"It's called Financial Literacy, but its really just Money Smarts. Going Broke is No Joke covers a wide swath of real life encounters with money; acquiring it, spending it, investing it , and keeping track of it. You don't have to be a financial genius to understand and benefit from this book; chapter by chapter it navigates the reader through practical aspects of wise money management and pitfalls to avoid. It even has balanced advice for parents whose kids are struggling with debt or to live within their means- the good news is that you can help without fostering unhealthy financial dependencies, or basement dwellers who never leave the nest. Treat yourself to a crisp, readable and very rewarding tour of the personal finances terrain by picking up and reading Patrician Davis's latest guide to smart money management"
It won't take you long to realize that Patricia Davis understands the challenges that are before the far majority of her readers. Even if you find yourself thumbing through the book, it immediately shows a powerful articulation of how simple, consistent actions can, in time, actually turn things around. Or, if you're being proactive, it helps you avoid money pitfalls in the first place. Patricia's tips are written in plain English; they are succinct (you'll appreciate that part!) and they are practical. She helps readers make sense of the maze they may be in and identify the pathway forward.
Learning to manage your money is often done the hard way--by making mistakes and trying to avoid making them again. In Going Broke is No Joke!, Patricia Davis has shared with us a lifetime of her experiences and extensive study to help us avoid making costly mistakes in the first place. People of all ages and economic positions will benefit from her advice.
This book is an honest, down-to-earth, quick read on a serious subject. This book has a wealth of simple and easy to understand tips to help you maneuver the mine fields of personal money management. Going Broke is No Joke! separates fact from fiction and gives guiding principles that will help you achieve financial security throughout adulthood and lasting into retirement. A small investment for financial piece of mind.
Patricia Davis provides practical financial advice for all ages. The book is written in such a way that regardless of your financial situation you are able to comprehend and implement the suggested tips. This is a book you will revisit regularly as your financial situation changes for better or worse.
Patricia Davis delivers easy to read, great financial advice in this book. There are great resources, and a guide on how to create a spending plan (Chapter 2). I have read Ms. Davis' other books as well, and highly recommend them.
This is a must read for all ages and income types. Everyone can find value in this well thought out, easy to read book. All parents should encourage their children to read this to help avoid the pitfalls that you may not necessarily learn about in school. Great book!!!!
Fantastic! Also used as a quick reference to answer questions as it has an index. Perfect stocking stuffer for young graduates or anyone who truly needs to fix their finances. Plain language easy to understand with examples and thorough explanations.
This book is a must read, especially for young couples. Its message goes beyond financial planning. It’s a guideline for building financial and marital stability through goal-setting, sharing and communication. A great wedding present!