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Don't Get Caught with Your Skirt Down: A Practical Girl's Recession Guide

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The economy is falling apart...but that doesn't mean you have to

We're in the midst of some of the toughest times we've ever seen. But don't panic — with some solid guidance, you can weather this recession and come out on top. Jill Keto, a self-made entrepreneur and mother of two, gives you the real scoop on personal finance, the markets, and how to spend and save wisely the way only a girlfriend can, in a down-to-earth and straightforward manner we haven't heard from any of the experts.

You'll learn:

  • Where the economy is headed and what that means for you
  • How to create backup income
  • How to deal with your big fat mortgage
  • How to keep your job
  • Where to save your money
  • How to haggle like a pro
  • How to cut your food bill in half
  • How to have no car payment
  • How to look gorgeous without spending a fortune
  • And much more

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Offering fearless, funny, and practical solutions to surviving and even profiting from the recession, this financial guide for women explains where the economy is headed, the advantage of self-sufficiency, how to create a back-up income, and more.

Synopsis:

andlt;Bandgt;A straightforward, no-nonsense, practical, woman-to-woman guide to understanding the economy and personal finance, navigating the sea of confusing investment options and cutting back on spending during this difficult, belt-tightening recession.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Weand#8217;re in the midst of some of the toughest times weand#8217;ve ever seen. But itand#8217;s not time to panicand#8212;with some solid guidance and financial savvy, you can weather this recession and come out on top. Jill Ketoand#8212;a selfmade entrepreneur and mother of twoand#8212;gives you the real scoop on personal finance, the markets, and how to spend and save wisely the way only a girlfriend can, in a down-toearth and straightforward manner we havenand#8217;t heard from any of the experts. Youand#8217;ll learn:andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Where the economy is headed and what that means for youandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to create backup incomeandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Essential skills to help you thriveandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to deal with your big fat mortgageandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to keep your jobandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to get what you need, cheaplyandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Where to save your money so it doesnand#8217;t vaporizeandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to haggle like a proandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to cut your food bill in halfandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to have no car paymentandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to look gorgeous without spending a fortuneandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; And much more!

About the Author

Jill Keto has been an entrepreneur since the age of 19.andnbsp; A lifelong crusader of a and#8220;Practical Chicand#8221; lifestyle, artist and jewelry designer, her work has been featured in MAXIM, VH1, and other media.andnbsp; She is a stiletto-wearing do-it-yourself zealot (from car repair to pedicures), degreed mechanical engineer, mother of two, organic mini-farmer and jazz musician.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;Dan Keto is a graduate of Harvard Business School OPM and the United States Naval Academy, Practical Economic Theory guru and business owner who resides with his family in the Seattle area.andnbsp; He is a marathon-running, nature-loving economics geek, speaking his off hours either devouring financial news, or speaking at universities, Fortune 500 companies, and non-profits.

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sadiellen, January 29, 2009 (view all comments by sadiellen)
This is a book for our times. Sometimes I laughed and sometimes it was like a light bulb going off in my head. These tips will save you money and even help you get a little ahead.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781439145869
Author:
Jill Keto and Daniel Keto
Publisher:
Atria Books
With:
Keto, Daniel
Author:
Keto, Daniel
Author:
Keto, Jill
Subject:
Personal Finance - General
Subject:
Personal Finance - Investing
Subject:
Personal Finance - Money Management
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Finance, personal
Subject:
Investments
Subject:
Business - Personal Finance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10 bandamp;w charts thru-out
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.31 in 8.085 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Offering fearless, funny, and practical solutions to surviving and even profiting from the recession, this financial guide for women explains where the economy is headed, the advantage of self-sufficiency, how to create a back-up income, and more.
"Synopsis" by , andlt;Bandgt;A straightforward, no-nonsense, practical, woman-to-woman guide to understanding the economy and personal finance, navigating the sea of confusing investment options and cutting back on spending during this difficult, belt-tightening recession.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Weand#8217;re in the midst of some of the toughest times weand#8217;ve ever seen. But itand#8217;s not time to panicand#8212;with some solid guidance and financial savvy, you can weather this recession and come out on top. Jill Ketoand#8212;a selfmade entrepreneur and mother of twoand#8212;gives you the real scoop on personal finance, the markets, and how to spend and save wisely the way only a girlfriend can, in a down-toearth and straightforward manner we havenand#8217;t heard from any of the experts. Youand#8217;ll learn:andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Where the economy is headed and what that means for youandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to create backup incomeandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Essential skills to help you thriveandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to deal with your big fat mortgageandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to keep your jobandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to get what you need, cheaplyandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Where to save your money so it doesnand#8217;t vaporizeandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to haggle like a proandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to cut your food bill in halfandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to have no car paymentandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; How to look gorgeous without spending a fortuneandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; And much more!
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