In a Money magazine article, credit counselors and finance experts endorsed these books that can help. Frugal readers can find them at their local library, through discount booksellers, even at Goodwill stores.
Happy Money: the Science of Happier Spending.
Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton.
Two professors use behavioral science to explain how money can buy happiness – just not in the way you might think.
Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom.
Written by a popular money coach, this guide helps people who are already in debt create a realistic plan for getting out.
Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter.
Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler
Even the smartest people do foolish things when it comes to money. This book helps us laugh at ourselves, while learning how to curb emotional spending habits that lead to debt trouble.
The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy.
Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko.
These real-life stories deliver an uplifting message: ordinary people can become millionaires, simply by applying good saving and spending habits throughout their lives.
The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated.
Helaine Olen and Richard Pollack
Money management for the rest of us, based on ten rules that fit on an index card. Filled with actionable advice for mastering personal finances.
Money Rules: The Simple Path to Lifelong Security.
Entertaining money advice to live by. An easy read and great reference, especially for those who are just starting out.
Martha C. White. “The 6 Best Books to Help You Get out of Debt, According to Experts.”
Money.com. April 4, 2018
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