Get a Financial Life

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Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties

Get a Financial Life is a New York Times bestselling book hailed as a highly readable and important guide to the realms of money and business. It is a must-read for anyone in their twenties and thirties who wants to understand the fundamentals of personal finance. If you’ve been wanting to get your finances in shape but have no idea how and where to start, this is the perfect playbook for you. It unlocks the system, showing tricks on how to become the master of your own money universe. No matter the state of the economy, all the guidance you need is right here. Covering topics such as tracking your spending to finding deals on insurance to navigating the new world of homebuying, this easy-to-understand, comprehensive guide provides an up-to-date road map of the world of personal finance.

"A daring book....A life's worth of smart financial advice."

— Newsweek

"A daring book aimed at Generation Xers unafraid of a blunt author who will tell them what to do fast....A life's worth of smart financial advice."

 Linda Stern, Newsweek

"Shaw said youth is wasted on the young. I suspect the Kobliner financial wisdoms will work out well at all our ages."

⁠— Paul A. Samuelson, Professor of Economics Emeritus, MIT; Nobel Laureate in Economics

"Get a Financial Life" is an expert yet reassuringly simple guide to mastering your money, for people trying to keep afloat in the wake of the baby boomers."

⁠— Saul Hansell, Business Reporter, The New York Times

"A highly readable and substantial guide to the grown-up worlds of money and business. Backed up by bibliographies, source lists, and useful phone numbers, this book could be tucked into one of those ubiquitous backpacks to guide novices through the thickets of apartment rentals, mortgage applications, taxes and more. Its strength is in explaining both the principles and the practicalities involved in each chunk of the landscape."

⁠— Deborah Stead , The New York Times

"One of the best guides to help young people get a handle on money matters."

⁠— Burton G. Malkiel, Chemical Bank Chairman's Professor of Economics, Princeton University; author, "A Random Walk Down Wall Street"

"With all those new choices, personal financial decision making is getting more and more complicated, even for the computer generation. Beth Kobliner's book provides a much-needed and sensible guide."

⁠— Paul A. Volcker, Former Chairman, Federal Reserve Board

"Laying a solid financial foundation is one of the most important and rewarding tasks facing young people today. In "Get a Financial Life," Beth Kobliner has created a great guide that will make the job much easier and a lot more fun."

⁠— Dean Shepherd, Anchor, CNBC