Bobbi Rebell, award-winning TV anchor and personal finance columnist at Thomson Reuters, taps into her exclusive network of business leaders to share with you stories of the financial lessons they learned early in their lives that helped them become successful. She then uses these stories as jumping off points to offer specific, actionable advice on how you can become a financial grownup just like them.
Financial role models such as author Tony Robbins, entrepreneur Ivanka Trump, Shark Tank's Kevin O’Leary, Mad Money's Jim Cramer, designer Cynthia Rowley, Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren, Zillow's CEO Spencer Rascoff, PwC's CEO Bob Moritz, and 20 others share their stories with you. The book walks you through some of the biggest money decisions you'll make regarding real estate, investing, debt management, careers, friends and money, family finances, and even health and wellness.
You're guided by proven examples and given the information you need to make choices that are right for you. How to Be a Financial Grownup will especially appeal to you if you're interested in new ideas to better manage your finances, especially if you're going through life changes where you have to pay more attention to your financial well-being.
What the critics say
"This collection of celebrity anecdotes – sometimes funny, sometimes scandalous – makes personal finance approachable and easily understandable. There's a lesson for everyone, whether you make $25,000 or $250,000." (Andy Serwer, editor in chief, Yahoo Finance, and former managing editor, Fortune Magazine)
"Sure it is fun to play all day, but I think Peter Pan never wanted to grow up for another very good reason: there are no credit cards, mortgages, health insurance, or student loans in Neverland. In the real world, however, everyone struggles with these and other financial challenges. How to Be a Financial Grownup is the perfect personal finance storybook – with engaging money tales from real, successful people along with actionable advice. Follow their words of wisdom if you want a happy ending, folks!" (Lauren Young, money editor, Thomson Reuters; former personal business editor, BusinessWeek; and senior writer, SmartMoney Magazine)
"Whether you’re a new grad just embarking on your financial life or a not-so-new one who simply never got your act together, Bobbi Rebell has amassed a list of to-dos that can get you on the right track without being overwhelming. Plus, it’s a fun read." (Jean Chatzky, financial editor, NBC Today, and host, HerMoney)