Accessible financial guidance for turbulent economic times With the stock market in a tailspin, real estate market continuing to drop, and the economy in recession, it's important to understand how you can get through these difficult times. Whether you're twenty-six or sixty-two, you still need to live and provide for your future. That's why you need Survive the Slump. As the personal finance columnist for the Wall Street Journal Online, author Brett Arends has become an authority for individuals who need to know how to best position themselves and their money. Now, with his new book, Arends has crafted a financial plan that anyone can put to work immediately. From protecting what you have to rebuilding what you've lost, Survive the Slump provides just the guidance needed.*
Outlines effective strategies for spending smarter, saving more, and making sure that your money grows reasonably* Contains straightforward advice that highlights immediate savings opportunities* Provides a timely financial action plan from a trusted Wall Street Journal columnist Written with every investor in mind, Survive the Slump will help you make smarter investment decisions and put you in a better position to survive and thrive under any economic condition.
Brett Arends is an award-winning financial journalist and the personal finance columnist for the Wall Street Journal Online . He has appeared on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, CNN, the Michael Smerconish radio show, and a variety of other national and local broadcasts. Arends also writes for MarketWatch. Before joining the Wall Street Journal in 2007, he wrote for TheStreet.com. Arends has a professional background and qualifications in finance, and is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC(r)) and an Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS). He began his career as an analyst at McKinsey & Co., the international strategic consultancy. He was educated at Cambridge and Oxford Universities.