Buy This, Not That: How to Spend Your Way to Wealth and Freedom (Hardcover)
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SPEND YOUR WAY TO FREEDOM LIKE A TRUE FINANCIAL SAMURAI
Sam Dogen, creator of the Financial Samurai blog, knows that you need to spend money to make money. He’s taught over 90 million readers how to invest wisely in all facets of life, from education to parenting to relationships to side hustles, even choosing where to work and play.
Now, in his Wall Street Journal bestseller, Buy This, Not That, the Financial Samurai takes the guesswork out of financial planning and shows you exactly what to buy, how much to spend, and how to optimize every dollar you earn so you can maximize wealth building and live life on your terms. The good news? You don’t need to be a millionaire or a genius to achieve financial freedom. It’s about making the most of your money, now and forever—and it’s never too late to get started. You’ll learn:
— The Financial Samurai’s 70/30 framework for optimal financial decision-making
— What is “good debt” and “bad debt,” and the right way to pay down debt or invest
— Strategies and tips for building passive income streams that work for your goals and risk tolerance
— How to invest in real estate, even if you can't afford to buy property
— Rules for spending—from coffee and cars to mortgages and marriage
— And so much more!
About the Author
Sam Dogen founded Financial Samurai in 2009. One of the pioneers of the modern-day FIRE movement, he was previously at Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, from which he retired at age 34. Dogen is a graduate of The College of William & Mary and received an MBA from University of California Berkeley. His passive investment income exceeds $300,000 annually. Dogen lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children. This is his first book.
Learn more about Financial Samurai at www.financialsamurai.com.
“Financial Samurai and this book have prepared me for life after basketball! A straightforward guide to live a balanced, financially free life.”
—SHAUN LIVINGSTON, three-time NBA champion
“A no-nonsense guide to living your best life now while also ensuring a financially independent future.”
—EMILY CHANG, anchor and executive producer of Bloomberg Technology and bestselling author of Brotopia
“A one-of-a-kind book! Bold advice from someone who’s not just done the math, he’s lived it. A must read!”
—KUMIKO LOVE, founder of The Budget Mom and bestselling author of My Money My Way
“Step-by-step, chapter-by-chapter, Sam shows how to make optimal money choices that focus on wealth building—not just saving for saving’s sake, but for living life on your terms.”
—DAVID MCKNIGHT, bestselling author of The Power of Zero and Tax-Free Income for Life