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Let’s Get Real About Money!: Profit from the Habits of the Best Personal Finance Managers by Eric Tyson

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Chapter 19. Hiring Financial Help

 

“Finding the occasional straw of truth awash in an ocean of confusion and bamboozle requires intelligence, vigilance, dedication and courage. But, if we don’t practice these tough habits of thought, we cannot hope to solve the truly serious problems that face us—and we risk becoming a nation of suckers, up for grabs by the next charlatan who comes along.”

 
 --Carl Sagan in “The Fine Art of Baloney Detection”

Making the best personal financial decisions requires knowledge, research, and good judgment. Don’t expect perfection—you can do just about everything right, but things may not work the way you hoped for reasons beyond your control. That doesn’t mean, however, that you should not bother working to maximize ...

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