In 2006, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the oldest of the baby boomers will begin to turn 60. That translates to approximately 13,000 people per day who will be celebrating this event in North America. A thoughtful, humorous, and sometimes provoking collection of essays written by people from all walks of life on the subject of turning 60.
In today’s daunting investment landscape, the need for Burton G. Malkiel’s reassuring, authoritative, and perennially best-selling guide to investing is stronger than ever. A Random Walk Down Wall Street has long been established as the first book to purchase when starting a portfolio.
From one of America's most respected authorities on wealth management, a refreshingly straightforward book that explains the 12 issues essential for expanding and protecting a person's net worth. "Affluent for Life" informs readers in simple terms how to increase wealth without taking on uncomfortable risk, how to preserve wealth for children and descendents, and how to give wealth wisely to charity and the estate at death.
Creatively illustrating today's most important lesson—that money can't buy happiness—this profound tale is your field guide for redefining success and creating true wealth in your life and in the lives of the people you love
Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending. In the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit.
When his sister tricks him into taking her guru on a trip to their childhood home, Otto Ringling, a confirmed skeptic, is not amused. But in an effort to westernize his passenger--and amuse himself--he decides to show the monk some "American fun" along the way. Otto is given the remarkable opportunity to see his world--and more important, his life--through someone else's eyes. Gradually, skepticism yields to amazement as he realizes that his companion might just be the real thing.
A how-to book for people who want to change the aging game. It is a practical book that provides a new way to think about and experience life after fifty. Changing Course demonstrates that people over fifty can redefine aging and retirement by building a different kind of portfolio, a Third Age Life Portfolio.
This book will help people live a happy and secure lifestyle while at the same time accumulating enough assets for a comfortable retirement. It tells us where to begin, what investment tools are available and how to predict the future of our money in a volatile economy.
If life is a journey--with detours, paths from which to choose, and myriad roadblocks to overcome--then Otto Ringling is most certainly on the journey of a lifetime. His first fifty or so years were pretty good. He felt he had it all, until one day he didn’t... This is the story of a journey through America, an amusing and enlightening road trip that becomes a lesson in love and gratitude.
A riveting, often laugh out loud humorous, non-fiction novel chronicling Jacqueline Marcell's trials, tribulations, and eventual success at managing the care of her aging parents. "Elder Rage" is also an extensive self-help book with creative solutions for effective management medically, behaviorally, socially, legally, financially, and emotionally of challenging elders who resist care.
Financial planner by day, yogi by dawn, Kessel offers holistic financial advice in this Buddhist-influenced debut promising both a better financial strategy and greater fulfillment and happiness.
A Fable that reveals what's important in life. Ken Blanchard, author of The One Minute Manager has written, "Living the Moment is about life's great questions and their meaning for each of us as we travel on our personal journeys. It also gives us the gift of the wonderful philosophy of life of Native North Americans." Lavishly illustrated, winner of an Alcuin Award for best designed fiction book.
This savvy guide gives you expert tips for tightening your belt and saving cash in every area of your life -- from your house and car to dining and entertaining to banking and managing debt. You get realistic solutions for making smarter choices and living well in this time of economic turmoil -- without extraordinary sacrifice!
Kirkus magazine called this novel which continues the journey of Otto and Rinpoche, "a beautifully written and compelling story about a man's search for meaning that earnestly and accessibly tackles some well-trodden but universal questions" and a "quiet meditation on life, death, darkness and spirituality, sprinkled with humor, tenderness and stunning landscapes."
Named the best personal finance book on the market by Consumers Union, Jane Bryant Quinn's bestseller Making the Most of Your Money has been completely revised and updated to provide a guide to financial recovery, independence, and success in the new economy.
A thoughtful, thorough workbook designed by a psychotherapist who has been leading seminars on the subject since 1982. After discussing money "types" (hoarders, bingers, spenders, monks) and current cultural realities, psychotherapist Mellan offers a particularly balanced study of the often-hostile male-female relationships in private money matters.
The authors share the stories of four widows of different ages and circumstances whose road to recovery illustrates how to best achieve emotional and financial well-being. They provide practical tools and knowledge for widows to move forward and emerge stronger.
Relying on stories from the author's life with Parkinson's disease, as well as from before disease onset, Rick Hermann writes outside the box, following his nose on the trail towards understanding his disease, not only the motor symptoms that affect one’s ability to move, but also the cognitive, behavioral, and psychiatric impacts.
In her New York Times bestseller, Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds, Dr. Kelly A. Turner, founder of the Radical Remission Project, uncovers nine factors that can lead to a spontaneous remission from cancer—even after conventional medicine has failed.
From a psychologist with twenty years of experience as a pet bereavement specialist, comes the first title to offer cognitive tools and exercises for validating and supporting the particular grief that results from the loss of a pet.
In this groundbreaking book, renowned Buddhist teacher George Kinder, a Harvard-trained certified financial planner, demonstrates how we can literally transform our lives emotionally and financially by achieving "money maturity"--a full understanding of the spiritual and psychological issues surrounding our money lives. Rick says: I have studied directly with George who transformed my life. His insights are simple, yet profound.
Bach provides couples with easy-to-use tools that cover everything from credit card management, to investment advice, to long-term care.
Bach’s nine-step program gives you tools for spending wisely, establishing security, and aligning money with your values.
In Lisa Genova’s extraordinary New York Times bestselling novel, an accomplished professor diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease learns that her worth is comprised of more than her ability to remember.
What is the difference between those who build on their financial gains and those who end up worse off than before? In this much-needed, one-of-a-kind book, top financial planner Susan Bradley gets to the heart of the matter by examining the emotional complexity of the windfall experience and how to manage it-and your newfound money-successfully.
Profound, compelling, and stunningly timely, this groundbreaking book of next-level thinking gives a clear way to finally tap the limitless value-creation promise of the “Knowledge Worker Age.”
In The Art of the Start, Guy Kawasaki brings two decades of experience as one of business’s most original and irreverent strategists to offer the essential guide for anyone starting anything.
Ebenezer Scrooge would seem an unlikely source from which to glean financial wisdom. However, Dickens' classic tale of how Scrooge left behind his miserly ways and transformed into a joyful, compassionate and generous man is a powerful model we all can benefit from today.
Not only accepting but celebrating getting old, this inspirational and illuminating work looks at the many facets of the aging process, from purposes and challenges to struggles and surprises. Rick says: recommended by a client, I've found tremendous life insights in this helpful book.
A psychotherapist, O’Neill has based her professional practice on understanding and treating the problems of those who have amassed great wealth, and her book is both a description of their lives and an analysis of and prescription for the problems they’ve had to face.
As stock prices and investor confidence have collapsed in the wake of Enron, WorldCom, and the dot-com crash, people want to know how this happened and how to make sense of the uncertain times to come.
Most people won't experience the same retirement that their parents did, nor do they necessarily want to. Page by page, top financial planner Mitch Anthony reveals how new opportunities will enable individuals to create tailor-made retirements. Rick says: I have studied directly with Mitch. He provides a fresh approach to looking at just what "retirement" means to you.
Countless readers have been helped by the famous “Babylonian parables,” hailed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth. In language as simple as that found in the Bible, these fascinating and informative stories set you on a sure path to prosperity and its accompanying joys.
What would you do to inherit a million dollars? Would you be willing to change your life? Jason Stevens is about to find out in Jim Stovall's The Ultimate Gift.
Achieving Olympic level performance in business & personal advancement.