October 30, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 1/28/2014

"A lot of women are looking for a man to save them financially."

-- Kathleen Grace

Personal-finance tomes aren't usually bodice rippers with breathless sentences like: "She wanted him and couldn't wait to have him, was totally addicted to his touch and couldn't resist him."

But Boca Raton financial planner Kathleen Grace, 46, wanted to explore women's emotions about money and love – and how those feelings can interfere with managing money.

So Grace, who co-founded Excelsior Capital Advisors, hired a romance writer to help her create a modern fairy tale of Cinderella — "Cindi," a fashion designer in South Florida who is afraid to talk about money in fear of displeasing her current heartthrob of a husband.

Excelsior published the 312-page paperback book, "Prince Not So Charming: A Romantic Tale of Financial Independence," which is sold on Amazon for $12.06.

Read more at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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