Thursday, May 10, 2012
“By my mid-20s, I had amassed more consumer debt than I was comfortable with and my credit was less than great,” Keehn told me in an interview last week. “I vowed to clean up both. And today, I appreciate being intelligently frugal.”
Keehn shares her simple strategies for success in her latest book on personal finance, The Money Book for everyone else. It’s a simple, engaging read filled with real-life stories that covers all of the basics Canadians need to know about credit, debt and investing.
The book provides much-needed advice. It points out that today, “Canadians are saddled with over 1.4 trillion dollars in consumer debt and less that 75% have three months’ savings in an emergency account.”
But the book is also filled with nuggets of valuable information that even the most financially astute may be unaware of, such as:
Catch the full article here: http://brighterlife.ca/2012/05/09/five-smart-money-tips-you-may-not-know/