Bellingham, Washington (PressExposure) April 02, 2007 -- MONEY is the business of a financial industry. DEBT is its product. We, the consumer, must empower and protect ourselves with independent solutions.
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Most people have given over power to affect positive change in their financial lives to a financial industry assumed to have their best interest in mind. However, as the main educator about money, this same industry overlooks and underreports a critical piece of monetary data.
The result? Millions of middle-class families suffer behind closed doors because their household-budgetary decisions are made without the benefit of complete information about money. Plagued by skyrocketing costs of living, mounting debt, dwindling disposable income, outsourcing and downsizing of jobs, foreclosures, bankruptcies, fewer healthcare benefits and disappearing pensions, everyday Americans wonder where to turn especially during this economic downturn.
Todayâs almost unrecognizable economic landscape from that of only 30 years ago requires that the ways we spend, earn, save and invest keep up with the times. Yet âtried and trueâ personal finance strategies have not been able to stop the bleeding: More and more families use credit just to make ends meet and living on the edge has become the new norm. To reverse this downward trend and the consequences to health, marriages, family and community, something more is needed.
The Quality Life Plan: 7 Steps to Uncommon Financial Security by author and consultant Susan Boskey is that something more. It refreshes traditional personal finance with an informed, alternative approach to the vicious cycle of credit and debt with an updated, step-by-step road map for success in todayâs economic environment.
Based on the whole story about money, recommendations contained in The Quality Life Plan have the power to reverse negative social trends. Simply getting out of debt and living frugally no longer are enough. When household financeâs number-one enemy (a debt-based monetary system) is factored into the formula, an alternative approach to financial and personal well-being makes sense.