Clever Girl Finance

By Bola Sokunbi,

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Book description

Learn the basics of investing with this approachable guide to the world of finance

Clever Girl Finance: Learn How Investing Works, Grow Your Money is the leading guide for women who seek to learn the basic foundations of personal investing. In a no-nonsense and straightforward style, this book teaches readers:…

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3 authors picked Clever Girl Finance as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I have recommended Clever Girl Finance to several of my coaching clients, and every one of them has reported that they found it very helpful—perhaps because Sukunbi starts by inviting readers to let go of past mistakes. (Regret is a frequent companion of financial anxiety.) Sukunbi is a wonderful storyteller, and she does a great job of breaking down financial concepts to make them clearer and more accessible. The book helps readers master concepts that build upon each other, and as such it is especially useful for women who feel overwhelmed by the prospect of taking charge of their money. 

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Clever Girl Finance is an approachable and easy-to-follow guide on how to pay down your debt and build wealth. It’s a no shame and no-judgment zone, which I think is one of the most important criteria for a personal finance educator / personal finance book and shares from her own experience along the way.   

Grow Your Money is a must-read millennial investing book. The truth is that many women park their wealth in cash in the temporary lot waiting for the perfect investment but lose months, years, or decades paying the opportunity cost of missed investment compounding. As Ms. Sokunbi reminds us “It’s easy to overthink yourself into a standstill, fear the unknown, and let inertia stop you from doing anything at all. But, when you set the intent to succeed and start taking action, no matter how small at first, it’s just a matter of time before you start to reap the rewards.”…

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