The national best selling book, Smart Couples Finish Rich, teaches couples of all ages how to work together on their finances as a team. Smart Couples Finish Rich has the same easy-to-read style and action-oriented format that made Smart Women Finish Rich a bestseller.
In this book, David teaches that couples that plan together financially stay together. Unfortunately, most couples spend more time planning vacations than planning their finances during their entire marriage. As a result, most couples end up with little or no savings, and many end up divorced due to the stress of financial burdens and debt. Having worked one-on-one with hundreds of couples as a financial advisor and having spoken to thousands in his seminars, David shares in this new book exactly what you can do to become a couple that truly lives a rich life. How and why couples who plan together financially stay together
The 9 Steps to creating a rich future for you and your partner
The 5 biggest myths about couples and money
How to talk about money without fighting
Why most couples argue over small things financially instead of planning big things
How to tap into your "values" as a couple and then plan your finances
Why goal setting doesn't work unless it's connected to your values
How to plan your dreams together as couple
How to fund for your dreams and build a dream basket
What it means to "Pay Yourself First"?. and how to do it
Why you must "Pay Yourself Forward"?and how to do it
How to invest in retirement accounts like 401(k) plans, IRA's, SEP IRA's
Advanced retirement strategies like Defined Benefit Plans
The biggest mistakes couples make with their retirement accounts
When to use a Roth IRA vs. a Regular IRA
Why active stock trading does not work
How to invest with as little as $25 a month
Over 100 of the best websites to help you live and finish rich
How to handle credit card debt?the 3 websites you must know about
How to check your financial advisors background?why you must do this
The Eight Golden Rules to hiring a financial advisor
How to grow your income by 10% in the next 9 weeks
The 10 biggest mistakes couples make financially
Why a 30 year mortgage is a complete rip off that will cost you $250,000 more than it should
How banks rip you off with low yielding checking accounts
Where to open a checking account that pays you 5%
The FinishRich Inventory Planner?: your tool to getting your money organized
The Purpose-Focused Financial Planner?: your tool to get your values, goals and plans down on paper
The Couples FinishRich Quiz: your tool to see how smart you are about money
The Where Does The Money Go Worksheet: your tool to see where you spend your money
And much, much more!
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On behalf of myself and my future wife I wanted to thank you for making my life Automatic! My father has been trying to teach me about money for years, but I always thought it was too complicated or that I didn't have the extra income to make a difference. Little did I know that it was so easy.
I was a quarter of the way through the book when I was so moved by the "How many hours per day do you work for YOURSELF?" formula that I literally got up, went to my computer, and cranked up my ... more
- Chris Kesler
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In Start Late, Finish Rich, David Bach takes the "Finish Rich" wisdom that has already helped millions of people and tailors it specifically to all of us who forgot to save, procrastinated, or got sidetracked by life's unexpected challenges.