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Live debt free : how to quickly pay off your credit cards, personal loans, and mortgages-and build real wealth today!
Carroll, Ted, 1925-1998.
Personal Author:
revised and updated second edition.
Publication Information:
Avon, MA : Adams Media Corporation, [2004]

Physical Description:
xx, 124 pages ; 22 cm
First things first -- Do you run your life or do your creditors? -- The own-your-home sooner plan -- A buyer's guide to first-time homebuying -- Don't let this happen to you -- Credit cards and all that -- Cutting expenses-painlessly -- The road back -- Only fools retire-smart people restart! -- The beauty of the individual retirement account -- Give a little-gain a lot!
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HG179 .C335 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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This completely revised and updated edition also includes an appendix of living expenses in twenty selected U.S. cities. Consumers can take financial control away from their creditors and put it back into their own hands--and start living debt-free today!

Author Notes

Ted Carroll was a former prize-winning newspaper editor whose editorials have been widely reprinted in major newspapers, including the Christian Science Monitor, and in newsletters of Wall Street brokerage firms. His commentary on the economic scene spanned twenty-three years as editor of the Bradenton, Florida, Herald; editorial page editor of the Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Daily Times; and associate editor of the editorial page of the Jacksonville, Florida, Florida Times-Union

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. ix
Chapter 1 First Things Firstp. 1
Chapter 2 Do You Run Your Life or Do Your Creditors?p. 11
Chapter 3 The Own-Your-Home-Sooner Planp. 15
Chapter 4 A Buyer's Guide to First-Time Homebuyingp. 29
Chapter 5 You Gotta Have Wheelsp. 47
Chapter 6 Don't Let This Happen to Youp. 57
Chapter 7 Credit Cards and All Thatp. 67
Chapter 8 Cutting Expenses--Painlesslyp. 75
Chapter 9 The Road Backp. 81
Chapter 10 Only Fools Retire--Smart People Restart!p. 87
Chapter 11 The Beauty of the Individual Retirement Accountp. 93
Chapter 12 "Give a Little ... Gain a Lot!"p. 97
Appendix The Price Is Right ... Somewherep. 99
Indexp. 121
About the Authorp. 124