Adult Books

13 Things Rich People Won't Tell You
250+ Tried-and-True Secrets to Building Your Fortune by Saving and Spending Smarter

By Jennifer Merritt with Roe D’Angelo

Subject: Reference
hardcover | 304 pages | 6 5/8 x 9 1/4 x 1
US$19.99 | CAN$21.99
Publication Date: 2013-09-12
ISBN: 9781621451020
EBOOK: 9781621451037

Bankers, money managers, fast-trackers, and the ultra-rich themselves spill valuable insider secrets on how to spend your money wisely—and when not to spend it at all.

We talked to everyday and not-so-everyday rich folks, and to the experts who helped make them rich, to learn their secrets on what to save for, how much to save—and where to stash cash so that it grows. This book will enlighten you, horrify you, and give you a whole new perspective on when to spend and when to stash it deep in your pockets.

Inside you’ll discover:

  • Tricks to grow your money wisely.
  • Smart ways to increase your home’s value; advice on first and second mortgages; buying and selling your home.
  • How to build a budget that lets you “live rich” while saving.
  • Out-of-the-box thinking about the value of private versus public universities; 529 plans; loans, scholarships, and financial aid.
  • How the rich really want to spend their golden years, and the clever ways they ensure retirement dreams.

With this handy companion, you’ll have all the savvy, patience, and smarts you’ll ever need to get ahead—and stay there.