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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (57 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jane Bryant Quinn Narrator: Jane Bryant Quinn Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2006 ISBN: 9780743555678
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Are you too busy to pay much attention to your money?

Do you worry that maybe you haven't been doing the right things? This audiobook is for you, from Jane Bryant Quinn, the most trusted voice in personal finance today. Her classic bestseller, Making the Most of Your Money, guided a generation toward smart and sensible financial choices. Here she offers money management the No Worry way, choosing from the best financial ideas and products available today to give you all you need to create a successful and long-lasting financial plan.

To start with, she tells you to forget all the complicated stuff the financial industry sells. You don't need it, it costs too much, and some of it is downright bad. It's designed to make the banks, brokers, and insurance companies rich, not you.

The best ideas are simple, low in cost, and easy to use. They're also sophisticated and smart. These strategies are followed by some of the most successful planners and money managers around today, yet they're something everyone can understand. They'll give you what you need from your money -- regular savings, financial security, long-term investment growth, personal control, and best of all, peace of mind. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “No one is smarter about money—or easier to read or clearer or more conscientious—than Jane Bryant Quinn.”

    Andrew Tobias, New York Times bestselling author of The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need

  • “A practical tour de force from the maven of money. This is simply the best handbook for managing personal finances that I have ever seen. It belongs on every bookshelf—or best yet, on every desk near every checkbook or computer.”

    Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School, author of World Class

  • “The class book for practical financial advice—encyclopedic in scope and written with clarity and style.”

    Burton G. Malkiel, author of A Random Walk down Wall Street

  • “Not every financial writer is blessed with Quinn’s charm—a blend of Pollyanna and Mary Poppins with a snappy wit thrown in--and her sensible approach to streamlining one’s financial life make this a stellar entry in the genre…Quinn’s anecdotes about her own monetary struggles add credibility to her advice and uphold her well-deserved reputation as a source of sound financial guidance.”

    Publishers Weekly, starred review

  • “No newcomer to the personal financial world, Quinn is best at conveying the simple rules of success—under many different guises…Here the emphasis is on streamlining financial plans and actions in today's no-time-for--anything environment.”

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  • “Quinn here targets those too busy or too disinterested to devote much time to their financial affairs…Quinn focuses on providing clear definitions and a “no worry” system…The book includes numerous examples, helpful sidebars, easy formulas for buying insurance, and an appendix about making a ballpark estimate of your retirement needs…Recommended for all public libraries.”

    Library Journal

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Asriel | 3/5/2013

    " A must-read for anyone looking to set their financial house in order. Quinn details everything from how to set up automatic bill payments to wills and living wills to retirement savings. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lychee | 2/19/2013

    " I finally have a financial plan thanks to this book (on cd)! I've listened to three or four books about financial management and this one reinforced what I learned from the others, helped me choose between competing adivce, plus put it all together. Now I have to enact my plan. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lucy | 10/4/2012

    " very helpful for people who want to build up our financial health. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carmen | 8/19/2012

    " I read this for the advice on how to save for kids college and invest for retirement. Solid, straight forward advice and detailed when I wanted it to be. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Javier | 7/21/2012

    " I'm not that busy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tara | 11/19/2011

    " This book has a lot of clear, simple financial and organizational advice that I still refer to today, several years after first reading it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tara | 2/5/2011

    " This book has a lot of clear, simple financial and organizational advice that I still refer to today, several years after first reading it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lucy | 1/2/2011

    " very helpful for people who want to build up our financial health. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nick | 12/7/2010

    " Great book to help you get your finances in order. Helped me understand complex financial items by breaking them down to easy points. Used it to buy our house with a great 30 year fixed rate loan. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carmen | 4/9/2008

    " I read this for the advice on how to save for kids college and invest for retirement. Solid, straight forward advice and detailed when I wanted it to be. "

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About the Author
Jane Bryant Quinn is a leading commentator on personal finance. She is author of the bestselling Making the Most of Your Money NOW, Smart and Simple Financial Strategies for Busy People, and Everyone's Money Book. Quinn has written for Newsweek, The Washington Post, Bloomberg.com, Woman’s Day, and Good Housekeeping. An Emmy Award winner, Quinn has appeared on PBS and CBS News. Her personal finance column currently appears in the AARP Bulletin. She lives in New York City and blogs at JaneBryantQuinn.com.