The founder of The Hell Yeah Group, a firm dedicated to inspiring creatives to engage with their personal and business finances, offers advice for navigating the intimidating world of money. De Leon asks readers to examine their beliefs and experiences around money, blending practical exercises with mindfulness alongside 50 illustrations and diagrams to make to make esoteric concepts accessible.
Finance for the People: Getting a Grip on Your Finances is a refreshingly original contribution to this crowded field, and one her fellow millennials will find especially valuable as they contemplate the decades of decisions that will shape their financial futures ... de Leon offers an empathetic yet concrete perspective on overcoming the psychological barriers that prevent many people from dealing effectively with financial decision-making ... De Leon delivers her message in a breezy, conversational style, emphasizing key points with an assortment of clever cartoons. At the same time, she is eminently practical ... Above all, she’s an engagingly self-deprecating storyteller, illustrating her advice with tales of some of her own money missteps and their hard-earned lessons. Dealing with money is one of life’s inescapable realities, and for most people there will always be some amount of pain associated with it. Having a friendly guide like Finance for the People can help the journey become both more bearable and more profitable.
This step-by-step guide takes the reader from bill paying to investing to insurance. The author’s empathy and humor throughout the book provide a digestible roadmap for the financially perplexed. A must-read for financial planning.
She digs into debt and how to get out of it...and is at her strongest when explaining how emotionally charged money can be ... Often-funny drawings help to illustrate the points, and De Leon’s breezy tone marries well with her practical advice. Readers beginning to tackle their personal finances will find a welcome guide in de Leon.