“On My Own Two Feet is a must read for everyone. This book actually makes personal finance interesting. You will read it cover to cover. Go get a copy and get copies for the people you care about. Taking care of your money is important, and the earlier you start, the better.” —Tim Westergren, Founder, Pandora
Whether you've been living paycheck to paycheck or are saving for a down payment on your first home, this updated edition of the bestselling On My Own Two Feet will help you grasp the basic principles of money management. Written by Harvard Business School graduates and leading investment experts Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar, this finance guide provides you with all the information you need to know to keep your everyday spending in check, save for big-ticket items or emergencies, and create a secure retirement plan. Thakor and Kedar's time-tested strategies have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and are now adapted for your specific needs, such as paying off your student loans or budgeting for your future wedding, so that you'll never be short-changed by credit card companies or banks again.
With the valuable advice and concepts highlighted by On My Own Two Feet, you will achieve your life goals—and finally free yourself from financial stress.
Sharon Kedar, MBA, CFA, is cofounder of Northpond Ventures, a leading science, medical, and technology-driven venture capital firm. Her financial literacy advocacy work has been featured nationally, including in Business Insider, which listed On My Own Two Feet as one of the best personal finance books for women in 2021.