Summary of This Is the Year I Put My Financial Life in Order
From THIS IS THE YEAR I PUT MY FINANCIAL LIFE IN ORDER by John Schwartz Summarized by arrangement with Avery, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.
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In lively, engaging prose, New York Times correspondent John Schwartz explains family financial milestones: investing, buying a house, declaring bankruptcy, paying for education, enduring medical disasters, incurring debt, buying insurance, saving for retirement and writing a will. His interludes about his family’s financial struggles and successes make this enjoyable, educational reading for anyone who needs a financial road map, but doesn’t quite know where to start.
About the Author
John Schwartz is a science correspondent for The New York Times and focuses on space travel, infrastructure, technology and climate change. He also writes a humor column in the investing section. He has been a reporter for The Washington Post and Newsweek.