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Robinson

Manage Your Money Like a F*cking Grown-Up

Sam Beckbessinger
Authors:
Sam Beckbessinger

We never get an instruction manual about how money works. Most of what we learn about money comes from advertising or from other people who know as little as we do. No wonder we make such basic mistakes. No wonder we feel disempowered and scared. No wonder so many of us just decide to stick our heads in the damn sand and never deal with it. In Manage Your Money Like a F*cking Grown Up, Sam Beckbessinger tells it to you straight: how to take control of your money to take control of your life.In this clear and engaging basic guide to managing your finances, you will learn: - How to trick your dumb brain into saving more, without giving up fun- How to make a bona fide grownup budget- Why you need to forget what you've learned about credit- How to negotiate a raise- Why buying a house (probably) won't make you rich- The one super-simple investment you needWith heplful exercises, informative illustrations (also: kittens) and straightforward advice, this book doesn't shy away from the psychology of money, and is empowering, humorous and helpful. The book you wish you'd had at 25, but is never too late to read.

Life and Style

The Power of Presence

Joy Thomas Moore
Authors:
Joy Thomas Moore

As the mother Wes Moore, whose memoir about overcoming the obstacles that face a fatherless young black man was a huge bestseller, Joy is often asked: How did you do it? How do you balance parenting, work and self-care when you don't have a partner to pick up the slack? How do you connect with a child when you can't always be there? Joy's answer is "presence." We can't always be physically there for our children, but the power of presence can help us to be a voice in the back of their minds that guides them through difficult times. In MY PRIDE, MY JOY, Moore explores seven pillars of presence--heart, faith, mind, courage, financial freedom, values, and connectedness--that all parents can use to be positively influence their children. Using compelling stories from women who have been there and practical advice on everything from savings accounts to mindfulness, this book is a compassionate look at what it takes to raise great kids.

Little, Brown US

The Hellfire Club

Jake Tapper
Authors:
Jake Tapper

Charlie Marder is an unlikely Congressman. Thrust into office by his family ties after his predecessor died mysteriously, Charlie is struggling to navigate the dangerous waters of 1950s Washington, DC, alongside his young wife Margaret, a zoologist with ambitions of her own. Amid the swirl of glamorous and powerful political leaders and deal makers, a mysterious fatal car accident thrusts Charlie and Margaret into an underworld of backroom deals, secret societies, and a plot that could change the course of history. When Charlie discovers a conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of governance, he has to fight not only for his principles and his newfound political career...but for his life.

Center Street

The Capitalist Comeback

Andrew F. Puzder
Authors:
Andrew F. Puzder

CAPITALISM UNDER ATTACK explains the single biggest threat to the free enterprise system: the demonization of the profit motive. It demonstrates the urgent need to educate all Americans - but especially the next generation - about profit's vital role in our nation. CAPITALISM UNDER ATTACK traces how the path of human economic history has led to an era where making money, owning property, and trying to maximize profits are seen by a large segment of the world population as selfish and even anti-societal aims. Ironically, data shows these anti-capitalist sentiments are most prevalent - and spreading at troubling rates - in the societies that have benefited most from capitalism over the last century. Places like the United States and Western Europe are today proving remarkably susceptible to neo-Marxist and redistributive socialist ideology - among academics in America's premiere institutions, among historians, and among politicians who continually rail against corporate profits or the evil "One Percent." ANDY PUZDER reminds readers that the pursuit of profit was a lynchpin to America's success as a nation - and led to the creation of a middle class of shopkeepers, merchants, and entrepreneurs who could finally earn a living, succeed and fail, based on their own abilities. Puzder briefly traces the history of profit from ancient times, to its golden age after liberal philosophers like John Locke and Adam Smith defended the idea of individual rights and private property. He explains how their ideas reached their purest form in practice when they were given new life as the basis for the creation of the new United States of America. The world, led by that grand experiment in profit - the U.S. - has decided to reject and shame the idea of making money, and the consequences this shift could have in the future.

Da Capo Press

Gluten-Free on a Shoestring (2nd edition)

Nicole Hunn
Authors:
Nicole Hunn
FaithWords

Good Night, I Love You

Jene' Ray Barranco
Authors:
Jene' Ray Barranco

In the wake of her husband's sudden and unexpected death, Jene Barranco writes a stunning book of brutal honesty about overwhelming grief, grappling with being a single mother to three grieving teenagers, and how she overcame the deafening silence she felt at the center of her relationship with God. GOOD NIGHT, I LOVE YOU explores with raw and honest prose the author's journey as a widow and what she has learned about grief, marriage, parenting, faith, living life with purpose, and utter dependence on God. Here is a book that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child.

Seal Press

Not Buying It

Brett Graff
Authors:
Brett Graff

Parents will do just about anything to give their kids happy lives and successful futures. Unfortunately, the drive to give kids the best of everything leads to a financial strategy based in fear and competition, and results in millions of dollars worth of unnecessary purchases. Enough is enough.In Not Buying It, Brett Graff, the Home Economist," separates the truth about what parents need for their kids to succeed from the fiction perpetuated by ads, peer pressure, and internal fear. Graff shows how parents can save up to a million dollars by investing the money they would otherwise spend on overpriced and unnecessary purchases for their kids. Graff exposes the many ways that overspending can actually harm kids by encouraging narcissism and unhealthy habits. Her tips range from the everyday (understand when supposedly "organic" products aren't worth the extra dollars) to the long-term (consider investing in a smaller home for your family, which encourages intimacy and connection), making this a valuable manual for all stages of a parent's life.An essential book for new parents as well as parenting veterans, Not Buying It is the definitive guide for families who want to separate the truth about raising kids from the hype.

Twelve

The Time Of Our Lives

Peggy Noonan
Authors:
Peggy Noonan

Peggy Noonan is one of the most brilliant and influential political thinkers and writers of our time. The author of five bestselling books (What I Saw at the Revolution is now a classic), her column in The Wall Street Journal is a must-read for millions of Americans. Witty, incisive and always original, Peggy Noonan is a conservative intellectual with wide reaching appeal across the political spectrum. Now, for the first time, the best of Noonan's writing will be collected in one indispensable volume. With a special, original introduction, she chronicles her career in journalism, the Reagan White House, and the political arena. Annotated and analysed throughout, Peggy expands a lifetime of wonderful writing into an astute examination of American life.

PublicAffairs

Don't Wait for the Next War

Wesley K. Clark
Authors:
Wesley K. Clark
Poppy

Penny Chic

Shauna Miller
Authors:
Shauna Miller
Seal Press

Got Teens?

Jennifer Wider, MD, Logan Levkoff, PhD
Authors:
Jennifer Wider, MD, Logan Levkoff, PhD

We've been there. And as parents, we are right there with you.",Health and sexuality experts Logan Levkoff, Ph.D. and Jennifer Wider, MDIn Got Teens? , the Doctor Moms combine their medical and psychological knowledge with their own personal experiences to address the most cringeworthy and difficult questions that kids often ask their parents. From How old were you when you first had sex?" to What's wrong with sharing my password with a friend I trust?" and beyond, Levkoff and Wider will help you decode your teens' questions to figure out what they really want to know. Topics include body development, emotional changes, bullying, social media, substance abuse, and more,giving parents the confidence to tackle these subjects with authority and compassion.

Sphere

Apple of My Eye

Patrick Redmond
Authors:
Patrick Redmond
Back Bay

The Outpost

Jake Tapper
Authors:
Jake Tapper

At 5:58 AM on October 3rd, 2009, Combat Outpost Keating, located in frighteningly vulnerable terrain in Afghanistan just 14 miles from the Pakistani border, was viciously attacked. Though the 53 Americans there prevailed against nearly 400 Taliban fighters, their casualties made it the deadliest fight of the war for the U.S. that year. Four months after the battle, a Pentagon review revealed that there was no reason for the troops at Keating to have been there in the first place.In THE OUTPOST, Jake Tapper gives us the powerful saga of COP Keating, from its establishment to eventual destruction, introducing us to an unforgettable cast of soldiers and their families, and to a place and war that has remained profoundly distant to most Americans. A runaway bestseller, it makes a savage war real, and American courage manifest.

Running Press Adult

socialsklz :-) (Social Skills) for Success

Faye de Muyshondt
Authors:
Faye de Muyshondt

Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Recipient for Adult Books: Parenting - Contemporary Families. More and more studies attest to the same truths: the earlier children learn social skills, the better. Socially savvy kids score higher on achievement tests, and are overall more emotionally healthy. And who doesn't want that for their child? Public relations expert Faye de Muyshondt makes it easy and fun for parents to teach communication, poise, and self-respect to any child aged 7 to 12: no nagging required! Most children already know the basics: say please" and thank you" don't be gross at the dinner table shake hands with others,they're popular topics in other "manners" books. But there are so many other skills unique to citizens of the digital age" that your children need. socialsklz= Thoughtfulness, Internet savvy, Conversationsklz:-), Gratitude, Independence. This revolutionary book will help you teach those essential lessons and more, giving your child a leg up on a successful future.

Business Plus

Millionaire By Thirty

Douglas R. Andrew, Emron D. Andrew, Aaron R. Andrew
Authors:
Douglas R. Andrew, Emron D. Andrew, Aaron R. Andrew

There are approximately 100 million people in America between the ages of 16 and 30. This generation has just entered, or will soon be entering, the work force and they have no idea how to invest, save or handle their money. Young people today come out of school having had little or no formal education on the basics of money management. Many have large debts from student loans looming over their heads and many feel confused and powerless when their pricey educations don't translate into high paying jobs. They feel that their $30,000-$40,000 salary is too meager to bother with investing, and they constantly fear that there will be 'too much month left at the end of their money'. Douglas R. Andrew has shown the parents of this generation a different pathway to financial freedom. Now Doug and his sons, Emron and Aaron - both of whom are in their mid-20s - show the under-30 crowd how they can break from traditional 401k investment plans and instead can find a better way by investing in real estate, budgeting effectively, avoiding unnecessary taxes and using life insurance to create tax-free income.

How To Books

The Complete University Guide: Student Finance

Bernard Kingston, Nicola Chalton
Authors:
Bernard Kingston, Nicola Chalton

Your guide to loans, bursaries, grants, tuition fees and preparing your own budget.Find out exactly how much university will cost you and how you can fund your studies. Understand how tuition fees differ within England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Get a realistic picture of all your likely outgoings - accommodation, food, travel, study costs, insurance and socialising - and work out a budget you can keep to. Take advantage of the latest information on student loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships, employer sponsorship and other ways to boost your funds.. A unique list of bursaries and scholarships. Valuable survival tips and first-hand accounts from students. Practical advice on gap year, vacation and part-time term work

Catey Hill

Catey Hill is the deputy editor for Dow Jones' Moneyish and has written for The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, Forbes, SmartMoney, and more. She has appeared as a personal finance and consumer expert on The Today Show, CBS This Morning, FOX & Friends, and CNN. She has also been featured in numerous magazines, including People, The New York Times, Woman's Day and Cosmopolitan. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband, daughter and their cat, Mouse.

Sam Beckbessinger

Sam Beckbessinger is a writer and fintech entrepreneur who has spent most of the past ten years building tools to help people manage their money better. Sam also writes fiction and once high-fived Barack Obama (true story). She lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

Jake Tapper

CNN anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper joined the network in January 2013. The Lead with Jake Tapper, his one-hour weekday program, debuted in March 2013. Tapper was named host of the network's Sunday morning show, State of the Union, in June 2015. Tapper has been a widely respected reporter in the nation's capital for more than 14 years. His most recent book, The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, debuted in the top 10 on the New York Times bestseller list.

Bonnie St. John

Amputee/Olympian/Rhodes Scholar Bonnie St. John is a keynote speaker and leadership consultant who has guided individuals--from Fortune 500 C-Suites to start-up entrepreneurs--to their performance goals. Her broad media exposure includes People, Forbes, Essence,The NY Times, Today, CNN, CBS News, PBS, and NPR. NBC News called her, "One of the five most inspiring women in America."