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List of Books and materials

Material and books related to improving your financial floor.

Books from the original Smart Investing course.

  • The Only Guide to a Winning investment Strategy You'll Ever Need
  • Financially Ever After: The Couple's Guide to Managing Money
  • Stocks for the Long Run
  • The Ultimate Cheapskate's Road Map to True Riches: A Practical (and Fun) Guide to Enjoying Life more by Spending Less
  • 1,000 Dollars and An Idea: Entrepreneur to Billionaire
  • Guide to Tough Times
  • The Cure for Money Madness
  • The Four Pillars of Investing
  • One Up on Wall Street                                                                  

Nolo Books: For those not acquainted with Nolo, they publish legal, financial and other informational guides. Very reputable company with good, easy to understand information.

  • IRAs, 401(k)s, & Other Retirement Plans: Taking Your Money Out
  • Social Security, medicare, & Government Pensions: Getting the Most Out of Your Retirement & Medical Benefits
  • Divorce After 50: Your Guide to the Unique legal and Financial Challenges


Wall Street Journal Publishing books:

  • The Guide to Starting Your Financial Life
  • Financial Guidebook for New Parents
  • The Intelligent Investor: The Definitive Book on Value Investing

From the "Everything" Series of books:

  • Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s Book


And these books from the popular "For Dummies" series:

  • Protecting Your Pension for dummies
  • Personal Finance for dummies
  • Investing for dummies


  • The Smartest 401(k) Book You'll Ever Read
  • Safe Money in Tough Times
  • The Warren Buffet Way
  • Learn to Earn: A Beginners' Guide to the Basics of Investing and Business



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