ISBN 978-1-57023-310-4 (13-digit); 1-57023-310-1 (10-digit)
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By Ronald L. Krannich, Ph.D., and Trudy S. Woodring
Freedom can be costly if not managed well. In fact, no one is truly free until they get their financial house in order and stay out of debt for good!
Not surprisingly, re-entering society poses numerous financial challenges, from paying for housing, food, transportation, and health care to finding a job, establishing credit, and paying off debts.
Indeed, much of re-entry success depends on one's ability to manage money:
- how best to handle a paycheck
- open a bank account
- use credit cards and ATMs
- finance a car
- rent an apartment
- buy a home
- avoid addictions
- save for a rainy day and retirement
But how well prepared are newly freed individuals to make smart money decisions on their own, especially if they have long been under the control of others and lack basic resources and financial skills?
Primarily designed for ex-offenders re-entering society with few supports, lifelines, and skills, this handy pocket guide is jam-packed with essential tips, checklists, examples, exercises, and recommended resources for becoming more financially savvy.
It offers numerous tips on how to best:
- set goals
- plan and budget
- bank and save
- borrow and invest
- handle credit cards
- get insurance
- buy a car
- find assistance
- rent an apartment
- save on taxes
- start a business
- and much more
Seasoned career and life skills experts specializing on re-entry success, the authors show how to quickly get ahead of the financial game with sound advice that will help individuals and their families throughout their lives.
Discover how to best survive and thrive in an economy that rewards those who have the necessary money smarts to stay out of debt and save for better days ahead. In the end, such personal finance skills are essential for staying out for good...and becoming truly free!
64 pages. 3 7/8" x 4 7/8". 2010. $2.95. SPECIALS:
10 copies for $23.60; 25 copies for $51.63; 50 copies for $88.50; 100 copies for $147.50; 500 copies for $663.75; 1,000 copies for $1,180.00; 5,000 copies for $5,162.50; 10,000 copies for $10,325.00; 25,000 copies for $22,125.00; 50,000 copies for $36,875.00; 100,000 copies for $59,000.00.
THE AUTHORS: Ron Krannich
is one of America's leading career and travel writers who has authored more than 80 books. Trudy S. Woodring is an U.S. Air Force military spouse who has experienced the many challenges of being married to the military both at home and abroad.
See also these related pocket guides of interest to ex-offenders:
The Re-Entry Employment and Life Skills Pocket Guide
The Quick Job Finding Pocket Guide