The Resource Ben Franklin's guide to wealth: : being a 21st century treatise on what it takes to live a thrifty life, Erin Barrett and Jack Mingo, (ebook)

Ben Franklin's guide to wealth: : being a 21st century treatise on what it takes to live a thrifty life, Erin Barrett and Jack Mingo, (ebook)

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Ben Franklin's guide to wealth: : being a 21st century treatise on what it takes to live a thrifty life
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Ben Franklin's guide to wealth:
Title remainder
being a 21st century treatise on what it takes to live a thrifty life
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Erin Barrett and Jack Mingo
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eng
Summary
Ben Franklin's Guide to Wealth is the modern version of the treatise The Way of Wealth by Richard Saunders, one of Ben Franklin's many pseudonyms. Franklin practiced what he preached in the treatise, and it made him rich enough to have a full life, travel extensively, and follow his intellectual musings, which in turn led him to become an accomplished scientist, inventor, political activist, diplomat, and writer. Franklin wasn't born rich. He built his legacy using his intelligence, curiosity, natural good sense, and proclivity for thrift and hard work. When he died, he left a fortune. Barrett and Mingo bring practicing what Franklin preached up to date for today's busy lifestyles. It's time to get back to financial basics. It's time to think about what "rich" really means. It might mean not hiring someone to do lawn work, saving some money, and sharing time spent together as a family. It's time to look for guidance from America's original financial guru, Ben Franklin. Ben Franklin's Guide to Wealth shows readers how to apply Franklin's financial wisdom to their own lives. Quotes from the original treatise such as "If you have something to do tomorrow, do it today" and "Leisure is time for doing something useful," are followed by the authors' down-to-earth commentary. Barrett and Mingo-history and trivia buffs-offer their own sage advice on a range of financial basics, including debt, thrift, the value of work and business, developing financial responsibility, money and time, and preparing for the future. As the authors attest in the Introduction, we should listen to the way of Ben Franklin because "it works." A clever, wise, and fun book, the financial advice in Ben Franklin's Guide to Wealth works as well today as it did 250 years ago
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Midwest
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Barrett, Erin
Dewey number
332.024
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1952-
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  • Mingo, Jack
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  • Finance, Personal
  • Time management
  • Wealth
  • Saving and investment
  • Conduct of life
  • Saunders, Richard
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adult
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Ben Franklin's guide to wealth: : being a 21st century treatise on what it takes to live a thrifty life, Erin Barrett and Jack Mingo, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781609250317
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11807899
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remote
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11807899
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MWT11807899
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Ben Franklin's guide to wealth: : being a 21st century treatise on what it takes to live a thrifty life, Erin Barrett and Jack Mingo, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609250317
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11807899
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11807899
System control number
MWT11807899
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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