About The Book

Take control of your personal finances—one bite at a time!

Getting your financial house in order is a big job. At first, you might even feel like you’ve bitten off more than you can chew. But don’t give up! In How to Eat an Elephant, you’ll gain a vital understanding of important personal finance basics in just one day a month. Rather than tackle the beast in one bite, you’ll master it a little bit at a time. Supported by online resources, tools and reports, you’ll complete tasks and gain fundamental understanding in an orderly and effective way. With practical, easy-to-understand guidance, this book will show you how to reduce your debt, improve your understanding of personal finance basics, reduce stress and anxiety about your money and use powerful online tools to organize all your financial information.

  • Structured, non-intimidating approach to personal finance that can be mastered in four hours a month
  • Covers vital topics like budgeting, life insurance, investment products, retirement planning, wills and powers of attorney, among others
  • Written by Frank Wiginton, one of Canada’s best-known personal finance speakers and gurus

If it’s time to take charge of your financial life, look no further. How to Eat an Elephant offers real solutions that will save you time, money, and headaches.

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Have you ever felt intimidated or overwhelmed by your personal finances? Have you ever wanted to get on top of your financial affairs but always feel it is a huge task? Now you can break down your financial elephant into small, bite-sized pieces. By spending only four hours each month, you can get your personal finances in order and start enjoying a better quality of life. Supported by online resources and tools, you can complete each task set forth in the book easily and efficiently, printing summaries and reports as you go.

How to Eat an Elephant will help you to:

  • Put all of your financial affairs in order once and for all.
  • Reduce your stress and alleviate your anxiety about money.
  • Reduce your debts and save you hundreds of dollars in interest.
  • Increase your understanding and confidence about money.
  • Save hundreds of dollars in legal, advisory, and management fees.
  • Organize your financial information using simple and powerful online tools.

By dealing with your financial elephant “one bite at a time,” you will find the experience to be easy, educational, and empowering. With this book, your financial success begins today!


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