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You're Broke Because You Want to Be: How to Stop Getting by and Start Getting Aheadby Larry Winget
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I wrote this book for the average person who has a job, makes a living and still canat seem to get ahead. I wrote it for the person who dreams of being rich but canat quite seem to turn his dreams into reality. I wrote this book for the person who is ready to turn his life around and finally have financial freedom. I wrote this book for the person who is covered in debt and canat seem to stop living paycheck to paycheck. I wrote this for the person who spends more than they make and canat figure out how to stop doing it.
If this describes you, you are not alone. Over 40% of families are feeling the pressure, spending more than they earn, and risking retiring financially dependent on the government, family, or charity. Larry Winget knowsaheas been where you are now. He grew up poor, then made and lost a fortune when a business in which head invested went bankrupt. But he worked his way back from rock-bottom to become a multi- millionaire.
Now he gets paid to help people in financial crisis on A&Eas reality series, Big Spender, On the show, he coaches people who have jobs, maybe even high-paying jobs, but are nevertheless in debt or living hand-to-mouth. His blunt take on their situations? Theyare broke because they want to be, They all say they want stability, savings, and financial freedom, but their actions too often contradict their words. Larry helps them to see the contradiction, get back on track, and out of debt, step-by-step. He can help you, too.
Whether your aim is to get out of debt, save for a house, or simply stop kidding yourself when it comes to savings (for retirement, for your kidsa college, whatever your goal) this book encouragesyou, through easy-to-complete worksheets and Larryas bullying yet wise counsel, to make it happen, Larryas motivating message: If you want to be rich, you can, But first, you have to stop being broke, and start getting ahead. And heall walk you through not only the necessary attitude adjustment, but the practical choices and actions that will get you there.
The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Its Called Work for a Reason!" and star of A&E's reality show "Big Spender" cleans up America's personal-finance crisis with this straight-talking approach to prosperity.
Now in paperback: The New York Times bestselling author and star of A&E?s reality series Big Spender, Larry Winget, cleans up America?s personal finance crisis
More than 40 percent of families today are feeling financial pressure: spending more than they earn, and worrying about retiring and being dependent on the government, family, or charity. Larry Winget knows. He grew up poor, then made and lost a fortune when a business in which he?d invested went bankrupt. But he worked his way back from rock bottom to become a multimillionaire.
In You?re Broke Because You Want to Be, Winget expands on the ideas that have made his popular television show Big Spender a hit and offers straightforward talk about coming to grips with your finances, such as:
· Feel bad. Have remorse. You need to feel deep emotion to take action. So start crying and take responsibility.
· Figure out who you owe and how much you owe. It?ll be a scary number to face, but you need to know where you are and what you have.
· ?People are stupid, lazy, or they don?t give a damn.? You already know you need to do something; Larry will help you finally do something.
· Are you more interested in looking cool and being cute or providing a financially secure future for your family? How you spend your money will tell you that. With a boot-camp regimen that is steeped in personal accountability, Winget cuts through the double-talk contained in most finance books and presents a simple, guided program that is sure to motivate anyone out of their money problems.
About the Author
Larry Winget, known as the“Pitbull of Personal Development®” is one of the countr‛s leading business speakers and a member of the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame. He is also the host of A&‛s reality series Big Spender and author of the New York Times bestseller I‛s Called Work for a Reason!
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