Refinery29 Money Diaries: Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know About Your Finances... And Everyone Else's

Refinery29 Money Diaries: Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know About Your Finances... And Everyone Else's Review

Does it feel like you’re NEVER going to finish paying back your student loans?
Do you spend more on coffee per month than you put into your 401(k)?
Do you avoid looking at your bank balance because it’s easier to live in denial?
The first step to getting your financial life in order is tracking what you spend.

Money Diaries, the breakout series from Refinery29, offers readers a revealing and often surprising look at the personal finances of others: what they spend, how they save, and even the purchases they hide from their partners and friends. Featuring all-new Money Diaries, valuable advice on how to get rich (and afford life in the meantime) from a handpicked team of female financial advisers, and money challenges that will save you up to $500, Refinery29 Money Diaries will empower you to take immediate control of your own money, including:

• Why budgets are bulls&!t and what to do instead

• How to make repaying your loans as painless as possible

• How to start an emergency fund even if you’re living paycheck to paycheck

• How to effectively ask for a raise and make sure you’re being paid fairly

• How to have fun without going broke

• The joy of saving for future you

With a vision of what your dream bank account balance looks like, some expert advice to help you achieve it, and the support of a powerful community with the same goal, you’ll be a step closer to taking control of not just your wallet, but your life.

Title:Refinery29 Money Diaries: Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know About Your Finances... And Everyone Else's
Edition Language:English

    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Kimmie

    The money diaries themselves are interesting but the financial advice given is highly questionable. Of course finance is personal and everyone handles it differently, but I don't feel that this book r...

  • Kayo

    I'm a little older than your target reader, but I loved the book. I know it will be a huge help to any individual living and working today. Lots of great advice. While it had so much to take in, anyon...

  • Leilani

    It is undeniable that money has changed in the last few decades. Our salaries, our investments, our bank accounts all look different from the baby boomer generation. I think this book is a great read ...

  • Kathryn

    A fantastic and accessible approach to personal finance. This book isn't a silver bullet to understanding finances, but will do a good job at putting you on the right track without scaring the persona...

  • Diana

    2.5ish stars, I guess...I mean, it was fine. The "diary" parts were equal parts interesting and annoying. Like, it's interesting to see how other people spend the money they make, but I don't need to ...

  • Dillon

    I bought this book for a friend who just started working down their student debt. Typically for folks starting their personal finance journey I'd recommend I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi, ...

  • Sam Duffy

    Am I money savvy now?...

  • Laura

    This is my favorite column on Refinery29 (which you really should subscribe to, if you already don't), and I mainly picked it up for the columns. In between the columns, there are chapters of financia...

  • Kerry

    This book is written in a supportive, anecdotal style that I imagine would be appealing to those in their 20's and 30's. I am older, but found the advice generally to be sensible. Under the chapter su...

  • Rebecca Shook

    I just learned about the Money Diaries on Refinery29 and am slightly obsessed with them now and this book is a decent companion with follow-up and discussion on general personal finance. The book is f...