Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence: Fully Revised and Updated for 2018 (Unabridged)
Brand new for 2018: A fully revised edition of one of the most influential books ever written on personal finance with more than a million copies sold
“The best book on money. Period.” –Grant Sabatier, founder of “Millennial Money,” on CNBC Make It
"This is a wonderful book. It can really change your life." -Oprah
For more than twenty-five years, Your Money or Your Life has been considered the go-to book for taking back your life by changing your relationship with money. Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin’s guidance. This fully revised and updated edition with a foreword by "the Frugal Guru" (New Yorker) Mr. Money Mustache is the ultimate makeover of this bestselling classic, ensuring that its time-tested wisdom applies to people of all ages and covers modern topics like investing in index funds, managing revenue streams like side hustles and freelancing, tracking your finances online, and having difficult conversations about money.
Whether you’re just beginning your financial life or heading towards retirement, this book will show you how to:
• Get out of debt and develop savings
• Save money through mindfulness and good habits, rather than strict budgeting
• Declutter your life and live well for less
• Invest your savings and begin creating wealth
• Save the planet while saving money
• …and so much more!
"The seminal guide to the new morality of personal money management." -Los Angeles Times
*Includes a Bonus PDF with charts and graphs
Appreciate the Focus on the Psychology of Consumerism
Pretty light on statistics related to impact of financial health on happiness. There’s much new research here that is ignored in the book. Would have also appreciated the author (publisher?) investing in a professional narrator. Ultimately, this is pretty basic personal finance fare. Almost all of the tips are easily located online across a variety of FI/RE blogs. I think it’s also important for authors of personal finance books to fully disclose how they achieved financial independence. If I recall, the author and her partner were lucky enough to have invested in the boom years of the bond market. So pretty niche path to FI, really, that was significantly dependent on right place right time. We won’t see those days again. Ever.
This book is to nit picky on how to save money on the dumbest things that. It gives advice to sell old curtains you aren’t using anymore.
Like wheres the real advice?
Climate change propaganda diatribe narrative against consumption as if our earth, technology, or solar system can’t handle it. I like the disciplined approach to spending though. All in all I consider this book to be less about really effective ways to increase wealth and more of a superficial fix on our lifestyles. I feel it fails to tackle the deeper reasons of increased debt, inflation, unemployment, and dissatisfaction in our society.