Cold Hard Truth On Men, Women, and Money
50 Common Money Mistakes and How to Fix Them
DON’T SPEND TOO MUCH. MOSTLY SAVE. ALWAYS INVEST.
This is simple advice, but it’s often the simple advice that’s easy to swallow and hard to follow. Kevin O’Leary understands that getting a handle on your personal finances can be challenging at any age. Whether you’re a parent struggling to explain savings to your children, a student contemplating a big loan to pay for school, a newly engaged couple considering joint bank accounts, or a baby boomer entering retirement, Kevin offers solid, practical advice to help you make and keep more money.
As a lead shark on ABC’s Shark Tank, Kevin’s success with money management and in business is legendary. But he’s made mistakes along the way, too, and he’s written this book so others can benefit from his experiences and learn how to avoid debt, how to save money, and how to invest for a brighter future.
Each chapter is geared to a specific age or stage in life and looks closely at your relationship with money and how simple changes in thinking and decision-making can result in more cold hard cash in your wallet or bank account. You’ll find real-life examples of common money mistakes and strategies for avoiding them, “Cold Hard Truth” quizzes and charts aimed at boosting your financial wisdom, and tips and tricks for making more money and growing it faster to achieve financial freedom.
Read an Excerpt
In the same way that our relationship to food is shaped by lessons learned during childhood, so, too, is our relationship with money. It is often our parents, for better or for worse, who teach us our first money lessons. My mother, Georgette, was a master with money. She was born in Montreal to parents of Lebanese descent. And while she didn’t have a fancy business degree, she was thrust into the family clothing business at... see more