The Wealthy Barber

The Wealthy Barber

Everyone's Commonsense Guide to Becoming Financially Independent

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"Quite simply the best financial self-help book."
--Money Book Club, Book-of-the-Month Club

Even if you consider yourself a financial "basket case," Chilton explains how you can easily put an effective financial plan into action.

In this third edition of one of the biggest-selling financial-planning books ever, David Chilton simplifies the complex puzzles of personal finance and helps you achieve financial independence. With the help of his fictional barber, Roy, and a large dose of humor, Chilton shows you how to take control of your financial future--slowly, steadily, and with sure success. Chilton's plan (detailed in an entertaining story) is no get-rich-quick scheme, but it does make financial independence possible on nothing more than an average salary.

This third edition has been updated with assistance from the Arthur Andersen Corporation.
Publisher: Rocklin, Calif. :, Prima Publishing,, [1998]
Edition: Updated 3rd ed.
Copyright Date: ©1988
ISBN: 9780761513117
Branch Call Number: 332.024 Chi 1998
Characteristics: 211 pages
Additional Contributors: Arthur Andersen & Co


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Dec 21, 2010

Easy-to-read introduction to personal finance, but a bit out-of-date.

Feb 09, 2009

enjoyed the common-sense approach to building your own savings.

Aug 07, 2008

This is an entry level book on Financial Management in US. eg. 401ks, mortgage deductability, the renumeration received from the state and the US Social Security System. That beings said, the principles are still sound.

Nov 14, 2007

A classic, easy-to-read financial planning guide. Mainly American-oriented, but the basic lessons are applicable no matter where you live.

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