The second edition of Financially Speaking: The Best Improvement Starts With Self Improvement, by Michael “Bart” Mathews, starts your personal financial literacy education journey. His goal is to assist you with Creating Your Own Economic Stimulus Plan by starting you down the path of one day becoming Financially Fit for Life. Throughout this book, Michael shares his personal financial shortcomings and the steps he and his wife took to get their financial house in order. By writing it from a personal perspective, Michael hopes that others may see themselves in some of his past financial setbacks and be more compelled to use some of the tips, suggestions and resources provided within this book.
Michael covers a number of key topics (e.g. debt, credit, taxes, health, etc.) that should help you to take a more holistic view of your personal finances because any one of them can negatively impact your overall financial situation. Regardless if you are single, married, divorced, young just starting out, currently in college or retired, this book can help prevent you from making some costly financial mistakes. Michael also includes his own poems throughout this book to provide inspiration and motivation along your journey of self-education and self-improvement.
Examples of topics within this book:
Learn how to reduce and eliminate your debts and expenses using the Debt Elimination Rollover Payment Plan
Learn how to balance your checkbook
Learn how to create a plan to easily record and track your spending
Learn how to create an income and expense statement and calculate your net worth
Learn how to stop living paycheck to paycheck
And many more……
This book is a must read!