About the Book

Start the new year with a fully revised edition of one of the most influential books ever written on personal finance with more than a million copies sold

“The best book on money. Period.” –Grant Sabatier, founder of “Millennial Money,” on CNBC Make It

"This is a wonderful book. It can really change your life." -Oprah

For more than twenty-five years, Your Money or Your Life has been considered the go-to book for taking back your life by changing your relationship with money. Hundreds of thousands of people have followed this nine-step program, learning to live more deliberately and meaningfully with Vicki Robin’s guidance. This fully revised and updated edition with a foreword by "the Frugal Guru" (New Yorker) Mr. Money Mustache is the ultimate makeover of this bestselling classic, ensuring that its time-tested wisdom applies to people of all ages and covers modern topics like investing in index funds, managing revenue streams like side hustles and freelancing, tracking your finances online, and having difficult conversations about money.

Whether you’re just beginning your financial life or heading towards retirement, this book will show you how to:

  • Get out of debt and develop savings
  • Save money through mindfulness and good habits, rather than strict budgeting
  • Declutter your life and live well for less
  • Invest your savings and begin creating wealth
  • Save the planet while saving money
  • …and so much more!

"The seminal guide to the new morality of personal money management." -Los Angeles Times

About the Author

Vicki Robin is a renowned innovator, writer, and speaker. In addition to coauthoring the bestselling Your Money or Your Life, Robin has been at the forefront of the sustainable living movement. She has received awards from Co-Op America and Sustainable Northwest and was profiled in Utne Magazine’s book Visionaries: People and Ideas to Change Your Life.

Joe Dominguez (1938-1997) was a successful financial analyst on Wall Street before retiring at the age of thirty-one by following the nine-step program he formulated for himself. He taught this formula for many years, and preserved it for future generations in Your Money or Your Life.

Peter Adeney, better known as Mr. Money Mustache, is an influential financial blogger who retired financially independent shortly after turning thirty, and now writes about how to live a frugal life of leisure.

About the Reviews

As a Certified Financial Planner professional with over ten years of experience helping clients with retirement planning, I'm sincerely impressed by this book, and have to say that this is a powerful resource for anyone that is seriously interested in becoming Financially Independent (FI). My only feedback is that the book, doesn't emphasize enough, how difficult it is, when you have a spouse or life partner, to change deeply rooted financial money scripts and behaviors. That said, if you (and your life partner) are dedicated to Financial Independence, then this read, is in my professional opinion, a very worthy investment of "life energy" in deed. Good luck on your financial life journey, and may there be many blessings to you and yours! :-)

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This is the perfect finance book for someone who is now starting out and really for anyone that is trying to get a different perspective on money and how they handle it.

However there are some flaws with it number one being that I don’t believe that financial independence or the crossover point as it is called in the book is that easy to maintain once it is reached as several of the examples in the book spoke of people having to readjust their lifestyle when life changed which is something that we all know will happen.

Overall however I think tracking your money, seeing your money as your life energy, tracking your income versus expenses for a long period of time and using the three questions to see if you’re getting the best value both emotionally and in line with your values is excellent advice so I would recommend this book to anyone looking to improve their relationship with money.

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I agree with other posters that the book should be a lot simpler and shorter. Nevertheless it has a very profound suggestions of what a meaningful life should be. It shouldn't be simply about making money to have things, bc no matter how much you have you will never be satisfied if that is what drives you. One of the most important things I got out from the book is to try to be as frugal as possible. I am already 62 years old and I have not saved as much as I should have but cutting down on unnecessary and trivial things as the book suggests will help. I would have liked a chapter or mention of what to do in cases like mine because after reading the book you might come to the conclusion that you are just FU.

Product Info

Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Penguin Books; Revised edition (December 10, 2008)
Language: English
Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 502 customer reviews

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