Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence: Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

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Penguin, Dec 10, 2008 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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"The seminal guide to the new morality of personal money management" (Los Angeles Times(on the first edition))

In an age of great economic uncertainty when everyone is concerned about money and how they spend what they have, this new edition of the bestselling Your Money or Your Life is an essential read. With updated resources, an easy-to-use index, and anecdotes and examples particularly relevant today-it tells you how to:

? get out of debt and develop savings
? reorder material priorities and live well for less
? resolve inner conflicts between values and lifestyle
? save the planet while saving money
? and much more

In Your Money or Your Life, Vicki Robin shows readers how to gain control of their money and finally begin to make a life, rather than just make a living.


  

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Review: Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence

User Review  - Alexandra - Goodreads

Clearly a practical book, with a lot of tips and rules. The arguments for them seem sound and I'm willing to start doing the steps from the book. We'll see what happens! :D Overall, the book was easy to read, with a lot of snippets from real stories, and a message I can relate to. Read full review

Review: Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence: Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

User Review  - Carl Klutzke - Goodreads

Probably everyone should read this book. Retirement has nothing to do with age and everything to do with financial independence. In our culture we tend to think retirement just happens automatically ... Read full review

Contents

Making Peace with the Past
Being in the PresentTracking Your Life Energy
Monthly Tabulation
Three Questions That Will Transform Your Life
Making Life Energy Visible
Valuing Your Life EnergyMinimizing Spending
Valuing Your Life EnergyMaximizing Income
Capital and the Crossover Point
Capital and the Crossover Point
Managing Your Finances
PRIMARY SUPPORT MATERIALSFORYOUR MONEY OR YOUR LIFE
PHILOSOPHY REAL LIFE EXPERIENCESENOUGH SIMPLE LIVING AND VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY
INNER SIMPLICITYREVERENCE AND SPIRITUALITY
SUSTAINABILITY
INTRODUCTION
PROLOGUE MANAGING YOUR LIFE AS AN INTEGRATED WHOLE

Managing Your Finances
Making Peace with the Past
Being in the PresentTracking Your Life Energy
Where Is It All Going? The Monthly Tabulation
Making Life Energy Visible
Valuing Your Life EnergyMinimizing Spending
CHAPTER 2 MONEY AINT WHAT IT USED TO BEAND NEVER WAS
CHAPTER 4 HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH? THE NATURE OF FULFILLMENT
VALUING LIFE ENERGYWORK AND INCOME
THE POT OF GOLD AT THE END OF THE WALL CHART
CHAPTER 9 NOW THAT YOUVE GOT IT WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH IT?
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About the author (2008)

Vicki Robin is a renowned innovator, writer, and speaker. In addition to coauthoring the bestselling "Your Money or Your Life", Vicki has been at the forefront of the sustainable living movement. She lives on Whidbey Island in Washington.

Joe Dominguez was born in Spanish Harlem, trained as a mechanical engineer at the City College of New York, and worked for ten years on Wall Street as a financial analyst. He retired at age 30 in 1969, and dedicated the rest of his life to humanitarian service. He is the author, with Vicki Robin, of the national bestseller Your Money or Your Life.

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