Financial Planning

Books on the topic

The Latte Factor by David Bach
- Helpful to change your thinking about saving for long term goals and finding it in my budget.

Tax-Free Retirement by Patrick Kelly
The Retirement Miracle by Patrick Kelly
- These are both a little more advanced but talk about ways to save for retirement without taking on the risk of the stock market.

The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
- "How-to" book on getting out of debt and handling money. Lots of real-life stories intermixed to show that this stuff actually can work.

Dave Ramsey's Complete Guide to Money by Dave Ramsey
- This is the "textbook" that goes along with Financial Peace University.

Money, Purpose, Joy: The Proven Path to Uncommon Financial Success by Matt Bell
- Been a while since I read this, but it remains on my shelf. I remember this being very practical and helps identify and address your attitudes towards money.

Miserly Moms by Jonni McCoy
- A great book on everyday spending, budgeting, and saving for the everyday mom.


Websites on the topic - lots of stories, advice, links to materials/budgets, his radio show, and ways to sign up for his Financial Peace University 9-week class. - link to a few free budget forms that people can print out and use.