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Psych Yourself Rich: Get the Mindset and Discipline You Need to Build Your Financial Lifeby Farnoosh Torabi
Synopses & Reviews
“ In this marvelous ‘journey within,’ and with elegance, wit, and concrete specificity, Farnoosh Torabi helps individuals focus on the psychological and behavioral elements that are critical to financial and investment success.”
--David M. Darst, CFA, Chief Investment Strategist, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and author of The Little Book That Saves Your Assets and The Art of Asset Allocation
“Farnoosh really gets it. Her insights are amazingly practical, thoughtful, and sophisticated; a very rare combination when it comes to personal finance experts. Psych Yourself Rich achieves a lofty goal: explaining a complex problem within practical everyday terms--without pulling any punches. Her advice is always actionable, and her deep commitment to really helping young people through tough financial problems comes across loud and clear. I would love to see more experts follow Farnoosh’s lead.”
--Ian Cohen, CEO and President, Credit.com
“As the crisis shifts from the fi nancial to economic to social sphere, empowerment and awareness are the greatest allies of the individual investor. Farnoosh paints an enlightened path on our journey to better tomorrows.”
--Todd Harrison, Founder and CEO, Minyanville Media, Inc.
“Get ready to shift to entrepreneurial thinking and reap the rewards in your career and financial life. Farnoosh Torabi prepares you for the changing landscape of work and gives you a blueprint for success.”
--Fabio Rosati, CEO, Elance.com
In Psych Yourself Rich, TV’s newest personal finance star shows how to develop the mindset, discipline, and habits to grow wealth and achieve your goals on your own terms--without fear, anxiety, misery, or too much sacrifice. Farnoosh Torabi combines the latest approaches in behavioral psychology with a disciplined attitude to help you psych yourself
into a place of financial well being. You’ll learn how to build a healthy view of money, investing, wealth, and aspirations...get beyond “lend-and-spend” to a deeper, more holistic view of money...discover why “he who dies with the most stuff” doesn’t win.
Then, you’ll map out a personal plan based on what you really care about in life--and learn how to get in gear, move forward, and transform your plans and dreams into reality.
TV's newest personal finance star shows readers how to develop the mindset, discipline, and spirit to grow wealth on their own terms--without fear or anxiety.
In Psych Yourself Rich, TV’s newest personal finance star shows how to develop the mindset, discipline, and spirit you need to build a strong financial foundation so you can grow wealth on your own terms, without fear, anxiety, misery, boredom, or even advanced math!¿ Farnoosh Torabi (as seen on NBC’s Today Show, Yahoo! Finance, and SoapNet’s Bank of Mom & Dad) combines the latest behavioral psychology with real attitude, without lectures! Psych Yourself Rich shows young professionals how to build a healthy view of money, investing, wealth, and aspirations. Torabi discusses how to get beyond "lend-and-spend" to a deeper, more holistic view of money, how to map out a plan of action that matches your needs and goals, and how to put that plan into action! You’ll learn how to stop agonizing and start organizing; become your own biggest "money advocate;" assert yourself to stop getting ripped off by financial institutions; make your money count; build momentum; embrace an entrepreneurial spirit; and get where you want to go, while others spend decades running in place.
As seen on NBCTODAY Show, MSNBC Dayside with Chris Jansing, Live! With Regis and Kelly and in US News and World Report and the Chicago Tribune.
Named one of Library Journal’s Best Business Books of 2010.
TV’s newest personal finance star shows how to develop the mindset, discipline, and spirit to grow wealth on your own terms–without fear or anxiety, Farnoosh Torabi combines behavioral psychology with real attitude! Build a healthier relationship with money…map a plan based on what you care about…transform dreams into reality.
About the Author
Farnoosh Torabi is one of the nation's newest and most fascinating personal finance experts. The New York Times calls her advice "perfectly practical."
A nationally recognized author, her first book, You're So Money: Live Rich Even When You're Not, is an acclaimed tell-all for young adults searching for financial independence. Farnoosh's work has been featured in Money, Entrepreneur, Glamour, Marie Claire, and many other national magazines. She is the money coach for Credit.com, financial expert for LearnVest.com, and contributor at MoneyWatch.com.
Recently Farnoosh starred in Bank of Mom & Dad, a reality series on SOAPnet, where she coached young women struggling with debt. Farnoosh has made numerous appearances on such national programs as The Today Show, Good Morning America, Larry King, and The View. She was formerly the senior financial correspondent and host of Wall Street Confidential with Jim Cramer for TheStreet.com TV.
Learn more about Farnoosh and her advice at PsychYourselfRich.com.
Table of Contents
PART I Draft Your Financial Blueprint
Chapter 1 Personalize Rich 19
Chapter 2 Establish Goals 29
Chapter 3 Craft Your Money Philosophy 45
Chapter 4 Embrace Your Relationship with Money 57
PART II Psych It Up
Chapter 5 Organize. Don’t Agonize 83
Chapter 6 Be Your Biggest Advocate 101
Chapter 7 Make Your Money Count 117
Chapter 8 Think Five Years Ahead 141
PART III Raise the Bar
Chapter 9 Break From the Norm 159
Chapter 10 Embrace the Entrepreneurial Spirit 169
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