always Have a Fallback Plan -- ch. 18 Blood and Water -- ch. 19 Media Translations -- ch. 20 So You Got Fired -- ch. 21 Provocative Headings -- ch. 22 Getting Rich: The Ups and Downs -- ch. 23 Branding: Pulling the Wagon -- ch. 24 Tribes -- ch. 25 Weekends --Contents note continued: ch. 26 Being an Entrepreneur: What It Takes -- pt. II BECOMING FINANCIALLY SECURE -- ch. 27 Interest Rates -- ch. 28 Insider Trading -- ch. 29 Do You Want to Make Money, or Would You Rather Fool Around? -- ch. 30 Doing Stock Research -- ch. 31 Make Long-Term Money with Simple Themes -- ch. 32 Can You Do It Yourself? -- ch. 33 Getting to Peace of Mind -- ch. 34 Picking Someone to Watch over Your Money -- ch. 35 When You're Frightened by the News -- pt. III BECOMING YOUR OWN PERSON -- ch. 36 The Actor and the Actress -- ch. 37 Having Something to Trade -- ch. 38 The 110 Percent Rule -- ch. 39 Life Lessons: Don't Look Back -- ch. 40 Get Your Elders' Stories -- ch. 41 Don't Be a Trustee or an Executor -- ch. 42 Buying and Selling Jewelry -- ch. 43 Social or Country Clubs -- ch. 44 The Incremental Pain in the Butt Theory -- ch. 45 Every Family Is a Soap Opera -- ch. 46 Fathers and Sons -- ch. 47 When Family or Friends Are Afflicted --Contents note continued: ch. 48 Go to the Source -- ch. 49 Philanthropy -- ch. 50 Keep the Markers out There -- ch. 51 Raising Children -- ch. 52 Marriage -- ch. 53 Divorce -- ch. 54 Someone to Love You -- ch. 55 Medical Smarts -- ch. 56 Taking Care of the People Who Take Care of You -- ch. 57 Losing a Parent -- ch. 58 Getting Smart Lawyers on Your Side -- ch. 59 Last Chapter.
ISBN:
9781118992234
Dewey class:
332.024
Language:
English
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Beaumaris LibraryComputers and Business332.024 SPOAvailable
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