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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Easy Money by Gail Vaz-Oxlade. In an honest, practical style, this book shows how to make your money work for you. Budgeting, saving, and getting debt paid off are explained in an easy to eaasy way. Unknown Binding86 pages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
To ask other readers questions about Easy Moneyplease sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Jun 01, Amanda rated it really liked it Shelves: Mohey the most interesting book for those who have read many before including her other onesbut for the target audience people who are either ESL or have never read a PG bookit’s a nice start.
I would encourage chasing it with Debt-Free Forever. A very short, but very useful book about how to budget and how to manage your money. Many of these lessons I had already learned some the hard waybut i love Vaz-Oxlade’s approach to money. Very simple, and very seamless. If everyone thought about money the way she did Encouraged me to pick up her retirement savings book which I am now reading. Jan 14, Ashley rated it it was amazing Shelves: I like Gail’s straight-forward, no-nonsense approach to money.
It’s a really great starter read for anyone looking to work on improving their financial situation at home. Sep 19, Ruth rated it liked it Shelves: By no means exhaustive, the book is more of a crash course to help people understand the basics of budgeting oxalde saving without getting overwhelmed.
Sep 13, Aditi rated it really liked it. I thought this was a good book overall, especially for Canadians. I like her clear and concise writing style. This is a starter book that teaches you how to create a budget gxil strategies to stick to that budget. One of the more surprising things Gail says that I haven’t seen other personal finance writers mention is “if you have budgeted and still don’t have enough for you basic needs – make more money” paraphrased. I thought that was kind of bold and perhaps necessary to say.
Feb 27, Kristal rated it it was amazing Shelves: I read this in one sitting.
Now that I’m married and no longer living with my parents I really want to get a handle on budgeting. This book was straight common sense, most of what I already knew but a great reminder and encouragement. One of the most helpful tips was the 5 reasons why budgets don’t work: Yet, those cost hundreds of dollars and need to be included.
Either way, I feel like I’m much better equipped and ready to seriously do some budgeting: Feb 11, Rachel Nazareth rated it liked it Shelves: A great book for those getting introduced to budgeting and the pros and cons of credit cards. If I’d read this book 8 years ago I would have saved myself thousands of dollars eassy a lot of stress over finances.
Such is life, sometimes we learn the hard way. I suggest any person in their late teens to early 20’s to read this book. Its a straightforward read I read it first in 1 hour while my little baby was sleeping and now I’m re-reading it to makes changes to my own budget.
Now I’m moving on t A great book for those getting introduced to budgeting and the pros and cons of credit cards.
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Now I’m moving on to Gail’s more indepth book. Jan 08, Marissa rated it liked it.
If you’ve never done budgeting or if you’re in debt, this is a great starter book. It’s extremely basic and an easy read. If what you’re looking for is in depth information about investing or saving, this book is far too simplistic for those needs.
I’d give this book to a graduating student that may have little to no experience with financial management. Apr 02, Terri rated it really liked it. VERY quick read but super educational. She gets straight to the point and gives you frank, honest and easy to understand advice on how to manage your personal finances. I love her tell it like it is style and the easy to understand terminology.
Now all I need to do is start taking her advice lol! Oct 21, pianogal rated it liked it Shelves: This is an excellent place – to start. Not comprehensive, but still helpful. Give yourself an hour to peruse this one.
Feb 09, Dee rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book was incredibly easy to understand with great advice to start turning esay finances around immediately. It eaasy you a lot to think about, a lot to work with, and some insight into other ideas you may want to incorporate once you’ve got the basics down and your finances in control.
Aug 25, Laura rated it it was ok Shelves: This book was a great overview on money management, but it did not really supply me with anything I hadn’t heard of before. Nov 21, Kim rated it liked it Shelves: This was a fast book to read that nicely reinforced the basics of money management. Sep 07, Trish rated it really liked it Shelves: Gail made everything clear and simple. Sep 21, Amy rated it liked it Shelves: If you’ve read her other books like I haveyou won’t learn anything new.
If you’re a budget beginner, I’d highly recommend this as a primer. Aug 05, Andrew rated it really liked it Oxlxde Mostly how to handle your personal financial situation and how to avoid bad debt but living within your means.
Feb 09, Oxade Lee eaasy it really liked it. A very easy read, even if you hate reading, about money management. It has Gail’s no-nonsense approach to handling money. Jun 19, beentsy rated it really liked it.
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Good, basic starter book for getting your financial poop in a group. I will be able to save more money. Nov 01, Melanie rated it liked it. Longer version is better. Sep 01, Janelle rated it it was amazing. Gail is my hero! Lynn rated it really liked it Jan 10, Maplelittle rated it really liked it May 21, Feb 06, Hayden added it.
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