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The Modern Rules of Personal Finance for Professionals

The Modern Rules of Personal Finance for Professionals
Product Code: 1620307
Publication Date: February 2008
ISBN: 978-1-59031-923-9
Page Count: 120
Trim Size: 5 x 7
Topics: Career Development, Financial Management, Law Practice Management, Management / Organizational Skills, Reference
Format: Book - 1620307
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About the Book

Money impacts every corner of our lives and dictates the way we live today and how we'll be able to live tomorrow. Take charge of your finances with this valuable resource in the American Bar Association's Modern Rules Series. With this book Susan Berson has written an informative resource on personal finance for lawyers, and other professionals in every field.

Now more than ever, lawyers and other successful young professionals can benefit from the timely information found in this book. While they may be saddled with student loans, they are also experiencing significant income for the first time in their career. These readers will learn how to better understand their money, and how to make it work for them. Written by noted tax litigator, Susan A. Berson, this indispensable book will help any professional become a better steward of his or her own money, today and into the future.

Topics include debt/student loans; saving; investing; philanthropy; real estate; preparing for a drop in income to change paths; and much, much more.

Susan A. Berson, a former senior trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, is a partner with The Banking & Tax Law Group LLP based in the Kansas City area. Ms. Berson has litigated tax cases before judges and juries in numerous federal district and bankruptcy courts. The recipient of an Outstanding Attorney Award from the Justice Department, and voted Best of the Bar by her peers, she has also written and lectured at seminars about litigating cases against the government.
What Others Are Saying

"I wish I had had this info 15 years ago...This is an amazing tool. Really well drafted, really vital information.....some sobering, some common sense, some just really good planning ideas. I'm going to order a copy for each of the firm's first year associates... It's really excellent."
Valerie Fitch, Director of Professional Development

"A compelling financial road map for today's professionals. (This) book offers many golden nuggets of oft overlooked financial information and is truly a handy resource to keep one on track for a bright financial future."
--Carol Rowan Frank, Former Deputy Treasurer of the United States

"An outstanding resource, not only for professionals who have just graduated from school, but for everyone. Ms. Berson has written a lucid, well-organized guidebook on navigating the pitfalls of student loan debt, obtaining an affordable mortgage, safeguarding against disasters and investing. The book is chock-full of very helpful information and useful tips. It should be required reading for everyone in his/her 20's."
--Stephen F. Ornstein, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

"Susan Berson has written a concise and informative book that covers everything a young professional needs to know in order to build a strong financial future."
--Robert Spinna, Vice President, Merrill Lynch Mortgage Lending