I recently finished reading Carrie Rocha’s new book, Pocket Your Dollars: 5 attitude changes that will help you pay down debt, avoid financial stress, & keep more of what you make.
Carrie Rocha is the founder and owner of Pocket Your Dollars.com, a popular money site on the web based right here in the Twin Cities. I’ve been following her site for several years now (she and I started our blogs at about the same time), and have saved money by using her grocery lists (she lists deals store by store by combining sales with coupons available) and other helpful posts.
I bought this book as a Christmas gift for myself. It was a quick read – it took me about 2 weeks to get through it, which is pretty good for a busy, working mom like myself (I’ve only read one other book cover to cover in the past year!)
Pocket Your Dollars was hard to put down! I kept identifying with Carrie throughout the book and many of the challenges she and her family faced while paying off almost $60,000 in debt. I enjoyed her many stories and anecdotes that engage and connect with the reader. [Read more…]