If you've read the book The Millionaire Next Door, you probably know who the late Thomas J. Stanley is. Stanley is a former marketing professor at the University of Georgia who has made a career out of studying America's wealthy. Unlike a lot of the guru's out there, Stanley bases his observations on solid survey data, so I trust what he has to say. Specifically, in his book, … [Read more...] about Bad Grades a Barrier to Wealth? Think Again.
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It’s a no-brainer that some degree of education is necessary to get ahead these days, so I’m including a list of my top personal finance books worth reading. The list only has 5, but all of them can help you transform your relationship with money. … [Read more...] about Top Personal Finance Books Worth Reading
Last month, we wrote about Eric Tyson's simple tips for improving your personal finance. Today, I wanted to follow up with a few more useful suggestions by Tyson. The idea here is to give you some basic personal finance principles that you can apply to your own wealth. … [Read more...] about More Solid Advice From Eric Tyson
Good morning Dinks. Have you ever spent money and then felt totally ripped off? I know I have. I absolutely hate wasting money from ordering a meal that doesn’t taste good to buying an outfit and seeing it go on sale a week later. Financial author and columnist Ellen Roseman feels the same way. I recently had the pleasure of meeting Roseman and I have to say her new book … [Read more...] about Fight Back: Book review and giveaway
Good morning Dinks. Today I am excited to tell you a little bit about my friend Jeff Rose and his newest venture. You may know Jeff from his personal finance blog Good Financial Cents or you may know him from his work at The Debt Movement. And now you’ll know him from his new book Soldier of Finance. Enlist in a financial boot camp Do your finances need a good kick in … [Read more...] about Jeff Rose gets personal in Soldier of Finance
Good morning Dinks. Today we have some very exciting news. Today we are giving away 2 amazing books for dummies. No we aren’t calling you dumb, but we do want to help you invest better and grow your business or your blog through social media marketing. Many bloggers want to grow their blogs to be the best that they can be and that means reaching new audiences. But how can … [Read more...] about You would be a dummie not to enter our book giveaway
Good Morning Dinks. If you are like me (in your early 30s) you may have between 25 and 30 years left to work before you retire; but that doesn’t mean you can’t start planning for retirement right now. We work for our entire lives in order to be able to afford the things that we want to buy; we also work to save our money in order to eventually stop working one day when we … [Read more...] about How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?
Folks, We haven't done any book reviews in a while. While I was browsing around at the Books-A-Million at DuPont Circle last Thursday, I picked up a copy of Personal Investing: The Missing Manual by Biafore, Buttell and Fabbri. I was hunting for a good basic primer on personal finance and wasn't disappointed. The book is a breezy 226 pages and has loads of solid advice … [Read more...] about Book Review: Personal Investing – The Missing Manual
Good Morning DINKS. It’s time for another great book giveaway from Dinks Finance! Thanks to our good friends at TLC Book Tours we are giving away a copy of the book “The Hour Between Dog and Wolf” by John Coates. One lucky reader will win a copy of this book which discusses the physical reactions and physical effects that our biological composition has on our decisions … [Read more...] about The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Book Review and Giveaway