Synopsis: Stacking Pennies is designed to accent your spending habits without becoming a miser. There are no hidden philosophies – only the use of common sense. Today’s economy is soaring, and “making the best out of spending less” is the name of the game. One’s income may be sufficient. However, to increase income depends on one’s spending habits. Meaning, if you don’t know how to spend it, then you will always be broke.
Thesis Statement: The reader can expect that application of the knowledge will teach whatever one aspires to accomplish out of life can be easily achieved if one develops proper spending habits. Additionally, the message is to learn and understand the essential basics regarding money management. Most adults are missing the basic foundation when it comes to personal finance and how to spend money. This book is unique because it offers a straight and narrow pathway to success, prosperity and financial abundance through education on the basic principles of money management.
Target Audience: This book is recommended for youth (10 years of age and older) and adults. Children with bad financial habits eventually become adults with bad financial habits. Thus, parents should purchase this book and read along with their children to assist in the enhancement and development of a proper financial lifestyle and well-being. For adults, this book offers a basic understanding of simple money management. About the Author:
Courtney Grub’ert is a motivational speaker and author of the financial self-help book series entitled Stacking Pennies. She has recently appeared on the New York’s Time Warner Cable show Inside View, where she was the guest speaker for a 30-minute segment dedicated to a discussion on Stacking Pennies. Her follow-up written work, Stacking Dollars, the highly anticipated sequel in the book series, has been released with critical acclaim.
Courtney was born in New York, New York. At the early age of seven, her family relocated to Virginia where she spent most of her young life. Courtney graduated from Norfolk State University with degrees in Architectural Drafting and Building Construction Technology. With her impressive educational background, she has started her career as the owner of a small Architectural firm working with various companies.
Although her area of study is in Architectural Design, Courtney has always had a passion for the arts and a talent for oil painting. Gaining local recognition, her paintings are on display at several stores, schools, and church locations throughout Virginia. She has also won numerous awards in martial arts, education and in sports. Placing her physical beauty at the forefront, she has also modeled for various agencies and has appeared in a short documentary on the Discovery Channel. For leisure, Courtney loves to travel and discover different cultures around the world.
Courtney has experience with helping people overcome life’s challenges. Using her expertise, she has assisted her family and friends by offering innovative solutions for financial and physical obstacles. This additional talent has prompted her to begin writing a series of self-help books – with her first being Stacking Pennies. The success of her first book has led her to completion of the anticipated follow-up, Stacking Dollars.