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The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner's Guide to Getting Good with Money (Paperback)

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A perfect gift for your millennial daughter, sister, or best friend! Financial independence is a non-negotiable act of self-love. TFD began as a website by a woman correcting past credit mistakes. Along with financial advice, Chelsea offers encouragement, insight from collaborators, and pivotal life skills like kitchen pantry basics and money negotiation for relationships.

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*Named a Refinery29 Best Book of 2018*

How to get good with money, even if you have no idea where to start.

The Financial Diet is the personal finance book for people who don't care about personal finance. Whether you're in need of an overspending detox, buried under student debt, or just trying to figure out how to live on an entry-level salary, The Financial Diet gives you tools to make a budget, understand investments, and deal with your credit. Chelsea Fagan has tapped a range of experts to help you make the best choices for you, but she also knows that being smarter with money isn't just about what you put in the bank. It's about everything--from the clothes you put in your closet, to your financial relationship habits, to the food you put in your kitchen (instead of ordering in again). So The Financial Diet gives you the tools to negotiate a raise and the perfect cocktail recipe to celebrate your new salary.

The Financial Diet will teach you:
- how to get good with money in a year.
- the ingredients everyone needs to have a budget-friendly kitchen.
- how to talk about awkward money stuff with your friends.
- the best way to make (and stick to ) a budget.
- how to take care of your house like a grown-up.
- what the hell it means to invest (and how you can do it).

About the Author


Chelsea Fagan is a writer and the cofounder of popular website and YouTube channel "The Financial Diet." After not graduating from college, she began her writing career at Thought Catalog, where she spent three years before starting The Financial Diet as a personal blog in August of 2014. In between, she's written for dozens of outlets, including The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, VICE, and Grantland, and published a first book, I'm Only Here for the WiFi.Lauren Ver Hage is an art director and the cofounder of The Financial Diet living and working in New York City. She graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey with a major in visual communication design, and from there worked as an art director at an advertising agency and a freelance designer for Nickelodeon, before moving on to cofound The Financial Diet.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781250176165
ISBN-10: 1250176166
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication Date: January 2nd, 2018
Pages: 208
Language: English

 

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