As a child in small-town Oklahoma, Elizabeth Warren yearned to go to college and then become an elementary school teacher - an ambitious goal, given her family’s modest means. Early marriage and motherhood seemed to put even that dream out of reach, but 15 years later she was a distinguished law professor with a deep understanding of why people go bankrupt. Then came the phone call that changed her life: could she come to Washington, DC, to help advise Congress on rewriting the bankruptcy laws?
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The oath of office will be administered to Barack Obama and Joseph Biden on the steps of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., on January 20, 2009.
In this revolutionary exposé, Harvard Law School bankruptcy expert Elizabeth Warren and financial consultant Amelia Tyagi show that today's middle-class parents are increasingly trapped by financial meltdowns. Astonishingly, sending mothers to work has made families more vulnerable to financial disaster than ever before. Today's two-income family earns 75% more money than its single-income counterpart of a generation ago, but has 25% less discretionary income to cover living costs.
In All Your Worth, Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi, authors of the acclaimed The Two-Income Trap, tell you the truth about money. They lay out the new rules of money and show you how to get out of debt, cover your bills, and start getting ahead, without needing to carry a calculator everywhere you go. All Your Worth will help you get control over your money so that you can finally start building toward the life you've always wanted.
"Best Financial Book I've Read"
Cratering in the polls, besieged by sexual assault allegations and drowning in his own disgusting rhetoric, Donald Trump has been reduced to hollering that November’s election is “rigged” against him. His proof? It looks like he’s going to lose.
"Elizabeth Warren: What Apple Teaches Us about Taxes" is from the September 7, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Elizabeth Warren and narrated by Caroline Miller.