Gail likes to say that money isn''t rocket science, it''s
discipline. But even she acknowledges that there are tricks to her
trade and that making money decisions often feels more complicated
than it should. So, where to start? With Gail''s Money
Rules, of course-her essential rules for making your money
work for you.
Covering every topic under the financial sun-from TFSAs to
taxes, borrowing to breaking bad habits, relationships to
RRSPs-Gail tells readers that many of the rules they have been
following might actually be working against their best interests.
Some of her advice is, as she says, common sense (Rule #17: Needs
Must Come Before Wants), some of it is surprising (Rule #222:
Don''t Borrow to Contribute to an RRSP), and some is even
counterintuitive coming from Gail (Rule #261: Take Pleasure from
Your Money). All of the rules are delivered in digestible pieces
that each give the reader a clear sense of what works and what
For money-phobes, this book will be a kick in the pants; for
money-minders, it will ease the worry that there might be a
financial tone they''ve left unturned; for everyone else, Gail''s
rules provide what it takes to build a strong financial foundation
that will last a lifetime.