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Author: Kristin Wong Narrator: Kristin Wong Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2018 ISBN: 9781549167942
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Learn how to live the life you want, not just the life you can afford!

Managing your money is like going to the dentist or standing in line at the DMV. Nobody wants to do it, but at some point, it’s inevitable: you need to clean your teeth, renew your license, and manage your personal finances like a grown-up. Whether you’re struggling to pay off student loan debt, ready to stop living paycheck to paycheck, or have finally accepted that your Beanie Baby collection will never pay off, tackling your finances may seem immensely intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. By approaching personal finance as a game—something that requires you to set clear goals, as well as face challenges you must “beat”—personal finance can not only be easy to understand, but it can also be fun!

In Get Money, personal finance expert Kristin Wong shows you the exact steps to getting more money in your pocket without letting it rule your life. Through a series of challenges designed to boost your personal finance IQ, interviews with other leading financial experts, and exercises tailored to help you achieve even your biggest goals, you’ll learn valuable skills such as:

  • Building a budget that (gasp) actually works
  • Super-charging a debt payoff plan
  • How to strategically hack your credit score
  • Negotiating like a shark (or at least a piranha)
  • Side-hustling to speed up your money goals
  • Starting a lazy investment portfolio … and many more!

Simply put, with this gamified guide to personal finance, you’ll no longer stress about understanding how your finances work—you’ll finally “get” money.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Wong…has done the impossible: she has made learning about money fun! The book offers a series of challenges designed to boost your personal finance I. Q. and help to gamify money management. When you approach your finances as a game, it becomes easier and more enjoyable. With a wry, humorous tone, and plenty of personal anecdotes that reveal the author’s own financial struggles, reading Get Money feels like chatting with a good friend.”


  • “Well written in a tone that alternates between serious and humorous, Wong’s timely, concise, and practical introduction is a quick and leisurely guide to modern financial literacy.”


  • “Wong speaks eloquently about how intricately a person’s financial and emotional life are interconnected; the emotions involved, and not just the finances, must be managed in order to make any progress…[She] shines in her encouraging direction to figure out financial priorities to accomplish personal goals.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Not only is Get Money packed with valuable information on how to improve your finances, but it makes it easy for readers to take action.”

    David Carlson, author of Hustle Away Debt

  • A Forbes Magazine Pick of 7 Personal Finance Books

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About the Author

Kristin Wong regularly writes about personal finance, career, and human behavior for Lifehacker, the New York Times, and New York Magazine. She has also written about the economy for NBC News, and her work has been featured in Business Insider, Forbes, and MSN Money. She has produced online videos about Millennials and money for companies like Fidelity and She has also won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, LA Web Fest, and the Worldfest International Film Festival.