In The True Cost of Happiness, financial journalist Stacey Tisdale and financial expert Paula Boyer Kennedy offer unique Life Planning techniques that allow you to successfully plan your financial future and take complete control of your finances. Following a "Life Planning" approach that focuses on the individual rather than the portfolio, the authors offer proven strategies to help you choose from a variety of financial options that fit your specific situations. By sharing these strategies, Tisdale and Kennedy help you uncover the real story behind your own financial choices, and show you how to use that information to create a plan that aligns finances and priorities, and makes your goals a reality. Filled with real-life examples and detailed financial planning solutions, The True Cost of Happiness shows you how to make the most informed decisions possible when dealing with challenging money-related decisions.
"Financial ignorance is NOT bliss, it is a disaster. This book is the ultimate wake-up call to passionately invest in what you love, which is having blissful control over your own destiny!"
-- Janet Hanson, founder, 85 Broads, Chairman, Milestone Capital Mgmt.
"Money is where the 'soft' sciences of psychology and soul meet the hard rubber of reality like paying the bills and planning for the future. In The True Cost of Happiness, Stacey Tisdale and Paula Boyer Kennedy help you better understand your relationship with money and design your money life to serve your deeper dreams, purposes, and goals."
-- Vicki Robin, coauthor, Your Money or Your Life, and cofounder, Conversation Cafes