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Zombie economics : a guide to personal finance

Author: Lisa Desjardins; Rick Emerson; Todd Werkhoven
Publisher: New York : Avery, 2011.
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"If financial guides leave you perplexed (or comatose), you should read Zombie Economics instead. It's compelling, it's straightforward, and it can change your life. Zombie Economics is for anyone in the midst of financial uncertainty, a place where carelessness and timidity will cost you. From the creeping spread of unpaid bills to the lumbering advance of creditors, Zombie Economics confronts the biggest threats  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Desjardins, Lisa.
Zombie economics.
New York : Avery, 2011
(DLC) 2010048096
(OCoLC)662405533
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Desjardins; Rick Emerson; Todd Werkhoven
ISBN: 9781101505571 1101505575 9781101514979 1101514973
OCLC Number: 773612206
Description: 1 online resource (285 pages)
Contents: Prologue. No one is coming to save you: an introduction to zombie economics. --
ch. 1. The zombie on the back porch: why opening that pile of bills will save your life --
ch. 2. Find all the weapons; block all the windows: know your true income ... and where it actually goes --
ch. 3. A basement full of ammo: save yourself by saving money --
ch. 4. Don't go in the graveyard: how and why to keep your job ... even if you hate it --
ch. 5. They'll eat the fat ones first: fitness as a financial asset --
ch. 6. Surviving the graveyard: making the best of our unemployment --
ch. 7. Shooting dad in the head: ending your relationships with the financially infected --
ch. 8. The trench: financial defenses that work whil you sleep --
ch. 9. With friends like these, who needs zombies? Avoiding scams, hucksters, and other financial predators --
ch. 10. Setting fire to the house: when you should (and shouldn't) declare bankruptcy --
ch. 11. Never give up, never give in: holding out for as long as it takes --
ch. 12. The famous final scene --
Epilogue. There is no cure: protecting yourself from future threats.
Responsibility: Lisa Desjardins and Rick Emerson ; additional material by Todd Werkhoven.

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