REVIEW: {The Smart Woman’s Guide to Retirement} by Mary Hunt

First off, I know I haven’t posted on this site in months, and I am so sorry for the drop-and-run! My other site, Creative Savings, has been really growing, so I have been focusing the majority of my time over there. I’ll still pop in every now and then to share a review, but for the most part, I’ll be chatting away at I’m hoping to implement a book section over there soon! 

The Smart Woman's Guide to Retirement | A Review by Words With BooksRetirement isn’t necessarily something everyone gets all excited about, but the reality is, each day is another day closer to that dreaded word.

No one, not even me, wants to be caught with a tiny savings account and a few more decades to live at the age of 55!

In The Smart Woman’s Guide to Retirement, Mary Hunt explains why we as women need to be thinking about the issue of retirement….no matter our age.

This book isn’t full of complicated charts and investment numbers, it’s filled with practical, hard-core advice to get your spending in order, debt paid off, and a solid emergency fund built.

And the author does all this before diving into retirement and investing principles!

Straightforward Financial Advice

Obviously, I won’t agree with every finance book I read, and this was true of The Smart Woman’s Guide. However, they certainly weren’t enough for me to not recommend the book, as I truly believe there is more than one way to save and manage your money.

I like that Mary Hunt’s writing style is very straightforward, as I believe we sometimes need to get some sense knocked into our heads, especially when it comes to important issues such as, retirement. However, her style might not appeal to everyone, particularly those who prefer a softer approach.

Despite my opinions above, I really do think that The Smart Woman’s Guide to Retirement is worth a place on your nightstand. You will be empowered to start saving right away, even if it’s just a little bit each month in a personal savings account. It’s the little things that add up to big accomplishments!

Available November 2013 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.

Author Notes

MaryHuntHeadshot35mbMary Hunt, award winning and bestselling author, syndicated columnist and sought-after motivational speaker, has created a global platform that is making strides to help men and women battle the epidemic impact of consumer debt.

Mary is the founder of Debt-Proof Living. Now in its twentieth year, DPL is dedicated to its mission to provide hope, help and realistic solutions for individuals who are committed to financially responsible and debt-free living.


I give The Smart Woman’s Guide a 4 out of 5



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I received this book free from Revell. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. 

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