Veteran Stock Broker Charles Schwab shares his knowledge of financial planning in Charle's Schwab's Guide to Financial Independence. Schwab provides step-by step instructions for planing your financial future. The method is solid if not traditional. Fortunately the book tries to keep things simple. The language is direct and free of technical terms. This is a boon for beginners in the field of personal finance.
Perhaps the most concern people will have is over the reliance on stock investing. not everyone will have the inclination to invest in equities, especially after the recent declines in value. These investors may need to look for alternatives. Those who are not bothered by the gyrations of the market can take the advice as presented. Either way the book is an invaluable introductory manual in the field of personal finance.