Your Money: The Missing Manual

Errata for Your Money: The Missing Manual

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Other Digital Version
000
MissingManuals webpage

http://missingmanuals.com/cds/yourmoneymm/ Chapter 4's title should be "Defeating Debt" not "Defeating Death"

Note from the Author or Editor:
This is for the Missing CD page, and not the book itself.

Anonymous  Mar 28, 2010  Jan 25, 2013
Other Digital Version
000
http://missingmanuals.com/cds/yourmoneymm/

On the Missing CD-ROM, the link to the FiveCentNickel article about non-laddered CDs is broken. Here's the correct link: http://www.fivecentnickel.com/2008/11/03/buying-non-laddered-cds-with-your-emergency-fund/

Anonymous  Mar 29, 2010  Jan 25, 2013
Other Digital Version
00
Under section for Chapter 2, Tools and Resources

On the Missing CD-ROM, the link to the GetRichSlowly article about "My Sister's Keeper" is broken. The problem is the apostrophe in the link. It should be encoded to prevent problems. Here's the correct link: http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2009/06/24/my-sister%E2%80%99s-keeper-sharing-financial-goals-with-an-accountability-partner/

Note from the Author or Editor:
this link works fine on modern browsers, but can feasibly cause problems on older browsers; encoded URL provided will be inserted

Anonymous  Oct 20, 2010  Jan 25, 2013
Printed
Page 70
2nd paragraph

The phone number for National Foundation for Credit Counseling should be1-800-338-2227.

Dawn  Jun 07, 2010  Jan 25, 2013
Printed
Page 79
Your Money and Your Life box; 1st paragraph

Title of book mentioned should be The Complete Tightwad Gazette, not The Complete Tightward Gazette.

None  Mar 11, 2010  May 01, 2010
Printed
Page 133
Bulleted list, 3rd item

The website for Citibank should be www.citibank.com not www.capitalone.com

None  Mar 11, 2010  May 01, 2010
Printed
Page 263
The first bulleted list

The Scott Burns couch potato listed here is the original version. The newer version which has been around since at least 2007 is 1/2 VTSMX and 1/2 VIPSX.

Note from the Author or Editor:
There *is* a newer version of the portfolio. On page 263, under THE COUCH-POTATO PORTFOLIO, the two bullet points should be: * 50% Vanguard Inflation-Protected Securities (VIPSX) * 50% Vanguard Total Stock Market Index (VTSMX)

Anonymous  Mar 28, 2010  May 01, 2010