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Make Your Money Smile

A Personal Finance How-to-Guide to Manage, Earn, Grow, Borrow, and Protect Your Wealth

Vitug, Jason


1. Auflage Mai 2024
304 Seiten, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-394-25909-0
John Wiley & Sons

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Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed by your finances? Do you wish there was a clear path towards financial well-being? Look no further than Make Your Money Smile, the groundbreaking new book by bestselling author Jason Vitug, winner of the prestigious 2023 Plutus Award.

Make Your Money Smile covers every essential aspect of personal finance with precision and compassion. Jason acts as your guide, sharing lessons and steps, and giving you knowledge and tools to conquer your financial challenges once and for all. In this book, you'll learn to:
* Manage Money: Elevating your banking relationships and going beyond budgeting to cash flow mastery.
* Earn Money: Optimizing your paycheck and discovering the many ways to multiply and diversify your income streams.
* Grow Money: Making money work for you, contributing to retirement accounts, and investing for financial independence.
* Borrow Money: Using credit to build wealth, enhancing your credit report and score, and eliminating debt once and for all.
* Protect Money: Safeguarding your identity, insuring your most valuable assets, and protecting your wealth through tax strategy and estate planning.

Don't let financial uncertainty hold you back any longer. Take a step toward a happier future. With insightful commentary and practical exercises, Make Your Money Smile is your indispensable companion on your journey to financial success. This book will empower you to take control of your finances and chart your course to your dream lifestyle.

Preface ix

Introduction xi

Financial Wellness Checkup xv

Introducing the Smile Money Pillars xvii

Pillar I Manage Money 1

Chapter 1 Elevate Your Banking Relationships 3

Chapter 2 Create Your Budget 11

Chapter 3 Cash Flow Your Money 19

Pillar II Earn Money 35

Chapter 4 Optimize Your Paycheck 37

Chapter 5 Multiply Your Income Streams 51

Chapter 6 Diversify Your Income Sources 63

Pillar III Grow Money 71

Chapter 7 Build Your Investments 73

Chapter 8 Contribute to Your Retirement 83

Chapter 9 Invest for Independence 101

Pillar IV Borrow Money 123

Chapter 10 Use Your Leverage 125

Chapter 11 Enhance Your Credit Report and Scores 143

Chapter 12 Eliminate Your Debt 163

Pillar V Protect Money 185

Chapter 13 Safeguard Your Identity 187

Chapter 14 Insure Your Assets 197

Chapter 15 Plan Your Legacy 209

Conclusion 229

Additional Resources 231

Appendix 233

Acknowledgments 267

About the Author 269

Index 271
JASON VITUG is a former corporate climber turned creative storyteller with a mission to empower others to transform their lives through experiential and purposeful living. He is the founder of, a financial marketplace, and, a financial wellness education platform. Jason works with Fortune 1000 companies, universities, startups, community banks, and credit unions as a speaker, strategist, and consultant.