A Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance

A Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance

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Review A Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance



Beech combines personal experiences with practical advice in showing how to plan your money management. This book teaches how a personal financial plan can be achieved through understanding the core principles of finance. For one, Beech shows the reader how to allocate paycheck rightly, how to budget spending, and even how to reap benefits from a retirement account. 

She relates personal finance to everyday factors to ground the concept of daily life. This book will teach every woman the basic financial information she needs to create a solid financial plan.

The author discusses the fundamentals of personal finance to let the reader get a well-rounded comprehension of it. She uses everyday lives that most women experience and can relate to. It uses simple language in conveying the most significant aspects, which allows the reader to understand the concepts as she reads easily. Overall, the book is filled with information about finance as applied to daily life and gives the reader enough information and education about it to become fully capable of creating her financial plan.

About the Author

NANETTE JOELL (JOEY) BEECH earned a degree in business from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She has over twenty-five years of professional experience in personal finance. 

Table of Contents


Section 1: Money Isn’t Everything

Chapter 1: Why Money Matters

Chapter 2: What Money Is and What It Isn’t

Chapter 3: The Math is Simple!

Section 2: Keeping What You Earn

Chapter 4: Pay Yourself First

Chapter 5: Understanding Your Paycheck

Chapter 6: Credit – Know the Score

Chapter 7: Where to Keep Your Money

Chapter 8: Budget to Know Where You Are

Chapter 9: Shop Smart

Chapter 10: Assets versus Liabilities

Chapter 11: Big Buys

Chapter 12: Dealing with Debt

Chapter 13: Insure for a Good Night’s Sleep

Section 3: Make Your Money Grow

Chapter 14: The Magic of Saving and Investing

Chapter 15: Understand Your Retirement Accounts

Chapter 16: Investing Terms You Need to Know

Chapter 17: How Much Is Enough?

Chapter 18: Don’t Let Fear Sidetrack You

Chapter 19: What’s It To You?

Section 4: Tidbits and Resources

Chapter 20: Time is Money, Spend it Wisely

Chapter 21: Wisdom of the Ages

Chapter 22: Tools and Resources



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