Table of Contents
   Prefacep. 11
   Acknowledgmentsp. 13
   Introductionp. 15
   My Wake-up Callp. 21
   You've Already Got What It Takesp. 25
   A Lifetime Money Planp. 32
   Develop a Money Management Systemp. 41
   Put Your Money Management System to Workp. 56
   Build an Emergency Fundp. 65
   Get Out of Debtp. 74
   Maximize Your Retirement Accountsp. 80
   Own Your Home Outrightp. 90
   Build Your Personal Investment Portfoliop. 104
   How Much Will I Need to Retire?p. 118
   Can I Count on Social Security for My Retirement?p. 127
   The Value of Timep. 130
   Quick Guide to Planning by Decadesp. 134
   How to Choose a Financial Plannerp. 145
   Popular Ways to Commit Financial Suicidep. 152
   Preparing for the Unexpectedp. 161
   Faith and Financesp. 166
   What You Need That Money Can't Buyp. 178
   Smart Women Are Doersp. 184
   Appendix: A Short History of Retirementp. 189
   Notesp. 197
   Glossaryp. 201
   Indexp. 211