“30-Minute Money Solutions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Your Finances” by Christine Benz is as the title states, it give you steps to get your finances in order. Each chapter discusses a certain topic and then gives steps that take about 30 minutes each to complete. Included in each step are website links for worksheets and information that deal with that step.
Some of the topics covered are Finding your Baseline, Getting Organized, Get started investing, retirement, and monitoring your investments.
The book can either be read in its entirety for a comprehensive money plan or you can read chapters that deal with specific challenges.
Christine is Director of Personal Finance at Morningstar.