This informative guide gives people the fundamental knowledge they need to make smart decisions on family finances, investments, jobs and more. It addresses the most pressing questions of our time, helping readers raise their economic knowledge. It is currently a very popular topic. "Common Cents" gives average people the fundamental knowledge they need to make smart decisions on family finances, investments, jobs, even health care and outsourcing. It brings into focus the hot-button economic, social and political issues that dominate the front pages of newspapers - especially during these trying financial times. Instead of get-rich-quick schemes or insider stock tips, Dr. Nancy J. Kimelman addresses the most pressing questions of our time, helping readers raise their economic IQ so they can enjoy a more comfortable, assured and intelligent life.
Dr. Nancy J. Kimelman holds a PhD in Economics from Brown University and has worked in the financial industry for over 25 years. She has been widely quoted by newspapers internationally, including The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and The New York Times, and been a frequent quest on NPR, CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg TV.