A Girl's Best Friend is Her Money [Paperback]
The Motley Fool Women's Investment Guideby Jasmine Birtles and Jane Mack
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Description of A Girl's Best Friend is Her MoneyEver maxed your credit card because that nasty letter from the bank made you feel bad and shopping always makes you feel better?
Ever thought you'd leave all the financial decisions to your partner because you're bound to be together forever?
Ever thought how you'd cope if you lost your job/had a child/got divorced/retire?
- Women usually earn less than men
- Women usually give up their careers to care for children
- Women usually outlive their partners
- The divorce rate is running at 40% and rising
- Less than 40% of women have any sort of pension provision
- It is anticipated that in 20 years time more than half the adult population will be living alone
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A Girl's Best Friend is her Money is the new financial bible for all women - from teenagers to sixty-somethings. Forget waiting for that knight in shining armour to come galloping over the hill and whisk you off to his castle of fortune. While waiting you could be:
Getting out of debt
Buying your own home
Securing your own pension
Saving and investing - yes investing - for your future!
The first Motley Fool financial guide to be written by women, for women, A Girl's Best Friend is her Money is honest, direct and full of practical information on how to get yourself out of debt, stay there and build a solid financial future. Written with typical 'foolish' humour, straight-forward advice and using real-life case studies, this latest addition to the best-selling Motley Fool stable will help secure independence for every financially challenged woman.
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Contents of A Girl's Best Friend is Her Money1. The importance of being earnest
2. A formula for success
3. Get out of debt
4. Buying a home
5. Invest for your future
6. The taxman cometh
7. Ugh! Pensions
8. Two's company
10. Splitting up
11. Getting older