Miss Independent: A Simple 12-Step Plan to Start Investing and Grow Your Own Wealth - book cover
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Leadership
  • Published : 01 Feb 2022
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN-10 : 1400226325
  • ISBN-13 : 9781400226320
  • Language : English

Miss Independent: A Simple 12-Step Plan to Start Investing and Grow Your Own Wealth

New York Times bestselling author of Rich Bitch and renowned money expert Nicole Lapin makes investing accessible and fun so women can make bank and become Miss Independent.

You've worked hard for your money and now it's time for your money to work for you. You will never earn or budget your way into real wealth. Growing your money significantly doesn't require starting with a lot of money. It requires a little bit of knowledge about taking smart risks and as much time as possible to take advantage of the glorious power of compound interest, which Einstein refers to as the eighth wonder of the world.

From automating your savings to easy, no-stress investing strategies, Nicole will teach you how to take your financial knowledge and portfolio to the next level and start you on your journey to your ultimate destination: true financial independence.

In Miss Independent, you will learn:

The freedom that wealth affords you, whether it's the ability to leave a crappy job or significant other, go on the vacation of your dreams or otherwise live life on your own terms. The best method for establishing your "number"-the amount of wealth you want to accumulate before you retire-and getting it.The meaning of the most common investing terms, like stocks and bonds, (and some more exotic ones like REITs or cryptocurrency) and how to make them work to your advantage.The ins and outs of big financial decisions and concepts, like taking out a mortgage, owning investment properties, and buying life insurance. 

Miss Independent takes the fear out of money management and investing once and for all. Using her own vulnerable stories and her signature conversational style, let Nicole show you all the different ways and paths that you can take to become financially free at last.

Editorial Reviews

'Miss Independent is a must read for any woman who's determined to take control of her financial autonomy. To me, freedom is not ever having to ask for permission and being in control of your own career and investments. Nicole imparts an inordinate amount of wisdom in very palatable and useful ways. I strongly urge every woman seeking freedom to buy it.' -- Julia Haart, co-owner and CEO of Elite World Group

'I wish I'd had Nicole's books earlier! She makes business and finance feel accessible but does it in a sassy, humorous way.' -- Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic gold medalist

'What I love about Nicole is that you don't need a dictionary to understand her advice. It's crystal clear, straight up and spot-on.' -- Alyssa Milano, actress, activist and founder of Touch by Alyssa Milano

'Lapin takes the mystery out of finance. She avoids off-putting conventional terms and empowers women to take control of their financial affairs.' -- Success Magazine

'The role of women in the workforce is changing, and today women are disrupting the workplace - for the better. Ladies, it's time to disrupt your own industry. Nicole will show you how.' -- Sara Blakely, founder and CEO of Spanx

'Nicole shows you that taking care of yourself and finances is not just okay but the only way to succeed.' -- Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

'If you're a woman and you like money, you need to read this book. Immediately. You can't afford to miss this one, ladies!' -- Alli Webb, co-founder of Drybar

'Nicole's books should be mandatory reading for all women looking to be independent, make money and succeed in their careers.' -- Tracy DiNunzio, founder and CEO of Tradesy

'Nicole is the real deal. Her influence on women to get their finances and career in order is unparalleled.' -- Rebecca Minkoff, founder of Rebecca Minkoff

'Read Nicole's books to help master the degree of life and achieve more success than you ever thought possible.' -- Rosie O'Neill, co-founder and CEO Sugarfina

'Taking care of yourself isn't just important for your health--it's crucial to your success in your career. Nicole understands this firsthand, and the steps she lays out the steps will help you become your most heroic self.' -- Julia Hartz, co-founder and CEO of Eventbrite

'Nicole's advice is ON POINT! Her material and delivery is current, real, and entertaining.' -- Lavinia Errico, founder of Equinox

'Nicole has done it again! Her honesty and realness will make you laugh and learn like you're hearing from your smart-ass best friend.' -- Jason Feifer, Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine

'At last! A book that's cool enough for my kick-ass daughters, and smart enough for my CEO self!' -- Julie Clark, founder of Baby Einstein

'Want it all? ...

Readers Top Reviews

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Wow! Such a powerful book! I’m not a woman, but it’s really helped me in so many ways. Super inspiring and powerful. A must read for everyone. Thank you for sharing your wisdom with the world and transforming so many lives with your books. God bless this book and you!
I read Nicole's first three books last year so I was anxiously waiting for this one. I was able to consume the book in a day and it is another home run from Nicole. She definitely makes finance much easier to understand with all of her books. Two thumbs up.
If you are a woman and would like to take control of your finances, this is for you! Nicole speaks in a way that’s easy to digest. This book is so empowering and I feel it will take any woman who reads it to the next level!
I have read all of Nicole Lapin’s books and this one is another best seller! She continues to provide invaluable wisdom and advice in only the way she can-- with candor, simplicity, and her hilarious stories. If you’re looking to gain financial knowledge and grow your own wealth this book is a must!!! You (and your bank account) will thank me later!
This is a must-read! Each of Nicole Lapin's books are better than the last. Miss Independent is full of practical and applicable advice designed to be easy to understand. Unlike other finance books, you don't need a dictionary to understand. I just wish she would have written it sooner! This easy to read book will have you laughing while you learn how to invest in your future. My favorite quote is "Don't Marry Rich, be rich"

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