Financial Planning Resources

There are many financial planning resources spiced throughout Financial Planning Techniques.

This page is provided to collect the key resources so they are in one convenient place.



Website Resources

You Need a Budget
This is excellent software for taking control of your finances thru effective budgeting. It teaches how to get out of debt, save money and sleep better at night. The basics of finance are a critical starting point for your financial future. Having control of your finances promotes peace of mind.


Quicken
Quicken is another great piece of software to help you simplify, organize, invest, set goals and take overall control of your finances. Quicken helps you set up a realistic budget based on your past spending, and then helps you track your progress. Quicken has software for home and business.


Problem Solving Techniques
Critical Thinking, Problem solving and Decision Making Skills are needed to make sound financial decisions. The sister site: Problem Solving Techniques has been created to help you with these skills.


Books

The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness—Dave Ramsey
There are seven easily organized steps to lead people out of debt, into wealth and a total money makeover. It is designed for people regardless of age or income. It takes time and commitment, but is worth the effort.


The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom: Practical and Spiritual Steps So You Can Stop Worrying—Suzy Orman
Suzy Orman is a financial expert who provides basic ideas on how to make money work for you. This book is intended to teach about money as well as the philosophy needed to handle finances effectively.


Final Thoughts
These books and websites are excellent financial resources. Continue your education by visiting resources referenced within this material.

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