The global ecomic downturn has taken its toll on people from all walks of life. For most, the path to recovery boils down to one simple rule: spend less than you earn. That's easier said than done, of course, which is where this practical guide comes in. Simply Fantastic: Living Better on Less challenges readers to change their lifestyle to one that is affordable yet still offers the benefit of financial freedom. Lesley Voth uses clear, concise language to outline 518 tips and strategies for reducing spending and directing the surplus toward debt reduction. But this is stern treatise on self-deprivation. Rather, Voth offers up realistic strategies with immediate and long-term benefits, sprinkled with anecdotes from her own life and advice for enjoying life with less. Readers hungry for still more information will be happy to find sixty-six helpful websites included. Brimming with optimism and humor, Simply Fantastic is a valuable guide to financial responsibility for all ages.
Educated in the school of hard knocks, Lesley s many years of experience taught her how to live well on very little, so that she could accomplish her goals and dreams, and now she wants to teach you by telling you how she did it. You ll be challenged to change your lifestyle to one that is affordable for the benefit of financial freedom. Resolve not to be poor; whatever you have, spend less. -Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)