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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (175 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Gardner, Tom Gardner Narrator: David Gardner, Tom Gardner Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2001 ISBN: 9780743549585
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The Completely Revised and Expanded Edition of the New York Times Bestseller That Focuses on Personal Finance for Every Budget -- and Every Stage of Life

Taking control of your personal finances is the first -- and most important -- step toward successful investing and a secure future. The Motley Fool You Have More Than You Think, now fully updated and expanded, provides guidance for anyone trying to balance lifestyle aspirations and financial realities. The latest edition of this Motley Fool bestseller covers topics such as:

  • Getting out of debt...and into the stock market
  • Turning your bank account into a moneymaker
  • Using Fool.com and the Internet to learn about all things financial -- from buying a home to getting the best deal on a car
  • Saving enough to send your children to the colleges of their dreams
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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Yoo-Kyeong | 12/16/2013

    " Great for financial dummies like myself. A suprisingly easy and fun book book to read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Saadiq Wolford | 8/16/2013

    " A very solid introduction to investing and personal finance management. After reading, I have a much greater understanding of my previous (and current) mistakes and what steps my wife and I need to take to build a secure financial future. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mark Woodbury | 6/25/2013

    " I thought this book gave simple ideas on how to do little things that allow you to hold onto your money. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Judith | 6/14/2013

    " Easy to read, gives some good advice without going into too much detail for those of us who don't want it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Brian | 1/28/2013

    " Good cheerleading, but if you buy an older version of this book, IGNORE the Foolish Four strategy! It's been proven unsound. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Janna | 11/24/2012

    " A book on personal finance that offers some practical advice. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rusty N | 10/16/2012

    " Great book. The style of writing is very exciting and fast paced. Yet somehow they teach you a lot. It really covers the foundations and principles behind good money management, making big purchases and the basics of investment. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Daniel | 5/29/2012

    " The numbers are all pretty dated and the concept are pretty basic but worth a look if you haven't read much on the topic (investing) before. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennie | 11/7/2011

    " I liked that this book is for people like me who know nothing about the stock market. It is a light-hearted approach that convinces you that you can understand investing. It did get a bit repetative though, but gives a lot of great pointers for beginners. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Loren | 9/14/2011

    " One of the best books out there for investing beginners...and these guys actually know how to write. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jill | 5/4/2011

    " I didn't read this, but my husband raved about it. Found it to be the most helpful book in terms of investing and stocks. Inspired him to take over our stocks and manage it himself. Highly reccomended. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mike Nilson | 2/21/2011

    " Gave some great pointers about the importance of watching your dollars instead of pinching pennies "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Phildiggety | 1/16/2011

    " Great insights into financial attitudes/tactics. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Claire Stewart | 1/5/2011

    " Anyone who wants to retire with an ample nest egg should read this book! With its help, I made a really informed decision about my 401K at work. No one I know in their early twenties.thirties is well enough informed about smart finance. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Brooke | 7/29/2010

    " Not very readable--Gave up 1/2 way thru. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Loren | 4/1/2010

    " One of the best books out there for investing beginners...and these guys actually know how to write. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rusty | 1/11/2010

    " Great book. The style of writing is very exciting and fast paced. Yet somehow they teach you a lot. It really covers the foundations and principles behind good money management, making big purchases and the basics of investment. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Austin | 10/24/2008

    " I really like these guys. They really know their stuff. If you want to put money into the market, read all of there books.

    Austin "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mark | 10/2/2008

    " I thought this book gave simple ideas on how to do little things that allow you to hold onto your money. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Brooke | 8/22/2008

    " Not very readable--Gave up 1/2 way thru. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennie | 8/20/2008

    " I liked that this book is for people like me who know nothing about the stock market. It is a light-hearted approach that convinces you that you can understand investing. It did get a bit repetative though, but gives a lot of great pointers for beginners. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jill | 7/29/2008

    " I didn't read this, but my husband raved about it. Found it to be the most helpful book in terms of investing and stocks. Inspired him to take over our stocks and manage it himself. Highly reccomended. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Janna | 7/2/2008

    " A book on personal finance that offers some practical advice. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mike | 2/28/2008

    " Gave some great pointers about the importance of watching your dollars instead of pinching pennies "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Judith | 1/20/2008

    " Easy to read, gives some good advice without going into too much detail for those of us who don't want it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Saadiq | 12/3/2007

    " A very solid introduction to investing and personal finance management. After reading, I have a much greater understanding of my previous (and current) mistakes and what steps my wife and I need to take to build a secure financial future.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Claire | 7/23/2007

    " Anyone who wants to retire with an ample nest egg should read this book! With its help, I made a really informed decision about my 401K at work. No one I know in their early twenties.thirties is well enough informed about smart finance. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Yoo-Kyeong | 3/10/2007

    " Great for financial dummies like myself. A suprisingly easy and fun book book to read. "

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About the Author

Brothers David Gardner and Tom Gardner cofounded The Motley Fool, a multimedia financial education company, in 1993. They have coauthored four New York Times bestsellers, including The Motley Fool Investment Guide, The Motley Fool You Have More Than You Think, and The Motley Fool’s Rule Breakers, Rule Makers. The Gardners also oversee the award-winning website Fool.com (with over 4.3 million unique visitors per month); a nationally syndicated newspaper column, carried by over 200 papers; and 10 monthly paid newsletters.

About the Narrator

Tom Gardner graduated from Brown University with a degree in English and decided to combine this experience with his formal financial training in order to cofound The Motley Fool, a multi-media financial education company, with his brother David. Since then, he has coauthored four New York Times bestsellers, including The Motley Fool Investment Guide and The Motley Fool’s Rule Breakers, Rule Makers, as well as hosting NPR’s Motley Fool Radio Show.