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Quick Steps to Financial Stability by Gail Liberman, Alan Lavine

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Chapter 1. Examining Your Financial Condition

IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Analyze your net worth

  • Get your income and expenses on paper

  • Psych yourself up

  • Mobilize family and friends!

  • Free up cash

You go to a doctor for routine checkups, right? Now it’s time for routine and (we hope) soon-to-be periodic examinations of your finances. The great news: Unlike when you go to a doctor, there’s no charge for these exams. Consider this book your only copayment.

What? You’re experiencing horrible, gut-wrenching financial pain? The credit card bills are showing no mercy? The mortgage is getting tougher to pay? The price of gas is spiraling? Mother Nature has dealt you some tough blows? Unfortunately, the pharmaceutical companies haven’t yet developed a pill for all these ...

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