Right on the Money! by Chris Farrell
Taking Control of Your Personal Finances

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People want to know more about money--their own money. As a new century dawns, with countless new ways to manage money and spend it, Chris Farrell provides what is most needed: reliable and up-to-the-minute information on personal finance.

In the tradition of the great "how-to" series on public television, Right on the Money offers a practical, hands-on approach to making savvy financial decisions. In each chapter, finance expert Chris Farrell visits an individual or family facing a financial crossroads in their lives and, aided by a team of street-smart experts, helps them take control of their finances. From setting up a budget to saving for retirement, Right on the Money not only gives readers the knowledge and tools they need, but also shows how to make informed decisions among the options at hand. Subjects discussed include balancing love and money, investment, the stock market, dealing with credit card debt, buying a car, buying a home, creating a household budget, and paying for college. Informative and fun, with a "roll-up-your-sleeves-and-solve-the-problem" attitude, Right on the Money is destined to become a new classic of personal finance.
 

About Chris Farrell

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CHRIS FARRELL is economics editor for "Marketplace Money", a weekly one-hour personal finance show syndicated nationally on public radio by American Public Media. He is economics correspondent for two other American Public Media programs, the business program "Marketplace" and the documentary unit American Radio Works. He is contributing economics editor at "Business Week" magazine. Farrell is the author of two books: "Right on the Money: Taking Control of Your Personal Finances" and "Deflation: What Happens When Prices Fall". He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
 
Published February 4, 2009 by Villard. 300 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Farrell, host of the PBS radio show Sound Money and a contributing editor to Business Week, offers a nonthreatening, easily digestible approach to personal finance that is solid if not unique. Writing

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