If you're like most people, you want to get your financial life in order but don't know where to begin. Since its first publication in 1996, Get a Financial Life has helped thousands of people get out of debt, start saving, and begin investing. This updated edition -- expanded for the Internet age -- includes the latest information on how to:
Use the Web to find the best auto loans, mortgages, and credit cards
Invest in the stock market wisely and painlessly
Refinance your high-rate debt -- and avoid hidden fees and traps
Take advantage of the latest tax breaks -- including deductions for student loans
Build a serious nest egg with long-term savings plans like the new Roth IRAs
You will also find classic, easy-to-understand advice on money basics -- everything from 401(k)s to car leases, from credit reports to life insurance, from buying the right mutual funds to buying a home of your own. Whether you earn $20,000 or $200,000, Get a Financial Life will help you navigate the new world of personal finance.