Book Reviews

What’s Your One Page Financial Plan?

While I’m a firm believer that couples should have a financial game plan, I don’t think it has to be complicated or tediously detailed. Obsessing over the numbers can be counter-productive as we all have unexpected events happen which can throw our carefully laid plans off. It’s better to have a plan with enough flexibility to […]

Get Out of Debt, Manage Your Money, and Create Financial Security

One reason couples avoid doing something about their finances is because they’re not comfortable talking about money with one another. If that sounds like you, MoneyChat: The Book from Dorethia Conner Kelly may be the book to get you started. In case you’re not familiar with her, Dorethia Conner Kelly, MBA is the president of Conner […]

What’s the Best Way to Teach Kids About Money?

If you’re a parent looking to deepen (or just start) your conversations about money with your kids, then The Opposite of Spoiled should be your next book to pick up. It’s the latest release from NY Times columnist Ron Lieber who has extensively covered families and finances. If you haven’t read any of his previous work […]

Can I Retire? Review

When I was at the Financial Blogger Conference last month, I got to meet many personal finance bloggers, representatives from banks and financial sites, and authors. One blogger/author attending the conference was Mike Piper from Oblivious Investor. In addition to running the site he’s written seven personal finance book, including the one I’m reviewing today – Can I Retire? […]

Turn Your Clutter Into Cash

Earlier this week, I had pointed out that you could sell some of your unwanted items and make earn some cash for your emergency fund. I will say up front that I’m a fan of all of  Baker’s work on ManVsDebt. He has a done an amazing job showing others how he and his family […]

Unautomate Your Finances Review

Today Adam Baker from Man Vs Debt is releasing his first financial guide, Unautomate Your Finances. I’ve had the pleasure of reading the guide and wanted to share and review some of my thoughts on the book. Unautomate Your Finances Overview Unautomate Your Finances is packed with a lot of information. It flows from motivation […]